Lucky 13 for director Jim
ILFORD GOLF CLUB S men s section competed in the Saturday Stableford at the weekend, with Ian Wylde coming out on top. He scored 41 points, with John Scully in runners-up spot with 40 points. Jim Gallagher, a director of Ilford Golf Club, had a hole-in-on
ILFORD GOLF CLUB'S men's section competed in the Saturday Stableford at the weekend, with Ian Wylde coming out on top. He scored 41 points, with John Scully in runners-up spot with 40 points.
Jim Gallagher, a director of Ilford Golf Club, had a hole-in-one on the 13th in the same competition. He hit a high-drawing three wood into the tough 211 yard, par three hole in blustery conditions, pitching within a couple of feet of the flag before dropping.
The men's section played in the Captain/Pro Challenge on Sunday where captain Ray Stevens and professional Gary Cant played their last match of the season against Phil Millard and Jeff Levitt.
With a good record from the years matches, Ray and Gary were soundly beaten on the 16th hole, three and two.
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Father and son team, Dave and Stuart Curran won the overall four-ball, better ball competition, finishing with 44 points. Charlie Finn and Mark Bishop took second place with 42 points.
Terry Wheeler took the second of the weekends ace's in the Captain/Pro Challenge and also became the first person ever to ace Ilford's new fourth hole.
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He hit a driver into the high winds and saw it pitch just short of the 165 yard par three hole before running up and dropping into the hole.
WOODFORD GOLF CLUB inducted its most recent captains this week.
Club captain is Hugh Williams, a retired fund manager and his female counterpart, freelance journalist Jill James, both wore the red of Wales to their drive-ins.
In the Texas Scramble, which followed the club captain's drive-in, the winners were Paul Swindells, Simon Ironside, Keith Phillips and Julian Greatrex.
Runners-up were Roy Webb, John Peters, Zekia Alsanjak and Nick Rowe.