Last weekend saw Lakesides first perpetual Trophy of 2016 the Anderson Challenge which is held annually in memory of past captains Doug Andersons late father Matt.
The fine weather ensured a well attended competition and the runaway winner was Scott Theobald (27) with a scorching eight under par 60. Runner up was Julian Preston (27) with a fine nett 65 and in third place was Paul Richards (19) with a non too shabby 67.
The gross competition saw another victory for club captain Joe Davies (6) with a round of 77 , second was Kev Lloyd (8) with an 81 and third was Competition secretary Garry Jones (13) with 82.
Several additional competitions were held on the day with the following results
Ladies straightest drive on the 5th went to Handicap Secretary Denise Hazelwood
Mens longest drive off the new elevated 5th tee went to George Davies
Nearest the pin went to Past Captain Ian Clark on the 6th
Nearest the pin in two on the 7th went to Andy Wyatt with a great approach shot which left him right by the flag.
Meanwhile the winter league continued and Joe Davies came out on top in both the nett and gross leagues with 19 pts and 17 pts respectively. Second in the Nett went to Julian Preston who just pushed Seniors Captain elect John Rix in third place on the countback after both had scored a level par 18 pts. The runner up in the gross league was Marius Van Lill with 14 pts and Leon Duvalier prepared for his forthcoming golf trip to Portugal with third place on 13 pts.
The next completion will be the Captains Drive in on Saturday 19th March. An entry sheet is on display in the clubhouse and members are encouraged to bring a raffle prize in so that we can raise funds for this years charity which is the Welsh Air Ambulance.
Finally this report will be my last .I am stepping down as club secretary as I will be shortly moving to Spain to enjoy early retirement. Denise Hazelwood will be taking on the role of club secretary and will continue to keep you informed on developments at Lakeside.
Thank you for the coverage you have given to the club which as helped to raise our profile in the area