Aye aye captain - it’s Ray’s day

ILFORD Golf Club captain, Ray Stevens, hosted the annual Captain s Day last weekend, an event which produced some super action. Twenty-seven holes were played, with father and son combination Michael and Matthew Pinner winning the afternoon 18-hole stable

ILFORD Golf Club captain, Ray Stevens, hosted the annual Captain's Day last weekend, an event which produced some super action.

Twenty-seven holes were played, with father and son combination Michael and Matthew Pinner winning the afternoon 18-hole stableford contest with 46 points.

Michael had a fantastic round, scoring an incredible gross seven under par, round including nine birdies.

Second place went to another father and son team, with Dave and Stuart Curran finishing with 44 points after beating Jamie Hagger and Russell Joseph into third spot.


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The morning nine-hole event was won by Mick Aylett, scoring 22 points on the back nine, whilst Leon Berry scored 23 points to win the front nine competition.

Ian Morgan took the nearest the pin prize on the sixth hole par three and Matthew Pinner won the longest drive competition on the 17th hole.

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The Secretary's Shield (scratch competition) and Taylorson Cup (handicap competition) were also held, with Mark Durrant running out winner in both competitions, with a three under par gross 62 score.

Paul Richardson finished runner-up in the Secretary's Shield with a gross 65 whilst Alan Atkins came second in the Taylorson Cup with a nett 61.

The men's Saturday Medal was won by Luke Richardson-Moore with a nett 60, with German Singh finishing second with a nett 62.

Heather Steel won the Ladies' Saturday Medal with a six under handicap nett 59. Ex-Ladies Captain Karen Curran finished runner-up with a nett 63.

* WOODFORD Golf Club members produced a rash of low scores in the July medal, with 12 registering nett scores of par 70 or below.

Best of the field - and the lowest gross score of the day - was eight-handicapper Malcolm Smith with a gross 71, nett 63, which was still only one shot ahead of Zekia Alsanjak's nett 64 (gross 76).

In division two, Ted Purdue's nett 65 (82 gross) was five holes clear of Roger Newman and Michael Jones' nett 70s.

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