North Devon League - Finals Day
held at Willingcott Valley Golf Club
Sunday 27th September 2015
The 2015 North Devon League Finals Day was held at Willingcott Valley Golf Club on a fine, sunny, but breezy day.
Winners of the Team Championship with a superb score of 193 were Libbaton Golf Club ahead of Runners-Up Holsworthy on 172.
3rd Saunton 167
4th Portmore 165
5th Great Torrington 163
6th Willingcott Valley 158
7th Royal North Devon Golf Club 152
8th Highbullen 140
9th Saunton Artisans 139
10th Northam Artisans 128
11th Mortehoe & Woolacombe 102
The Champion of Champions was Peter Short (Libbaton) with an excellent score of 37 points
Runners-Up were John Deacon (Willingcott Valley) & Jeremy Horwood (Holsworthy) on 32 points
The Scratch Champion was Phil Venn (Saunton)
The Handicap Champion was Dave Wonnacott (Libbaton) 38 points
There were 8 Gross Two's: Yusof Othman, Nick Ayres, James Corry, Patrick Farrelly, Paddy Ford, Mark Clatworthy, Rob Scattergood & Andrew Patt each receiving 16 Balls.
The prizes for the 2015 season were awarded by the League Chairman, Geoff Green to:
"Rosebowl" -Ilfracombe won 4 - 1 versus Willingcott Valley at R.N.D.G.C
Tony Gooch (Great Torrington), John Deacon (Willingcott Valley), Jeremy Horwood (Holsworthy), Peter Short (Libbaton), Patrick Farrelly (Mortehoe & Woolacombe), Andrew Barton (Highbullen), Mark Clatworthy (Saunton), Nick Ayres (Northam Artisans) and Alan Huxtable (Portmore).
Three Ball Team Event : played at R.N.D.G.C -John Sims, Phil Jones & Adam Stevens (Portmore) 83 points
High Handicap Knock-Out Trophy : Winners Great Torrington Golf Club Runners-Up Saunton Artisans
Winners of Division One : Great Torrington
Winners of Division Two: Highbullen
Club Centenary Trophy 2015
Wrangaton Golf Club 586
Mullion Golf Club 563
Great Torrington Golf Club 560
Exeter Golf & Country Club 550
Best Lady Overall Caroline Hills (Mullion) 40 points
Best Gent Overall Richard Knox (Gt Torrington) 40 points
Wrangaton Wendy Roberts 38 points
Great Torrington Melanie Goldman 36 points
Exeter Chris Quantick 39 points
Mullion Rosetta Simmons 34 points
Wrangaton Matt Westmoreland 39 points
Great Torrington Mike Mcleod 40 points
Exeter Simon Quantick 39 points
Mullion Tony Hills 38 points
Longest Drive Ladies Jenny King (Mullion)
Longest Drive Gents Sam Macwilliam (Wrangaton)
Nearest the Pin Ladies 5th/14th Carol Green 6’8”
7th/16th Tina Fairman 5’7”
Nearest the Pin Men 9th/18th Ian Bentley
The Veterans Open was played on a day which, with some heavy showers, produced difficult conditions.
The scoring however was excellent.
A large field of visitors produced some fine scores:-
Peter Arnold from Portmore scored 39 points
Brendon Monk from Bulbery Woods 38 points
David Cardy from Fingle Glen returned 37 points
David Scrivener. 38 points
Barry Harris. 37 points
Frank Donaghy. 36 points
nearest the pin at the 9th. Doug Smalldon
nearest the pin at the 7th. Dave Copp
Nearest to the line at the 11th hole Brian Coleshill
Winner of the putting competition Frank Donaghy
Great Golf North Devon
Great Torrington Golf Club in Torrington in glorious North Devon is owned and managed by its members, and we are justifiably proud of our reputation as a club that offers testing golf on a course that is maintained in excellent condition combined with our warm torrington hospitality.
Located on heath-land with excellent drainage our course is rarely closed during the winter months. The condition of our course in general and the greens in particular, is renowned throughout the North Devon Golf scene. Whilst it is a challenging course it is also suitable for golfers of all ability.
Green fees are available by the round or by the day and being 9 holes it is particularly suited to 27 hole play with an appropriate ‘comfort break’ We also offer a range of packages that have been specially designed to cater for golf societies looking for golf North Devon. ‘Twilight’ green fees are available towards the end of each day throughout the year for golfers who just want a quick 18 holes.
Our competitive pricing structure caters for most golfers’ requirements and offers a wide choice at excellent value with special reductions to encourage juniors to play golf.
The Bar and Restaurant both offer a good selection of meals together with a daily specials board and all are excellent value.
The Golf Club is centrally located in Torrington North Devon for visitors to take advantage of a wide and varied range of other local activities, attractions and accommodation.
Widely recognised for our warm and friendly atmosphere we welcome both new members and visitors as essential to our continued success in providing great golf in North Devon