Sunday, 18 November 2018

Elliman goes one better

ELAINE ELLIMAN ran out winner of last Friday’s Mac Mackenzie Trophy, a competition played in memory of the founder member

ELAINE ELLIMAN ran out winner of last Friday’s Mac Mackenzie Trophy, a competition played in memory of the founder member of Hennerton Golf Club.

Elliman, who finished runner-up last year, scored 47 points to take the trophy and receive a cut to 32 in the process.

Ladies’ vice captain Barbara Langdale had to settle for second place despite posting 46 points which saw her handicap reduced to 17. Third place was taken by Terry Balkham on countback from Sandra Turnbull, after they both returned 45 points each. Both Balkham and Turnbull were cut two shots each to 21 and 27 respectively.

The Mike Shepherd Cup competition took place on Sunday. In the men’s event Christopher Bailey romped home to victory with a score of 45 points, five clear of the field. Bailey saw his handicap reduced by two to 23.

The runner-up prize went to Tony Little, who was also runner-up last year. The Hearn Cup winner posted 40 points from his 18 handicap which was one point more than third placed Roger Sucksmith who beat Gordon Holmes and Mike Corcoran on countback after all three returned 39 points.

In the ladies’ event, Nuala Priest scored 44 points to take the honours. Priest was three clear of the field and received a one shot cut in her handicap to 31. Second place went to Di Moss after a consistent round of 41 points which was matched by Erenea Stapley who posted the same score but had to settle for third place after losing out on countback.

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