GOLF: Record-breaking numbers for Tydd St Giles’ annual spring open golf competition that saw over 150 competitors take part
PUBLISHED: 10:38 10 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:38 10 May 2018
It was a new ‘Tydd record’ at this year’s Tydd St Giles golf club spring open event – with 152 golfers from around the region teeing off in attempt to take home the winners trophy.
Vinney Day, the club’s captain, thanked all participants for making a “great competition played in glorious sunshine” and also thanked The Green Keepers, a tea, working to get the golf course in the correct condition to compete.
The individual competition overall winner was James Hale-Smith, beating second place Mike Lewarne, from Heacham Manor Golf Club, by eight points.
Full results are as followed:
First place: James Hale-Smith – 45 Points
Second place: Mike Lewarne – 37 Points
Third place: Leigh Chapman – 37 Points
Fourth place: Gavin Merrison – 37 points
Fifth place: Michael Flint – 36 Points
Division one winner: Dean Wright – 36 Points
Second place: Robert Simpson – 36 Points
Third place: Scott Williams – 36 Points
Fourth place: Kerr Page – 36 Points
Fifth place: Tom Brooks – 35 Points
Division two winner: Ray Skeels – 36 Points
Second place: John Northrop – 34 Points
Third place: David Holmes – 34 Points
Fourth place: David Darres – 33 Points
Fifth place: Simon Smith – 33 Points
Nearest the pin (fourth hole): Matt Prudence
Nearest the pin (eighth hole): Dave Longstaff-Hogg
Nearest the pin (11th hole): Leigh Chapman
Nearest the pin (16th hole): Mike Lewarne
Nearest the pin in two (18th hole): Kerr Page
Longest drive (13th hole): Kevin Goode
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