Fab round for Sadibo
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.