The Horsington Open at Henstridge Golf Club on Friday 23rd October was an intensly fought competition, with scarcely a hair’s breadth between the main contenders. 42 players took part. A full report will follow shortly, but here are the results:
Horsington Open 2015– Prizes
1st Tony Brodie 22 pts
2nd John MacDonald 21 pts
3rd Richard Walker 21pts
There were 5 players with 21 pts, and 1 with 20. Results were decided on the last 6, and then the last 3 holes.
David Blake, and Hutch Hutch Wright also had 21 points, Previous winner Chris Dibben had 20 points
Team Prize : There were 3 Teams with 65 points – Henstridge, The Half Mooners and the Wright Stuff.
Prize goes to Henstridge, on the basis of last 6 and then the last 3 holes’ performance.
Longest drive Richard Walker
Nearest the pin Paul Mann
Putt of the Day Mike Baker putted off green for a birdie (hotly contested by Chris Bailward who putted off green having put 2 previous balls in the lake and Tony Brodie who achieved a 24 ft Putt)
Best Lady Sally Ward
Best Newcomer Tony Brodie
Most improved players
Richard Gaunt +3
George Wagland + 7
John MacDonald +7
But the prize goes to Glynn Parry +10 (on a lower handicap)
Wooden Spoon – William Wallace and a special award to The Foresters – First time on a Golf Course.
Best Dressed Golfer Anthony Yateman.
Thanks to everyone who took part. We raised a considerable sum -at least £500- for the St Margaret’s Hospice, and will report further when the accounts have been done.
Thanks to all sponsors, donors, and the Henstridge Golf Club management and members for the smooth running of the event.