Competitive golf resumed at Seascale Golf Club with Covid restrictions on April 10 with an Open Texas Scramble under WHS conditions.

Thirty two teams enjoyed perfect conditions till late afternoon when there were flurries of hail and snow.

The winners with nett 50.25pts, off a team handicap of 17.75 were C Swan, J Weldon, A Turner and T Gilroy from Cockermouth.

Second with 52.9 off 19.71, were a Cockermouth/Penrith, combined team comprising R Mumberson, Liz Mumberson, Margaret Wood and David Wood.

The Seascale team of Dave Linklater, Tom Rooney, Alfie Gregg and Tony Gregg picked up 3rd place with 53.10 off 9.9.

A full start sheet of 148 players again enjoyed good weather for Wednesday’s Mixed Tee Stableford, allowing six prizes per division, though only the first four, together with their Playing Handicaps are recorded here.

Victory in Division 1 went to Stephen Brown, with the day’s best of 42pts off 9, 2nd came Mark Atkinson (41)9, 3rd Graham Goulding (39)9 and 4th Stephen Sharpe (39)8. Tony Newton (38)16, led Division 2, followed by Peter Hodgson (37)15, Barry Goodwin (37)17 and Ian Fleming (37)16. Henry Campbell (41)26 triumphed in Division 3 from John Gibbons (40)23, Dave Stubbings (40)18 and Richard Farrer (38)29.

There were 12 Twos with Scott Mahaffy and Dave Birkett bagging two apiece, while special mention goes to Steve Fyfe who managed an Ace at the par 3, fifth.

On Sunday, the first Mixed Tee Medal Aggregate of the new season attracted 138 players and produced a rash of excellent scores. Alex Johnstone’s nett 70 off 9 earned him first place in Div 1, beating Simon Young (-1), Floyd Hewiston (3), and Paddy Keys (8) all on nett 70. Gordon Hennis (5) picked up fifth place with the best 71. In Div.2, Stuart Burrows (10)66, beat Richard Huby (14) into second place by virtue of a better back nine. They were followed by Shaun Bostock (13) and Paul Maher (10) both on 68 with Alan Jardine (14)69 in fifth place. Mark Harris (27) with the day’s best of 62, won Div.3 from Graham Best (23)65, Barry Goodwin (17)66, Paul Woods (25)66 and Richard Farrer (29)68.

At the par 3, 13th, Simon Young joined Steve Fyfe in producing the second Hole-in-One, of the week.

There were a further twelve Twos returned.