By Richard Jackman
LYME Regis held their first open day competition of the year and in increasingly blowy conditions the early starters were the ones to benefit.
The competition was a best two stableford scores to count and the results were as follows:
1st Andrew Moore, John Ashenhurst, Geoff Filtness and David Sheen, Lyme Regis – 82 points
2nd David Fidge, Gareth Williams, Bob Edmonds, Colin Baker, Lyme Regis – 81 points
3rd Josh French, David Russell, Laurie Ferino, Jamie Hayes, Axe Cliff – 79 points
4th Rob Coombe, Matt Brotherton, Shane Stone, Alan Brown, Lyme Regis – 79 points
Nearest the pin in two on the 18th was Lyme’s Jon Ebdon who got down in two
Division One of the Sunday stableford was won by Mark Scott with 36 points, as plundered 13 points from the first five holes which included two gross birdies. Second was Stephen Pitt with 34 points as he improved on the back nine beating John Ashenhurst, also 34 points, on countback.
Winning Division Two, and with the best score of the day, was David Sheen with 39 points. Sheen scored four points on the first hole and went on to amass 22 on the front nine in a very polished round. David Binns, 36 came second with two steady scoring nines but some up and down holes while Barry Ebdon was third with 34.
The ladies’ stableford witnessed a runaway win for Debbie Shinners as she put together some good steady scores to win impressively with 35 points. Jean Jolley had a good front nine, scoring 18 points, and kept it together to take second place with 31, while in contrast Judith Ellard was in improving form on the back nine to take third with 30 points.