The winner of the Autumn Vase for the best Nett score was Bertrand Delacroix with 41 points. The best Gross score was made by Dimitri Ansart with 37 points.
The full set of scores can be seen on the FFG's website.
7 players participated in this year's Summer Eclectic which took place over July and August, putting in 1 to 5 cards! (of a maximum of 6)
Sue Hall had the Best Gross score, 74, from her 5 cards. Best Net was David Colson with a 56 from 4 cards. The best Stableford points score of 51 points was shared between Jeanne Delacroix (3 cards) and David Colson.
An occasionally damp or very damp weekend at Belle Dune golf course (Baie de Somme) was much enjoyed by 21 golfers and some 7 non-golfers. The course proved very difficult, as some of us already knew, but some at least of the usual suspects came good on the day, as the results below show.
The Irish Trophy for the best Gross was won by John McCallum with 16 Stableford points and the Kiwi Cup for the best Net went to Ian Jones with 34 points.
The Men had 2 Series: the 2nd Series was led by Ian Jones (34) and David Colson (29) and the 3rd Series featured Claude Jacques and Jean-Charles Saden.
For the Ladies, Muriel Jones won with 33 points, followed by Monica Greenwood, Corine Balleyguier and Grainne Keating tied for 2nd place with 26.
On Saturday there was a 3-person Scramble won by Corine Balleyguier, F.Thiriet, J. McCallum with a gross 74 (45 stableford), closely followed by Pearse Keating, David Colson, J.Greenwood with 74 gross, and 43.
Golfers went off to Roncemay to escape the Coronation from Friday the 5th to the 7th of May.
The two main prizes for Saturday's Stableford competition are the Kiwi Cup (donated by Alan Kerr) for the best Net score won by Ian Jones (37) and the Irish Trophy for the best Gross score won by John McCallum (19).
On Sunday there was a Scramble à la Française won by the team consisting of Muriel+James+Frédéric+Simon with 42 points.
At the AGM on 30 March a new Head of section, James Moore was nominated to replace Frédéric Thiriet, who had resigned. Bertrand Delacroix joined the existing committee - John Greenwood, Claude Jacques, Joan Cosgrove, and John McCallum.
1- J-C SADEN + E FREIHA (28 points)
2- B DELACROIX + J GOODHARDT (24 pts)
3- J DELACROIX + J Mc CALLUM (22 pts)
4- M GREENWOOD + J GREENWOOD (20 pts)
5- J COSGROVE + C JACQUES (16 pts)
Formula: 3-person Scramble 'à la française
50 players took part In the 42nd Spring Cup Stableford competition. Congratulations to Gorka Masson, winner of the Castrol Cup, with a gross score of 30 points and to Financial Times Cup winner Sue Hall with the best Ladies' Gross score (20). The best Men's Net scorer (Spring Cup) was Théotime Punelle with 41 points. The best Ladies' Net scorer was Joyce Jacques with 39 points. The best SAC scorer was John Goodhardt with 40 points. Other notable SAC successes were Emile Freiha, closest to the pin on the 9th, and Sue Hall for the Longest Ladies' drive on the 4th.
Read on for more details (or see this article or the FFG site for all the scores).
Continuing our long-term relationship with the Golf de Villarceaux, the 42nd Spring Cup was held at Villarceaux on Saturday 3 June.
Read on to see the FFG's version of the results or visit the FFG Site