Cyder Cup 2018

August 27 2018

The overall winners of the Cyder Cup which is held over two days and two courses Wells GC and Farrington Park), were Alan Todd and George Barrow with 89 points, collecting £100 each.

Other Wells winners were Phil Slater and Paul Griffiths were 4th. Colin Mantle and Vic Burgoyne were 1st home team on day one with Glynis Slater and Tina Davies Best visitors team day two. Peter and Diane Ramsay were the best mixed team day two.

This competition was started in 2010 and the second day will be at Wells next year.

Full results can be seen on the Opens page

Club Captain's Day

August 17 2018

Colin Mantle’s Captain’s Day was a roaring success with everyone enjoying themselves.

The first two teams both had 48 points with Rod Patch and Gerald Tonkins winning on countback. The first placed men’s team were Kelvin Parsons and John Blench and the first ladies team were Rosemary Hallett and Phyllis Lewison. Jill and Steve Bocquet were the first mixed team.

Nearest the pin prizes went to Tina Davies, John Hockey, John Chillington and Erica Klim.

Nearest the Pin in 2 winners were Ashton Wylie and Tina Davies.

Rod Patch and Gerald Tonkins are congratulated by Club Captain Colin Mantle on winning first prize.

Club Championship

August 17 2018

The new Club Champions for 2018 are Will Thompson and Philippa Gowen.

After 36 holes of changeable conditions including rain, wind and sun Will Thompson had a close game alongside Tim Harris who was runner up in the gross competition with just one point more. Also in the group was Ian Burr who won the best nett Hawksgill Trophy with 140 points. Thompson’s first day’s score of gross 74 saw him level with Burr, with Harris posting 79. The second day saw a turnaround with Harris coming in 4 strokes less than Thompson, but still just one stroke less overall.

The men’s Division 1 salver best 18 nett over the two days went to Tom Pope with nett 74; the Division 2 salver was won by Malcolm Terry with nett 67 and the Division 3 salver was claimed by Geoff Spinks with nett 80.

Ladies Champion, Philppa Gowen put in a steady gross 88 and 90 and the runner up Sandy Heath was just three behind with gross 88 and 93.
Tina Davies took the honours in the 36 hole nett competition with Jill Bocquet winning the silver division with the best 18 hole nett. Margaret Sellar won the best 18 hole prize in the bronze division.

Captains All

August 3 2018

The Annual Club Past Captains versus the Ladies Past Captains resulted in a win for the ladies.

Glynis Slater congratulated her team on their excellent scores and was pleased to receive the trophy from Steve Rowse.

Congratulations Juniors

August 3 2018

Wells Juniors won this year’s Somerset League and were congratulated by Liza Lovell, junior co-ordinator.

The first match in April was a settling in period after which they steadily improved their score, gaining 100 points at the penultimate match at Oake Manor.

In the final day’s golf at Mendip Spring they showed true grit and came in with an excellent 115 points. This clinched the trophy 8 points ahead of Worlebury.

Caption: The winners of the Somerset Junior League from Wells Golf Club: Alfie Lovell, Freddie Lovell Ashton Wylie, Edward Higgs, Thomas Roberts, George Barrow-Stacey