Cirencester skipper wins Bowmaker Salver
6:00am Monday 21st October 2013 in Sport
SIXTY-SEVEN golfers competed for the Bowmaker Salver at Cirencester Golf Club on October 7.
David Findlay topped off his successful year as seniors captain by teaming up with Roger Dodd and Patrick Moylan to post the highest score of 93 points and take first place, with Dave Clark and John Thurston coming home second ahead of John King and Peter Knight, who were third on countback.
In his closing duty as captain, Findlay presented the trophies for notable competitions held during the year.
Dave Jones became seniors champion, having made the lowest gross score in the midsummer medal, while the Whitbread Trophy was awarded to Tony Gattrell.
Ken Mills won the singles knockout competition for the Clappen Cup while the Mead Cup, which is awarded to the winners of the pairs knockout competition went to Rob Worthington and Rob Johnson.
John Whitbread took the Bill Burn Trophy in winning the traditional end-of-season medal, John Morris was the winner of the newly inaugurated singles plate and Clive Bennett’s 113 cumulative stableford points tally over three summer compeitions earned him the Goddard Cup.
Finally, it was revealed that the seniors section at Ciren have raised over £1,000 for local charities over the course of Findlay’s year in charge. Clive Bennett has now assumed the captaincy, with Mike Brown as his deputy.
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