Thursday, 18 August 2022

Maller rolls back years

PETER MALLER ran out winner of the Douglas Lock Trophy at Badgemore Park Golf Club last week.

PETER MALLER ran out winner of the Douglas Lock Trophy at Badgemore Park Golf Club last week.

The 87-year-old, who is one of the club’s oldest playing members, took the honours in the Stableford competition for senior players with a score of 42 points.

The trophy was a donation from its namesake who played at Badgemore until shortly before his passing at the age of 96. Mervyn Hardman, aged 71, was runner-up with 41 points.

The monthly medals were competed for last weekend.

In the A/B Division, Pete Foster won Division 1 with a net 70 score with Mark Brookes second on 70 and Neil Rule third, also on 70, on countback.

John Wellman took the Division 2 honours with a net 69, from Thomas Moore (71) and Michael O’Keefe (71) third.

Neil Palmer’s 39 points secured him the C Division with Mark Buckley second and Lee Croft third, both with 38 points.

On Sunday in the A/B Division, Angus Harris-White took the Division 1 honours with a net 66, from Olly Connell (67), with Darren White (68) third. Division 2 was won by Garry Miller with a net 66, from Terry Howse (67), with John Bowers (69) third.

Keith Cheese won Division C with 38 points, from runner-up Clive Green (37) and third placed Steve Wyeth (37).

Badgemore also enjoyed success in the interclub match in the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Union of Golf Clubs’ Hillman Trophy against two times previous winner, Castle Royle.

Winning the match 4.5-2.5, Badgemore now go through to the draw for the quarter finals to play either Haddon Hill or Drayton Park.

Club Captain, Danny Fois led the team of Scott Pearson, Dave Haddock, Terry Killick, Kevin Grant, Kevin Woods and Scott Arlett.

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