The Devon Masonic Golf Association Spring Meeting was held on Thursday 26th May 2022 at Honiton Golf Club, Honiton. 24 Brethren in total from the North, East, South and West Province of Devonshire enjoyed a full days golf with a superb 2 course meal and prize presentation all in aid of Charity.
The format for the day was a 4 ball better ball with ¾ handicap (Playing as Pairs). The weather did not let us down, slightly cloudy but and all the players enjoyed a rain free days golf. Twice a year on the 4th Thursday of May and August Masons from all over the Province of Devonshire play for the Vale of Haldon Bowl (winner), the Nigel Adkins (Runner up) Shield and now added to this the Joe Mullins Trophy for the nearest the pin along with cheques made payable to their Lodges for Charity of their choosing. There were also Charity cheques for runner up 2nd & 3rd places. The meeting raised a total of £160.00 for charity. Once again the Honiton Golf Club put on a superb 2 course evening meal. Presentations were then made to the winners of the day, W.Bro Peter Haige Past APGM and President of the DCMA Association presented the prizes.
1st Prize – Vale of Haldon Bowl (36 points)
Bob Kendall – St. Michaels Lodge No. 8186
Cliff Nightingale – The Old Exonian Lodge No. 9000
Runner Up – Nigel Adkins Shield (35 points)
Peter Durrant – The Sir John Hawkins Lodge No. 3704
Jon Davey – The Saint Bartholomew Lodge No. 6378
2nd Place (33 points)
Allan Seager of De La Pole Lodge No. 1181
Ken Todd – The Louis Marchese Lodge No. 9558
3rd Place (33 points) – countback
Mike Ouseley – The Old Exonian Lodge No. 9000 Martyn Aldridge – The Pelican Lodge No. 7878
Joe Mullins Trophy [ Nearest the pin ]
Kevin Page – The Lodge of Fortiscue No. 105
W.Bro Peter Haige Past APGM, President of the Association welcomed everyone, he thanked everyone who put the day together especially W.Bro. Allan Seager, Secretary; W.Bro. Cliff Nightingale, Treasurer; those involved with selling raffle tickets W.Bro Kevin Page and W.Bro. John Smerdon for taking the photographs.
Full details regarding the Devon Masonic Golf Association can be found in the Devonshire Yearbook.
Article & pictures – W.Bro John Smerdon PAGDC.
All Pictures taken on the day go to album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Naa7kesa3bnkozfAA