Trophy Qualifying Round - 11th May

The Seniors played their Trophy Qualifier medal round on Friday 11th May where the sixteen lowest nett scores go forward to a knockout competition for the trophy. Winner on the day was Roger Watts (off 24) with a nett 66, although with a maximum Competition handicap of 21 his score for the day became 69. The sixteen qualifiers in order of scores were:- Roger Watts,Alan Hall, Mick Russell, Ken Pope, Doug Lamb, Darrell Ladds, Peter Southgate, Gary Brinn, John Farnsworth, Ken Leys, Paul Wood, Derek Wisbey, Peter Flint, Dave Henchley, Alan Yorke and John Taylor.

Stableford - 14th May

The Seniors held a stableford competition Monday 14th May with 21 players entering and below are the top 5 places. 1st Alistair Hopkins with a magnificent 40 points, 2nd Les Forrester with 35 points, 3rd Peter McAuliffe with 34 points, 4th Roger Watts with 32 points, 5th Darrell Ladds on count back with 32 points.

MGC Seniors v Sutton Bridge

Seniors v Sutton Bridge 16th May away – unfortunately they lost 4 ½ to 1 ½.

The Papworth Hospital Cup

The Papworth Hospital Cup for the seniors was played on Friday 18th May with 21 participants in glorious conditions. The winner was Daryll Ladd with 40 points, 2nd Ken Pope with 35 points on count back from Derek Wisbey also with 35 points. A total of £310.00 was raised on the day for Papworth Hospital.

Spring Meeting 2018

Spring Meeting saw in excess of 20 turned out for the first big meeting of the season. Again the weather was ideal and good scores were achieved. The winner was Club Captain Mick Russell with a resounding 39 pts including1 birdie and 6 pars which has reduced his handicap to 11.8 (some might say about time…….!!!), in second place was Peter Coventry with 33 pts, in third place was Seniors Vice Captain Gary Brinn with 32pts.

Thorney lakes v MGC Seniors & St Ives

MGC Seniors won their second match of the season on 19th April away to Thorney Lakes by the same score as our first - 5 matches to 1. However we were bought back down to earth 3rd May when se lost to St Ives 4-2.

Thorney lakes v MGC Seniors

The seniors played a friendly at Thorney Lakes on April 19th in superb sunny conditions and had a resounding win 5/0. March Men played in the CAGU Inter Club Greensomes competition at Meridian on Sunday 22nd April. The day was enjoyed by all even though the result was favourable to Meridian on this occasion 2 1/2 to 1 1/2.

MGC Seniors v Ryston Park

With Captain and Vice Captain of the Seniors away on a golfing break in Devon, last year's Captain, Derek Wisbey led the Seniors to a resounding 5- 1 victory in their first match of the season against Ryston Park. A bottle of wine for nearest the pin on the 6th & 15th hole was won by John Farnsworth.

Seniors results over the winter

Seniors results over the winter:Winter Pairs k/o winners: Darrel Ladds & Dougy Lamb. Medal League Winner  Les Forrester: Runner up Alan Hall: Third Derek Wisbey. Winter Ecletic Winner: Derek Wisbey: Second: Darrel Ladds, Alan Hall & Tom Dean (Equal).  

John Kirwan Trophy

In excess of 20 seniors played in very tough conditions of pouring rain the John Kirwan Trophy on Wednesday 28th March which resulted in the following:  1st Paul Goddard with 35 points, 2nd Roger Watts with 34 points, 3rd Captain Les Forrester 32 points.

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