Great Yarmouth & Caister - 9th July

97 enthusiastic golfers took on the challenging Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club in fantastic condition. Everyone was quick to notice how long the roughwas playing , which left many people finding it hard to score! The weather was mainly dry with a stiff breeze and everyone left great reviews of all facilities on offer at the club.

Several courses in the UK and Ireland are laid out within racecourses – Musselburgh (Old) in Scotland and Gowran Park in Ireland spring immediately to mind – but Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club takes this interaction of golf and horse racing onto a new level, with golfers having to duck under the rails several times during the course of a round

The club was formed in 1882 when a 13-hole layout was brought into play but, by the end of the following year, North Berwick-born professional Tom Dunn had extended the course to eighteen holes. After the club merged with near neighbour Caister in 1913, Harry Colt is said to have designed an 18-hole course over land that had been used by both clubs but World War I prevented this development from ever going ahead.

As anticipation mounted, the moment arrived for the unveiling of the much-awaited prizes:

WHS Leaderboard: 1st Place: A. Larter + J. Sutton- 47 Pts, 2nd-R. Hones + B. Allen - 45 Pts 3rd-P. Castle + M. Hewitson -45 Pts(CB), 4th-D. Chignall + N. Popper- 44 Pts (CB), 5th-A. Houghton + S. Kirman- 43 Pts, 6th -D. Cokeley + J. Wilby- 42 Pts (CB).

Gross Leaderboard: 1st J. Little + C. Clarke-34 Pts ,2ndW. Heath + J. Little 34 Pts (CB), 3rdD. Cokeley + J. Wilby -33 Pts.

Par 3 Competition: 1st J. Perry + L. Poulton -10 Pts, 2ndS. Smith + J. Murray -9Pts, 3rd P. Cruise + L. Cruise 9Pts.

Nearest The Pin: Phil Rank  

Longest Drive: Josh King - Mens  Clare Hunter -Ladies

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