GOLF: Dad wins Carey family tussle at Tiverton

GOLF: Dad wins Carey family tussle at Tiverton

GOLF: Dad wins Carey family tussle at Tiverton

First published in Sport

COLIN Carey won the battle with his son Steve to move into the semi-finals of the men’s Winter Foursomes at Tiverton.

Colin linked up with Steve Buchanan to pip Steve and Peter Garnsworthy on the 18th on Saturday.

David Jack and Ron Stonebridge will meet Ian Budden and Tim Durrant in the quarter-finals for the right to face Carey and Buchanan.

In the bottom half of the draw, Tony Sykes and Mike Cottrell will take on Tim Thompson and Jimmy Heard while Kevin Ruscoe and Dale Flint will go up against Noel Thomas and David Wright.

Last 16 results: Top half - Colin Carey and Steve Buchanan bt Mike Collins and Andy Ogden; Steve Carey and Peter Garnsworthy bt Andy Hill and Mark Reeves; David Jack and Ron Stonebridge bt Pete Guest and Russell Jarman; Ian Budden and Tim Durrant bt Ollie Taylor and Neville Taylor. Bottom half - Tony Sykes and Mike Cottrell bt Roger Millett and Dave Horn; Tim Thompson and Jimmy Heard bt Richard Moyes and Nick Konig; Kevin Ruscoe and Dale Flint v Steve Jack and Paul Mitchell; Noel Thomas and David Wright bt Dave Milton and John Sampson.

Stacey Ford posted 37 points to clinch the ladies’ February Stableford on Wednesday.

The nine-handicapper won the Silver Division by three from Judy Phripp.

Youngster Mollie Pilling won the nine-hole competition with 21, with Annette Cardwell second on 16.

Main results: Silver Division - 1 Stacey Ford (37); 2 Judy Phripp (34); 3 Rachel Bray (33). Bronze Division - 1 Sianne Leary (34); 2 Hannah Carthew (27); 3 Julia Cole (27).

David Wright plundered 44 Stableford points to win the fourth qualifying competition for the veterans’ Duckworth Salver on Tuesday.

Results: 1 David Wright (44); 2 Ed Tansey (39); 3 Roger Norton (39); 4 Ian Wilson (37); 5 David Green (37); 6 Trevor Milner (37).

Eddie Jackson and Harry Pryce shot 33 stableford points over 11 holes to win the juniors' drawn pairs event on Sunday.

Ryan Allington, a prospective new member, picked up a prize in his first ever competition as he and Sam Heard scored 31 to finish second.

Grace Jackson and Leon Hogan (31) came third ahead of Ben Hearn and Dan Brooks (28), Eddie Sangster and Alex Trepess (28), Bethany Baker and Maddie Esau (26) and Tom Roberts and Seamus O'Kelly (26).

Heard was nearest the pin on the 4th on a day when 42 juniors took part.

Tickets for the club’s Frog Racing event on Friday, March 1 must be bought by Tuesday, February 26.

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