Six Devon teams head to national golf final

first_img8 Jun 2016 Six Devon teams head to national golf final Six Devon golf club teams have played their way into the national final of an England Golf team championship.They all won through a regional qualifier at Woodbury Park Golf Club, Devon, and will take part in the final of the English Club Team Championship on Monday, 8 August during England Golf Week at Frilford Heath Golf Club, Oxfordshire.The successful six are:Downes Crediton Golf Club (pictured), represented by David Taylor, Fran Shrubsole, Quintin Payne-Cook and Elizabeth MapsonBovey Tracey Golf Club, represented by Fred Egbeare, Robert Starling, Sheelah Ayliffe and Dawn CottamWoodbury Park Golf Club, represented by David Skinner, Peter Baldwin, Kate Blake and Ellen NortonFingle Glen Golf Club, represented by Jeff Maynard, Richard Stevens, Anne Woodger and Michelle UnderwoodTeignmouth Golf Club, represented by Hannah Stephens, Anthony Stephens, Lorna Brown and Stephen BrownTorquay Golf Club, represented by Malcolm Swift, Di Swift, Iain Rowlands and Sally SpokesThey will meet qualifiers from three other regional events at the national final. It will be a feature of Golf Week, staged by England Golf to create a national grand finale for a host of handicap and team championships.Click here for full scoreslast_img read more

Locks lock up medals at B.C. Cross Country Championships

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsDespite fatigued from a heavy week of training, the Locke boys managed to capture bragging rights in the Junior Boy’s Division at the B.C. Cross Country Championships Saturday in Kamloops.The race was held at the Overlander Ski Club at Stake Lakes. Julien and Peter Locke of Nelson finished with gold and silver, respectively, in the 10-kilometer Junior Boy’s Individual Start Skate race.“We (Peter and I) are currently training for Nationals and we raced after a heavy week of intense training with no rest,” Julien Locke explained. “As expected, I felt a bit flat but I was still able to race quite well.”“I had a good race in Kamloops but I am quite tired now from training for Nationals and I was not able to keep up with Julien’s pace during the 10-kilometre race,” said Peter Locke.Both Peter and Julien Locke ski out of the Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland.The Locke boy’s sister, Robyn took fifth overall in the Juvenile Girl’s Individual Start Skate five-km race.  Sunday in the 3 X 3.5 km Junior Men Classic Relay, the Nelson team of Peter and Julien Locke combined with Shawn DeGroot of the Nelson Nordic Ski club to claim the top prize.Robyn Locke finished eighth overall in the Junior Women’s event.All racers are preparing for the Canadian Cross Country Championships March 12-19 in Canmore, Alta. [email protected]last_img read more