Thursday, 15 November 2018

Mesquita and Bache wrap up cup win

CLUB captain Luis Mesquita and playing partner Carl Bache walked away with the PJP Cup at

CLUB captain Luis Mesquita and playing partner Carl Bache walked away with the PJP Cup at Caversham Heath.

Mesquita and Bache recorded 47 Stableford points off nine-tenth handicap allowance, despite having a bogey on the last.

Runners-up were Chris Stacey and Colin Stoute on countback from Jim McGiveron and Andy Holmes, both with 46 points. Stacey and Stoute bogeyed the 17th, but recovered with a par on the last while McGiveron and Holmes bogeyed the last after having a birdie on the 17th.

Peter King claimed the Division 1 honours in the midweek Stableford, shooting halves of 24 and 18 points for a combined 42 point total. Runner-up was Mervyn Jones with 39 points. Third was Shaun Wharton with 38 points.

Division 2 winner was Joshua Wilde on countback from Michael Gennace, both with 41 points. Both had halves of 19 and 22 points, but Gennace will be kicking himself after ending nil return, bogey. Third was Sarla Read with 39 points.

Kjersti Cannon won the ladies’ Stableford with 36 points. Second was Angela Adamson with 35 points. Third was Sue Parcell on countback from Caroline Dover, both with 34 points. Parcell ended nil return, bogey while Dover finished with two consecutive bogeys.

Archie Smith held off a stiff challenge from two rivals to win Division 1 of the weekend Stableford on Sunday.

Smith scored 37 points (18 on the front and 29 points on the back), including 12 pars and one birdie, although he did double bogey the 17th hole. Runner-up was David Weise on countback from Phil Booth, both with 35 points. Wise recorded two birdies and seven pars in his round although he double bogeyed the last.

Division 2 was a close run thing with Lee Kirton coming out on top with 43 points while in Division 3 Daniel Dover held off the challenge of his wife, Caroline, and Gordon Berry to win the division.

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