PGA WEST REGION
FORMER Fingle Glen pro Paul Hendriksen has clinched a place in the PGA play-offs in Turkey, after taking third in the Woodbury Park order of merit.
If he excels at the PGA Sultan course at Antalya, Hendriksen could qualify to feature in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth amongst others.
Hendriksen said: "It has always been my ambition to play at Wentworth and that is what I shall be aiming for in Turkey."
Selected scores from Woodbury event: Barry Austin (Downes Crediton) 143, Christian Vine (Woodbury Park) 145, Gary Milne (Exeter) 149, Steven Buzza (Exeter) 149
Teign Valley 'Teignagers' (men's senior section) held their charity day in aid of Rowcroft.
With 44 teams of three playing a stableford with two scores to count, £1,900 was raised.
The winning visiting team with 83 points consisted of Jeff Clark, C Thorne and M James from Exminster.
The winning Teignagers team were Len Thomas, Andy Anderson and Stan Jones (79).
Teign Valley ladies played their monthly medal, with Maggie Thompson taking division one with a nett 76.
Ann Hearsum won division two (73) and Carole Phillips claimed division three (74).
The real star of the day was Kim Paley, who met her nemesis on the 11th when she hit six balls into the lake to score 19 on the hole for a score of 81.
Stableford adjustment reduced this to 70 and Paley received a handicap cut to 19, putting her into silver division.
Jack Pope has become junior club champion by beating Andrew Coombs in the final 2&1. Pope, who has dropped to a six handicap this year, held on to pip Coombs on the 17th hole for his first junior championship.
A fourball better ball stableford was won by the pairing of George Robinson and Tom Compton with 46 points.
In second were Ali Pilcher and Martin Pitcher with 42 points, edging out Andy Knight and Nick Cox with a better back nine score. Darren Fricker and Rob Gough were fourth (41).
Crediton's Barry Austin won the Team Pro-Am with Ian Plowman, Keith Parnall and Paul Brinton with 123 at the Exeter charity pro-am event.
James Reed retained his junior club championship title, while the nett event was won by Max Rawlings.
In the category for less experienced players, the prize went to Joe Want, with George Hawkins the runner up.
Padbrook Park had to settle for a 2.5-2.5 draw against Axe Cliff in their latest East Devon League match. There were wins for Mark Perrott and Andy Rooker and Dave Payne and Keith Radbourne. Tom Evans and Pete Jones halved their tie.
Cary Rawlings and Hamish Marshall remain on course for a summer doubles double.
The pair, who have already reached the final of the fourball better ball event, secured a place in the final of the foursomes.
They beat Barry Colbourne and Kelvin Curtis and will face Phil Moore and Duncan Stamp, who saw off the father-and-son James and Phil Reed.
Results, summer foursomes semi-finals: B Colbourne & K Curtis lost to H Marshall & C Rawlings, P Reed & J Reed lost to D Stamp & P Moore
Summer singles, quarter-finals: D Hepburn bt M Cherry, T Evans bt M Thomas, B Colbourne lost to H Marshall, P Moore bt M Perrott. Semi-final draw: D Hepburn v T Evans, H Marshall v P Moore
The seniors beat Dinnaton 4.5-1.5 and Highbullen 3-2 before a draw at Teign Valley.
The highlight was undoubtedly an impressive hole in one by Nick Mitchell.
David Dixon and Dave Alford won the seniors' Tee-Putt charity event, which raised £295 for Hospiscare.
Results, Westcott's medalford cup: 1 D Hellings 21, 2 D Turner 22, 3 R Cavill 23
The B teams of East Devon played their annual matches for the East Devon Trophy at Honiton, with the hosts – led by Andy Harrison – beating Axe Cliff by 10 points to win it.
Sidmouth took third place while East Devon came home in fourth.
The team of vice-captain Dave Morgan, Andy Sharland, Rosemary Whiteley and Cherry Liell won the mixed format Texas scramble with 57pts.
Runners-up were Stephanie and Bob Barnes playing with Carol and Alan Booth.
Fingle Glen's J Maynard, R Stevens and C Wray took second in the Henry Young Salver Seniors' Open, where 60 Honiton seniors entertained 120 players.
Their score of 43 points put them one point behind the winning team from Enmore Park, Somerset, but they held off P Waite, G Potter and K Collier from Bovey Tracy and Stover on countback.
Best of the home players were Bob Cleal, Dave Maggs and Jim Wallis with 42 points.
Playing a team stableford accumulator, the winners of the seniors' roll-up with 81 points were Martin Creed, Bob Garton and Terry Tilbury.
