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SMGS at La Manga. July 3rd, 2019

This week saw 40 (41) members and 4 (6) guests make the annual pilgrimage to la Manga. There was a sense of anticipation before play started as this course is a favourite of many people. So it was a little disappointing to find the greens were still recovering from their recent hollow-tining and were woolly and slow. There was no excuse for the state of the bunkers, however – they were hard packed, sand less and in many cases very wet. All very strange on a premium golf course. Mind you it’s hard to think of a local course which has good bunkers.

The course was playing long and the wind gradually got up during the day to keep the scoring in check. Only two players managed 36 points and some of the other scores don’t bear mentioning. You will be pleased to hear that Alan Mac has recovered remarkably well from his tumble – so well in fact that he was back to his normal scoring (twenty something) after last week’s superb 38 points.

We were 3 players light at the start of play after Colin Smith and his two guests went MIA – they finished their round, to a great round of applause, just as we finished the prize giving – no prizes for them  however.

There were two matches in our match-play league 1 this week – Norman Cahill beat Theo Blowhole 7 holes to 6 and Robin Eastman – he who does everything – beat Daz Hancock 8 holes to 6.

Best guest this week was Andy Forrest who came in with a steady 32 points.

Nearest the pin prizes – sponsored by Mick Roscoe and the Property Shop – went to Matt Taylor, Paul lambert, Phil de Lacy and Norman Cahill. Special mention to Paul Lambert – I measured 207 yards to the pin on my scope on hole 5, the pin was behind a bunker and he hit to about 3 feet – great shot.

Prizes in bronze category this week went to – 4th Sandra Dibble 31, 3rd Mike Kaylor 32, 2nd Ron ‘still Shaky’ Stenhouse, again, with 34 and a very fine 36 from the winner Ralph Tilbrrok.

Winning team; Micky, Robin, Phil & Norman
Winning team; Micky, Robin, Phil & Norman

Silver was very close – 4th Norman Cahill 30, 3rd Phil de Lacy 32 losing on countback to Kev Allbright who also remarkably had 32, first was that smash and grab merchant Dave Blackburn 33 who always seems to do well whenever he is here.

The lower handicappers in gold produced some very similar scoring 4th Matt Taylor 32, 3rd John Humphries 33, 2nd Greame Forbes 35 and 1st was Dave Alderdice with the best score in the division and overall – on countback from Ralph.

The abacus prize for the last of the runners-up went to John Rose – score only on application – kindly sponsored by Mike Kaylor of Mike’s IPTV.

SMGS entered two teams in the support Prostate Cancer event at Visabella last Saturday. We donated €455 raised by the members through the “blob tin”. To find out more visit our website smgs.org or give our Captain Tony Smale a call on 639129223. Next week we are at Alicante golf and the following weeks at El Plantio and Vistabella.

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SMGS at Hacienda Riquelme. April 3rd, 2019

Twenty eight members and seven guests turned out to play at Hacienda Riquelme, a notoriously difficult course. As usual the course was well presented but it had some tricky pin placings. Usually scores are low and the course tends to favour the higher handicaps, especially when it gets a little breezy. This proved to be the case as in the Bronze Division Keith Wickham scored a creditable 36 points, the best score of the day.

With drives running out of fairway the lower handicappers were often seen searching for lost balls. The cause being the thick spear grass which lines the fairways in abundance on most holes. It seems that the groups in front of us (not SMGS) did not know the search time for lost balls has been reduced to three minutes, as it was a very slow 5 hour round. It would appear consideration for your fellow golfers is on the decline amongst the holiday golfers.

Talking of consideration; the group following myself failed to notice one of their group was absent. He had fallen into the lake on the fourth hole and was struggling to climb up the steep side. They were engrossed in playing out on the green and were oblivious to his predicament and our shouts from across the water. Thankfully he managed to use his club as a pickaxe to haul himself free. I’m sure they would have noticed his absence on the next tee. At least the sun and the breeze dried him out quickly and he managed to complete 18 holes.

Golf aside, probably the highlight of the day for quite a few, was a drink on the patio of the Casón after a hard day at the office. A pleasant place to be for non golfers as well.

