LYME Regis Golf Club’s July medal produced a flurry of sub par scores and in first place in Division One was Simon Harris with a nett 66.

The highlight was a nett albatross on the fifth hole as he played a good steady round to come in three points ahead of Matthew Brotherton on 69 who had a good front nine including a birdie on the eighth hole, while Roddy Donaghy took third with 70.

Division Two saw the best score of the day, a nett 64 from Samuel Beviss, whose highlight was a nett albatross on the stroke index one, seventh hole.

Dave Jones was hot on his heels with 65, which included two twos on the front nine score of nett 30, while in third place was Sean Whelan with 68.

The seniors’ Stableford saw a closely-fought Division One, as Alan Watson kept his nerve after a blob on the ninth hole to come in first place with a competitive 40 points.

Chris Mitchell and Geoff Filtness tussled for second and third place, both with 39 points with Filtness just losing out on a very tight countback.

Newcomer Rod McNab set a blistering pace in Division Two, especially with a brilliant 23 points on the front nine to come in on 40 points, four shots clear of his rivals.

Again countback was needed to separate Fred Wall and Richard Hodgson, both on 36, as Wall took silver leaving Hodgson ruing the two blobs in three holes.

Keith Gibson won the midweek Stableford with a whopping 42 points and also achieved something of a milestone.

His round included five gross birdies and an eagle, with three birdies on three successive holes and he went round in 71.

It is often said that it is quite an achievement to go round with a score the same as your age, but giving little away here!

On another day, Mark Scott’s 41 points which included 23 points on the front nine and also a gross 71, would have been better than second place, while Mark Lewis took third with 37.

Ladies’ Captain’s day is always a fun occasion and this year was no exception as teams of four turned up for a Texas Scramble start dressed up in ‘seasonal’ fancy dress.

Great fun was had by all and the winners with 61.5 were Jenny Scott, Anne Humphreys, Melissa McMahon and Emma Davies. Second with 65.8 were Di Harris, Judith Williams, Beth Rowland-Rees and Rosemary Shepherd with Gilly Madill, Jane Andrews, Jane Dixon and Susan Moore third on 66.8.

Nine hole winners were Jean Moss, Marlotte Howard, Mira Conn and Caroline Howard, while winners of the fancy dress were ‘the Glastonbury Hippies’ – Kate Helm, Debbie Shinners, Mary Minter and Kim Beauchamp.