Rabbits on the greens at Boston Golf Club

The Rabbits' Open Day winning team receive their prizes from Rabbits captain P. Keal and club captain Dave Manson.
The Rabbits' Open Day winning team receive their prizes from Rabbits captain P. Keal and club captain Dave Manson.

BOSTON Golf Club has held its Rabbits’ Open Day.

The event was won by G. Wand, P. Drury, P. Benton and R. Aspeslagh with a score of 92 points on countback.

Runners-up were A. Slater, D. Cricklaid, L. Maskell and C. Oliver.

Results: 1 G. Wand, P. Drury, P. Benton and R. Aspeslagh 92 points, 2A. Slater, D. Cricklaid, L. Maskell and C. Oliver 92, 3 R. Nicholas, S. Kemp, N .Holland and D. Reynolds 86, 4 C. Swinney, S. Bradley, D. Robinson and D. Cobb 84pts (cb). 5 P. Keal, M. Brown, M. Gooderson and C. Campion 84 pts. 6 P. Stanley, S. Garrard, C. Price and S. Payling 83, 7 P. Keal, M. Harrison, M. Robinson and D. Green 82.

Other prizes for the day went to D. Robinson (nearest the pin on the second), S. Locke (nearest the pin on the 14th) and L. Maskell (longest drive, nearest the pin in two on the 18th).

The Buck Rabbit competition, a 12-hole three-club competition, was played in atrocious weather.

This didn’t deter the winner Paul Keal (16) who came in with a respectable score of 27 points.

Boston Golf Club celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee in style with a club am-am competition where teams of four were encouraged to play in Jubilee attire.

Twenty-seven teams played throughout the day.

There were a vast array of prizes on offer, including the special Jubilee edition of the £5 coin for the best turned out team and a hidden prize for a team scoring the same as the Queen’s age, 86.

The first men’s team were R. Hull, M. Ellis, A. Dixon and S. Kemp with 94 points, beating D. Manson, D. Robinson, C. Oliver and A. Ogden on countback.

The first mixed team - with 86 points - were B. & P. Bett and M. & P. Couture. Runners-up were J. Black, J. Geeson, R. & B. Unwin with 85.

K. Yates, M. Bavin, J. Short and M. Green scored 80 points to be crownbed top ladies’ team Nearest the pin was won by M. Ellis (second), L. Worthington (14th) The straightest drive (sixth) was R. Delahoy and the hidden team prize went to M. Hobbs, B. White, B. Aspelagh and L. Benton.

Best dressed winners were R. Hull, M. Ellis, A. Dixon and S. Kemp.

Steve Hodgson’s Boston Golf Club B team have built on their excellent start to the season.

They are now undefeated after four league games and sit on top of their league.

They entertained the previously unbeaten Gedney Hill and gained a 5-1 victory.

Dave Cartwright and Trev Newton kept their 100 per cent record intact and led the team to their best winning margin for some time.

The team then travelled to Sutton Bridge and drew 3-3.

New team member Mitch Melton and old timer Malcolm Hyde were the day’s biggest winners, 6 and 5.