Oliva Nova 27th April 2016





Division 1
1st Steve Smith 36pts Hcap 4.8 
2nd Steve Cliff 34pts Hcap 12.2 
3rd David Corcoran 32pts Hcap 7.9




Division 2
1st Jack Bell 35pts Hcap 26.2
2nd Tony Dickenson 32pts Hcap 23.2 on countback
3rd Peter Gibson 32pts Hcap 21.9


   This week the Warblers were forty strong at Oliva on a lovely day for golf. We found the course in exceptional condition and compliments to the green staff on their hard work. This week we were competing for the Charity Cup a stableford competition and very kindly Sponsored by two popular Members Derek Gray and Roy Booth. We had two divisions today and also a plethora of assorted prizes from our sponsors.

   1st Place in Div 1 and winner of the prestigious Charity cup was our low handicapper Steve Smith (Hcap 4.8) with a great 36pts, well done to you Steve. 2nd with 34 pts was Steve Cliffe (Hcap 12.2)  and in 3rd place was David Corcoran (Hcap 7.9). The Div 2 winner was Jack Bell (Hcap 26.2)our oldest player with a good 35pts, Tony Dickinson (Hcap 23.2) came 2nd on countback with 32pts and in 3rd with also 32pts was Peter Gibson (Hcap 21.9).

   There were four nearest the pins today. Hole 3 was won by Sylvia Mortensen, hole 6 by Roy Booth , hole 11 by Richard Vass and hole 16 by Steve Davis. Nearest the pin in two was won by Glyn Walters on hole 5 and Steve Davis on hole 18. The Men's longest drive was won by Fred Cooley and the Ladies by Sylvia Mortensen both on hole 9. John Daniels and Jack Bell recorded two's on the 16th. The Sponsor's special prize one in each division was won by Steve Harrison Div 1 and Keith Tickner.

   There was just one singles match today which saw Glyn Walters just beat Fred Cooley on another sudden death putt off. The captain Dave Knight won the football card with his beloved Tottenham team he naturally donated his winnings to his Charity. Well done to all our winners today and a big thank you to Derek and Roy for putting up the prizes.

   Next week the Warblers travel to Escorpion for a stableford competition with a first tee of 10-00am so please arrive by 9-15am for registration. To book please email David at dr.knight1207@googlemail.com or phone 634307407. Guests are welcome subject to a current handicap certificate.