Additional Monthly Medal

An additional monthly medal was added to the fixtures to run alongside the Rabbits Cup. Played off the yellow tees a number of excellent scores were returned.

Steve Witherston pipped his great friend Ian Price when both players scored 73 - 11 = 62; Steve coming out on top with a better back nine. Steve and Ian’s handicaps are seperated by just 0.1. Third place went to Andrew Claridge who scored 80 - 17 = 63, with Lee Bullock in 4th place with 70 - 7 = 63.

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Rabbits Cup

The Rabbits Cup is open to those members with handicaps of 18 and over and is normally a closely fought affair. The 2019 winner blitzed the field; junior member Ruben Edwards scoring an amazing 77 - 22 = 55 resulting in a 4 shot handicap reduction to 18! Runner up with what would normally be considered to be a fine score was Graham Yates, 84 - 21 = 63; third place went to Dean Claridge, 90 - 27 = 63.

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Wales Golf Handicap Team Qualifier

Sunday 21st April saw the playing of the Wales Golf Handicap Team Qualifier. The format was full handicap stableford played from the white tees.

The top four players scores are submitted to the Brecon & Radnor County Golf Union, where the aggregate score of the 4 cards may be good enough to go forward and represent the County in the Handicap Team Final at Celtic Manor in August.

Another junior member showed his good form with Ciaran Price scoring 43 points off his handicap of 17 to win the competition. Club Captain Tom Mills showed the Captaincy hasn’t affected his golf with an excellent 40 points, with Thomas Edwards continuing his fine form with 38 points and Matthew Bufton completing the top four also with 38 points.

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Easter Medal

The 2019 Easter Medal was played on Good Friday, 19th April in beautiful early season weather. Scoring was excellent, no surprise given the weather and course condition.

The top 7 scores were all under the standard scratch with Tom Price coming out on top with a superb score of 69 - 9 = 60, runner up was junior member Tom Offa, 83 - 21 = 62, closely followed by Paul Greenway, 84 - 21 = 63.

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Champion of Champions

The inaugural Champion of Champions competition took place on Sunday 7th April. Players eligible for this competition had to have been winners or runners up in specific competitions in 2018.

The format was full handicap stableford played from the white tees.

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The first winner of the Champion of Champions competition was 12 year old junior member Thomas Edwards; Thomas scored 42 points off his 22 handicap, pipping runner up Gareth Davies on the back nine. Another junior member, Ceri Jones was third with a fine 40 points off his 19 handicap.

Club Championship

The 2017 men's Club Championship was played on Saturday 24th June over 36 holes. Tim Iveson added the Club Championship to his recent Brecon & Radnor County Championship with scores of 67 & 70 to beat Gareth Jones by 4 shots. The net competition was won by Josh Price with consistent scores of 65 & 65 off his 21 handicap. Josh was 3 shots clear of Gareth Pearson (2nd), Tom Price (3rd) & Aaron Evans (4th).

Tim Iveson (Centre - County & Club Champion) with on the left Josh Price, on the right, Rhys Davies (County net Champion)

Tim Iveson (Centre - County & Club Champion) with on the left Josh Price, on the right, Rhys Davies (County net Champion)

Men's Open - Sayce Cup

The 2017 Men's Open playing for the Sayce Cup was played on Sunday 14th May. The open was very kindly sponsored by Builth Wells Garages Limited, with Director Martyn Evans presenting the prizes at the presentation. This year's winner was Sam Williams (Builth Wells) with a score of 74 - 8 = 66 winning by 1 shot from Jamie Evans (Builth Wells), 90 - 23 = 67. Results as follows:

Net

1st    Sam Williams (Builth Wells)        74 - 8 = 66

2nd  Jamie Evans (Builth Wells)          90 - 23 = 67

3rd   Tuljung Gurung (Cradoc)             86 - 19 = 67

4th   Tom Price (Builth Wells)               79 - 11 = 68

5th    Norman Allen (Builth Wells)     83 - 15 = 68

6th   Nick Morgan (Builth Wells)        82 - 12 = 70

Club Captain, Tom Davies, Sayce Cup winner, Sam Williams, Main Sponsor, Martyn Evans (Builth Wells Garages Limited)

Club Captain, Tom Davies, Sayce Cup winner, Sam Williams, Main Sponsor, Martyn Evans (Builth Wells Garages Limited)

Gross

1st    Lee Bannister (Brecon)               72

2nd  Jon Samuel (Builth Wells)          75

3rd   Tim Iveson (Builth Wells)            75

4th   Gareth Jones (Builth Wells)      75

Best Visitor Net

1st    Robert Clarke (Brecon)            81 - 11 = 70

2's sweep winners: 9 x Titleist Pro V1's

Steve Witherston; Lee Bannister; Dhir Gurung

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