Warlow wins and beats high winds

GENTS WINNERS: Vice Captain Gwyn French centre with the winners from Saturday. (6205617)

ROOKERY NOOK: Winner of the Rookery Nook, Eileen Davies, with the runner up Barbara Phillips and the Lady Captain, Pat Evans. (6205625)

GOLF ACCREDITED: Milford Haven Golf Club junior golf accreditation plaque. (6205627)

ON TOUR: The Milford Haven Seniors Posse on tour in The Forest of Dean. (6205663)

First published in Sport

Gents Section

HIGH winds on Saturday may have shut the Cleddau Bridge to high sided vehicles but they did not discourage the hardy men of Milford Haven Golf Club. Playing for the May Monthly Medal sponsored by Jonathon Rees, of Milford Steel, scoring was difficult but winner Steve Warlow battled through to a very respectable nett 65. As a result of this fantastic score Steve’s handicap was adjusted from 25 to 22, Michael Arnold also had his adjusted to 13 from 14. The presentation was carried out by vice captain Gwyn French, who was standing in for the captain who is on holiday Spain.

Results

1, Steve Warlow 90-25=65

2, Michael Arnold 83-14=69

3, Shaun Dyson 74-1=73

4, Callum Day 88-13=75

5, John Roberts 78-3=75

County Match

DYFED Captain John Roberts was joined by three fellow Milford Haven players; Shaun Dyson, Lyndon Brown, and Liam Eva in a match against Gloucestershire at Glynhir Golf Club in tough playing conditions Gloucestershire won 9-6.

Welsh Team Qualifiers

GOOD luck to the members of Milford Haven Golf Club who are heading off to Carmarthen this week to play in a Welsh team qualifier against Cardigan.

Seniors Section

RAIN stopped play on Thursday at the club for the men of the senior section, but they were away last week for a tour of The Forest of Dean, the club is still awaiting a full report of their activities, but the results are listed below;

1st Day Sunday

1, - F Rimmer - 38pts

2, - D Wooding jnr - 38pts. lost on back nine

3, - D Wooding snr - 37pts

Twos - G Charles. D Wooding jnr

Day 2

1, - D Wooding jnr 37pts

2, - B Mitchell - 36pts

3, - R Williams - 36pts (second oldest man on the trip and still walking)

Twos - G Charles

3rd Day

1, -R James - 38pts (back 9)

2, - G Scale - 38pts

3, - M Price - 32pts

Overall and Trophy winners

1, - G Scale with total of 109pts beating into

2, - D Wooding jnr with total 106pts (bad day for Dick)

3, - F Rimmer (dark horse) with 99pts

Senior fixtures for May

SENIORS fixtures for May.

Tuesday, 13 – travel to Priskilly Forest for their annual friendly match teeing off at 12.30pm; put names on the list if you intend playing.

Thursday, 15 - weekly stableford competition which will be a qualifier for Colin Reynolds points with the first draw at 10.30am.

Tuesday, 20 - weekly stableford competition with first draw at 11.15am after the ladies’ section have teed off.

Thursday, 22 - entertain Glynn Abbey Golf Club seniors in their annual match teeing off at noon.

Tuesday, 27 - weekly stableford competition with first draw at 11.15am after the ladies section have teed off.

Thursday, 29 - entertain Glynn Abbey Golf Club seniors in their annual match teeing off at noon.

Ladies

DUE to some of club’s golfing ladies enjoying a short golf break in Portugal, there were only nine ladies playing last Tuesday. Weather was a bit chilly and just a short shower of rain but it didn't deter the dedicated few.

The winner was Denise Kimber with 31 points and the runner-up was Margaret Hicks with 29 points. One lucky lady was Mary Christopher who managed to sink a very long putt on hole 6 for a birdie to win the rollover twos kitty.

Last Friday, a team of ten ladies travelled to Trefloyne to play their first league match. They all put up a good fight but unfortunately lost 2-3 after some very close matches.

On Sunday, 13 ladies played in the second Rookery Nook competition of the year and the winner was Eileen Davies with a 76 nett and the runner-up was Barbara Phillips with 78 nett. There were no twos recorded, so the money rolls over.

Juniors

THIS week the club received their certificate and plaque from Golf Development Wales to show that the club are an accredited centre for junior golf; thanks go out from the committee to Simon Nicholas for all his hard work to achieve this.

Bingo night

THE club is holding a bingo evening on Thursday, May 29 starting at 7.30pm.

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