PYLE & KENFIG
DAVID Phillips and Fauve Birch are the champion golfers at Pyle & Kenfig for 2017.
While Phillips defeated Matthew Peet, 3 & 2, Fauve Birch gained a 7 & 5 victory over Emile Lewis in the women’s final.
Other silverware decided during Finals Day was as follows:
Bronze Championship: Alison Evans bt Alana Brown 7 & 5.
Rosser Cup: Mark and Tom Furneaux bt Tom Flint and Kevin Taylor on the second extra hole.
Hayes Cup: Claire Morris bt Cheryl Western 2 & 1.
Lipscomb Cup: Alun Lane bt Chris Dyke 4 & 2.
Graham Bowl: Paul Richards bt Gareth Beale 6 & 5.
Sker Salver: Russ Adams bt Kevin Sommerville 3 & 1.
Last Saturday the Cardiff & Stoneleigh Cups event was staged with David Saines taking the plaudits via a nett 69.
His winning numbers were 85-16-69, and the round contained seven pars, 10 bogeys and a double-bogey.
Second-placed Paul Evans came in with 79-9-70 (two on hole five, further birdie on 13 and eight pars) and Tom Booth (777-70) was on the same level.
The Porthcawl Town goalkeeper shot a birdie on the 16th hole and matched par on 11 occasions.
One shot behind was his father Ian Booth, who playing off scratch carded the low gross round of the day with 71-0-71.
His card displayed birdies on holes three, eight and nine, 12 birdies and three bogeys.
Fourth-placed Chris Evans fired 72-1-71 while Dr Dafydd Evans and Geraint Jones recorded an identical score of 81-9-72.
Michael Sullivan signed for 79-7-72 (two on hole six); Ioan L Consitt 75-273 (birdie on first hole and 12 pars) and Russ Adams 77-4-73 (birdies on holes two, five and seven).
On the Senior scene sion One this season, writes Tony Poole.
The unbeaten Haverfordwest suburbanites dominated for long periods, and generally proved too streetwise for the mean Green Machine.
But it was nevertheless a worthwhile exercise locking horns with teams more accustomed to the at the Kenfig club, David Beech swam with the tide last week to take a Stableford event with 34 points.
A countback victory came at the expense of Peter Williams, who rued three blobs after carding a magnificent seven pars.
Also on the 34-point mark was Paul Wilby (seven pars) while three points back came Raymond Tucker, Richard Kerr and Griffith Spensley.
And Chris Cole mined 33 points to win a Senior Section Stableford event, shooting four pars.
He had one point in hand over John Storie; Larry Lewis came in with 30 points and Dr Vivian Thomas shot 29 points.
Next on the scoreboard were three 28-point men – Gary Jones, Malcolm Evans and Wayne Williams.
Meanwhile, junior member Sean David was one of three players to shoot 78 in the Glamorgan Golf Union U14 Championships staged at Rhondda.
But he had to be satisfied with second place, as Thomas Savill won the event with Dylan Thomas taking third spot. club with ridiculously low green fees.
And a club steeped in history possessed quick greens lovingly manicured by Steve Trickey; superb scenery and larger than life characters who are the life and soul of the club.
Some of these Maesteg characters last week also proved they aren’t bad golfers either with Ian Morgan defeating Morgan John in the Cliff Rees final for handicappers from 10 to 17.
Paul James took the weekly Wayfarers competition over nine holes with a countback 20 points from Peter Williams with Nigel Ham getting a tasty 19 points.
In the Senior Section Stableford over 15 holes, Peter Morgan was triumphant on 31 points from Michael Howe 29 and top driver Grahame Hill 28.
The Ladies Section rounded off their summer campaign in staging a Stableford competition that Audrey Gregson won in front of Ceri-Ann Morgan and Pamela Jones.
Southerndown captain Paul Porter, left, presents Mike and Lewis Phillips with the Morgan Jones Cup