Royston commemorate Geoff Kenzie's 60th anniversary

PUBLISHED: 15:16 19 March 2012

Mavis Drake, Geoff Kenzie (centre) with RGC President John Fenton

Mavis Drake, Geoff Kenzie (centre) with RGC President John Fenton

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ROYSTON Golf Club’s senior section held its annual dinner on Saturday, where club president John Fenton was accepted an engraved silver salver to commemorate Geoff Kenzie’s 60th year of membership of the club – in this the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Year.

Geoff joined as an artisan member in 1952 and president Freeman accepted the salver on behalf of the club and the senior section.

Earlier in the week, the seniors were hosts to Mentmore Golf and Country Club, Buckinghamshire, for the opening match of the year. The result was a 3½ to 2½ win for the Royston team.

In the Midweek game, the team of Ian Gavine, Keith Taylor and Keith Wood romped home with 103 points while Jim Hopkins, Gavin Williams and Roy Wilson were second with 98 points. Graham West, Peter Mitchell and Dave Booker came third with 97 points.

On Saturday in the Junior Medal, Robbie Norman scored a net 63 off his 28 handicap (now cut to 25) and Guy Curtis finished with 68 off his 26 handicap now cut to 25. Luke Bailey came third with Robert Brain in fourth place.

Sandra Williams and Bridget Long won the Ladies’ Coronation Foursomes from Carolyn Devaney and Libby Toby, with Alice Lewis and Val Squires in third place.

The Ladies Medal was again won by an in-form Jane Millership ahead of Jenny Middlemas and Libby Toby.

The Men’s Thursday Medal was won by Paul Thomson with an excellent net 68 off his three handicap, ahead of Gary Noble, James Hayden and Eric Baker.

The Men’s Saturday Medal saw Alan Saunders cut his handicap further to 11 by scoring net 66 ahead of Adrian Shoebridge (cut to seven) also on 66, and Ollie Bance and Stuart Knight on 68 in third and fourth places. It was notable that of the 43 entrants, the first seven scored 69 or less and received handicap adjustments.

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