The Claret Jug - 20.7.19

The Claret Jug competition sponsored by Norman Purves took place on Saturday, 20th July, 2019, and a turnout of 38 members took part.     The weather was very warm and overcast with occasional showers and moderate but gusty winds.     The player of the day who mastered the conditions with a magnificent round of 71(12)59 was Matthew Brass.     He was followed by Alan Kerr on 75(11)64 and in third place on a score of 71(5)66 was Michael Wood.     Three players managed to get a hole in two at the nominated holes, and these were Matthew Brass; Eric Middlemas and Bill Walton all at the 6th, each receiving £7 for their efforts.  The entry fee was £3 making a total of £114 from the 38 entrants; £90 was paid out in cash to the winners and £21 to the two’s winners, with £3 going to the contingency fund.