Gurney Manor Golf Society’s awards are handed out
In the last meeting of the season, the Gurney Manor Golf Society met at Weston Park when Colin Wigg won the Captain's Cup and Phillip Miller won the Jackson Jug, awarded to the player who scored the most stableford points in the year.
Miller racked up 43 points on a hot sunny day in July at Swaffham to win the trophy.
Norman Owen won the Denny Ball for the Order of Merit, Andy Shingfield won the Aggregate Shield for the best four rounds total stableford points, David Luckhurst won the best gross score with 82 on the day and John Fitzgerald the Twos Cup for the most twos in the season.
During the season a system of fines for minor misdemeanours is operated with all the money going to local charities – this year �100 was raised .
It has been a season to remember with several records broken, a hole in one at Southwold by John Fitzgerald, father and son both winning – Chris Miller at Eaton winning the Spring Cup and dad Phillip Miller winning the Summer Cup at Swaffham. Peter Seth recording the lowest gross with 71 winning the Autumn Cup at Southwold
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In the first meet at Great Yarmouth & Caistor for the Foot Pairs (a secret pairs draw) Graham Puttock and Andy Shingfield won with a gross score of 75 points. The Foot Pairs is a trophy in memory of Peter Morfoot, a founder member of the society.
• Two charity events in support of the East Anglian Air Ambulance are planned by Weston Park ladies. The first is a coffee morning from 10am on Wednesday, 27th October, with a cake stall, jams/preserves/bottle stall, plant stall and second hand books. Entry �3.50 to include coffee and teacake. Also available will be nine holes of golf for �10.50 starting at 11.00am. Please book through the Pro Shop on 01603 872998. In addition, two charity fashion shows will take place on Wednesday, 10th November - one at 5.30pm and one at 7.30pm. The cost will be �10 for the early show and �25 (including supper) for the evening show. Tickets can be obtained from Nicholsons in Holt – 01362 711230 and Love Couture in Norwich – 01603 612216. There will also be a raffle.
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