Newcomer wins annual community golf competition

May 16, 2016 | News

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Newcomer wins annual community golf competition

May 16, 2016 | News

28.4.16 Newcomer Richard Poyser trounced the field in the Charlton Lakes Golf Founder’s Day Shield competition recently.

The 69-year-old community member scored 4-under to secure the trophy, beating five other members who returned scores below par.

Richard said: “I only joined the group a few months ago. I had a brilliant round today and am delighted to have won my first trophy.”

The trophy is played for each April and marks the anniversary of the formation of the club.

Robert Smith, the founder of the community club, said: “I am delighted that a relatively new member has tasted success.”

Charlton Lakes Golf Community is a free club which provides competitive and fun golf activity for anyone who’s interested, regardless of age, gender or ability.

The community is free to join. Pay as you go prices apply for the Charlton Lakeside golf course, which is run by Valley Leisure on behalf of Test Valley Borough Council. See www.charltongolf.net for more information.