Mother and son take the Penday Trophy

Club Captain Kev Moxham and Lady Captain Mandy Collins present Rutland County's Penday Pairs Trophy to Suzanne and Ollie Huxley
Club Captain Kev Moxham and Lady Captain Mandy Collins present Rutland County's Penday Pairs Trophy to Suzanne and Ollie Huxley
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The Penday Pairs Trophy as Rutland County Golf Club was a triumph for Suzanne and Oliver Huxley.

The mother and son combo claimed the title with 69 points, ahead of Andy Vernon and Imogen Huxley in second spot.

The runners-up took second spot on countback ahead of Di Barnett and Kevin Moxham, and Deggie Palmer and Jackie Cole all on 61 points.

County’s B team found healthy form with a 5-1 victory over visiting Thorney Lakes.

Mike Powell and Pete Siciliano won 4&3, Dave Waddell and Martyn Gatehouse won 1 up, Phil Drury finally managed a 4&3 win with partner Craig Allan, Andy Vernon and Bob Ambrose won 3&1, Kev Moxham and Chris Palmer won 4&3. Chris Bower and Dave Rippin offered some solace to Thorney as they went down on the final hole.

l Gordon Young produced his annual masterclass with a stunning 85-19-66 in the Monthly Medal to edge out Terry Loomes by one shot.

Young is delighted with his two shot handicap reduction and now plays off 17. Loomes (87-20-67) was comfortably ahead of third placed Peter Stokes on 85-14-71.

In Division 2, Mike Pell destroyed the field with 93-27-66. Nick Lewis was second but well back on net 71. Rip Kirby was third with net 72.

l The winning team in the 123 competition with 72 points were Ralph Baker, Joe Smith and Nick Lewis.

In the Singles Knockout, Mike Pell beat Gerry Webb 3&1 Dave Wilson (John Killin) beat John Mason/Arthur Dethick on the 19th hole.