Geoff is on the mark in stableford competition

ILFORD Golf Club men s section had a busy weekend with the Saturday Stableford and Sunday Bogey competitions. The Stableford competition saw some high scoring, with the near perfect conditions playing its role. Geoff Allen won the Division One title wit

ILFORD Golf Club men's section had a busy weekend with the Saturday Stableford and Sunday Bogey competitions.

The Stableford competition saw some high scoring, with the near perfect conditions playing its role.

Geoff Allen won the Division One title with a huge 44 points, while Malcolm Marsh took second with 37 and Mahboob Khaliq won Division Two with 42 points, with Eric Mooney earning second with 40.

In the Sunday Bogey, Ilford junior Jack Bulley saw his recent form continue with a win in Division One, finishing with a plus-two score, narrowly beating Paul Richardson on count-back, who also finished with a plus-two.


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The Division Two title was won by Frank Hall with a plus-two score, whilst Steve Cater finished second with a level score.

The Ladies section held their April Medal, with captain Tracy Lawrence winning with a net 67. Maura Gallagher finished second with a net 70.

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Elsewhere, Ilford Golf Club committee member Justin Richards won in the first round of the Essex Golf Union organised Essex Matchplay Championships, also known as The Alan Lockwood Trophy.

Richards had to play Ryan Bromage at Boyce Hill Golf Club and, in a tight match, ran out the winner on the last hole, finishing two-up.

He now enters the second round of the competition with two other Ilford members, Ian Morgan and Jeff Ball, both of whom had byes through the first round.

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