GOLF: Dilys and Sally crowned county champions

SILVER LINING: County Interclub Foursomes champions Dilys Grant and Sally Davis

SILVER LINING: County Interclub Foursomes champions Dilys Grant and Sally Davis

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DILYS Grant and Sally Davis have been crowned County Interclub Foursomes champions after representing Weymouth Golf Club Ladies in the silver section.

The two-day competition saw the top four pairs from the first day’s strokeplay go through to the matchplay stages, which included a semi-final and final.

Concentration was key and both Weymouth players showed good course management, driving the ball well and holing some very long putts.

They eventually reached the final and ended up beating the duo from the Isle of Purbeck on the 17th green, winning 2&1 to become silver division champions.

The scratch competition was won by Yeovil and the bronze division by Dudsbury.

Meanwhile, 12-year-old Molly Kington who won her first junior girls’ open with a nett 60 – that also saw her handicap cut by four to 24.

The youngster also represented Weymouth in the Skills Chall-enges, came second in the May Monthly Medal and is part of the Dorset Junior Girls’ Elite squad.

In Division One of the ladies’ McMillan Spoon Stableford, it was Di Whiffen who claimed top spot with 34 points.

Carol Freeman was in second with 32 and third place went to Grant after shooting 31 points.

Division Two was won by Elaine Rockingham with 29 points, in second place was Marian Huckle with 26 and Maria Davies was third with 26.

EWGA Medal Division One: 1 Carol Freeman 95-22=73, 2 Dilys Grant 88-14=74, 3 Julie Hacket 101-22=79 Division Two: 1 Dawn Holland 109-35=74, 2 Maria Woodham 104-29=75, 3 Jackie Taylor 110-31=79 Men’s Section SIX players managed to shoot under par in Division One of the July Medal with Derek Bolt claiming the top prize following a nett 66.

Countback had to decide second and third as Martin Sharpe, Simon Gray and Simon Ether-ington all tied on 68 – Sharpe and Gray clinched the prizes after stronger finishes.

Again, countback had to sort out Division Two as the three winners were all tied on 69.

Baz Wyatt came out on top with Ian Newman second and Stew Ferguson third.

Five members shot under par in Division Three and it was James Vincent’s nett 65 that gave him first place.

In only Ray Tuffin’s second competition as a member, he gained second place with a 66, while third was Paul Worthing-ton.

He needed countback to see off John Mowlam and James Palmer after the trio had recorded rounds of 68.

Rob Pegg joined the hole-in-one club during the Saturday Tankard. He aced the 10th on his way to a gross 74 nett 62 score to win the July prize.

Michael J Legg won Division Two with a score of 82-18=64 and Worthington topped Division Three with a nett 68.

A nett 66 saw Martin Pering win Division One of the Sunday Tankard.

Sharpe beat John Stevens to second place with a 69 and Steve Cook took Division Two by storm with a round of 66.

Mike Tutt’s 71 was good enough to beat Graham Rankin to the runner-up spot and Brendan Kelly’s 64 won him Division Three.

A nett 67 was enough to bag Adam Skelton second place with William Gillespie (71) claiming third.

Meanwhile, Lennie Harris joined three others – Pam Lee, Adam Skelton and Rob Pegg – in achieving a hole-in-one this month.

n Dorset Golf & Country Club’s Scott Porter and Steve Lewis missed out on a place at the Lombard Trophy Grand Final.

They tied for third with three other pairs in the regional final at Parkstone Golf Club.

The host club’s Martyn Thomp-son and Paul Rickard won the event on eight-under-par, three shots better than Porter and Lewis.

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