Durrant's a record breaker

MARK DURRANT broke a 102-year club record at the weekend after his record score of 62 at Ilford Golf Club s annual Championships. Durrant, who the previous week had won the Secretary s Shield, took top honours in the Carter Club Championship with a gross

MARK DURRANT broke a 102-year club record at the weekend after his record score of 62 at Ilford Golf Club's annual Championships.

Durrant, who the previous week had won the Secretary's Shield, took top honours in the Carter Club Championship with a gross 136, earning himself a handicap cut down to two.

Steve Burt, a relatively new member, finished second with a gross 141.

Saturday saw both the ladies and juniors battle it out. The Junior's club championship was successfully defended by last year's winner, James Landerkin, who shot a gross 139 beating junior captain, Matthew Pinner, into second who finished with a 143.


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Max Lawrence won the handicap competition with a nett 64, Prakash Singh finished runner-up with a nett 65.

Sofia Christiansen was the victor in the Ladies Silver Championship. She shot a gross 75 in difficult conditions, edging out runner-up and lady captain, Tracy Lawrence, who finished with a gross 79.

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The Ladies Bronze Championship was won by Sarah Berryman finishing with a great score of nett 59 with ex Ladies captain, Margaret McGilloway scoring a 64.

What a difference a day makes, as the men's club championship held on Sunday was played in glorious conditions.

The Roding Cup, the handicap championship, was won by another relatively new member, Thomas Hobson, finishing with a nett 119. Richard Hart finished second with a nett 130. Steve Burt won the Len Wheeler Trophy, narrowly beating Jeff Levitt into second place.

The Keith Osbourne Trophy was won by Yasar Soyler with a nett 63, closely followed by Dave Smith who scored a nett 64.

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