OAKLAND PARK GC
THE finish could not have been closer at Oakland Park Golf Club’s Member’s Open, with the first three all tied on a nett score of 65.
Following a count back,b kRb Rob Goldsmith (pictured with club captain Richard Nightingale) was handed the honours, followed by Alan Flint in second and Steven Faria in third.
It also took a count back to decide who was the top woman, with Christine Haigh and Esther Morley tying on nett 69, but Haigh taking the honours.
Flint added to his second place finish with the men’s longest drive award on the fourth hole, while Lynn Robinson hit the furthest for the woman on the 16th.
Nearest the pin was Kieran Davey for the men on the 14th and Shirley Kehoe for the women on the sixth.
WEXHAM PARK GC
Weekend Ladies’ April Medal: 1. Fran Wilson nett 74; 2. Zoe McIntyre nett 77; Jackie Taylor nett 77. Midweek Ladies’ April Medal: 1. Fran Wilson nett 72; 2. Abi Morgan nett 74; 3. Patricia Fullick nett 76. Nine Hole Qualifier: 1. Jill Morgan 19 stableford pts.
LITTLE HAY GC
THE Little Hay GC ladies team topped a tough league to progress to the last eight of the Pearsons Trophy, setting up a quarter final clash against Harpenden.
The ladies also played a friendly match at home to Rickmansworth, which ended in an honourable 2-2 draw, while on Sunday, Little Hay B won 4-1 at Ruislip. Ladies’ Spring Bouquet: 1. Leslie O’Brien 41 pts; 2. Jacky Joslyn 37 pts; 3. Suzanne Brady 35 pts. Seniors’ April Stableford: Div One – 1.Tim Farrow 37 pts; 2. Chris Jarman 35 pts ocb; 3. Bill Howells 35 pts. Div Two – 1. Patrick McInerney 36 pts; 2. John Murphy 35 pts; 3. Mike Mason 33 pts.
CHESHAM & LEY HILL GC
NEW Chesham & Ley Hill GC vicecaptain Bob Bruton celebrated his new status by hitting a hole in one on the picturesque 12th hole at a recent tournament.
He is pictured being congratulated by new captain Trevor Bingham, who is raising money this year for the junior sections at both Ley Hill Cricket Club and Chesham Stags Rugby Club.
Ann Burgess Trophy: Div One – 1. Irene Brien nett 72; 2. Di Bovey nett 78; 3. Leni du Plessis nett 79. Div Two – 1. Jan Bradford nett 73; 2. Lorna Robertson nett 76; 3. Maureen Smith nett 78.
GERRARDS CROSS GC
THE ladies of Gerrards Cross GC travelled to Hatfield for this year’s Swap Day, playing a game at Brookman’s Park GC while the Brookman’s ladies made the opposite journey.
Judith Ker, Gail Sharpe, Jennifer Locke and Judith Arnold won the day for Gerrards Cross on count back from Caroline Ringsell, Patricia Whittaker, Pinks Sharma and Christine Constable after the two teams tied on 85 points, while Angela Newey, Glenise Marfell, Janette Psyllides and Jenny Cochrane were third on 81. Ladies Kingscote Qualifier: Div One – 1. Denis Whyte nett 70; 2. Sue Carroll nett 75 ocb; 3. Kwai Voon nett 75. Div Two – 1. Erika Stielow nett 75; 2. Carin Eilarts de Haan nett 76; 3. Sylvia Boon nett 82.