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Coronation Salver.  Stinchcombe Golf Club.  29-5-19

The Coronation Salver, a Singles Bogey Competition, was held at Stinchcombe Golf Club.

The day was well attended with 110 Members taking part.

Unfortunately the weather was poor and the persistent rain and wind made for a very tricky golfing day. The type of day where the thoughts of a hot shower and the bar come very early in the round, (around the 5th for me), at least the Skylarks could be admired !!

That said there were some excellent scores returned with the Salver being won by John Stewart of Gloucester Golf Club. Many congratulations to John.

The course was well presented and our thanks were relayed to the club’s Greens Staff. We were also well fed and watered by the catering staff and our appreciation was advised as was our thanks to Stinchcombe and its members for allowing us the use of their course.

The newbie Captain made a few schoolboy errors which he has since corrected and indeed will learn from going forward. He blames 1st night nerves but more likely to be the onset of dementia!

Anyway for the record many thanks to our Secretary Tony and the Event Organisers, (Jim & Keith), for their hard work and diligence in both sorting and running this event, it was very much appreciated.

Best Regards

Paul Drinkwater.


Nearest the Pin

6th hole won by            Phil Dean (Cleeve Cloud)

15th hole won by          Bill Hill (Shirehampton)

Coronation Salver

1st and Salver winner  John Stewart (Gloucester)      score of +1

2nd                               Stuart Revell (Br'hampton)     score of 0

3rd                                Paul Lucas (Lydney)              score of -1 (Back 6)

4th                                Geoff Anderson (Henbury)     score of -1


Stableford competition

1st                                Rex Parry (Lansdowne)          score of 37 pts

2nd                               John Christie (Gloucester)      score of 35 pts

3rd                                Clive Reynolds (Ch/Sodbury) score of 34 pts (Back 9)

4th                                Paul Wilson (Min’hampton)     score of 34 pts



Bill Hill, Clive Reynolds, Rex Parry, Mike Burt, John Christie (x2), John Stewart (x2), Chris Wagstaff and Alistair Frazer-Holland.

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