G.L. Bradley Greensomes

The G.L. Bradley Greensomes took place on Sunday 14th August. The format was greensomes stableford, 1/2 combined handicap. Prizes were awarded in both ladies & men's sections. Results as follows:

Men's section

1st     Roger Booker & Allan Demery          43 points

2nd   Justin Powell & David Groves            42 points

3rd    Ciaran Price & Ian Price                          41 points

4th    Mel Hughes & Peter Riley                     39 points

5th    Trevor Price & Nigel Davies                  37 points

6th    Gwynfor Evans & Colin Bradley         37 points

Ladies section

1st     Enid Evans & Jayne Wynn                     38 points

2nd   Eileen Chessell & Dot Jones                37 points

3rd    Chris Hughes & Kara Parker                  35 points

Bicknell Bogey

The annual Bicknell Bogey competition was played on Sunday 31st July. The format was 18 hole, full handicap, bogey competition (matchplay against the golf course). Some excellent scores were returned especially in the ladies section.

The 2016 winners were 13 year old rising star, Grace Edwards in the ladies, and local butcher, Dave (Back Foot slider) Field, full results as follows:

Ladies

1st      Grace Edwards (23)            +3

2nd     Lindsay Jones (25)             +3

3rd      Kara Parker (18)                   +2

4th      Hayley Price (18)                  Level

5th      Jayne Wynn (23)                  -2

From left - Grace Edwards (Ladies winner), Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Dave Field (Men's winner)

From left - Grace Edwards (Ladies winner), Sherrie Edwards (Lady Captain), Dave Field (Men's winner)

Men

1st      Dave Field (16)                      +2

2nd     Jon Samuel (6)                      +2

3rd       Ian Price (15)                          +1

4th       Tom Davies (7)                       -1

5th       Melvyn Hughes (14)            -3

6th       John Moore (17)                    -3

Captains Day

Chris Offa's Club Captain's Day took place on Saturday 30th July. Members and invited guests had a fantastic day, the weather was good, the on course refreshments went down a treat, the food was excellent and to top it all off David Haines (PGA Professional) from Burnham & Berrow Golf Club provided a trick shot routine. It was wonderful to see someone hit a putter over 200 yards off the tee peg! Results of the day as follows:

1st      Zak Baker (15)                      39 points

2nd    Jon Samuel (7)                     39 points

3rd     Melvyn Hughes (15)          38 points

4th     Gareth Davies (15)            37 points

5th      Rhys Davies (19)                37 points

Nearest the Pins:

5th hole            Nick Bridgeman

7th hole            Tom Mills

9th hole            Antony Bridgeman

11th hole         Jon Samuel

15th hole         Paul Parry

17th hole         Steve Witherston

Longest Drives:

4th hole            Tom Mills

10th hole         Tom Mills

18th hole          Richard Gealy

Niblett Putter

The Niblett Putter was played for on Wednesday 27th July. A large field of both men & lady members took part in this individual medal competition. Results as follows:

Men

Overall winner        Rhys Davies                    82 - 20 = 62

2nd                                Shane Claridge                70 - 7 = 63

3rd                                 Tom Mills                             68 - 5 = 63

4th                                Justin Powell                     72 - 7 = 65

5th                                Roy Samuel                        74 - 7 = 67

6th                               Gareth Jones                    68 - 1 = 67

7th                               Carl Lloyd                         83 - 16 = 67

Ladies

1st                               Jayne Wynn                    96 - 24 = 72

2nd                              Enid Evans                      95 - 22 = 73

3rd                              Sheila Saer                      89 - 15 = 74

4th                              Dot Jones                       95 - 20 = 75

Captains Cup

The Captains Cup took place on Sunday 10th July. The format was 4 ball better ball stableford, 90% handicap allowance.

Leading scores:

1st     Graham Parker & David Saunders                45 points

2nd   Aaron Evans & Tom Price                                    43 points (Bk 9 - 22)

3rd    Allan Stather & Lee Bullock                               43 points (Bk 9 - 21)

4th    Kevin Pritchard & Andrew Evans                    43 points (Bk 9 - 20)

5th    Ian Price & Ciaran Price                                        41 points

6th    David Groves & Justin Powell                           41 points

Congratulations to Justin Powell who scored a hole in one on the 136 yard 15th hole.

Hutton Cup

The Hutton Cup was played on Sunday 3rd July, format full handicap stableford. Tom Samuel continued his rich vein of form with another fine score of 39 points to pip Gareth Pearson, also playing very well at present, on the back 6 holes.

Results:

1st      Tom Samuel(8)                       39 points

2nd    Gareth Pearson(13)             39 points

3rd     Andrew Evans(8)                    38 points

4th     Antony Bridgeman(18)      36 points

5th     Chris Offa(10)                         36 points

6th     Allan Stather(8)                      36 points

Club Championship

Tim Iveson won the Men's Club Championship for the 10th time with superb rounds of 63 & 67 for a 2 under par total of 130 on Sunday 26th June. The current B&R County Champion, Gareth Jones was 2nd with rounds of 70 & 66.

36 Hole Gross

1st      Tim Iveson                     63 & 67 = 130

2nd    Gareth Jones               70 & 66 = 136

3rd    Jon Samuel                    72 & 74 = 146

4th    Justin Powell                 72 & 78 = 150

5th    Shane Claridge            74 & 77 = 151

From left: Tom Mills, Chris Offa (Club Captain), Tim Iveson

From left: Tom Mills, Chris Offa (Club Captain), Tim Iveson

36 Hole Nett

1st     Tom Mills                        59 & 67 = 126

2nd   Gareth Davies              66 & 61 = 127

3rd    Chris Offa                       65 & 65 = 130

4th    Dan Goodwin               65 & 68 = 133

5th    Ian Price                           67 & 68 = 135

18 Holes AM

1st     Paul Worthington         85 - 23 = 62

2nd   Mark Jones                       75 - 11 = 64

18 Holes PM

1st     Dorian Davies                82 - 18 = 64

2nd   Tom Davies                       72 - 7 = 65

Brecon & Radnor Men's Championship

The 2016 B&R Men's County Championship took place on Sunday 19th June over 36 holes on a golf course in fantastic condition. Results as follows:

Gross

County Champion     Gareth Jones   (Builth Wells)          68 & 68 = 136

B&R County Champion, Gareth Jones, nett winner Tom Samuel with Chris Offa (Club Captain, left), Gwynfor Evans (B&R County President, right)

B&R County Champion, Gareth Jones, nett winner Tom Samuel with Chris Offa (Club Captain, left), Gwynfor Evans (B&R County President, right)

2nd                             Ben Davies   (Llandrindod Wells)   64 & 73 = 137

3rd                              Tim Iveson   (Builth Wells)                  67 & 71 = 138

Nett

Winner                     Tom Samuel   (Builth Wells)              61 & 66 = 127

2nd                             Chris Offa   (Builth Wells)                  67 & 61 = 128

3rd                             Andrew Claridge   (Builth Wells)     63 & 65 = 128

Team Gross (George Bradley Cup)

Winners                  Builth Wells 'A'   Gareth Jones, Tim Iveson, Tom Mills, Lee Bullock

18 Hole PM

1st                             Jon Samuel   (Builth Wells)               72 - 8 = 64

2nd                            Carl Lloyd   (Builth Wells)                  81 - 16 = 65