BRIDPORT Golf Club’s Men’s competition was a Stableford to raise money to help fund a defibrillator with 56 players taking part.

Scoring was particularly close with only two point’s difference between the nine prize-winners in the three divisions.

Patrick Hart topped Division One with a 40 point score, carding 10 pars and a birdie. One point behind was Marc Harwood with 39 points.

The top three men in Division Two all came with a score of 38 points but after count-back Jon Legg-Bagg emerged the winner.

A 40-point score was also achieved in Division three by winner Stuart Prince.

The veteran’s competition was the Bill Caddy Putter, a Medal off the white tees with 60 starters.

The best scores came from Division One where the top-three all carded nett scores in the sixties.

Ray Southcombe achieved the best score of the day, scoring a nett 62 to give him a six-shot margin over his nearest rival.

The leader in Division Two was John Pitchford with a nett 70.

In the ladies’ section they played a Stableford in teams of three, writes Di Neal.

It was a competition between a Captain’s team, a Secretary team and a Treasurer team, with the captains taking the lead.

Bridport also achieved two victories over Cricket St Thomas and Lyme Regis in friendly matches.