Pete Lewis was a popular winner of the Churchill Medal and Match Play Qualifier at Falmouth Golf Club on Saturday, writes Keith Rashleigh.

The weather turned for the worst in the afternoon and Pete was the only player to beat the par for the course out of 62 entrants.

His rock solid net 70 was good enough to win by two strokes from Roger Weeks.

Third was Malcolm “Bert” Coulls with a net 73 as he beat five other players with the same score on countback.

Meanwhile the Ladies Captain Rachael Curnow took the Ladies section in their very smart new kit on an away day to Merlin Golf Club where they were warmly received.

The winners were the trio of Janet Thomas, Wendy Plummer and Kath Kelly.

  • The Budock Vean Junior Section has grown in strength under the guidance of Club Captain, Piran Trezise, and former Junior Organiser, Brian Hoskins.

To celebrate, 31 members and nine juniors came together for a Texas Scramble designed to give the youngsters a taste of competition, to assist with etiquette and to provide a whole club social experience.

In fine weather, the day proved a great success and was followed by a BBQ.

Golf was the winner and £100 was raised to support junior coaching. Earlier, the Ladies had also held a Juniors Support day which raised £45.

In other events, the Pairs Championship was won by Bob Hartnell and David Stevens with 44 points, while three pairs tied on 43 points with the runners-up spot going to Roger Mildren and David Townsend on countback.

  • Praa Sands Golf Club raised £500 for two charities at the weekend.

On Sunday David Prowse won the St Julia’s Hospice Charity Stableford, played in memory of past Captain Francis Vickerstaffe, who for many years sponsored the prizes for this Charity day.

Proceeds from the day amounted to a fine £192.50 for St Julia’s Hospice.

Full results: 1st: David Prowse, 40 points; 2nd: Steve Strick, 37 points; 3rd: Davey Jones, 36 points; 4th: Allan Lawrence, 35 points.

On Saturday Anne Griffiths hosted her Lady Captain’s Charity Day in aid of ‘Blood Bikes’. Anne played 36 holes, 18 in the early morning, and another 18 with the Ladies in the afternoon.

Representatives from the Charity and their Bikes visited the club later in the afternoon. With the sponsorship Anne received for her fantastic 36 holes, and the proceeds of the day from the Ladies, a magnificent sum of £309 was handed over to John and Jayne Penlerick of Blood Bikes.

The winner of the stableford competition (three clubs and a putter) was Di Lyons.

May Day Bank Holiday Results: 1st: Ray Crebo, 40 points; 2nd: Davey Jones, 38 points; 3rd: Mel Smith, 36 points; 4th: Gary Thomas, 32 points.

Next Saturday the Ladies will play for their Monthly Medal and on Sunday morning the Men also play for their Monthly Medal.

On Wednesday, the Ladies play in the morning, and there is the Seniors Monthly Medal in the afternoon.