THE January Monthly Medal sponsored by club professional Matthew Hearne scheduled for Saturday was postponed because of the very heavy rain on the Friday night and rescheduled for Sunday January 19.
There were only 38 gents who played in the January Monthly Medal played and the course was still wet, but once again it did not affect the scores with Grant Arnold hitting a nett 65 to beat Liam Eva (handicap of 3) by one shot. Liam won the best gross with an excellent gross 69.
Brian Bebb points in brackets
1, Grant Arnold nett 65 (10)
2, Liam Eva nett 666 (9)
3, Gwyn Scale nett69 (8)
4, Tristan Carlston nett70 (7)
5, Chris Oliver nett 70 (6)
6, Andrew Arnold nett 71 (5)
7, Callum Day nett 71 (4)
8, Lea Nicholas nett 71 (3)
9, Rolly Council nett 72 (2)
10, David Humphreys nett 72 (1)
Best Gross 69 Liam Eva.
Course Standard Scratch 70 counting competition.
A few changes were made to the handicaps with Grant Arnold losing two shots now playing off 19, Liam Eva down one shot from 3 to 2, Tristan Carlston from17 to 16; players going the opposite direction were Sean Conway 9 to 10, Nathan Morris 19 to 20, Steve Warlow 10 to 11.
In the twos competition the kitty was shared by seven players; each two was worth £5.42 in pro-shop credit ; Rolly Council, Gareth Fairburn, Ivor Mckenzie, Phil Davies, Alan Dennison, Lea Nicholas, Steve Warlow.
The leader board of the winter league after round six stands as follows;
Lyndon Brown and Shaun Dyson 436points
Mark Summons and Tristan Carlston 424 points
Donald Forest and Sean Conway 416
John Price and Paul Kingston 408
Tony Potter and Simon Nicholas 408
Presentation was carried out by Club Captain Gwyn Scale.
This Saturday is round seven of the winter league will be played with round eight on Saturday, February 1 and the final round will be played on Saturday 8 before the matchplay knock out stages which will commence on Saturday, February 22.
LAST Thursday the senior section played a stableford competition where 19 players took part.
The course was still very wet in places and the greens in good condition for the time of year; considering the amount of rain that has fallen in the last eight weeks.
Despite the wet the course did not affect the scores with one incredible score of 43 points by John Clark winning the competition by a clear six points; which meant a handicap cut of two shots; John will now play off a handicap of 19.
1, John Clark 43 points
2, Brian Mitchell 37 points winning on back nine score
3, Bert Jones 37 point
In the twos competition the kitty was shared was by Tony Davey and Richard Setterfield.
Next seniors’ competition will be a stableford and will be played on today (Thursday) with the first draw at 10.30am.
South West Pembs Golf Alliance
THE January meeting for the South West Pembs Golf Alliance will be held at South Pembs Golf Club on Thursday, January 30 and this competition is open to full male members of Haverfordwest, Milford Haven, St David’s City, Tenby Golf Clubs and the host club. Tee times then contact Mick Seal on 01646621453 or by email on www.southpembsgolfclub.co.uk
Milford Haven Golf Club will be hosting the February meeting which will be played on Thursday 27 with Haverfordwest Golf Club hosting the March meeting on Thursday 27.
After a recent meeting the golf alliance meetings 2014/2015; will be played on Fridays this hopefully will encourage more players to play knowing that they have no work the following morning. More details to follow at a later time and this will also fall in line with some golfers who have every other Friday off.