Herald - Issue 396

Page 60 • The HERALD • 8th October 2020 v THE HERALD - SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES v SPORT IN THE HERALD • Bike Sales • Cycle Servicing for all makes and models • Spares, accessories and good honest advice! Open Tuesday-Saturday Blackfield Business Centre, Hampton Lane, Blackfield Please call 023 8089 0712 to arrange a service! Lady Captains Day - And the winner was - Solent Dolphin ere were many winners on Jane Physick’s captains day held on the 27th August, but the main winner was the charity Solent Dolphin who runs the M/V Alison McGregor and o ers free boat trips to people with physical and mental health issues and their carers. A fantastic total of £911 was raised on the day by the 54 ladies who took to the eld and helpers, through a series of nes for misdemeanours such as hitting trees (72) balls in the pond (9) bunkers hit (81) and episodes of swearing (44). ey will keep the secrets of who had most misdemeanours, but you know who you are! Congratulations go to the winner of the MJM trophy Lyn Compton with 36 points. Other results on the day were: Div 1: Winner J Howells , 2nd M Eve , 3rd S Lewis ; Div 2: Winner V Boot, 2nd S Hallett , 3rd J Merrett ; Div 3. Winner D Campbell , 2nd M Robb , 3rd C Boiling . e short nine hole course winner was C Niven with the runner up P Greenham . Prizes for nearest the pin went to C Caswell, M Robb and P Greenham . Prizes for the longest drives went to S Lewis and J Ramage . A further prize was awarded for the person who got nearest to the ditch, without actually going in it, and congratulations go to M Shepherd who managed this. e 3rd September saw the ladies competing in the annual closed meeting, a gruelling competition of 29 holes. e rst 18 were played as an individual medal and the a ernoon 11 as a team bowmaker. Congratulations to all the winners. Autumn Salver (best gross) was awarded to Margaret Shepherd; Bramshott Shield (best nett) was won by Hilary Bell ; Div 1: Winner S Till, 2nd M Tennant , 3rd S Rothwell ; Div 2: Winner K Cotterell , 2nd C Davis , 3rd S Leonard ; Div 3: Winner D Campbell , 2nd J Wiseman , 3rd C Boiling . Short 9 hole course Winner M Gordon 2nd P Greenham. Bowmaker winners were S Lewis, M Shepherd and P Colmer. As September continued to bring fabulous gol ng weather, the competitions kept apace, making up for all those weeks lost to closure. e second part of the Anniversary Medal was played on 10th September. The anniversary trophy winners were: Best Gross S Lewis , runner up C Caswell . Best Nett S Hallett , runner up V Boot . e divisional winners were: Div 1: Winner J Howells , 2nd S Lewis , 3rd L Smith ; Div2: Winner L Compton , 2nd M Eve , 3rd C Davis ; Div 3: Winner D Campbell , 2nd J Wiseman , 3rd M Robinson . MJM Trophy winner: Lyn Compton Bramshott Hill Seniors Captains Day On Monday 7th September Bramshott Hill Seniors held their annual ‘Captains Day’. is is a fun day hosted by their Captain John Gordon. ere are many trophy’s to be won with Nearest the Pin in one shot, Nearest the pin in two shots, Nearest the fairway centre line in going to the charity. In addition to this Peter Paine had hand made a beautiful Sycamore Fruit Bowl. Peter made the bowl from scratch starting with a section of Sycamore trunk through to the nished article. e whole process took about two years with having to season the wood. Peter then presented the bowl for auction with the funds again going to the Captains Charity. e Bowl raised a very creditable £101. A total of 58 players took part with 13 Lady members also joining the game. In total an estimated £1,000 was raised on the day and will be presented to the charity later in the year. Overall winner: Eddie Ford . Mens winner: Bill Merrett . Mens runner up: Ian Blandford . Nearest to the pin in 2 on the 12th (Mens): Stuart Bulbrooke . Nearest to the centre line on the 10th (Mens): Roger Moore. Nearest to the pin on the 4th (Mens): Edward Piggin. Ladies Winner: Hilary Hanmore . Runner up (Ladies): Miriam Eve . Nearest to the pin in 2 on the 12th (Ladies): Jane Physick . Nearest to the centre line on the 10th (Ladies): Pam Colmer . Nearest to the pin on the 4th (Ladies): Lynn Dunkason . John concluded the day with presenting the trophies and prizes and thanking everyone for their help and support. John Gordon and Eddie Ford, Overall winner Joh n Gordon and Hilary Hanmore, Ladies Winner John Gordon and Tony Walton, Winner of the Fruit Bowl one shot, the overall winner and the ladies’ winner. e competition was an individual Stableford. ere were refreshments provided between the 11th Green and 12th Tee, provided by Gloria Gordon and Joe Wiseman. e purpose of the day apart from the enjoyment was to raise funds for the Captains charity (Prostate Cancer). To this end a ra e was held with prizes donated by members and all funds Proud to make a difference to children through sport Does your school need support? Team Spirit is o ering a variety of FREE sessions to support local schools. PE provision/Lunch clubs/Book reading support/behaviour management /a er school clubs /Lego- Tastic…plus much more October half term football superstar’s course 26th/27th/28th October 8.45am-4pm £50 for full 3 days of action packed football with coach and Totton player Brett Williams! Match Day team experiences - FREE! During home games they o er this fantastic experience for all teams and ages. Including cross bar challenge on the pitch! Coaching session held by a Head Team Spirit Coach! Meet and greet with players, guard of honour as players walk out onto pitch, enjoy the Stags play. Contact Team Sprit to nd out more Sayhi@ teamspirit4sport.co.uk AFC TOTTON IN THE COMMUNITY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TEAM SPIRIT Bramshott Hill Seniors were out in force again on Monday 24th August with 42 players taking part. e game was a Stableford Quali er, the weather was not looking too promising, it would appear that summer is rapidly retreating and autumn is making an early appearance. However, most players completed their game before the heavens opened. e results were: Division 1: 1st Mark Eve , 2nd Stuart Bulbrooke , 3rd Geoff Mercer ; Division 2: 1st Paul Wastell , 2nd Kevin Rothwell , 3rd Keith Cartwright ; Division 3: 1st John Bailey , 2nd Alan Rogers , 3rd Gerard Murphy . On Friday 28th August the Seniors Captain, John Gordon arranged an away day at Southwick Park golf course. is was a fun Individual Stableford game and 28 players attended. e day started well, they partook of bacon rolls and co ee when they arrived, and when they entered the eld of battle, blue skies and sunshine greeted them, this lasted until the halfway point then it all changed with thunder, lightning and lashings of rain, then the hooter sounded and proceedings came to a stop, a er a short break it cleared up and on hearing the return hooter, several groups returned to the fray, those weary souls who did not return made their way to the bar and tucked in to their dinner of steak & ale pie with trimmings, eventually the remaining soldiers returned. e results were collated, corrected and checked and the overall winner was Brian Denham with 37 points, runner up with 36 points was Stuart Bulbrooke , nearest the pin on the par 3, 15th, was Ed Moseley and nearest the pin in two shots on the 15th par 4, was Ed Piggin . Having discussed the days e orts in total, partaken of dinner, had a little drink, and collected their winnings, the weary golfers bid their goodnights and made their way home, some happier than others. Bramshott Hill Seniors

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