Hole-in-one provides memorable moment for Thetford captain Trevor Wignall

Thetford Golf Club captain Trevor Wignall with playing partners Bob Pearson and Alan Hitchborn. Pict

Thetford Golf Club captain Trevor Wignall with playing partners Bob Pearson and Alan Hitchborn. Picture: Thetford GC - Credit: Archant

Thetford Golf Club captain Trevor Wignall will have an extra memory of his year in office — he recorded a hole-in-one on Monday.

Trevor was playing in the Seniors’ April Stableford and started his round in perfect fashion when he hit a five iron which landed on the top tier of the green and rolled into the hole.

Trevor was playing with vice-captain Bob Pearson and Alan Hitchborn. Bob must have had a premonition as he does not usually play while wearing a bow tie — he had attended the club’s 40s night on Saturday and was challenged to wear the same outfit for Monday’s competition.

Meanwhile Thetford Ladies’ second team suffered a narrow 4-3 defeat at Sprowston Manor in Division Six of the Norfolk League. Margaret Hayward, Ann Engwell and Mary Neal were the Thetford winners.

A bumper field is set to take part in the Spring Open on Thursday, the first of the club’s open events this year.


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