Sports in Axminster

It was a very good week for Axe Cliff Golf Club captains with Paula Heasman, the Ladies' captain, winning their first medal of the year last Wednesday, in glorious weather again, with a fine net 70.

Good players Jill Wellingon and Pauline Willis had to be satisfied with second and third respectively with net 76 and 78.

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Celebrating new captains at Axe Cliff

By Philip Evans

21st Mar 2022 | Golf

David Lacey, new Seniors' captain at Axe Cliff, pictured after excellent drive on the famous 344-yard hole. Photo by Jo Hopgood

It was a busy week at Axe Cliff Golf Club Club once the weather changed for the better.

The Seniors played their popular "Famous Golfers " fun game in glorious weather last Friday. Each player was selected to represent a famous golfer before going out to play in groups of three.

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Love was in the air at Axe Cliff

By Philip Evans

20th Feb 2022 | Golf

Axe Cliff Ladies ladies were lucky last Wednesday when the wind was not as strong as had been forecast so they were able to enjoy a Valentine's special Stableford. They had to pick two different hearts each, playing in pairs, before they went out, and on the back of each hearts was the number of a hole where they were to double their score.

At the end of 15 holes they added their score together and the result was a very clear winning duo -Pauline Willis and Jo Hopgood with 58 points. Jill Wellington and Ange Higgins were second with 51 points and Stella Thompson and Sandra Walker third on 47 points.

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Axe Cliff golfers enjoy fun event

By Philip Evans

15th Feb 2022 | Golf

Axe Cliff Golf club Ladies recently enjoyed a fun game with the Seniors pairing up for a 15-hole stableford match on a very windy and cold day. Despite the weather there were some very good scores with five pairs over 30 points.

Terry Atkins was lucky enough to have Jo Hopgood as his lady partner and they both played their socks off with an excellent score of 37 points, equivalent to being seven shots below the combined par to win the day.

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Axe Cliff Golf Club Ladies enjoyed competing in their fourth round of their Winter League competition last Wednesday with a good turnout.

To have a good score you needed to be called Jo with first place going to Jo Donmall with 31 points over the 15-hole Stableford, leaving Jo Hopgood to take second spot with 29 points. There is now only one round left to complete before the overall winner is declared. Will she be a Jo ?

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