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Two Links teams pipped by RAF Marham at Norfolk Senior 9s

PUBLISHED: 08:33 26 October 2017

RAF Marham's winning team face the camera at The Links. Pictures from  left to right are Terry Carver, Ken White, Nick Howes (captain holding the trophy), Eric Savage, John Bishop and Ian Palfrey. Picture: Club

RAF Marham's winning team face the camera at The Links. Pictures from left to right are Terry Carver, Ken White, Nick Howes (captain holding the trophy), Eric Savage, John Bishop and Ian Palfrey. Picture: Club

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Sixty players from Easton, Mattishall, Mundesley, Ryston Park, RAF Marham, Searles and The Links met up for the annual Norfolk Senior 9s event at West Runton.

The competition is a full handicap 18 hole stableford with the best five scores from six counting.

After supporting the event for nine hole courses since its inauguration, RAF Marham at last lifted the cup. Again it was a very close contest, with just one point separating the first three teams, Marham A scoring 177 points and Links A and Links B both scoring 176.

The individual competition was won by Vince Ryan (Links) with 43 points from Nick Howes (Marham) with 39 and Trevor Nutt (Searles) with 38. Nearest the pin winners were Clive Childerhouse (Mattishall), Howes and Nutt while the best front nine and back nine scores (excluding the main prize winners) were Dave Wright (19pts) and Tim McCrohon (20pts), both from The Links,

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