Ten visually impaired players took part in Berkshire Vision’s golf day hosted by Sand Martins GC, Wokingham, last week.

Each was in a team of three who competed in three-ball Texas Scramble over nine holes with Richard Deadman being the most successful on the day.

He linked up with former Reading FC player and manager Mick Gooding and Alan Leeson to win the event with a gross score of 36 for a nett 17.4.

Their caddie was Louise Lucio-Palk, the chief executive officer of Reading-based Berkshire Vision.

Camille Kamara took the runners-up prize along with her teammates, Tom Leray-Meyer and one-legged golfer Stan Bembenek, the trio finishing with 37 gross for a nett 19.4.

David Benyon, along with Phil Chappel and Martin Marsh, took third place with gross 38, nett 19.8.

Andy Turner finished down the field, but his drive off the first tee was voted the best of all competitors by Sand Martins professional Symon O’Keeffe.

The trophy for the team winners was donated by Sand Martins with support from Berkshire Trophy Centre, with Gooding making the presentations.

Other Berkshire Vision members who took part were Steve Kempster, Ros Weir, Ruth Stacey, Colin Chandler, Stuart Pearce and Atif Umer.

THE Central Sevens team brought a ray of sunshine to West Berks on Saturday when they won 4½-2½ at Drayton Green to be confirmed winners of Division Two on a wet and windy afternoon.

Elsewhere, the men’s match at home against Ogbourne Downs was abandoned after eight drenching holes, the scratch team lost 6-1 at Goring and Streatley and the Hillman team was beaten 5-2 in the final of the Hillman Trophy against Harewood Downs at Newbury and Crookham.

Carl McCartney won Division One of the October medal with gross 82, nett 71.

Jock Douglas was second with nett 72 and Shaun Ponsford third with 73. Colin Price won Division Two with a nett 68, while Terry Phelps with 72 beat Ian Miles, on countback to take second.

Daniel Duncan with nett 75 beat Chris Hunt on countback to win Division Three, while Darren Galbraith was third with 77.

Mark Ridgill and Patrick Wilmore won the Autumn Fun Competition with 45 points, beating Mike Denny and Rob Camden on countback with Tony Atkins and Charles Dixon two points behind in third.

The ladies’ midweek stableford was also settled on countback when Renee Wheeler took first place from Deb Weddell after they both scored 34 points.

Just one point behind, Susie Boultwood beat Mary Harwood on countback.

Gordon Munro and Chris Terrett both shot nett 67 in the October midweek medal with the former winning on countback. Kevin Dixon was third with 70.

Sian Soanes took the ladies’ monthly medal with nett 77. Harwood finished second with 79 while Tina Mulford with 84 was third.

On Thursday the mixed team travelled to Bradfield College where they suffered a 3½-1½ defeat.

MATHEW Brakspear carded 11 pars, three birdies and eagle on the par-five fourth hole to storm to an incredible 45 points to win Division One of the Weekend Stableford.

Stephen Beresford (7hcp) was second with 38 points, while third was Philip Beresford (8hcp) on countback from Mark Banham (8hcp), both with 34 points.

Division Two winner was Wayne Mayers (12hcp) on countback from Barry Reynolds (13hcp), both with 40 points. Third was Merv Jones (18hcp) with 39 points.

Simon Reynell Taylor (19hcp) took the Division Three honours in a very tight finish, on countback from Andy Ward (23hcp) and Raef North (25hcp), all with 37 points.

Twos were recorded by James McGiveron and Duncan Mee (both on the 13th hole) and Glen Dudman and Dennis Sunderland (17th).

Ben Storey took the Division One top prize in the Midweek Stableford with 41 points.

Runner-up was Justin Wheeler (18hcp) on countback from Rob Winstanley (8hcp), both with 40 points.

Division Two winner was North with 41 points, one clear of Javier Dieguez (20hcp).

Third was Rick Wolski (27hcp), on countback from Nick Sarson (27hcp) and Andy Lambourne (19hcp), all with 39 points.

Twos were recorded by Jack Russell (8th hole) and by Jose Fernandez Moure (17th hole).