Edge wins Venerables Trophy

FORMER High Commissioner to Australia Sir Donald Tebbit played and presented the trophy at Heydon Grange Venerables tournament. The trophy, which is based on the old fashioned bogey competition is among the most popular with many of Heydon s senior memb

FORMER High Commissioner to Australia Sir Donald Tebbit played and presented the trophy at Heydon Grange Venerables' tournament.

The trophy, which is based on the old fashioned bogey competition is among the most popular with many of Heydon's senior members, and went to current Venerables captain Colin Edge.

Edge claimed the win, seeing off Peter Hill on countback.

The summer season men's knockouts have started and two notable results have been posted early on.


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Club captain Adrian Patterson and vice captain John Black had a convincing five and four win over the current Barn Trophy holders Bob Starr and Nobby Noble.

And winter singles losing semi-finalist Steve Miller got revenge on eventual winner David Smallman, with a first round victory in the Peacock Trophy.

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Phil Black had a mixed start to his summer knockout campaign, winning his singles against Bob Bridges, while he and playing partner David Brown went down to Tony Leigh and Ray Boreham in the Skylark Pairs Trophy.

One of the club's longest serving members David Smallman added the Lakeside Trophy to the Winter Singles title he won less than a month ago.

The Lakeside competition was also the qualifier for the annual Mercedes Benz Hertfordshire Dealers County Competition.

The final will take place in September at Hanbury Manor or Brocket Hall, where Smallman will join winners from 30 clubs across the county.

Heydon Grange Venerables kicked off their summer season with a four and two away defeat to Bar Hill.

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