CAVERSHAM Heath has a new name on each of the three Club Championship trophies.

Kye Machin (2hcp) is the new men’s champion, Sophie Banham (18hp) the ladies and Philip Beresford (9hcp) the seniors.

Machin was a convincing winner as he shot rounds of 75 and 81 for a combined 156 – three shots clear of nearest rival David Jubb (7hcp) with 78 and 81for 159.

Third was Michael Beaumont (7hcp) with 81/83 (164).

Machin’s 75 was the best score on the Saturday, followed by Matt Jones (1hcp) with 78 and James Millard with 79. However, both Jones and Millard faltered on the Sunday with rounds of 87.

Tom Dexter (8hcp) shot the best round on the second day with 79. However, added to a disastrous 94 on day one (which included a 10, eight and seven – 13 shots over par on those holes alone) this only got him 13th place.

Michael Deignan (5hcp) followed up his first round 85 with an 80 – the second best score on day two – to take him up to fourth position.

Nett champion was Jubb with 71/74 for 145 with Andy Lambourne (20hcp; 72/76 for 148) pipping Simon Walker (11hcp; 70/78 for 148) to second spot on countback, both with nett 148.

Banham was also a convincing winner in the ladies’ event, winning by 12 shots.

She had rounds of 92 and 90 for a combined 182.

Caroline Dover (23hcp), went one place better than last year, finishing as runner-up with 94/100 for 194. Third was last year’s runner-up Lynne Rumbold (19hcp) with 102/97 for 199.

The ladies also finished in the same order in the nett competition.

Beresford (9hcp) took the seniors’ prize on countback from Santiago Fernandez-Garcia (12hcp), both with 82.

Third was Nigel Smith (9hcp) with 86.

Beresford had a birdie and three pars in his last four holes, while Fernandez-Garcia bogeyed three of his last four.

Nett winner was Patrick O’Hare (23hcp) with 68, ahead of Paul Liepa (28hcp) with 69 and Fernandez Garcia on 70.

The only two of the competition was recorded by Daniel Dover on the eighth hole.

The Caversham Ladies pairing of Jane Weller and Kathy North took the honours with 26 points in the inaugural Berkshire County Ladies Veterans Golf Association (BCLVGA) nine-hole better ball competition held at Billingbear Park.

  • THE Captains’ Charity Day event at West Berks raised £2,200 and was won by the team of Deb and Alan Weddell and Shelagh and Barry Lancaster.

Their 89 points edged out the side of Sandy Miller, Mustapha Mzouri, Patrick Wilmore and Mike Denny on countback.

Tony Atkins, Charles Dixon, Mark Charlton and Frank Gregorace took third place.

Miller, Greg Collins, Matt Thomas, Gary Robinson and Steve Cox all won nearest the pin prizes.

Phil Smith of Bowood and Norman Newham of Ogborne Downs won the Seniors’ Open with 48 points.

Brian Elliott and Geoff Raper of Studley Wood were one shot behind in second place, with Nigel Walkley of West Berks and Alby Bowden of Marlborough third on 46.

With the semi-final of the Hillman Trophy at Temple all square at the end of the scheduled matches, Ray Pithers won on the first extra hole to secure a place in the final at Newbury and Crookham on October 6 against Harewood Downs.

Darren Boulton won Division One of the men’s September medal with a gross 78, nett 72.

Grant Forbes was second with 81 (73) and Simon Matton third with 83 (75).

Tony Atkins won Division Two with 82 (69), while Dan Taylor was second with 90 (72) and Terry Phelps third with 86 (73).

Derrick Perrin took the honours in Division Three with 92 (73), Alan Capps was second with 95 (76) and Barrie Seaman third with 101 (78).

Shelagh Lancaster won the final of the Harris Cup with 23 points. Tina Mulford was second on 20, while Lyn Pell with 19 points beat Sian Soanes on countback to take third place.

Luke Prestoe won the men’s midweek medal with gross 77, nett 71, Dave Ware was second with 95 (72) and Simon Barrie third with 89 (76).

Miller won the ladies’ September Stableford on Tuesday with 45 points. Mary Harwood was second on 41 and Carol Sparvell third on 38.

Harwood won the September medal scoring a gross 91, nett 72. Gale McAuley was second with nett 74 and Mulford third with 76.

Jane Bracknebury and Renee Wheeler finished 20th out of 52 teams in the PING 4BBB pairs competition, but just five points off the winners, Linda Woods and Pauline Nash from Royal Epping Forest GC in Essex.

  • THEALE captain Keith Dawson retained his title as club champion for the second year in a row with rounds of 75 and 76 for a total of 151.

Andrew Losely, who shot 80 and 86, finished as runner-up with 166, with Dave Taylor a shot further back.

  • SALLY Porter struck a hole-in-one on the 12th during the fourth round of the Grand Prix at Wokefield Park on Sunday – the first in the competition for 12 years.

The event was one by another lady Debby Cave, with 36 points. John Griffin came second with 35 points and Mark Seymore third with 34.