Winning results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze; Mick Seymour (31), Chris Hamblett (35), Keith Wickham (36).

Silver; Kevin Allbright (28), Paddy Diskin (33), Steve Hart (34).

Bronze; Tony Smale (29), Theo Boelhouwer (31), Eva Pettersson (33).

Nearest the Pins (Sponsored by Property Shop); Hole 5 Ivan Hanak, Hole 7 Chris Hamblett.

Abacus (Sponsored by Mikes Digital TV); John Rose.

Best Guests; Bruce Boswell (27),Bjorn Newman (27 winning on CB)

Our thanks go to all Riquelme staff for their contribution to the day. Next week we will be at Serena, then on following weeks at La Marquesa and Vistabella. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 62822768

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SMGS at Vistabella. March 27th, 2019

A shotgun start at 9 a.m. (do we love them or hate them?) saw 38 members and 4 guests, as well as 12 Eurogolf team members, arrive at a course that has become a permanent SMGS monthly fixture. Bathed in sunshine and with still conditions, it was hoped that all would be done and dusted by the time the expected 35Km winds turned up some time around early afternoon.

Witness statements conveyed what that level of wind could do as it had blown the day before in the Torrevieja/Punta Prima area, sending various objects skitting around urbanizations. We didn’t quite make it.

Eurogolf members were present to take on a San Miguel team in a fixture that has been held annually in recent years between the two societies and which, until now, had been played at La Marquesa, standing at one win each. Today San Miguel dominated in a matchplay pairs competition 5-1, so going one up in the ongoing series. The next challenge is eagerly awaited.

In the SMGS members’ competition, in which all SMGS members participated even if playing in the match against Eurogolf, scoring was pretty even across the board for all categories. Keith Wickham in Bronze recorded the day’s best return with 35 points. David Bishop and Bjorn Pettersson won the Silver and Gold categories respectively, both recording 34 points and beating their nearest adversaries on countback. A Scottish run of taking the Abacus is evolving.

Last week Alan MacDonald’s great friend Scotty Phillips took the prize. In his absence this week Alan thought he had better win it, and so did.

A final word on the course. Whilst the opening of the 7 new holes has been welcomed by many, and the experience improved recently by allowing buggies on to those holes’ fairways if they enter at right angles, the scalping of those same fairways by mowers set at minimum height appears difficult to explain. Wood users coped, but trying to get an iron under the ball verged on the impossible.

Having seen the pros playing short irons and taking enormous divots at the recent Players and Valspar tournaments in the US of A, it made one wonder how they would cope on solid dry clay surfaces with no grass. Perhaps course professional Adrian Rudge, one of SMGS’s sponsors, could explain to society members unable to find the answer how it is done. It seems we need a workshop!!

SMGS winning results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 4th Brian Butler (31), 3rd Mike Inns (32), 2nd Haydn Williams (33) and 1st, with the day’s best score, Keith Wickham with 35 points

Silver Category: 4th Steve Hart (30), 3rd Johan Lager (31), 2nd Kyrre Skarsmoen (34 on CB) and 1st David Bishop (34 on CB)

Silver Category
Silver Category

Gold Category: 4th Mike Greatorex (33 on CB), 3rd Phil de Lacy (33 on CB), 2nd Colin Rust (34 on CB) and 1st Bjorn Pettersson, also with 34 points

Nearest the pins on par 3’s (Sponsored by Property Shop): Hole 2 Robin Eastman, Hole 7 Roger Carter, Hole 11 Johan Lager, Hole 15 Matt Newman

Nearest the pin in 2 on hole 17: Paddy Diskin

Longest Drive on hole 12: Mike Greatorex

Abacus (Sponsored by Mike IPTV Kaylor): Alan MacDonald

Best Guests: Ray Waite (32) beat Bertil Lingren (28) in to second place

Our thanks go to all Vistabella staff for their contribution to an enjoyable day. Next week we will be at Hacienda de Riquelme, the following week at La Serena. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

 

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SMGS at La Torre. March 6th, 2019

A somewhat rare of late overcast day found 45 members and 2 guests turn up at La Torre for the third round of this season’s Bogey’s Medal Shield. Given that the medal format is one not liked by a number of members the turnout was excellent, quite possibly helped by the recent society introduced regulation of allowing only a maximum of plus five to any hole’s par for each and every player.

