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

125 Celebration Match

July 17 2018

On Sunday 15th July Wells Golf Club hosted mixed teams from Long Ashton and Cirencester golf clubs, since all three are celebrating their 125th anniversaries this year.

Played as an individual stableford, in groups of three, one from each club, Wells emerged victorious with home advantage, recording an average score of 34 points per player to 32 for Long Ashton and 31 for Cirencester.

Top scorers for Wells were Tina Davies (41 pts) and Andrew Boatswain (40 pts). Following the match a convivial meal was enjoyed by all.


Ladies Australian Spoons Regional Final

July 14 2018

Gill Magrath and Janice White represented the club in the South West Area Finals of the Australian Spoons competition at Cumberwell Park playing against 42 clubs from St Mellion to Axecliff, from Torquay to Cricket St. Thomas.

They gelled well together and came in with 41 points which earned us 3rd place overall.

The winners were from the home club.