The annual Christmas golf season traditionally starts with the Turkey Trot and this year was no exception on December 8th - a day that threatened and even produced a little rain to start with but in the end produced sun and and pleasant conditions with a light breeze. As usual there was a huge entry of 71 pairs playing Stableford Foursomes some Mixed, some Men and some Ladies. The course therefore playing four pairs on each hole was fuller than at any other time of year. As usual the prizes were organised by Pro Nick Williams and there were 40 altogether including the 3 worst scores; with just 10 points the ultimate accolade of the very worst, the winners of that will be spared being named!
With such benign conditions the scoring was good and particularly the overall winners Jim Brown and Pauline Meredith who had an excellent 39 points, they walked off with a huge box of Christmas food including a turkey each. With coffee and mince pies before golf and a turkey & stuffing bap after along with Christmas cake and mulled wine even those not in the prizes could not feel hard done by. The final touch was the disco organised by Wappo Westlake to round off an excellent day.
Second place finishers Sue & Geoff Jones
The major prize winners were:-
1st Pauline Meredith & Jim Brown 39 pts
2nd Sue & Geoff Jones 35 pts
3rd Shaun Hawken & Mark Meneer 34 pts
4th Kevin Richards & Derrick Daniels 33 pts
5th Paul & Jackie Vincent 33pts
6th Steve & Pete Chapman