The final of the prestigious Lewington Trophy, for the men’s winter knockout, was played in a close fought match between two of the current crop of promising youngsters at Badgemore Park. Lyle Phillips lifted the trophy, closing out the match 2 and 1 against Jamie Palmer.
As the winter season draws to a close, another men’s final, the Midweek Winter Foursomes, again featured Jamie Palmer, this time partnering his grandfather, Neil Palmer, and the influence of the old sage helped the Palmers to a 3 and 2 victory over Phil Dombey and Steve Carder.
The Badgemore Park Scratch Team played a home fixture against Chiltern Forest winning 3-0. Ex club captain Paul Lewington, recently returning to the club, partnered Calum Miller in the first pairing with a 5 and 3 win. Second out, the pairing of Derek Brown and Stuart Shurman won 2 up and the final pair of Paul Woollard and Captain Haddock won 3&2.
A strong entry for the Scotch Trophy played in Florida Scramble format, saw two teams return a score of 87 points with the winners on count back being Chris Haines, Marion Denby and David Osmond. The runners up were Dave Elliot, Christine Ross and David Weston with the team comprising Charles Lowe, Pauline Bishop and Mick Ford coming third with 85 points.
Playing Hadden Hill Seniors for the first time, this new fixture witnessed the Badgemore Park Seniors team continue its impressive form with a home victory 4 - 2.