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Special guests attend golf club seniors presentation

Tuesday, 16th April 2013.

The Seniors Section at Haverhill Golf Club invited Mrs Veronica Kernutt, her daughter Sonia and granddaughter Elie to attend their presentation on Monday, April 8.

Seniors captain Peter Mercer introduced Elie to all those attending and she thanked the golf club for the invitation on behalf of her family.

She went on to remember her grandfather, Roy Kernutt, a former member of the Golf Club, as someone who was very passionate about the game of golf and added the award was given in respect of this.

The Seniors Section nominated Roger Campbell to receive the Kernutt Cup in recognition of the valuable contribution he has made since joining the club in 1996.

He served as club captain in 2002, is currently serving on the seniorsí committee as treasurer, as well as assisting with the Juniorsí Section and other club events.

Elie also presented cups to the following trophy winners:- Alistair Cocks for the Winter League, Charlie Tapp and Ann Thompson for the Bleasdale Cup, Gill Richardson for the Ladies Monday League and Roger Corbett for the Mott Cup (Menís Monday league).

Prior to the presentation, the seniors played in a texas scramble competition which was won by Geoff Dorkins, Colin Durston, Alan Whitfield and Dave Parsons.

Haverhill Juniors played in the A Steam on Thursday, April 11. The competition was divided up into a medal event for handicaps 0-21 and a stableford for handicaps 22 and above.

Junior captain Michael Perrett was the winner of the medal competition with an excellent round of 73-5-68, reducing his handicap by one1 shot to four.

Liam Merritt finished in second place with a score of 77-6-71 and in third place was Daniel Bentley with 84-9-75.

The yellow tee stableford competition was won by Dan Walker, who scored a magnificent 50pts, slashing his handicap by a whopping six shots!

In second place was Louis Martin with 37pts and in third place Joshua Hulyer with 33pts. In the red tee competition for handicaps 29-36, the winner was James Iron also with a fabulous score of 47pts, reducing his handicap by four shots.

In second place was Jason Carpenter with 43pts, reducing his handicap by two shots and in third place Matthew Carpenter with 34pts.

The P Franklin Junior competition was played on Friday, April 12, and, despite the rain, some excellent scores were returned. This event was also divided up into medal for handicaps 0-21 and stableford for handicaps 22 and above.

Winning the medal competition off the white tees was Edward Halpin with an excellent round of 86-20-66 reducing his handicap by a shot to 19. In second place was Ollie Stevenson with 79-12-67, also trimming his handicap by a shot to 11 and in third place junior captain Michael Perrett with the lowest gross score of 74-4-70.

In the yellow tee stableford competition the winner was Joshua Hulyer with 38pts, in second place Jamres Iron with 32pts on countback from junior girls captain Nicole Pike, also with 32pts.

Billy Bush was the winner of the red tees stableford competition with 35pts and in second place Matthew Carpenter with 27pts.

Haverhill hosted a friendly match against Abbotsley for the ĎBone of Contentioní Trophy on Saturday, April 13. In all, 28 players took part in the foursomes matchplay competition with Hambro scoring, and the Haverhill team seized a commanding ten-hole victory to retain the trophy for 2013.

Haverhillís first match in their Curry Cup campaign for 2013 was played away at Felixstowe on Sunday, April 14. In difficult conditions with 40mph winds gusting across the course throughout the day, the hosts took full advantage of playing on home ground to win by 15-3.

Although it was a disappointing start for Haverhill, Curry Cup captain Joe Davis is hoping to reverse the teamís fortune when they are drawn at home against Colchester in their next league match on May 18.

It was, however, a successful day for Haverhill in their Mixed Match away to Seckford, also played on Sunday.

The Haverhill team, led by club captain Gordon Price and lady captain Sheila Price, secured a win by six holes.

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