THE final fixture of Calcot Park’s 20 Section saw them played with the ladies in a greensomes stableford.

In very difficult conditions it was Ray Lloyd and his partner, Lynn Turner, who picked up the prizes, winning with 32 points.

Harji Bhanderi and Maureen Rogers were runners-up with 29 points on countback from Drew Selwood and Val Jones.

Theale's annual presentations to the year’s trophy winners were held at a gala dinner with an evening rounded off with live entertainment from the singer, Lovely.

This was the first time such an event was able be held at the club, made possible by its recently enlarged functions room.

It had been another full and successful year at the club with 26 tournaments, including seniors and ladies, plus the annual singles and pairs knock-out competitions and the winter and summer leagues.

Four members succeeded in winning two events during the year – Dugi Tait, Matt Hallett, Chris Clack, and John Blair – but they were pipped by the club owner, Mike Lowe, who took the honours on three occasions.

The club also took part for the first time in the BBO seniors winter league as well as playing their friendly matches against other clubs in the area.

SHAUN Ponsford won the second round of the men’s Gillas Cup at West Berks with 41 points.

Ashley Atherton scored 40 to take second place while Keith Wilkins, Colin Harrison and Greg Collins were a single shot further back in a three-way tie for third place and placed in that order on countback.

Twenty players participated in the October mixed, midweek competition with the team comprising Helen Bell, Mary Harwood, Jane Wilmore and Mike Sparvell winning with a score of 104.

Barrie Green won the men’s midweek stableford with a fine 44 points, outscoring Graham Mort who took second spot by a single shot. Mark Richardson scored 36 points to take third place.

In the team events, the men’s Saturday team played its last fixture of the season at Broome Manor in dire conditions which reduced the match to a 13-hole challenge.

West Berks won by 4½-1½ to end up with a highly impressive record of having played 16 matches, winning 14, halving one and suffering just one defeat.

The seniors are also enjoying a great start to the 2019/2020 campaign in the M4 Seniors Winter League with 4-0 victories at home to The Downshire, Hadden Hill and Sand Martins and a 2½-1½ away win at Hadden Hill.

Meanwhile the ladies team lost 3-1 in a rearranged fixture at Donnington Valley.