Competition’s Blog – May 2019
Billingham Golfers have produced great performances in various Open Competitions. Terry Kelly and Ron Preston won the Ripon Open with 47 points. Eric Garbutt and John Szyman won the York Golf Club Open with 46 points. Mike Butterfield and Les Bettinson won the Chester-Le-Street Senior Open with 44 points. So congratulations to the Billingham Boys. The Union Team have made a good start to season being short of many key players 16-8 win at home against Hartlepool and a 12-12 draw against Wilton.
The Inters team another good start the first round held at Billingham finishing 3rd with 227 points behind Dinsdale and Crook with 228 points. The second round held at Ravensworth saw our team finish 6th out of 8 on 228 points, the winners having a total of 241 points.
The Seniors team, defending their title, have made a great start, played 2 home games are in 2 nd place with 19 points. 11-2 against Teesside, 8-5 against Blackwell Grange.Dinsdale are in 1 st place with 22 points from 3 games 2 home 1 away, Eaglescliffe and Catterick in 3rd place with 15 points after 1 home and 1 away game. The home match against Catterick result was Billingham beat Catterick 11-2.
Bill Allen Founders Classic – 25.5.19, Junior Open – 27.5.19, Durham County Juniors PD Cowell Trophy – 28.5.19, Rosebowl Q3 2.6.19, D Olley Salver (1 member & 1 guest) – 8.6.19, Seniors Open – 12.6.19 can be booked via BRS, Mens Open – 27.7.19 can be booked via BRS.
When they arrive, the new Scorecards will have updated local rules taken from the new Rules of Golf.
The list for the 2019 Golfer of the Year title, has been put up on the Competitions Board and will be updated in approx. 2-3 weeks time. You will see it is very close again this season.
Once again, do not miss the upcoming Opens and Invitations (D Olley) all are favourably priced with good prize money to be won dependent on entry money taken.
Good Golfing !
Stewart Openshaw – Comps Chairman