Essex Golf Team Competitions 2018
The club has entered in the following Essex Golf Union Team Competitions.
Players wishing to represent the club ahould put their names on the lists displayed on the noticeboard
Sunday 15th April
by Sunday 20th April
by Sunday 28th April
WINTER KNOCK-OUT COMPETITIONS
COMPETITIONS: use the "player sign in" button and this will bring up all knock-out competitions that are open
SINGLES: sign on the sheets provided then enter your name into the computer; the entry fee will be taken automatically.
PAIRS: both players will need to sign in.
Entries close on Sunday 22nd October and the draws will be made the following week.
Please take care when entering the knock outs – if you find you have entered the wrong one PLEASE DO NOT RE-ENTER ANOTHER ONE (otherwise you could be charged twice!) let me know and I will move your name to the correct one.
Any problems please let me know asap.
Ass Hon Sec
Echo report 20th July: KINDRED SHIELD
Belfairs hosted the Kindred Shield competition on Sunday. The annual event contested between pairs from Belfairs, Boyce Hill, Rochford Hundred, Thorpe Hall and Southend clubs usually produces a close finish, but a staggering 138 points from the morning session put the home side in an almost unassailable position and a further 116 points in the afternoon sealed the victory.
|R. Beadell||&||H. Brown||53|
|A. Tindell||&||L. Schooley||44|
|M. Duguid||&||C. Parker||41|
|R. Johnson||&||A. Nash||44|
|R. Beadell||&||H. Brown||36|
|A. Tindell||&||L. Schooley||36|
Echo report 13th July: CAPTAINS DAY; WATMOUGH TROPHY
Fine weather and a good turnout contributed to a very enjoyable Captain’s Day made memorable for club president Alan Berry who finally won the Captain’s Prize at his 25th attempt. Berry’s 40 points was enough to secure first place from Jon Howley (38), Andrew Meddle (38) and fourth placed Kevin Gough (37).
In the afternoon mixed greensomes, Hazel Webber & Tony Fagg (28) just held off the challenges of Angela Clarke & Chris Shawyer (27) and Rose Mahoney & Frank Howroyd (27).
Earlier in the week the ladies contested the Watmough Trophy with victory going to Hazel Webber (99-74). Mandy Moir (96-76) was runner-up with Andrea Clarke (99-78) in third place.
Captain's Day Full Results
|Front 9||David Buck|
|Back 9||James Morbin|
|Nearest 9th in 2||Andrew Meddle|
|1st||Hazel Webber & Tony Fagg||28|
|2nd||Andrea Clarke & Chris Shawyer||27|
|3rd||Rose Mahoney & Frank Howroyd||27|
Competition results and Handicap list can be viewed here
Echo report 22nd June: HAROLD FOREMAN CUP; PING 4BBB; EWGU MEDAL 8
It may be the smallest trophy in the cabinet, but the Harold Foreman Cup has always attracted a large field and the fine weather ensured that this year was no exception. Tony Hayes carded an excellent 86-22=64 to win convincingly from runner-up Ray Jones (83-16=67) and third placed Harry Smith (85-17=68).
In the ladies section, Joan Howroyd and Linda Wellham took the Ping 4BBB competition with 41 points, just shading Andrea Clarke and Susan Meddle (40) into second place with Lorna Steel and Hazel Webber (38) in third.
Countback was needed to decide the ladies Medal and it was Christine Berry (101-24=77) who emerged the winner from Susan Meddle (94-17=77) and third placed Joan Howroyd (107-38=79)
Full results can be viewed here
COMMITTEE OUTING 5th May: Full Results
|1. Nigel Warder||45||Gorse Bowl|
|2. Chris Shawyer||38|
|3. Joan Howroyd||35|
|1. Bobby Allan||35||points|
|Baz Patel||9th||hole in two|
|1. Nigel Warder & Phil Hance||42||points|
|2. Dave Buddle & Kevin Buck||33||points|
Echo Report 11th May: COMMITTEE OUTING; MONTHLY MEDALS; NORMAN PLUM TROPHY; E DALE JONES MIXED PAIRS; LADIES MEDAL; SPRING MEETING; HAROLD FOREMAN TROPHY
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.
Echo Report 20th April: SINGLE BOGEY; MID-WEEK MEDAL; ESSEX SENIORS; EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE
At Belfairs, the fine weather contributed to low scoring and close finishes in last week's competitions.
In the weekend's single bogey event, countback was needed to decide that Mark Duguid (5 up) had just prevailed from runner-up Ray Beadell with Alex Tindell (1 up) in third place.
The mid-week medal was another close affair, but Bobby Allan (84-66) just held on to beat off the challenge of David Watson (89-67) and third placed Michael Flynn (88-70).
The Essex Seniors Team were away to Risebridge and their match produced another nail-biting finale as Belfairs just held on to take the tie 6-5 and earn a home draw against Chigwell or Belhus Park in the next round.
The team of Mandy Moir, Hazel Webber and Alex Meddle scored 47.8 to win the Easter Egg Scramble
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