The last Seniors match was played on Tuesday 9th October against Ryston Park GC and March GC Seniors won 3.5 to 2.5.
The seniors played a medal competition on 10th October and the results were 1st Graham Twist with a nett 71, 2nd Kenneth Hocken with nett 72 ocb and 3rd Ray Pescud with nett 72.
Seniors Mickey Dutton-Wells held on 29-08-18. 1st Alan Jones with 40 Points, 2nd Paul Wood with 37 Points, 3rd Roger Watts with 35 Points.
The Seniors match took place at home against Ely on Wednesday 8th August. The match was a very social game played on a course that had stood up very well to the very dry conditions that we have experienced over the last few months with the successful outcome to March with a results of 4 games to 2.
Seniors Stableford competition was played on Friday 3rd August. The results were: 1st Peter Coventry with 38 points, 2nd Fred Gordon with 37 points and 3rd Paul Wood with 36 points.
The Seniors played a friendly against Girton at home on Wednesday 25th July. Six pairs played and March won 5 1/2 to 1/2.
The results were as follows: 1st Tom Dean with 39 points, 2nd Les Forrester with 39 points and 3rd Tom Robertson with 35 points.
The Seniors v Old Nene (A) was played in overcast conditions on Thursday 12th July. 6 pairs took part in the match which resulted in March winning 3.5 to 2.5.
The Seniors played a friendly at home to Old Nene on Wednesday 27th June. 6 pairs took part and the result was 4/2 to March.
On Monday 18th June March Seniors defeated Thorney Lakes Seniors 5 matches to 1 and on Wednesday 20th June gained a creditable 3-3 halved match with Tydd St Giles Seniors.
The Seniors played a friendly at Ely City Golf club on Monday 25th June. A wonderful sunny day 6 pairs took part and the result was 4/2 to Ely.
The seniors played a return friendly with Brampton on Monday 4th June. After beating them at home two weeks ago 4-2 unfortunately the team lost 5-1. Pairings were Les Forrester & Bruce Frost. Gary Brinn & Paul Goddard, Derek Wisbey & Roger Watts. Ray Pescud & Alan Hall, Alan Jones & Peter Flint. John Farnsworth & Peter Coventry.
The Seniors won their match on 23rd may against stiff opposition from Ramsey GC on a cold and very windy day by 4 & 2 at home.
The Seniors played their Trophy Qualifier medal round on Friday 11th May where the sixteen lowest nett scores go forward to a knockout competition for the trophy. Winner on the day was Roger Watts (off 24) with a nett 66, although with a maximum Competition handicap of 21 his score for the day became 69. The sixteen qualifiers in order of scores were:- Roger Watts,Alan Hall, Mick Russell, Ken Pope, Doug Lamb, Darrell Ladds, Peter Southgate, Gary Brinn, John Farnsworth, Ken Leys, Paul Wood, Derek Wisbey, Peter Flint, Dave Henchley, Alan Yorke and John Taylor.
The Seniors held a stableford competition Monday 14th May with 21 players entering and below are the top 5 places. 1st Alistair Hopkins with a magnificent 40 points, 2nd Les Forrester with 35 points, 3rd Peter McAuliffe with 34 points, 4th Roger Watts with 32 points, 5th Darrell Ladds on count back with 32 points.
Seniors v Sutton Bridge 16th May away – unfortunately they lost 4 ½ to 1 ½.
The Papworth Hospital Cup for the seniors was played on Friday 18th May with 21 participants in glorious conditions. The winner was Daryll Ladd with 40 points, 2nd Ken Pope with 35 points on count back from Derek Wisbey also with 35 points. A total of £310.00 was raised on the day for Papworth Hospital.
Spring Meeting saw in excess of 20 turned out for the first big meeting of the season. Again the weather was ideal and good scores were achieved. The winner was Club Captain Mick Russell with a resounding 39 pts including1 birdie and 6 pars which has reduced his handicap to 11.8 (some might say about time…….!!!), in second place was Peter Coventry with 33 pts, in third place was Seniors Vice Captain Gary Brinn with 32pts.
MGC Seniors won their second match of the season on 19th April away to Thorney Lakes by the same score as our first – 5 matches to 1. However we were bought back down to earth 3rd May when se lost to St Ives 4-2.
The seniors played a friendly at Thorney Lakes on April 19th in superb sunny conditions and had a resounding win 5/0. March Men played in the CAGU Inter Club Greensomes competition at Meridian on Sunday 22nd April. The day was enjoyed by all even though the result was favourable to Meridian on this occasion 2 1/2 to 1 1/2.
With Captain and Vice Captain of the Seniors away on a golfing break in Devon, last year’s Captain, Derek Wisbey led the Seniors to a resounding 5- 1 victory in their first match of the season against Ryston Park. A bottle of wine for nearest the pin on the 6th & 15th hole was won by John Farnsworth.
Seniors results over the winter:Winter Pairs k/o winners: Darrel Ladds & Dougy Lamb. Medal League Winner Les Forrester: Runner up Alan Hall: Third Derek Wisbey. Winter Ecletic Winner: Derek Wisbey: Second: Darrel Ladds, Alan Hall & Tom Dean (Equal).
In excess of 20 seniors played in very tough conditions of pouring rain the John Kirwan Trophy on Wednesday 28th March which resulted in the following: 1st Paul Goddard with 35 points, 2nd Roger Watts with 34 points, 3rd Captain Les Forrester 32 points.