Tim Rufus, Steve Andrews and Andrzej Sobczak took second place with 80.
The ladies' roll-up was divided between the Acorns Trophy and a non qualifying stableford.
The winner of the Acorns trophy was Bridget Andrew (47), ahead of Carol Thomas (43) and Margaret Marsh (42), who also won the nearest the pin, while Joan Millard took the prize for the longest drive.
The weekend competition was played in aid of the blind, with Chris Hatherly (72) winning the first division on countback from Mark Newton, with John Dick third with 73.
The second division was won by Neil Rice (70) followed by Neil Howe (72). Alex Freer (66) was the third division winner with Paul Crocock runner-up on 68.
In the ladies' section, the silver and bronze divisions were combined, with Sara Beaven the overall winner with 71, one ahead of Olly Foat (72).
Matt Soby and Ray Piper won the men's fourball better ball open with 48 points, including three twos – the last of which was an eagle on the 18th.
Second overall were Keith Harkness (Okehampton) and Iain Morrish (Exeter) with 43. The first visitors were Martyn Moon and Paul Hendy (Yelverton) with 41 points, while the best combination prize was awarded to Rod Wright (Okehampton) and Colin Tree (Lamberhurst) with 39 points.
The best Okehampton team were Pete Kiss and Ollie Holman (42), with Dave Tilley and Greg Vick second (41).
Will Kinkead and Lin Hazelton won the Dora Milner Mixed Trophy with a gross 90 (nett 68).
Silver division winner of the ladies' September medal and breast cancer pin event was Pam Jarman with a nett 74.
Cherry James (76) was second, with Penny Deakin (78) third.
Lynda Walker won the bronze division with a nett 73, two ahead of Mary Keir. Third was Janice Thwaites (80), while Gladys Thatcher won the nine-hole stableford competition.
On Thursday, September 6, the ladies played in their away day competition at Bovey Castle, with Penny Deakin, Jane Warren and Pat Kirby making up the winning team.
Colin Hatherley won the senior section's September stableford with 39 points, ahead of Mike Wilde (35) and Steve Tuckett (34).
Jamie Hoskins won division one of the Bob Pearse Cup with 40 points, ahead of Joe Winsor (38) and Adrian Barrett (37).
Terry Harrison beat Michelle Underwood and Amanda Winsor to claim division two on countback after all three finished on 37 points.
Steve Burchell and Adrian Blake won the Bridgeman Trophy with 47 points.
They were one clear of second-placed Clive Goodrum and Martin Sterry, with Shaun Evans and Steve Christopher third on 42 points.
Nearest-the-pin prizes went to Roger Haley and Nigel Hoskins.
Paul Stevens and Chris Tripp finished an impressive sixth from a field of 50 in the Devon Foursomes, staged at Saunton West Course.
Fingle managed a 4-1 win against Woodbury at Sidmouth in the East Devon League.
The home team of Jean Dyer, Mo Norrish and Veronica Spicer scored 64.5 to take second in the September ladies' open, played as a threeball Texas scramble.
They were pipped by Barbara Lunt, Rosemary Smith and Ruth Davies from Great Torrington (63.95), but edged out Sally Balchin, Gina Redman and Anne Bate in third (64.6).
Warren pairing John Stokes and Johnny Harker managed a nett 66 to take the Warren seagull competition.
Following close behind were Steve Mayes and Roger Benham (67), ahead of third-placed Simon Carr and Pete Morris with 71. The best mixed pairing prize went to Colin and Jane Wayman with 73.
In the Wednesday stableford, Curtis Penaligon took top honours with 36 points, closely followed by James Allum and Nick Wilden – both on 35 points.
Audi quattro Cup Final
Exeter's David Heaton and Abby Turner from Okehampton came seventh with 34 points at the Audi quattro UK Cup Final at the Bowood Golf & Country Club in Wiltshire.
The pair were four points behind the winners in the one-day, 18-hole stableford event.
The Audi quattro cup is the largest amateur golf competition in the world, with almost 80,000 players from more than 50 countries.
Turner and Heaton had individually finished fourth and fifth in the Silverstreet Audi Woodbury Park GC event in May before teaming up to claim third place in a Regional Final at the Foxhills GC in July.
charity golf day
Francis Clark Business Recovery need two more teams for their inaugural charity golf day at Teign Valley Golf Club.
The event, in aid of Devon Air Ambulance, is on Thursday, September 20 and 16 teams of four have already signed up.
Team entry costs £200. Contact Barbara Thankappan on 01392 667000 for details.