The annual Committee Outing was hosted by Brentwood Golf Club and this year’s event saw a fine performance by Nigel Warder. His outstanding score of 45 points was more than enough to win both the overall competition and the Gorse Bowl, finishing well ahead of Chris Shawyer (38) and Joan Howroyd (35).
The monthly medals were also staged at the weekend and on Friday Ian Douglas (81-11=70) took the honours from Bobby Allan (88-17=71) and Frank Howroyd (84-12=72).
Saturday’s event produced low scoring with Harry Smith (84-47=67) eventually prevailing from runner-up Nigel Warder (82-14=68) and third placed Ian Douglas (82-11=71).
Consistent Ray Beadell (83-16=67) added to his growing medal haul on Sunday with a comfortable win from Graham Jones (94-24=70) and Jon Howley (83-11=72) in third.
In the Norman Plum Trophy, Belfairs and The Essex produced a thrilling finish to tie both home and away, but Belfairs went through on countback to earn a 2nd round match against Playgolf Colchester.
In the E. Dale Jones Mixed Pairs final the father and daughter pairing of Peter & Rose Mahoney (36 points) held on to beat Ray Jones & Elizabeth Clarke (35) with Mike & Linda Wellham (30) in third
In the ladies medal, Andrea Clarke (nett 71) carded a nett 71 to beat Mandy Moir (73) and Joan Howroyd (76). Earlier in the month, Elizabeth Clarke scored 34 points to record her first win in the Spring Meeting and Joan Howroyd’s nett 73 was enough to secure the Harold Foreman Trophy.