Green and Coulter lead the way for Boston West GC’s seniors

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Gerald Green and Terry Coulter were the top scoring home-club players when Boston West Golf Club hosted its Senior Open Championship.

The pair returned to the clubhouse with 44 points following their round in the two-ball betterball competition.

Fellow Boston West members Barrie Wilkinson and Danny O’Connell also recorded 44 points, while Glyn Morgan and Mike McPhail carded 43 points.

Almost 100 golfers took part, with the top visitors being Mick Marriott and Mike Paulson (Toft) with 44 points.

Behind them were runners-up Gary Cheshire and Brian West (Lincoln) also on 44 points and third-placed Andy Reedman (Spalding) and Mick Harrison (Sleaford) with 43 points.

The Captain’s Putter Competition was won by John Wade, who scored 38 points.

Runner-up was Eddy Hunt with 37 points and third was John Baker, also with 37 points.

Alan Hunt has won the Monthly Medal with a nett 71.

In second place was Harold Maddy with a nett 72, ahead of third-placed Barrie Wilkinson, also with nett 72.

Boston West’s senior golfers played their first match of the month at home to Seacroft, winning 6-2.

The winning pairs were Stewart Pikett and Geoff Upsall (3&2), Andy Frankowski and Gary King (4&3), Barrie Wilkinson and Mike Rowe (5&3), Errol Appleby and Les Martin (2&1), John Chain and Rob Roberts (5&4) and Keith Boothby with Arnold Bennett (1&0).

Boston West Golfers travelled to Surfleet to play Spalding but were well beaten 6-2.

The two winning teams were Gary King and Peter Whyers (2&3) and the John Chain-Brian Curtis combination (4&6).

The Boston West Ladies’ section played a mixed pairs betterball competition with the Seniors.

Winners were Stewart and Isabel Pikett with 48 points, while Ian McKenzie and Cherith Needham (47 points) came second.

Third were Barrie Wilkinson and Betty Gedney (43) with fourth going to John Chain and Dot Everett (43) and Neil McCallum and June McLennan (43) taking fifth spot.

Cherith Needham chieved a hole-in-one on the 12th green.