Fab round for Sadibo

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HARE­WOOD DOWNS GC FABIA Sadibo won this year’s Shep­herd Tro­phy – for ladies over 70 years of age who have the high­est ac­cu­mu­lated score of stable­ford points (best six scores) in the past 11 months.

Sabido (pic­tured left) had col­lected 102 pointsi and di is pic­turedi d re­ceiv­ing the sil­ver­ware from Joan Shep­herd (pic­tured right), who first in­tro­duced the tro­phy 15 years ago.

Mean­while, the club’s ladies and gents com­peted in a four­ball for­mat for the Amer­i­cas Cup, which has been played since the 1980s, and the ladies com­fort­ably de­feated the gents by five-and-a-half to twoand-a-half. Se­niors Adam Quaich: 1. Nigel Smith 36pts; 2. Roy Atkin­son 35pts; 3. Michael Aust­wick 31pts ocb. Ladies Chin­chilla Cup: 1. Pam Bar­ber 33pts; 2. Pauline Mack­in­tosh 30pts; 3. Jackie Hol­land 29pts. Ladies Stable­ford: 1. Mary Up­ward 35pts ocb; 2. Tracy Sear­son 35pts; 3. San­dra Rux­ton 34pts ocb. Ladies Nine Hole Stable­ford: 1. Janet Trott 15pts; Mar­garet Broomby 14pts; 3. Beryl Cock­er­ill 11pts. OAK­LAND PARK GC Ladies’ Qual­i­fy­ing Stable­ford Apr 18: 1. Shee­lagh Ball 38 pts; 2. Carol Mes­sengr 36 pts ocb; 3. Tracey Lane 36 pts. Ladies’ Qual­i­fy­ing Stable­ford Apr 23: Div One – 1. Brenda Crane 34 pts ocb; 2. Kathi Camp­bell 34 pts; 3. Anne James 33 pts; Div Two – 1. Karen Forti 40 pts; 2. Pat Hames 39 pts; 3. Gill Stock­ford 38 pts; Div Three – 1. Paulone Gil­lard 41 pts; 2. Jackie Stub­ber­field 35 pts; 3. Jo Payne 34 pts. Se­niors’ Qual­i­fy­ing Stable­ford: Div One – 1. Steven James 41 pts; 2. Roger New­man 39 pts; 3. Peter Cook 36 pts ocb. Div Two – David Sills 40 pts; 2. Derek Ab­bott 36 pts ocb; 3. John Pen­dered 36 pts. Men’s April Medal: Div One – 1. Reg Al­ridge 61 nett; 2. Stephen Hames 66 nett ocb; 3. Mick Tay­lor 66 nett. Div Two – 1. Bill Penn 67 nett; 2. Gra­ham Yel­low­ley 69 nett; 3. John Spo­erry 73 nett ocb. LIT­TLE HAY GC TEENAGER Jake Con­roy has won Eng­land Golf ’s Young Vol­un­teer of the Year award and was pre­sented with his award by Bren­don Pyle, chief ex­ec­u­tive of the Golf Foun­da­tion.

The 19-year-old, who has cere­bral palsy, has played since he was eight and vol­un­teered since the age of 14, be­gan coach­ing pri­mary school chil­dren and he is cur­rently with The Golf Trust, which de­liv­ers in­clu­sive golf ses­sions in schools.

He said: “I love golf and the best thing about it is any­one can play it. I’ve met peo­ple from dif­fer­ent back­grounds of life. It’s im­proved my com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and made me more con­fi­dent.”

Mean­while, the Lit­tle Hay Ladies Char­ity Cup was won by Caro­line Banks with 43 points, ahead of Chris Wood­cock on 39 and Jackie Pear­son on 38, while the Se­niors Stable­ford was won by Tony Hod­son with 39 points, with Brian Howard sec­ond on 38 and Martin Evans third on 37.

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