GOLF: Jubilant Jill is par for the course

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Jill Huggins shot a super score of level par to win a tough bogey competition contested by Spalding Golf Club ladies’ section.

Played amid atrocious conditions, 25 members took to the Surfleet course despite gusty wind and heavy rain.

Huggins’s score represented a magnificent effort in the conditions and edged out second-placed Lesley Williams (-1). Anne Ellis (-3) was third.

l Some 14 pairs of lady members played in the Ping Day Stableford Competition.

The winners, on countback, were Anita Cross and Maureen Orwell with 34 points. They beat Elaine Harrison and Dina Reedman in second place and Mags McArdle and Millie Thorold in third.

l The Sunday Medal attracted ten entries, with Millie Thorold emerging as the winner on 77. Second was Lynda Double (81), with Hannah Thorold on 82.


q Men’s section: Monthly Medal: D1: 1st Wayne Alder 78-9=69; 2nd Andy Sheath 81-12=69; 3rd Jamie Stott 79-9=70. D2: 1st Mark Whittaker 83-16=67; 2nd Andrew Jackson 84-16=68; 3rd Lee Smith 82-13=69. D3: 1st James Woods 90-26=64; 2nd Barry Hill 92-21=71 (ocb); 3rd Keith Crowson 92-21=71.

l Result: Blankney 6 Tydd St Giles 0 (Andy Betts & Adey Bills lost 4&3, Luke Rowell & Tim Hines lost 7&5, Kevin Goude & John Tyler lost 1 down, Leigh Chapman & Luke Stannard lost 4&3, Ian Edrupt & Malcolm Stead lost 2 down, Linc Gostic & Ken Doughty lost 6&5).

l South Lincolnshire Scratch League result: Tydd 2nd 1 Gedney Hill 5.

q Seniors’ section: Strokeplay Voucher competition: D1: 1st David Doubtfire 84-17=67; 2nd Lee Smith 81-13=68; 3rd Mike Parker 85-13=72. D2: Carl Brodie 81-20=61; 2nd Sid Haxell 88-18=70; 3rd John Ormiston 90-18=72. D3: 1st Brian Knights 96-23=73 (ocb); 2nd Ged Taylor 94-21=73; 3rd Jack Dalzier 96-22=74. D4: 1st Lee Newman 87-24=63; 2nd Terry Cobb 94-26=68; 3rd Ken Sherry 95-24=71.

l Results: Tydd 4.5 Feltwell 1.5 (Steve Hart & Baz Smith won 8&6; Mike Parker & Dennis Savory won 3&2; Brian Newby & Tony Petch lost 1 down; Kerbad Daboo & Trevor Sewell won 2&1; Noel Bratt & Paul Jackson halved; Terry Sambridge & Dave Morris won 2&1). Tydd 4 Middleton Hall 2(Steve Hart & Trevor Sewell won 3&2, Mike Parker & Paul Jackson won 3&2, Lee Smith & Terry Sambridge won 4&3, Ged Taylor & Baz Smith lost 2 up, Tony Petch & Dave Morris won 2&1 Brian Newby lost 6&4).