Friday, 19 August 2022

Chaytor and Bryan secure the honours

JOHN CHAYTOR took the honours in the annual running of the Pedler Cup at Henley Golf

JOHN CHAYTOR took the honours in the annual running of the Pedler Cup at Henley Golf Club last Saturday.

Chaytor, who plays off an 18 handicap, recorded a net 66 which was a shot better than Chris Cunningham, Harry Metcalfe and Simon Lawson. Robert Leigh took fourth spot on countback from John Bates, Hugh Williams and Bernie Clark whilst Richard Fenn was the only other competitor from a field of 91 starters who managed to beat their handicap.

The Garnham Cup, a better ball competition for pairs, was won by Andrew Bryan and Jeff Carter who recorded a score of 45 Stableford points which was a shot better than runners—up Anthony Allen and his partner Guy Outram.

The pairings of Jason Livey and Marcus Lovelock, Gareth Morley and Paul Thomalla and Michael Prince and Ian Thomas recorded the same score but missed out on countback. Alan Gaffney and Dave Lawrence recorded 43 points to take sixth place. Richard Stow recorded his first hole—in—one on the seventh hole whilst competing with Hugh Williams in the competition.

The ladies’ section ran their monthly medal in conjunction with the Centenary Trophy and this resulted in a win for ladies’ vice—captain Sally Woolven in Division 1 with a net score of 71 which was two shots better than runner—up Sarah Hillas. Suzy Smith was third with a net 77.

Gill Mitchell recorded a net 69 to take Division 2 which was seven shots better than ladies’ captain Jacqui McCourt, Ngairey Palin and Sandie Howell. Division 3 went to Cindy Weight with a net 71 which was two shots better than Christine Breeze, Dorothy Owen was third in this division with a net 75.

Nikki Donohoe stormed Division 4 and took the Centenary Trophy with a net 64, the best net score of the day which was 13 shots better than runner—up Doreen Longworth.

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