On a wet and windy day where bunkers became ponds and scoring proved difficult for most a team from Wells Golf Club turned up fresh from their Somerset Seniors Bowl triumph earlier in the week and returned scores that simply blew the opposition away.
Wells can boast 1st and 2nd in the individual event and their combined total of 105 points left second placed Cricket St Thomas trailing in on 93 who pipped 3rd place Orchardleigh on count back.
Amongst the early starters in the 80 strong field Wells sat tight in the clubhouse as team challenges came and went and were worthy recipients of all the main trophies at the conclusion of the day as County President Geoff Ogden completed the presentation and drew down the curtain on this year’s Seniors Stableford.
The Championship moves to Long Sutton next year who were well represented at this year’s fixture fielding 7 teams as was Cricket St Thomas who amassed 5 teams.
Nick Wilson took the individual title with 36pts on count back from fellow team mate Glen Crocker. In 3rd Mark Cording Cricket St Thomas GC 35pts , 4th Malcolm Lloyd Orchardleigh GC 34pts and 5th Anthony Jones Bath GC 33pts.
Peter Bell Long Sutton GC won the over 70’s category on 32 pts, Nick Carter Wells GC collected the 65-69 category on 33pts, Alan Skivington Farrington Park GC picked up the 60-64 category with 31 pts and Ken White Orchardleigh GC bagged the 55-59 prize with 33pts.
Our thanks goes to Orchardleigh for hosting this years Championship and fingers crossed for better weather next time.
A glorious autum day welcomed the 66 competitors to Wells Golf Club for the Seniors Stableford. Richard Axe from Long Sutton succesfuly depefended his title, outscoring his clubmate Nigel Griffiths with a score of 39 points.
In the team event, Long Sutton A, captained by Richard Bartin took the top spot with Wells A coming in as runners up. Saltford took the third team prize.