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Lyme stalwart Duncan recognised
Lyme Regis Golf Club pro Duncan Driver has been rewarded for his stalwart efforts, at both the club and with the County Junior Academy, by being nominated as one of the top 100 professionals in the country, writes Steve Percival.
The award, made by Golf Monthly, has been in recognition of his work at the club’s academy and in his role as the lead professional with the county equivalent.
Under his tuition and guidance, Lyme now boasts a significant number of single-figure junior golfers, some of whom have gone on to achieve a handicap of scratch or better.
Driver, 41, started his playing career as a member of Axe Cliff Golf Club and then, at the age of 11, joined Lyme Regis where he has been a member ever since, following a brief period when he played on the professional circuit where he achieved some success.
However, he then decided to return to his first love of teaching.
Driver started his teaching career at Windwhistle Golf Club and then moved to Lyme Regis as the club professional, where he has been serving for the last 10 years.
n Seventy-one ladies took to the course for a Stableford as part of the Ladies’ Captain’s Day.
Winner of the Silver Division was Rosie Jack-man (40points) while the Bronze Division honours went to Emma Davies (36 points).
RESULTS Silver Division: 1 Rosie Jackman (40pts), 2 (after countback) Gilly Madill (32pts), 3 Anne Humphreys (32pts).
Bronze Division: 1 Emma Davies (36pts), 2 Jean Falconer (35pts), 3 Sassy Hay (33pts).