Malling Area Golf Society

2014/15 October 17th Round 7:
Westerham Golf Club - The Autumn Shield

Normally every October at Westerham brings the rain, and quite often torrential! I'm about to jinx it but it's supposed to be a clear day for us this year. Hopefully the adders won't come out to enjoy the sun though!

Westerham Golf Club
Valence Park
Brasted Road
Westerham
Kent
TN16 1LJ

01959 567100
www.westerhamgc.co.uk

Coffee and full english08:00
18 holes of golf, first tee09:04
Dinner and presentation15:00
Steak and ale pie.
Lemon posset or cheese & biscuits.
Price£38 (£30 non-dining)


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Westerham Golf Club

Order of Play

Group 1Pete Tweddell (B), Paul Keenor (B), Mary Spanner (G)(B), Peter Gray (B).
Group 2Ian Rowan, Trevor Woods, Tony Westwood (G), Mark Parsons.
Group 3Tim Grimes, Dave Verga, Dave Catchpole, Geoff Mills.
Group 4Roy Goodhew, Dave Swinbank, Steve Tothill, Bryan England.
Group 5David Taylor, David Smith, Paul Dampier, Barry England.
Group 6Peter Self (B), Mick Corcoran (B), Karen Gentle, Candice Hanson.
Group 7Dean Priestman (G), Gary Kisby, Kev Warnken, Chris Lewis.
Group 8Simon Muir, Graham Gove, John Burbridge, Eddie Arude (G).
# = non-dining, (G) = guest, (B) = Buggy

Captain's Match Report

Well that was an unusual experience... playing Westerham and not getting rained on! We had a good turn out of 32 players with a full range of scores to match. I'll jump straight into the stats, the one that did stand out for me was the high proportion of Division One players in the top ten again. 7 out of the top 10 positions were occupied by the 'low handicappers'. We shouldn't be surprised about that though because Westerham is one of the tougher course we play. The top ten were split by 10 points with the top two (excusing guest Dean Priestman) being split by a whopping six! Therefore big congratulations are in order for the Division One and overall winner, with 41 points, Chris Lewis. The Division Two title was taken by Trevor Woods (35 points) and Division Three by Ian Rowan (32 points). An extra mention for Ian is well deserved for the 5 points he gathered on hole 9 with one of those elusive eagle 2's!
The team of the day with a combined total points of 50 was group 2 consisting of Ian Rowan, Trevor Woods, Tony Westwood (G) and Mark Parsons. This isn't too much of a shock considering the group included two of the division winners, with a 5, couple of 4's and a whole bunch of 3's on their scorecard.

Results

Division 1Chris Lewis41 points
Division 2Trevor Woods35 points
Division 3Ian Rowan32 points
OverallChris Lewis41 points
Best GuestDean Priestman37 points
Nearest the pin(Hole 4)Chris Lewis
Nearest the pin(Hole 8)Dave Swinbank
Nearest the pin(Hole 11)Dave Catchpole
Nearest the pin(Hole 13)Barry England
Nearest the pin in 3(Hole 16)Bryan England
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