GOLF: Findlay ends captain's year with win in the Bowmaker Salver
12:02pm Tuesday 15th October 2013 in Sport
DAVID FINDLAY topped off his successful year as Cirencester Golf Club Seniors’ Captain when he teamed up with Roger Dodd and Patrick Moylan to post the highest score of 93 points and take first place in the Bowmaker Salver.
The competition ahead of the Seniors’ AGM on October 7 attracted 67 players.
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In second place was Dave Clark and John Thurston, whose score was supplemented to compensate for an injured third player to reach 92 points This was the same score as the similarly supplemented John King and Peter Knight, who came third on countback.
Trophy presentation and Annual General Meeting.
In his closing duty as Seniors Captain, David Findlay presented the trophies for notable competitions held during the year.
Dave Jones became the Seniors’ Champion golfer having made the lowest gross score in the midsummer medal.
Findlay awarded the Whitbread Trophy to Tony Gattrell not only for his excellent season in competitions and matches but for his contribution to the club over many years.
Ken Mills won the Singles knock-out competition and was awarded the Clappen Cup.
The Mead Cup is awarded to the winners of the Pairs Knock-out competition and this year was won by Rob Worthington and Rob Johnson. John Whitbread took the Bill Burn Trophy in winning this traditional end of season medal.
John Morris was the winner of the newly inaugurated Singles Plate (for players eliminated in the first round of the singles knock-out). Clive Bennett won the Goddard Cup as the player with the highest aggregate of three scores from the summer monthly stablefords with 113 points.
He finished comfortably ahead of three players on 108 points: Graham Morgan, John Morris and John Anderson. The AGM Bowmaker Salver was awarded to David Findlay, Roger Dodd and Patrick Moylan.
At the AGM, the outgoing Seniors Captain, David Findlay chaired the meeting and reports were given by members of the committee on various aspects of seniors’ section management.
The captain reported that the seniors had raised more than £1,000 for local charities during his year. After his address of thanks and appreciation to a number of people, David Findlay handed over to the new Seniors’ Captain, Clive Bennett, who introduced his new vice captain, Mike Brown.
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