Rowe wins Boston West’s Monthly Medal

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Mike Rowe won the Monthly Medal competition as Boston West Golf Club’s Senior Section and Veterans hosted their latest event.

He recorded a nett 69 to finish above runner-up Jim Weight (nett 71) and third-placed Glyn Morgan (nett 73).

In the Veterans’ Medal, John Clark won with a nett 70, ahead of second-placed Les Martin (nett 71 c/b) and Jack Eldridge in third (nett 71).

The Autumn Trophy was won by Les Martin with 40 points.

Second on countback was Gary King with 39 and third went to Barrie Wilkinson (39).

Boston West hosted Boston Golf Club and the match ended in a draw.

Winning pairs for West were Stewart Pikett and Keith Boothby (5&3), Phil Thomas and Neil McCallum (2&1), John Chain and Rob Roberts (2&0) while Errol Appleby and Dennis Barton, Peter Whyers and Ricky Elms halved their matches.

A second team contest saw Boston West travel to Newark, where they were beaten 5.5-2.5.

Winners were Gary King and Mike Rowe (3&2), John Chain and Keith Boothby (2&1) while Peter Kelly and Arnold Bennett halved their match. The return match was played at Boston West on the following Thursday and the home team won 5-3.

Winners were Andy Frankowski and Jim Weight (4&2), Phil Thomas and Mike Rowe (1&0), Peter Kelly and Ken Ashforth (5&3), John Pattenden and Peter Whyers (3&2) and Gary King and Arnold Bennet (4&2).