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Strong finish gives Dean a three-stroke win

Dean Scott was in hot form to play the last five holes in three under par to win the January Medal at Thetford on Sunday.

Five-handicap Dean was five-over-par when he birdied the 427-yard par-four 14th.  After two more pars he had an eagle-three at the 17th and a par at the last for a round of 74-5-69 to win Division One. He finished three strokes ahead of Brian How (12) with Paul Pearce (5) third with nett 73. Other scores: 74 Andrew Horsburgh (5) and Michael Ford (6); 75 Peter Croker (9) and Robert Kingsley (11); 76 Ashley Forbes (10), David Sutton (12), Shaun Langham (7) and Terry Blacktopp (6).

Division Two: 72 Ed Cole (19) and Ken Kirwan (20); 73 Kevin Ulla (13); 75 Ross Kemp (17), Chris Foulds (18), Nolan Guthrie (18), Steve Campbell (15) and Derek Smith (18); 76 Scott Marketis (19), Glenn Beardsall (15) and Paul Wright (24).

Other results:

December Midweek Stableford: 38pts Neil Elers (11); 37 James Wren (16) and Steve Campbell (16); 36 John Tapp (18); 35 Martin Jackson (14), Kevin Ulla (13) and Ian Brown (14); 33 Bob Stevens (14), John Fayers (17) and Jason Huggins (3); 32 Graham Hurrell (12), Wayne Prigg (12) and John Barton (12); 31 Roger Squirrell (20), Terry Young (11), Valter Baroncini (23), Terry Blacktopp (6), Peter Martin (10), Stuart Honeybell (13) and Paul Waters (10).

December Seniors Stableford: 42 Andrew Bloom (10) and Brian Youngs (12); 41 John Brown (16); 39 Mark Heffer (11) and Brian Maiden (20); 37 Graham Norman (16), Bob Pateman (8) and Ken Groves (16); 36 Maurice Anderson (10), Bob Stevens (14), Trevor Hucklesby (25) and David Mason (21); 35 Tim Warner (25) and Andrew Long (12).

Ladies December Stableford Division One: 33pts Liz Robinson (15) and Rosemary Bloom (19). Division Two: 20 Pam Ellis (30). Division Thre: 30 Sandra Gordon (37)

 

John Lynch recorded his first-ever hole-in-one after more than 30 years of playing golf at the 146-yard third at Thetford. He hit a hybrid five iron and it was on line all the way until it disappeared from view behind a bunker. He said he had a fuzzy feeling as he walked to the green and could not see his ball. He did check behind the green first, just in case, but then found the ball nestling in the bottom of the cup. His playing partners were Frank Knight, Peter Yule and Doug Atkins.

First ace: John Lynch had a hole in one at the third at Thetford.


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