Thus on a par 4 nobody will score worse than a nine, on a par 5 no worse than a ten. This does away with cricket score like numbers returned in the past for individual holes, helps speed up play, and allows a player having a really bad hole to remain within the competition. Clearly a large number of players took advantage of this ruling with a high number of eights, nines and tens posted.

Those going out earliest got the better of the weather, with the wind increasing dramatically from one o’clock onwards. Whether this impacted on four hour rounds for the early starters to five hours for those bringing up the rear wasn’t determined, but it is the case that slow play remains an issue and all members need to be aware of the importance of keeping up with the group in front.

La Torre is a course not often visited by SMGS and many found it hard to remember particular holes with the exceptions of the par threes 9th and 11th with their carry over water and little bailout room. Graeme Forbes gets a special mention in this week’s report for his winning the nearest the pin on both of these very similar and difficult holes.

In the overall competitions, Mike Jordan and Colin Rust won their respective categories of Bronze and Silver with the day’s best scores of nett 68 (the course’s par). Robin Eastman took the Gold Category with a nett 71, beating his match play opponent Jim Imrie in a secondary SMGS singles competition in to second place on countback and taking the prize in their particular dual at the last.

After three rounds Barry Roehrig comfortably leads the Bogey’s Medal Shield competition, with Phil de Lacy leading the chasing pack.

 The day’s winning results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 5th Brian Butler (76), 4th Roger Carter (75), 3rd Alan MacDonald (72), 2nd Brian Mulligan (71) and 1st, with the day’s best score on countback with a nett 68, Mike Jordan.

Bronze winners: Roger Brian Mike Brian Alan
Bronze winners: Roger Brian Mike Brian Alan

Silver Category: 5th Dave Gibson (72 on CB), 4th Paul Kelsall (72 on CB), 3rd Chris Wren (71), 2nd Peter Girenas (70) and 1st Colin Rust with a nett 68.

Gold Category: 5th Theo Boelhouwer (73 on CB), 4th Barry Roehrig (73 on CB), 3rd Keven Mitchell (72), 2nd Jim Imrie (71 on CB) and 1st Robin Eastman, also with 1 nett 71.

Nearest the pins: Hole 3 John Humphrey, Hole 5 Tony Smale, Hole 9 Graeme Forbes, Hole 11 Graeme Forbes, Hole 15 Tommy Boyle, Hole 17 Mike Greatorex

Abacus: Ray Seaman

Best Guest: David Alderdice (72)

Our thanks go to all La Torre staff for their contribution to an enjoyable day. Next week we will be at El Plantio, and on following weeks at Alenda and Vistabella. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

 

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San Miguel Golf Society Vistabella 23rd Jan, 2019

An early shotgun start for 44 members and 6 accompanying guests at a course that is becoming a society regular now that all 18 holes are in play. A blustery beginning was a portent of things to come, with an initial lull in the strength of the wind leading to false hopes of calmer conditions.

Around 2 hours in to the round the gale arrived. The stroke index 1 sixth was turned in to something far greater than its par 4 standing by a ferocious headwind, the following downhill par 3 needing something mighty to get to the green. The 8th came as something of a relief with the wind almost behind. Not only did players have to compete with the elements, but also with pin positions that verged on the impossible.

This author, having played golf in the region for 30 years, has never seen so many pins placed in so many corners and so close to edges. Was this an attempt to protect the greens from too much wear and tear? Whatever the difficulties, some players returned good results. Bob Eyland, Richard Cleary and Paul Kelsall all played to their handicaps, and guest Thomas Olsen recorded an eagle. Congratulations to them!!

Winning results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:
Bronze Category: 5th Brian Butler (28 on CB), 4th Mike Kaylor (30), 3rd Chris Hamblett (31), 2nd Mike Jordan (34) and 1st Bob Eyland with 36.
Silver Category: 5th Dave Gibson (29), 4th Steve Hart (31), 3rd Alan MacDonald (32), 2nd Paul Kelsall (36 on CB) and 1st Richard Cleary, also with 36.
Gold Category: 5th Tony Smale (30), 4th Robin Eastman (31), 3rd Mark Preston (32), 2nd Barry Roehrig (34) and 1st Theo Boelhouwer with 35 points.

