Despite high winds and a dire weather forecast the players in the first Thetford Winter ProAm of the new year encountered excellent conditions last Thursday.
The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.
The decision by Conservative and independent councillors to award themselves an allowance increase has been branded as “unbelievable” by one of the county’s MPs.
Tom Green’s solid back nine of 39 — two bogeys at 12 and 13 with pars at the other seven holes — gave him a nett 70 and a one-stroke win in the Division One Medal at Thetford Golf Club.
Paul Pearce, hero of Thetford Golf Club’s Norfolk County Golf Union Scratch Trophy triumph, kept up his good form to win the first of the winter medals.
There were some terrific scores for Anne McHarg’s President’s Day competition at Thetford Golf Club, with Dean Scott edging Rob Taylor on countback after both recorded a remarkable total of 48 points.
Andrew Beard produced a fantastic round of 45 Stableford points to win Thetford Golf Club’s Summer Meeting.
There was a Summer Shotgun start at Thetford Golf Club with 23 teams in action — and it was a team of ladies who carried off the top prizes.
There was a close finish to the Sidgwick Cup at Thetford Golf Club, with plenty of drama on the last few holes.
Mark Lingard and Tim McAlinden won Thetford Golf Club’s Nunthorpe Cup, a four-ball better-ball Stableford competition, with a total of 44 points.
Commonwealth flags are flying on town halls across Norfolk and Suffolk
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