Eagle finish earns Milton ace Thalia a top title

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Peterborough Milton talent Thalia Martin has won the prestigious NGL (Northants Golf Ltd) Champion of Champions tournament.

The event at Kingsthorpe came to a stunning conclusion as Martin, a Preston University student, snatched a one stroke victory from Northampton’s Leah Ribano.

The 2016 county ladies champion looked out of contention before she birdied the 16th hole and then bagged an eagle three down the last to grab the first prize with a gross 78.

Milton youngsters Jade Roberts and Shivani Karthikeyan were in the Northamptonshire county team that won the Midlands Girls Championship with a 6-3 win against Buckinghamshire in the final at Tadmarton Heath GC in Oxfordshire.

Karthikeyan won her game 2&1 and Roberts staged a tremendous comeback after trailing by six holes at one stage to clinch a point by holing a six-footer on the 18th hole.

PETERBOROUGH MILTON

Seniors

St Ives 5.5, Milton 2.5 (Milton names only): Steve Moule /Pete Glover halved; Graham Beer/Mike Goodall won 1 up; Mike Williamson/Geoff Dunmore lost 5&4; Keith Benson/Malcolm Wakefield lost 4&3; Terry Moon/David Rager lost 2 down; Roy Chowings/Terry Locks lost 7&6; Don McFarlane/Rob Lakin won 4&2; Trevor Harvey/Tony Dyer lost 2 down.

NENE PARK

Ladies

Nene Park 3, Rutland 1 (Nene Park names only): Doreen Asher/Joyce Fisher won 3&2; Anne Curwen/Gill Day lost 2 down; Barbara Bird/Karen Martins won 3&2; Pam Cox/Christine Dixon won 3&1

Autumn Vase (55ys and over): 1 Jayne Davis 38pts; 2 Barbara Caville 34pts; 3 Carol Alban 34pts.

Orton Meadows Stableford: 1 Rebecca Core 40pts; 2 Joan Longstaff 38pts; 3 Angela Nichol 36pts.

Nene Park 2.5, Peterborough Milton 2.5 (Nene Park names only): Doreen Asher/Barbara Bird lost 1 down; Marwyn Watson/Judy Hendry halved; Sue Matthews/Christine Dixon won 2&1; Cath Hunt/ Jayne Davis won 5&4; Tae Gooding/Jane Darnes lost 5&4.

Weekend Stableford: 1 Pam Davis 38pts; 2 Christine Dixon 37pts; 3 Pam Cox 27pts.

Midweek 9 Hole League: 1 Marwyn Watson 21pts; 2 Carol Alban 20pts; 3 Judy Hendry 20pts

Men

Peterborough Mini Golf Summer League: Division One - 1 Craig Shelton 40pts; 2 Gary Geddis 35pts; 3 Damian Hodson 33pts. Division Two - 1 Daemon O’Fee 38pts; 2 Andrew MacDonald 38pts; 3 Jamie Dye 37pts.

Monthly Medal: Division One - 1 David French net 70; 2 Chris Hewitt net 71; 3 Michael Marot net 73. Division Two - 1 Keith Burton net 71; 2 Iain Caville net 71; 3 Michael McCreery net 71.

Woodman Trophy: Division One - 1 Chris Hewitt 38pts; 2 Jay Noye 35pts; 3 Corey Dann 35pts. Division Two - 1 Jamie Homewood 35pts; 2 Jamie Fowler 35pts; 3 Stephen Butler 32pts.

Seniors

Autumn Stableford: Division One - 1 Gary Scotcher 39pts; 2 Andy Mason 38pts; 3 Kevin Paul 38pts. Division Two - 1 John Little 37pts; 2 Robert Cutler 36pts; 3 Les Hooper 35pts.

October Orton Meadows Stableford: 1 Trevor Hatley 42pts; 2 Vaughan Lutkin 38pts; 3 Thomas Whittle 33pts.

Serpentine Green Winter League: 1 David Quantrill 42pts; 2 Kenneth Gregory 39pts; 3 Hitesh Kanabar 38pts.

Juniors

Club Captain’s Cup: 1 Lynden Dalby 38pts; 2 Tyler Burr 35pts; 3 Calum Meneely 31pts.

ELTON FURZE

Mixed

Elton Furze 5, Thorney Lakes 2 (Elton Furze names first): J. Walters/P. Burgess beat V. Woodward/L. Woodward 2 up; J. Elliott/P. Eustace lost to S. Leneghan/A. Wood 1 down; B. Stone/D. Pope beat D. Willis/S. Briant 3&2; J. Ross/T. Kane lost to C. Harpen/M. Wiles 4&3; T. Crighton/R. Stone beat J. Wood/N. Wainwright 5&3; E. Toyne/G. Walters beat R. Jones/L. Jones 2&1; J. Butler/T. Toyne beat H. Banks/S. Stirling 1 up.

Ladies

Midweek Stableford: 1 M. Webber 38pts; 2 S. Pawson 37pts.

October Stableford: 1 P. Hurley 30pts; 2 E. Toyne 30pts.

Seniors

Clive Grammer Greensomes: 1 R. Spratt / P. McDonald 42pts; 2 C. Savage/A. Jones 40pts.

Men

October Stableford: Division One - 1 S. Roe 37pts; 2 J. Mackle 36pts. Division Two - 1 M. Almen 38pts; 2 A. Benton 37pts. Division Three - 1 R. Hill 38pts; 2 S. Peck 34pts.