Winner Section A - Gary Davies
Winner Section A – Gary Davies

Altorreal Wednesday 25th August 

This month saw The Vista Bar Straight Down the Middle Golf Society visit the picturesque course at Altorreal for our monthly Stableford competition.

Due to the course having maintenance done on the back nine we had to play the front nine twice, which caused a little confusion as we had arranged to play off the yellow tee boxes first time around and then the blue tee boxes on the second circuit, to add a little variation. However, when we came to play the second circuit there were no blue tee boxes to be seen anywhere, so we continued from the yellows. Thankfully this did not cause too many problems and an enjoyable round was had by all.

Second Section B - Tony Dawson
Second Section B – Tony Dawson

The course was as green and lush as any course in the area and the fluffy nature of both rough and, in some cases, fairways, caught out a few players who are used to the fast running fairways of Camposol Club de Golf, with their ball stopping a lot quicker than they have become accustomed to!

Our thanks go out to the staff at Altorreal for making every effort for us to enjoy our day. We then all returned to The Vista Bar, Camposol A for prize giving and well-earned light refreshment. Thanks go out to The Vista Bar for providing some delicious pizzas which everyone really enjoyed.

Results

Winner Section B & Nearest Pin Hole 5- Terry Haggerty
Winner Section B & Nearest Pin Hole 5- Terry Haggerty

First in Section A went to Gary Davies in a tight finish with Paddy Teakle, Gary gaining first place on count back and both of whom were clear of the chasing pack.

Section B saw Terry Haggerty finish in first place closely followed by Tony Dawson.

Nearest the Pin competitions were won by Terry Haggerty on Hole 5 and Stuart Boocock on Hole 8.

Congratulations to everyone.

We have just published our list of venues for 2022 and in an effort to make things more varied we will be visiting a few courses that many of our members will not have played before. If there are any golfers; female or male, who would be interested in joining us please email sdtmsec@gmail.com

Andy Eustance