Category: Mens Captain

Early August Results

Johnson Wins the Johnson Goblets

The Johnson Goblets were played on Monday afternoon. The competition , which was Foursomes format was well supported with 10 pairs competing.  It was a glorious afternoon and the first 3 pairs had the same score, with Paddy O’Connor and Gail Johnson taking first place with 29 points.  Gail came through our Ladies Academy and is now enjoying playing in competitions with the ladies.  Great win for you both.  In second place also on 29 was Derek Wisbey and Brenda Softley, closely followed by Malcolm George and Michal Simpson also on 29 points.  (first photo below). The Johnson Goblets were presented by Sandra Russell (Lady Captain 2019).

Shillings for Goddard & Pescud

The Seniors played the Shilling Shield pairs competition on Wednesday 31st July.  Nearest the pin competitions on 2nd & 6th and was won on both occasions by Chis Cowell. The runners up with 64 points were Chris Cowell & Danny Daniel The winners of The Shillings Shield with 67 points were Ray Pescud & Paul Goddard, which was a very good score in the blustery winds and rain at the end of the round.

Seniors Captains Day Out

March Seniors Golf Club had their Captain’s day out at Spalding Golf club this year a great day was had by all, after a hard fought stapleford competition 1st place went to Les Forrester with 38 point’s, 2nd place with 36 point’s was Tom Dean, 3rd with 34 points was local Spalding player Paul Emmington, Les Forrester & Jock Findlay won the Blind pair’s. A big thank you goes to the staff at Spalding for a great day of golf.

Win for the Home Side

March mixed played a friendly at Ramsey on Sunday 4th August.  Four pairs took part and unfortunately Ramsey were the better team on the day winning by 3 games to 1.  A great meal was enjoyed after play and for Ramsey’s great hospitality.

The Sarah Oldham Salvers

The Ladies played for the Sarah Oldham Salver on Thursday 1st August which was very well supported on a bright warm day. In first place with 35 points were Emma Norman & Jean McAuliffe, 2nd place were Audrey Bond & Pearl Moss with 30 points and in 3rd place Gail Arnold & Jean Alterton with 28 points.  We all gathered in the clubhouse for afternoon tea and was joined by Alex Oldham to present the prizes.  (3rd photo are the runners up Pearl Moss & Audrey Bond & 4th photo winners Emma Norman & Jean McAuliffe below).

Ladies Day and BBQ Cup Results

Lady Captains Day 2019

The weather was sunny, warm and very dry for Lady Captains Day on Tuesday 2nd July at March Golf Club.  Twenty six ladies took part in an individual stableford.  A shotgun start at 12.30pm and BBQ was provided at halfway house along with soft drinks and pimms which gave a welcome boost to the ladies.  The day ended with a buffet in the clubhouse where the presentation took place.
Winner of the nearest the pin was Brenda Softley, nearest the line was Penny Gilbert and longest drive was Emma Norman.  The winner of the day was Emma Norman with 37 points, followed in 2nd place Gail Arnold with 35 points and 3rd place was Brenda Softley with 32 points.  The Lady Captain’s Cup was presented to a past Lady Captain who had the best score on the day which was won by Brenda Softley.  Well done to all the winners and Lady Captain thanks all for taking part and giving the support throughout the year.

Ladies Medal

The ladies played a medal on Thursday 4th July.  The winner Emma Norman went out in 44 and coming back with 39 having 5 pars with a score of nett 73 beating Pam Wallis with a nett 76 closely followed by Viv Snushall with nett 77.  Emma has won 4 competitions in just 2 weeks and has seen her handicap reduced by 2 shots in that time.  Well done Emma very well deserved.

BBQ Cup 2019

The annual BBQ cup was played on Saturday 6th July.where over 70 players took part throughout the day.
The winner was Wayne Miles with a score of 40 points, in second place was Danny Daniel with 38 points closely followed in third place Ian Hunter also with 38 points.  The evening presentation was a very enjoyable BBQ and band Cockney Jock which was well attended and enjoyed by all.

Mixed Match v Sutton Bridge

A Mixed friendly was played at Sutton Bridge on Sunday 7th July.  The weather was again sunny and hot.  6 pairs took part and it was a closely fought match with the outcome being 2 & 1/2 to 3 & 1/2 in Sutton Bridge’s favour.
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