Open Weekend - Individual Stableford

The final day of the 2016 Builth Wells Golf Club Open Weekend saw the playing of the Heart of Wales Trophy, individual stableford, full handicap.

The 2016 winner was home Club member Don Harris with a fine score of 43 points. Don pipped local lady member Hayley Price on the back nine, Hayley also scoring a tremendous 43 points. Full results:

Heart of Wales Trophy winner - Don Harris (12)        43 points

Men's section

1st     Roger Gant (11)     Builth Wells         39 points

2nd   Ciaran Price (28)   Builth Wells        39 points

3rd    Tom Price (15)       Builth Wells           38 points

4th    Rhys Davies (19)    Builth Wells      38 points

5th    Jon Samuel (6)      Builth Wells       38 points

6th    John Parker (8)      Builth Wells       38 points

Ladies section

1st     Hayley Price (18)    Builth Wells         43 points

2nd   Tina Kinsey (20)     Hurlston Hall       34 points

3rd    Enid Evans (22)      Builth Wells         33 points

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole - Men - Mike Randall (Atherstone)

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole - Ladies - Chris Hughes (Builth Wells)

Ladies: Par 70; SSS 70; CSS 71 (Members & Visitors)

Men:     Par 66; SSS 66; CSS 65 (Members); 69 (Visitors)

 From left: Roger Gant, Chris Offa (Club Captain), Don Harris, Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Hayley Price

From left: Roger Gant, Chris Offa (Club Captain), Don Harris, Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Hayley Price

Open Weekend - Mixed Greensomes

Day 3 of 4 in the 2016 Builth Wells Golf Club Open Weekend saw the playing of the Hugh Vaughan Mixed Greensomes Medal. 68 pairs participated representing 34 different golf clubs from across the UK. Winning the trophy for the 2nd time were Tony Hill (Cocksmoor Woods) & Christine Henderson (Kings Norton) with a net score of 64.5. The winners of the gross competition with a score of 78 were Malcolm & Elsbeth Morton (Formby & Formby Ladies). Full results:

Hugh Vaughan Cup

Winners     Tony Hill & Christine Henderson     (Cocksmoor & Kings Norton)    

78 - 13.5 = 64.5

2nd             Mark Morton & Jean Barker     (Hollywood & Kings Norton)           

78 - 12 = 66

3rd              Andy Owen & Eileen Owen     (Hollywood)                                     

93 - 27 = 66

4th              Richard Wheale & Sandra Wheale     (Maxstoke Park)                    

88 - 21.5 = 66.5

5th              Peter Riley & Val Riley     (Builth Wells)                                           

88 - 20.5 = 67.5

Gross

1st              Malcolm Morton & Elsbeth Morton     (Formby & Formby Ladies)     78

2nd            Nigel Miles & Julie Miles     (Monmouthshire)                                                  79

3rd            Trevor Price & Sherrie Edwards     (Builth Wells)                                             79

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole:

John & Gill Goodwin (Builth Wells)

 From left: Malcolm & Elsbeth Morton, Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Tony Hill

From left: Malcolm & Elsbeth Morton, Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Tony Hill

Open Weekend - 4 B/B/B Pairs

Day 2 of the 2016 Open Weekend saw the playing of the Jim Downs Cup (Men) & Manchester Trophy (Ladies). 101 pairs took part representing 37 different golf clubs from across the UK. Winning the Jim Downs Cup with an unbelievable score of 48 stableford points was home club pair Rhys Davies (19) & Tom Samuel (7); winning the ladies Manchester Trophy with 42 points was Pam Etchingham (18) & Mary Hawkes (11) representing Lutterworth Golf Club, Leicestershire. Results as follows:

Jim Downs Cup (Men)

1st     Rhys Davies (19) & Tom Samuel (7)              (Builth Wells)        48 points

2nd   S. Griffiths (21) & J. Williams (15)                  (Mountain Ash)     45 points

3rd    Chris Offa (11) & Antony Bridgeman (18)      (Builth Wells)        44 points

4th    John Parker (8) & Paul Parry (11)                   (Builth Wells)        44 points

5th    Mark Morton (5) & Trevor Perry (10)              (Hollywood)          43 points

6th    Tom Price (15) & Luke Offa (9)         (Builth Wells & Sherdons)   42 points

Manchester Trophy (Ladies)

1st     Pam Etchingham (18) & Mary Hawkes (11)      (Lutterworth)         42 points

2nd   Anne Lloyd (14) & Sherrie Edwards (7)           (Builth Wells)         42 points

3rd    Debbie Roberts (18) & Chris Hughes (14)   (Baron Hill & Builth)   42 points

4th    Sandra Wheale (29) & Joyce Bullock (30)   (Maxstoke & Atherstone)    42 points

5th    Lyn Slade (17) & Chris Morris (15)                 (Pontnewydd)            41 points

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole:

Ladies - Kara Parker

Men - Colin Durns

 

 

Open Weekend - Team Open

Day 1 of Open Weekend was a Team of Four Event playing for the Cumberland Cup. This year's winners were Tom Mills (5), Jon Samuel (6), Tom Price (15), Dan Goodwin (11) with a fantastic score of 100 points.