Nearest the pins (sponsored by Mick Roscoe’s The Property Shop): Hole 2 Kyrre Skarsmoen, Hole 7 Dave Gibson, Hole 11 Theo Boelhouwer, Hole 15 Richard Cleary.
Abacus (sponsored by Vistabella Golf Pro Adrian Rudge and comprising of a free lesson): Peter Girenas

Best Guest Winner and Runner-up: Cathy Nolan (32) and Thomas Olsen (27 and which included an Eagle) respectively

Our thanks go to all Vistabella staff for their contribution to a very enjoyable day. Next week we will be at La Finca, then on following weeks at Las Ramblas and Hacienda de Riquelme . Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

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Colin Arkley Trophy

San Miguel Golf Society La Serena 16th Jan, 2019

The time of year for SMGS to fondly remember former Captain and President Colin Arkley through playing for a trophy named in his honour.

Whilst many current members will not have known Colin, those that have been with the society long enough recall a kind, generous and much liked personality who always had time for everybody.

And in what spectacular fashion the trophy was won this time around. Whilst scoring across the board was excellent, with 30 members getting 30 points or more and 7 bettering their handicap, Spencer Andrews (47) somewhat massacred all opposition, winning by 8 points from 2nd placed Russell Bailey (39).

In effect Spencer shot an under par round playing off his handicap of 11, an extremely impressive achievement on a course very much complicated by the presence of water on 16 of its 18 holes.

With Spencer clearly taking the main prize and Gold Category, Johan Lager and Mike Jordan respectively won the other two divisions of Silver and Bronze with far more humble 37´s.

Winning results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 5th Dave Bishop (32 on CB), 4th Chris Hamblett (32 on CB), 3rd Alan Hill (33), 2nd Mick Roscoe (35) and 1st Mike Jordan with 37.

Silver Category: 5th Ivan Hanak (32 on CB), 4th Peter Girenas (33 on CB), 3rd Kyrre Skarsmoen (33 on CB), 2nd Adrian Roberts (33 on CB) and first Johan Lager with 37.

Gold Category: 5th Robin Eastman (37 on CB), 4th Hugh Reilly (37 on CB), 3rd Theo Boelhouwer (37 on CB), 2nd Russell Bailey (39) and 1st, with by far and away the day’s best score, Spencer Andrews with a marvellous 47 points.

The competition winner
The competition winner

Nearest the pins (sponsored by Ron Stenhouse’s Stenhouse Flooring): Hole 3 Mark Preston, Hole 9 Alan Hill, Hole 15 Chris Hamblett, Hole 17 Phil de Lacy.

Abacus (sponsored by Gordon Wilson of Glendale Engineering): Mike Inns

Best Guest Winner: Ken Hearn

Abacus: Mike inns

Our thanks go to all La Serena staff for their contribution to a very enjoyable day. Next week we will be at Vistabella, then on following weeks at La Finca and Las Ramblas. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628 227 687.

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San Miguel Golf Society Villamartin 9th Jan, 2019

Four weeks after last visiting Villamartin after a previously long stay away, 47 members, joined by 2 guests, turned out for the second round of this season’s Bogey’s Shield, a competition played over 5 rounds at different courses visited by the society throughout the year. SMGS’s last visit had the unprecedented society event of 2 holes-in-one on the same day, both at the 9th. Whilst not quite matching that, John Osborne did his bit by adding another, this time at the 17th.

The medal format of the competition often meant in the past that numbers were down for this particular competition, but the day’s turnout was exceptionally good, aided by a desire for many to meet up again after the Christmas and New Year festivities as well as a general liking for the course, which was in pretty good condition, especially the greens. Set up relatively short difficulty was significantly increased by the addition of some tricky pin placements.

San Miguel Golf Society Villamartin 9th Jan, 2019
San Miguel Golf Society

Twenty-two members were unable to achieve a nett 80 or less, indicating how tough it was for many. Interestingly, Bronze Category had better general scores than the other two divisions, a rare occurrence. Seven players beat their handicaps, with two stand-out scores. Local marshall Ian Parkinson scored an excellent nett 67, bettered only by the superb score of Barry Roehrig who recorded a nett 66 playing off of 12, his joint best gross score of the day (78) matched by Jim Imrie (handicap 4).

