COUNTBACK dominated proceedings during a busy week of competitions at West Berks culminating in the June medals.

There was a three-way tie on nett 75 for first place in Division One of the men’s competition with Carl McCartney, gross 87, taking first place followed by Jason Kendal, gross 78, and Richard Bower 84.

Kevin Holland won Division Two with gross 88, nett 72 followed by Keith Wilkins on nett 74 and Lee Nicholson a further shot back in third place.

In Division Three, count-back was required to resolve a four-way tie on nett 79 in the order of Daniel Duncan, Darren Galbraith, Nick Jones and Tom Wickstead.

Meanwhile, Jane Brackenbury scored a gross 82, nett 75 to win the ladies medal.

Mary Harwood was second with gross 102, nett 82 while Tina Mulford with nett 85 beat Georgie Seaman on countback to take third place.

Gale and Tom McAuley won the Sunshine Cup, a mixed pairs competition held annually in memory of Sharon Williams, a much-loved member of the club, with 40 points while Barrie and Georgie Seaman were runners-up with 37.

John Harris won the men’s Saturday stableford with 39 points, Phil Clare was two points behind in second place and Nick Jones with 35 won a three-way tie on countback with Kevin Good and Greg Collins to take third spot.

Rob Bridgeman won the men’s midweek stableford with 41 points.

Dave Gentleman was second with 38 while Chris Terrett scored 37 points and beat Roger Gaskell on countback to take third place.

Countback was also required to separate a tie between first placed Pete Dye and Patrick Wilmore who both scored 22 points in the weekly nine-hole qualifier for the Liddiard Trophy.

Kendal was third with 20 points.

The men’s team which plays in the inter-club friendly competitions extended their impressive start to the season with a seventh straight victory when beating Sonning at home 4½-1½.

Meanwhile, the Central Sevens team won 4½-2½ away to Rye Hill, while it was honours even for the seniors when they countered a 4-2 defeat away to Drayton Park earlier in the season by winning at home by the same score.