Full Results:

Overall Winners:    

Tom Mills (5), Jon Samuel (6), Tom Price (15), Dan Goodwin (11)     100 points

Runners Up:

Ben Kinsey (5), Rhys Davies (19), Josh Price (22), Nigel Davies (13)     96 points

3rd place:

Ian Price (15), Ciaran Price (28), Dorian Davies (18), Tom Samuel (7)     94 points

Ladies section

1st    

Lisa Hughes (23), Sherrie Edwards (7), Hayley Price (17), Lindsay Jones (24)    

88 points

2nd

Sheila Saer (15), Kim Allen (18), Dot Jones (20), Kay Coldrick (15)    

88 points

3rd

Dee Rees (25), Mo Inglis (22), Sandra Hodnett (19), Chris Morris (14)    

87 points

Mixed Section

1st

S. Galliard (24), M. Galliard (19), A. Owen (20), E. Owen (34)     89 points

2nd

A. Williams (24), G. Williams (16), M. White (21), M. White (9)     89 points

3rd

S. Etchingham (15), P. Etchingham (22), D. Havard (17), M. Hawkes (15)     88 points

There were 49 teams of four entered in the competition with 40 different clubs from all over the UK represented.

 Cumberland Cup winners Tom Mills, Dan Goodwin & Tom Price (Jon Samuel unable to attend) alongside Roger Cumberland (Trophy donor), Chris Offa (Club Captain), Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain)

Cumberland Cup winners Tom Mills, Dan Goodwin & Tom Price (Jon Samuel unable to attend) alongside Roger Cumberland (Trophy donor), Chris Offa (Club Captain), Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain)

President's Day 2016

Gwynfor Evans & Sue Parry's President's Day took pace on Sunday 24th July. The competition was an 18 hole four ball better ball stableford, 90% handicap allowance. Results as follows:

Ladies

1st     Sherrie Edwards & Hayley Price             45 points

2nd   Sheila Saer & Anne Lloyd                            39 points

3rd    Lisa Hughes & Chris Hughes                    38 points

4th    Jayne Wynn & Kim Allen                              38 points

Men

1st     Mike Davies & Dorian Davies                   44 points

2nd   Trevor Price & Don Harris                           43 points

3rd    Trevor Adams & Peter Riley                       43 points

4th    Tom Price & Paul Parry                                  43 points

 Presidents Day prize winners

Presidents Day prize winners

 Junior members played a 9 hole competition on Presidents Day. Competitors with the Presidents and Club Captains.

Junior members played a 9 hole competition on Presidents Day. Competitors with the Presidents and Club Captains.

Seniors Open Results

The Seniors Open took place on Wednesday 6th July with 109 players taking part. The format of the competition was individual stableford, full handicap, full results as follows:

Competition Standard Scratch (CSS) Visitors: 68; Members 66

Overall Winner:     Martin James(19)    (Pontypridd)      39 points(Bk 9 - 21)     £50.00

Category 'A' (0-13 Handicap)

1st     Gwynfor Evans(10)     (Builth Wells)           36 points     £40.00

2nd   Don Harris(12)               (Builth Wells)           33 points     £30.00

3rd    J. Davies(9)                       (St Idloes)                 32 points     £25.00

4th    S. Whipley(13)                 (Mountain Ash)     31 points      £20.00

Category 'B' (14-18 Handicap)

1st     Giles Marshall(14)          (Builth Wells)          39 points      £40.00

2nd   Roger Morrell(15)            (Llandrindod)         35 points      £30.00

3rd    Graham Jackson(15)    (Builth Wells)           35 points      £25.00

4th    Robert Wynn(15)             (Builth Wells)          34 points      £20.00

Category 'C' (19-28 Handicap)

1st     Nick Hall(20)                      (Builth Wells)           36 points     £40.00

2nd   Roger Booker(20)            (Builth Wells)          36 points     £30.00

3rd   Trevor Adams(19)             (Builth Wells)          35 points     £25.00

4th   Gareth Jenkins(23)          (Rhosgoch)             34 points     £20.00

2's winners: 3 balls per two

Steve Newell, Mike Harvey, J.R. Davies, Trevor Adams, R. Rogers, Norman Allen, Gwynfor Evans x 2, Jim Price, M. James, Bob Wynn, Roger Morrell, Ray James, Alan Smyth, J. Davies, A. Jones, D. Bloomfield, Mel Hughes x 2

GUW Welsh Junior Tour 2016

Builth Wells junior members Jacob Evans, Thomas Edwards, Harry Edwards, Reuben Baker & Zak Baker took part in round 2 of the Welsh Junior Tour on Sunday 3rd July at Carmarthen Golf Club. All 5 of them did themselves and our golf club proud. Zak was the winner of the under 12 boys, Thomas was 3rd in the under 10 boys, Harry was the winner of the under 8 boys and Reuben was runner up in the under 8 boys. Fantastic achievement, well done to you all. The next Welsh Junior Tour Event will be held at Lakeside Golf Club (Garthmyl) on Thursday 4th August.

British Wee Wonders Championship 2016

Congratulations to Builth Wells junior members Ellie Probert, Zac Baker, Thomas Edwards, Harry Edwards and Reuben Baker who all qualified for the Welsh Final of the 2016 British Wee Wonders Championship at a very wet and miserable Aberdovey Golf Club on Sunday 19th June.

The Welsh Final will be held at Rhondda Golf Club on Saturday 16th July where the top 3 players in each age category will qualify for the British Final to be held at 'The Home of Golf', St Andrews Golf Club (Scotland) at the end of August.

Good luck to you all and well played at Aberdovey where the weather conditions were dreadful.