Results, by category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 5th Kyrre Skarsmoen (72 on CB), 4th Mike Jordan (72 on CB), 3rd Chris Hamblett (71 on CB), 2nd Charlie Harkin (71 on CB) and 1st Ian Parkinson with a nett 67.

Silver Category: 5th Paul Kelsall (79 on CB), 4th Bjorn Pettersson (79 on CB), 3rd Alan MacDonald (77), 2nd Phil de Lacy (71 on CB) and first Mike Greatorex, also with 71.

Gold Category: 5th John Osborne (74), 4th Steve Jones (72), 3rd Tony Smale (71), 2nd Robin Eastman (70) and 1st, with the day’s best score, Barry Roehrig with a nett 66.

Nearest the pins (sponsored by Property Shop): Hole 6 Scotty Phillips, Hole 9 Tommy Boyle, Hole 13 John Rose, Hole 17 John Osborne with a hole-in-one.

Abacus: Gary Edwards

Best Guest Winner: Russ Bond (72)

San Miguel Golf Society Villamartin 9th Jan, 2019
San Miguel Golf Society Villamartin 9th Jan, 2019

Our thanks go to all Villamartin staff for their contribution to a very enjoyable day. Next week we will be at La Serena, then on following weeks at Vistabella and La Finca. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

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San Miguel Golf Society Las Colinas December 12th, 2018

President’s Trophy Round 2

Thirty-nine members were joined by 3 guests to take part in the second round of this season’s President’s Trophy. With our President Phil Birtwistle continuing his march towards recovering from a severe illness many a player’s thoughts were with him.

The day was perfect for golf, with the initial strong breeze quickly calming down, the sun coming out and the course in good condition to be taken on. Dry fairways allowed for plenty of roll, but so did the pretty dry greens which made keeping the ball on them quite difficult. Whilst playing true, that difficulty was somewhat reflected in the scoring, with no player able to make 36 points or more.

Quite possibly the rarest attainment of a prize was accomplished by Humphrey Kelleher who on the par 3 14th managed to win a nearest the pin prize by sending his ball towards the water hazard, watching it hit a rock on the lake’s border to bounce to nobody knew where, only to arrive at the green to find it around 5 feet away from the pin. Quite obviously feeling abashed Humphrey decided to 3 putt from there. No matter, the sleeve of balls was his.

Yearly SMGS sponsor Moneycorp  sponsored the day and its representative Wake Ling gave a brief talk to those staying at the prize giving regarding the services the company offers. He presented the nearest the pins as well as a golf shirt to the scorer of the day’s best round, Jim Imrie, who won on countback from Kyrre Skarsmoen and Charlie Harkin.

Results, by Category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 4th Brian Butler (28), 3rd Mick Roscoe (33 on CB), 2nd Chris Hamblett (33 on CB) and 1st Charlie Harkin with 35 points.

Silver Category: 4th Brian Mulligan (32), 3rd Ken Flaherty (34 on CB), 2nd Phil de Lacy (34 on CB) and first Kyrre Skarsmoen with 35 points.

Gold Category: 4th Tony Smale (32 on CB), 3rd Theo Boelhouwer (32 on CB), 2nd Russell Bailey (32 on CB) and 1st, with the day’s best score (on countback), Jim Imrie with 35 points.

Nearest the pins: Hole 5 Adrian Roberts, Hole 7 Keith Wraithmell, Hole 10 Phil de Lacy, Hole 14 Humphrey Kelleher, Hole 17 Robin Eastman

Abacus: Gerald Turner

Best Guest Winner: Dave Bishop (33)

Our thanks go to all Las Colinas staff for their contribution to an enjoyable day. Next week we will be at Villamartin, then on following weeks at La Finca and La Marquesa. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687

Newbie Gary was so pleased to win a prize (In it to win it) he couldn’t resist getting into the photos. Nice outfit.

