Golf round-up

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A look at the results from the local clubs


Round seven began with Division 1 title holders Alnmouth (Foxton) A and challengers Bamburgh Castle separated by only one point - and it finished that way as both recorded 10-2 victories.

With only three fixtures remaining the title race looks likely to go right to the wire.

Elsewhere, Dunstanburgh Castle A and Longhirst Hall are clear leaders in Divisions 2 and 3 respectively.

Results and tables:-

Div 1: Goswick 6 Alnwick Castle 6; Alnmouth (Foxton) A 10 Magdalene Fields A 2; Bamburgh Castle 10 Alnmouth (Foxton) B 2.

Table: Alnmouth (Foxton) A 62, Bamburgh Castle 61, Alnwick Castle 45, Goswick 38, Magdalene Fields A 32, Alnmouth (Foxton) B 14.

Div 2: Burgham Park 6 Dunstanburgh Castle A 6; Seahouses 10 Rothbury 2; Warkworth 6 Alnmouth Village 6.

Table: Dunstanburgh Castle A 55, Rothbury 45, Seahouses 44, Alnmouth Village 42, Burgham Park 41, Warkworth 25.

Div 3: Dunstanburgh Castle B v Percy Wood cancelled; Longhirst Hall 11 Wooler 1; Magdalene Fields 10 Linden Hall 2.

Table: Longhirst Hall 65, Percy Wood 42, Wooler 41, Magdalene Fields B 38, Linden Hall 29, Dunstanburgh Castle B 25


A veteran of the fairways, Peter Sanderson added another victory to his outstanding record at club level by winning the club championship (EG Hill Trophy) for the 10th time in all on Saturday and the fifth in the last nine years, winning every other year since 2007.

He posted rounds of 69 and 67 for 136 - three shots ahead of Martin Schapira and John Moffet.

Schapira had the consolation of winning the Victory Cup (net) by three shots.

Leading returns:-

Club Championship: Peter Sanderson 69, 67 - 136; Martin Schapira 71, 68 - 139; John Moffet 69, 70 - 139; Alex Mackay 71, 69 - 140; Scott Priestley 68, 73 - 141; Mark Dawson 68, 75 - 143.

Victory Cup: Martin Schapira 68, 65 - 133; Peter Sanderson 69, 67 - 136; Scott Priestley 66, 71 - 137; Chris Lishman 66, 71 - 137. CSS 68/69.


Results of last Sunday’s Lynch Staunton No.4: Div 1 - 1st Martin Landels 38 points. 2nd Graeme Henry 36 points, 3rd Keith Manuel 36 points and 4th Jimmy Graham 36 points (all separated by better back nine rule).

Div 2 - 1st Terry Mercy 38 points, 2nd Jim Coxford 36 points, 3rd Doug Moscrop 33 points.


Magdalene Fields

The Seniors Monthly Medal was held last Thursday, in the 50 - 64 age group Donald Findlay took the honours with a 80-13-67 (BB9), second was Michael Tiernan 83-16-67 and third went to Alan Mark 83-12-71.

In the 65 and over section first home was Dick Virtue 85-17-68 (BB9), Alan Jeffrey second with 88-20-68 and third went to Graham Molyneaux 95-26-69.

In the first round of the Safe Remedies 12 hole Stableford, Richard Farish was first with 26 points, Steven Young took second on a better back nine after he and Daniel Spain both came in with 25 points.

The Josh Morton Memorial Trophy was held on Saturday, the winner was John McKenzie who just edged Wilson Turnbull into second with a better back nine after both came in with 38 points, third went to Daniel Watson with 37 points. As a result of the event, £164 was raised for the Rainbow Trust.

In the ladies EWGA Medal, Kara Yule was first with 82-9-73, second was Marion Logan 91-16-75 and third went to Margaret McMurchie 93-17-76.

On Sunday the July Monthly Medal went to Shane Armstrong 77-8-69 (BB9), second was Mark Hodgson 75-6-69 and third was Steven Young 76-6-70.

Allan Sharpe took the B medal with a 87-14-73 and Paul Richardson won the gross prize with a 72.


Seahouses has a new club champion in Alan Trimby, a wide-margin winner of Sunday’s 36-hole event.

Alan, from Hawick, has a caravan at Seahouses where he is a third-season member.

He posted scores of 69 and 71 for 140 and an eight-shot victory over Gareth Pearson with last year’s champion Gary Hornsby a further shot back. It was a great day all-round for Alan who also had the best 36-hole nett score and won the Rogerson Salver for best 18-hole net.

Club Championship: Alan Trimby 69 71 - 140; Gareth Pearson 72 76 -148; Gary Hornsby 78 71 - 149.

Net: Alan Trimby 66 68 - 134; Gareth Pearson 67 71 - 138; Alan Donaldson 71 68 -139.

Rogerson Salver (18 holes): Alan Trimby 69-3-66; Gareth Pearson 72-5-67; Arthur Scandale 86-19-67.


The annual weekend outing took place in Edinburgh and the winner over the three days of golf was Chris Wilkinson.

Back home, Sunday saw the July medal and with ideal conditions good scoring was the order of the day with Stevie Moy 77-12-65 winning with Geoff Brown 79-12-67 in second place.