August 2019 – Greetham Valley
According to the Carol on the BBC Weather the hottest days for the last 3 months have fallen at the end of each month. We can testify to that fact after Tydd last month and then similar temperatures at Greetham. Trevor Chapman providing additional water for everyone at Tydd was a fantastic gesture and it was a shame he did not play today as many of us wilted in the heat and the hilly terrain. Only 3 players beat their front nine points total, Les with 2 points and David W with 7 points suffering more than some.
It’s always nice to wrap up a prize early in the season. Andrew Bramwell hitting a magnificent 11 out of the Bunker to secure top spot for Bunker Flunker, perhaps it can still be challenged?
Nearest the Pin was on hole 18, David Carter firing the first attempt to within 15 feet then finishing the Putt with a fist pump as well. Man of the moment Richard Cheng stepped up in the last group to arrow a shot to within 8 feet to take the bottle prize, but missed the subsequent birdie putt. That putt did not matter to the final result as Richard won the day with 35 points and now leads the Fritz Follies Trophy with just 2 outings to go. Could it be his year although many could still make a challenge. Steve Preston was 2nd on 32 points ahead of David Oliver on count back by virtue of four points on the 18th.
On we go to the next outing at Lakeside Lodge on Friday 20th September, can the heatwave last……