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San Miguel Golf Society Mar Menor 14th November, 2018

Mar Menor is quite possibly SMGS members’ generally preferred course of those managed by GNK, due to it having not quite so many bunkers or as much pampas grass as the others, and being relatively short. However, it has its difficulties, with some holes closely bordered by water and well protected greens.

Some difficult pin positions, slowish putting surfaces and a gusting wind added to the complexity for the 40 members and 2 guests taking on the course and, whilst scoring was good overall, only 3 players, all low handicappers playing in the Gold Category, beat their handicaps. Richard McCann had the day’s best return by some distance, scoring 40 points.

Results, by Category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 5th Neil Oliver (34 on CB), 4th Chris Hamblett (34 on CB), 3rd Mick Seymour (34 on CB), 2nd Mike Jordan (34 on CB) and 1st Norman McBride with 36 points.

Silver Category: 5th Brian Mulligan (33), 4th George Brown (34 on CB), 3rd Noel Connellan (34 on CB), 2nd Kyrre Skarsmoen (35) and first Ken Flaherty with 36 points.

Gold Category: 5th Noel Bannon (35 on CB), 4th Phil de Lacy (35 on CB), 3rd Russell Bailey (37 on CB), 2nd Theo Boelhouwer (37 on CB) and 1st, with the day’s best score (and so a Ray Seaman donated gift), Richard McCann with 40 points.

Nearest the pins (sponsored by Property Shop): Hole 2 Gerald Bannon, Hole 8 Darren Hancock, Hole 14 Brian Mulligan, Hole 18 Spencer Andrews.

Abacus (sponsored by Mike Kaylor): Gary Beechey

Best Guest Winner: Kevin Toner

Our thanks go to all Mar Menor staff for their contribution to a very enjoyable day. Next week we will be at La Torre, then on following weeks at El Valle and Lo Romero. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

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San Miguel Golf Society Serena 7th November, 2018

The first round of this SMGS season’s Bogey Medal Shield attracted 42 members along with one guest to the seemingly wetland course (16 holes with water in play) of La Serena. As some members are not keen on playing medals, a hybrid competition has been developed for this year’s medal days where a concurrent stableford competition is run and for which the day’s prizes are given.

Those that battle around a course in its entirety have their score count towards the Bogey’s Shield and Order of Merit points, those who fall back in to the Stableford element of the competition only do not. The format actually showed its worth with only 16 of the 42 members completing their rounds in the medal format. A number of players would have been out of any competitive medal element on the very first hole, one member going into the water twice and out-of-bounds driving off the first tee.

Darren Hancock and Steve Higgins were the only two to better their handicaps, taking 1st and 2nd in this year’s Bogey’s Shield respectively, joined at the top of the competition standings by Kyrre Skarsmoen in 3rd. The prize giving highlight of the day was Mike Kaylor of Mike’s Digital TV gaining his own sponsored prize for the 2nd of the last 3 weeks. Perhaps the business has fallen on hard times and the wine is having to be recycled!!! We hope not.

Bronze Category winners: Norman P, Ron, Norman McB, Kyrre.

Results (stableford), by Category and in reverse order, were the following:

Bronze Category: 4th Norman McBride (32 on CB), 3rd Norman Padmore (32 on CB), 2nd Ron Stenhouse (35 on CB) and 1st Kyrre Skarsmoen also with 35 points.

Silver Category: 4th Mike Greatorex (31), 3rd Brendan Toner (32), 2nd Phil de Lacey (35) and 1st Chris Wren with 36 points.

Gold Category: 4th Bill Morrison (33), 3rd Barry Roehrig (34), 2nd Steve Higgins (37) and 1st, with the day’s best score, Darren Hancock with 38 points.

Nearest the pins (balls sponsored by Stenhouse Flooring): Hole 3 Steve Higgins, Hole 9 Norman Padmore, Hole 15 Kev Allbright and Hole 17 Mike Greatorex.

Abacus (sponsored by Mike Kaylor) was won by the sponsor himself, Mike Kaylor!!

Our thanks go to all La Serena staff for their contribution to an enjoyable day. Next week we will be at Mar Menor, then on following weeks at La Torre and El Valle. Keep up to date with all SMGS matters by logging on to our website www.smgs.org or simply give Captain Tony Smale a call on 628227687.

 

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