PADDY McMaster (20) was victorious as a large field turned out on a wet and Sunday morning for Bridport & West Dorset Club’s men’s flag competition.

McMaster was followed by Robert Smith (16) as they reached the 19th hole, while second place Jimmy Gbadebo (13) and Steve Pitcher (12) got to the first fairway.

Veterans’ Section

THE competition this week was the second round of the Holmes Cup and 47 starters turned out on a cloudy morning and scores on the whole were moderate.

Three shots clear of the rest of the field was George Brown in Division One and his score of 82-11=71 earned him a handicap reduction, while Jimmy Gbadebo was runner-up after countback with a nett 74.

The winning score in Division Two was also a nett 74 and this was carded by Lawrence Turner with Bob Dennis coming second with a nett 75.


Division One: George Brown 71, (acb) Jimmy Gbadebo 74, Peter Mowatt 74, (acb) Ian Thacker 75.

Division Two: Lawrence Turner 74, Bob Dennis 75, Karl Rogers 76, (acb) Gil Roberts 77.

Bridport Veterans’ away match at Ashley Wood was won by the home team 4½-1½.