WITH Christmas fast approaching, Theale Golf Club held their annual Turkey Trot Scramble.

Fifteen teams of three, some with a mix of ladies and gents, took part and there were prizes for the first five best scoring teams, with the first three receiving vouchers for Greens the butchers in Pangbourne and Christmas goodies for those in teams placed fourth and fifth.

In fifth position were Mike Lowe, Gerald Williams, and Eddie Thorpe, while just ahead in fourth place were Mark Day, Dave Taylor and Jonny May.

Making the trip to Pangbourne in third place were Kriss Hallett, Scott Straker and Shane Wyatt with a nett score of 62.9.

Runners-up were Luke Standon, Kieran Leadbeater and John Brooks with a very commendable nett score of 61.2, but the big winners, with an excellent nett score of 59.9, were Damian Smith, Andy Losely and Dave Clark.

ROB Bridgeman and Paul Beake took first place in the second round of the men’s winter league competition at West Berks on Sunday.

Their score of 63 points was one clear of Kevin Hopwood and John Harris who tied with and beat on countback Jason Kendal and Garry Postlethwaite.

The seniors continued their recent good form with a 3-1 home win against The Downshire.