Nathan and Tom nett pairs

Milford Mercury: SENIORS PRESIDENTS DAY: Winners of the seniors President’s Day played last Tuesday with secretary Gareth Rees and treasurer David Christopher. (5433893) SENIORS PRESIDENTS DAY: Winners of the seniors President’s Day played last Tuesday with secretary Gareth Rees and treasurer David Christopher. (5433893)

Gents

LAST Saturday saw the playing of the A Arnold & A John Pairs competition being a 4 ball better ball There was a good entry with 36 pairs taking part on a dry but overcast day with a tricky wind This did not prevent some very good scoring on the day

Results

Nathan Day & Tom Hughes 42 points

Lee Nichols & S Hull 41 points

Gwyn Scale & Rory Council 40 points

Liam Eva & John Dyble 40 points

Twos winners were R Council & G Scale, R Hull & A Dennison, S Holloway & A Jones, T George & T Hughes, M Price & T Goodridge, and S Phillips & C Oliver.

Gwyn French a long standing member has agreed to stand as club Vice Captain for the current year and best wishes are extended to him in his new role.

Next week's competition is the J Clark and S Lewis Medal.

Knock out Cups

THE closing date for the KO Cups has now passed and the draw will be made shortly for the first round of competition.

Ladies

THERE was no competition over the weekend for the Ladies’ Section but on Tuesday, April 8th there was a change to the ladies regular Tuesday competition, when they played a friendly match with St. David’s ladies.

St Davids could only field six players, with the Milford ladies, a total of 18 played. The format was a Texas Scramble with teams of three and each team comprised two Milford Ladies and one St David’s lady to even out the numbers.

It was a very successful day and enjoyed by all the ladies. The winning team was Barbara Phillips, Liz Durward and Pat Garner who were presented with a bottle of wine each from the lady captain Pat Evans.

Seniors

LAST Tuesday, the seniors played their weekly stableford competition which is normally played on a Thursday, but as the seniors was scheduled to play at St David’s City Golf Club on the Thursday the day was switched; this is done throughout the season when matches are played on Thursdays; the only difference is that the Tuesdays stableford roll up competitions do not qualify for Colin Reynolds points.

On a lovely day for golf with a slight breeze and the course improving day by day it was disappointing that only 17 players turned up for the roll up.

The winner of the competition was club captain Gwyn Scale who seems to have hit good form since his recent retirement; with 36 points.

Results

1, Gwyn Scale 36 points

2, Richard Brock 35 points

3, Russell James 34 points

The only two was hit by Brian Mitchell who birdied the par three hole “Badgers” to take home all of the twos kitty.

Last Thursday, the seniors travelled to St David’s City Golf Club to play their annual friendly match; on a great day for golf on a course which was in good condition for the time of year especially the greens which were quick and true. The result was a half with three wins each; with the Milford pairs consisting of Russell James and Gwyn Scale; Brian Mitchell and Mike Ballentine and Mike Durward and Tony Davey winning their matches with seniors’ captain Martyn Price and Rolly Council; Dick Wooding (jnr) and Gerald Charles and Chris Harding and Brian Keen losing.

Senior members please note that the annual knockout cups draw was scheduled for Monday and under the news rule which was passed at the seniors’ annual general meeting in December that all matches are to be played by the date stated on the draw sheets any exceptions must be approved by the seniors’ competition sub-committee.

On Thursday 17 and Thursday 24 the seniors will be playing stableford competitions; both competitions will be qualifiers for points for the Colin Reynolds Salvers.

The annual match of the Milford seniors versus the Neyland Golfing Society Mafia for the Horizon Cup and will be played on Thursday, May 1 teeing off at 11am.

Juniors

On Saturday, April 5 the juniors played a stableford competition for the Ford Trophy; congratulations to Thomas Wood who won the competition with 39 points.

Last Saturday, the competition for the juniors was also a stableford competition for the Mike Jones Putter with Josh Lewis winning the competition with 37 points.

Results

1, Josh Lewis 37 points winning on best back six score

2, Calum Day 27 points

On Saturday, April 12 the Mini Golf competition for the Alf Seren Cup; after six holes the scores was level between Ashleigh Bevan and Jack Jenkins who both had scored 22 points each; the competition went into sudden death which lasted a further five holes before Ashleigh immerged as winner with Jack in runners up spot. Congratulations to both players who played exceptionally well with many spectators watching the sudden death holes.

Congratulations to Olly Vaughan-Harries who hit a hole in one on the mini golf course third hole.

The Alf Seren Birdie Competition was won by Tommy Vaughan-Harries. Birdies are the name the club uses for very young golfers.

The next mini golf competition will be on Saturday, April 26 when the Spring Medal Competition will be played and sponsored by Evans Coaches.

Any person who would like to sponsor a mini golf competition please contact Simon Nicholas the junior organiser.

Neyland Golfing Society

MEMBERS of the Neyland Golfing Society seniors are reminded that the annual match against the Milford Haven Golf Club seniors will be played on Thursday, May 1; those who intend playing please put their names on the list which is on the seniors’ notice board at the club.

Rotary Charity Golf Tournament

MEMBERS and their guests are welcome to enter teams in the Rotary Club of Milford Haven Sponsored Charity Golf Tournament which will be held at Milford Haven Golf Club on Monday 5th May.

The tournament is for Ladies and Gents and their guests and will be for teams of four in a stableford competition with the best three scores on each hole to count. Handicaps are maximum 0f 36 for ladies and 28 for gents. Teams can be all Ladies all Gents or Mixed team ; entry is £20 per team with prizes for the best individual Lady; best Gent in 0-14 and 15-28 category with best team prize ; also prizes for the nearest the pin on par 3 holes 6th “Badgers” and 16th “The Gales”.

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