Belton Park Club team visited Blankney Golf Club on Thursday 13th April to play their annual fixture. This was the first of the season and was played in cloudy cool conditions. The course was in very good early season condition and was enjoyed by all the players.
The early pairings from Belton all came up second best , but fortunately the last four pairings all won securing a credible 4 all away draw.
The full results were;
Colin Mason & Paul Screen Lost 4&3 against Paul Coatup & Robbie Selway
John Taylor & Dick Short Lost 3&1 against Richard Tasker & Terry Bentley
Martin Kelby & Paul Woods Lost 1 hole against Terry Sutton & David Wilson
Jim Fulton & Ged O’Reilly Lost 2&1 against Neil Day & Garry Gillings
Jim Wiggins & Ben Bayliss Won 3&2 against Mick Gosling & Bob Ford
John Cooke & Paul Thompson Won 2&1 against Paul Finley & Andy Craft
Bob Chapple & Dave Carter Won 6&4 against Richard Blakey & Sid Hicks
Richard Claxton & Michael Green Won 2&1 against Bob Ledger & Gordon Brenchley
After a good meal, Blankney’s Captain Paul Coatup welcomed the Belton Park players. In reply Belton’s vice captain Colin Mason thanked them for their hospitality and presented Blankney with a copy of the “Belton Park Golf Club 125th Anniversary ” Book.