ON Friday, April 7, in idyllic conditions Okehampton Golf Club hosted a Ladies Texas Scramble Spring Open which was represented by no fewer than 21 different clubs.
The overall winners, with net 63, were Marcia Collett, Marcia Jones and Mary Keir from Okehampton and in second were G Redman, J Vlietstra and B Meeke with net 64.4 (Exeter Golf and Country Club).
The best visitor prize was won by F Ryan, L Davis and G Mason with net 64.8 (Staddon Heights) and second visitor prize went to L Moore, K Sheills and C Lewis with net 64.8 (Stockwood/ I.O.Wedmore).
The best combination prize was taken by L Evans, M Widdows (Okehampton) and C Skrzypczak (Holsworthy) with net 64.4.
On Saturday, April 8, once again in fabulous sunshine, a three ball two to count stableford for the John Norman Trophy was contested.
The winners of Division One and the trophy with 109 points were Andy and Matthew Parry and Jonathan Mansell. Malcolm Hooper, Paul Rattenbury and Reg Prescott were second with 107 points and third place was taken by Norman Heslop, Reggie Wonnacott and Richard Heslop with 104 points.
Division Two was won by Steve Browne, Brian May and Steve Pike with 91 points after countback from, in second Ian Drayner, Kevin Harding and Alan Grimshaw also with 91 points closely followed into third by John Haley, Paul Douglas and Rod Jones with 90 points.
Congratulations go to Peter Howell, Jay Carroll and Henry Harbron, Okehampton’s junior team, who beat Honiton in the first round of the Basil Steer Trophy at Exeter.