Firstly a big thank you to all those winners who turned up to receive their prizes for numerous competitions, including 4 of the big ones! Apologies from the Captain for getting somewhat confused! Never have so many prizes been mixed up by so few ie me!
Yesterdays competition, the Grande Rue Bowl, settled the outcome of both the Sandy and Don Eker trophies by the smallest of margins. It also produced one of the highest winning scores I’ve ever seen from Tony (Rambo) Smith who produced the round of his life with 47 points playing off h/c 27 soon to be 21 or less. Congratulation to Tony for his 2nd win in 50 years at L’Ancresse and also many thanks for a very generous donation to the Captain’s Charity from his sweep money.
Roy Martel wrapped up the Don Eker trophy, which was presented once again by Lynne Eker. This is for the highest overall aggregate scores by members over 60 years old.
The Sandy Trophy for the overall highest aggregate scores by any player in all competitions, was in the end shared for the first time in quite a few years, with 77 points each, by Tim Carter and Roy Martel.
In addition to winning the trophy, Tim also came down to a H/C of 1.3 his lowest ever, or should I say so far!! and Roy was delighted to have won both trophies in the same year!
As for the KO trophies, the Coronation Cup (Pairs) was won by two very steady players in the form of Colin Bourgaize and Paul Hamon.
The individual KO for the Gosselin trophy was won by Richard Cotran having played in three finals in the last three years!
Lots of thanks were given to Brian Queru for all his work with sponsors and the running of our competitions this year. He was backed up by his team of ‘helpers’ who have worked the competitions rota all season. Last but not least, thanks to Keith Dye for once again arranging the purchase and display of all the prize tables for many years.
Captain’s plea….we need some more members to volunteer to help with the running of our competitions next year please. It only involves working once every 4 or 5 competitions and training will be given. Your work will be appreciated and you will find it quite a rewarding experience! Thank you in anticipation!