Dorset County Golf Union

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County Seniors Championship 2013

Highcliffe Castle Golf Club "Celebrating 100 Years of Golf"

18 June 2013


David Barton - 2013 Seniors Amateur ChampionDavid Barton County Seniors Champion

The 2013 Seniors Championship was played at Highcliffe Castle GC who celebrate their Centenary this year.  The competition was played over one day on a superbly presented course with fair weather.  The course proved to be a great test for all those who took part. David Barton led the way and did not disappoint coming in with a fine level par 64. This was followed by a 65 from Seniors Captain David Lock.  Defending champion Colin Short was three back on 67.  So after a fine ploughman’s lunch the second round got under way, again David led the way coming home with a fine one over 65 coming home on the back nine in 31 having lost a ball in thDavid Lock County Seniors Handicap Championat some fine golf played.  David Lock made the turn one over but let 3 more shots get away to come home in 68.  Pat Crane Weymouth Paul Cooper Canford School, Nigel Green Came Down and Stephen Anstee Ferndown all had 70 and Colin short had 71 so the 2013 seniors Amateur Champion is David Barton Christchurch with David Lock taking the Handicap Championship.


david BartonColin short Runner UpDavid LockStephen Anstee

The age groups were all keenly contested this year and the prizes went to the following: (No one can win more than one prize)

Over 70’s:Over 70's
Scratch:        Graham Taylor Knighton Heath GC
Runner Up    Doug Pratt Weymouth GC    
Handicap:     Rob Simms Dudsbury GC
Runner Up    Anthony Eden Ferndown GC  

65 to 69:65 -69's
Scratch:       Martin Hastings Came Down GC
Handicap:    Terry Pond Remedy Oak GC


60 to 64:60 - 64's
Scratch:        Campbell Boal Broadstone GC
Runner Up    Michael Beaumont Remedy Oak GC    
Handicap:     Nigel Green Came Down GC
Runner Up    Eric Cross Canford Magna GC

55- to 59:    55 - 59's
Scratch:        Paul Cooper Canford School GC
Runner Up    Pat Crane Weymouth GC
Handicap:     Paul Bond Highcliffe Castle GC
Runner Up    Richard White Ferndown GC

We thank Highcliffe Castle Golf Club and Captain John Saunders for welcoming all to the club; we all wish them a very successful year in their Centenary celebrations.

We would also like to thank our Sponsor Ringwood Brewery who kindly gave the club a firkin of their finest ale for hosting this years Seniors Championship.


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