Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Whitehead and Bishop secure captain honours

AROUND 120 golfers, including lady and midweek members, took part in Badgemore Park’s captain’s day last

AROUND 120 golfers, including lady and midweek members, took part in Badgemore Park’s captain’s day last Saturday.

The format was an 18 hole Stableford team and individual competition with nearest the pin for both ladies and men on all par threes and an adventure putting competition. The day was hosted by club captain Danny Fois.

The individual ladies’ prize was won by Pauline Bishop with 39 points with E Haddock second with 37 on countback from C Little in third place.

The individual men’s competition was won by David Whitehead with 46 points, with C Green second on 43 and M Ford on 42 points.

The team competition had four players in each team with the best two Stableford scores counting.

The winning team with 98 points was M Hawkins, D Whitehead, N Thomas and J Mann. In second place with 97 points were G Bertram, M Ford, D Durrant and G Nicholls beating J Brown, M Ahluwalia, K Arlett, G Cheese with 96 points into third place.

Paragon Independent sponsored a nine hole playing lesson with the assistant professional, Michael Critcher, which was won by Mark Stevens.

In all £1,050 was raised for the captain’s charity, the Scoliosis Association (UK).

The previous week Sylvine Andrews held the ladies’ captain’s day.

Sarah Deriaz won Division 1 with 37 points with Helen Upson second on 35 and Wendy Jelden third with 34. Margaret Allen took the Division 2 honours with 39 points with Jan Erskine second with 35 points on countback from Wendy Jones. Vanessa Callum took the Division 3 honours with 36 points on countback from Sue Jenkins. Hazel Parker was third with 35.

Liz Friend won the longest drive while Wendy Jelden took the honours for best par five and three.

Sarah Moore, Margaret Allen, Diana Mann, Theresa Dombey and Jocelyn Brown were joint nearest the pin on all par threes while Carol Comley was nearest the pin in two on the 12th.

The past lady captain prize went to Helen Upson while Jocelyn Brown took the scratch prize.

At the end of the day £440 was raised for the captain’s charity, Maidenhead MENCAP.

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