Tournament Reports 2022


 

DESERT CLASSIC

A field of Thirty-five (35) competitors, comprising thirty-three (33) members and two (2) guests competed over 36-holes to contest the Desert Classic.

Perfect weather and course condition welcomed the players.

The overall winner was Mike Thorpe after posting rounds of 40 & 34 stableford points, amassing a two-day total of 74 points.

First Category:

  • Winner Stuart Minton      68 points    C/B
  • 2nd place Chris Mear         68 points    C/B
  • 3rd place David Hadden    66 points

Second Category:

  • Winner Phillip Angus                 71 points
  • 2nd place Jaki White                   69 points
  • 3rd place Colm Ocuilleanain       68 points

The second day best score card was presented to David Garnett  with 38 points.

Nearest to the pin on day one Hole #2 ¨Gulch¨ - Jim Halpenny.

Nearest to the pin on day two Hole # 14 ¨Tiburón¨ - Phillip Angus.

Within the guest category the winner was Jim Halpenny with 62 points.

 

Thank you to all the participants congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

SEPTEMBER MEDAL

On a beautiful summer day with the course in superb conditions,  a field of twenty one (21) players, comprise of fiveteen (15) members and six (6) guests gathered to compete for the September´s Medal Tournament.

These were the results:

  • Winner Phillip Webster                       69  C/B
  • 2nd Place Richard Dunphy                  69   C/B
  • 3rd Place Nicky Vanstone                    69   C/B

Guest Category:

  • Ignacio Mirasol Martin                        69

 

Hole 8 – ‘Head Dunk’ Nearest to the pin: - Phillip Webster.

Thanks to all participants and congratulation to the winner !

 

 

 


 

SEPTEMBER GREENSOMES

A field of Thirty-Eight (38) competitors, comprising twenty-eight (28) members and ten (10) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the September Greensomes (Medal)

Perfect weather and course condition welcomed the players.

Within the Members Category, these were the results:

  • David Robert Hadden and Richard Dunphy with 69 strokes.
  • Pedro Jose Castillo Resina and Francisco Martos Molina with 70 strokes.
  • Elizabeth and Rory McCartney with 71 strokes.

Within the Guests Category:

  • Luis Sanchez Eobles and Victor Balaguer Santacreu with 75 strokes.

The closest ball to the pin in the 17th hole ¨El Burro¨ was won by Paul Taylor.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

SEPTEMBER STABLEFORD

On a glorious day and with The Indiana Golf Course in excellent conditions, a field of sixteen (16) competitors comprising nine (9) members and seven (7) guests gathered to compete on the September Stableford.

The tournament format was individual stableford, played over 18-holes, these were the results:

1st   Chris Mear         39 points.

2nd   Phillip Angus     37 points.

 

Guest Category:

1ST   Richard Hudson                            36 points.

2nd  Manuel Francisco Ruiz Orozco     34 points.

 

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

AUGUST STABLEFORD

On a glorious day and with the Indiana Golf Course in excellent condition, a field of seventeen (17) competitors comprising eight (8) members and nine (9) guests gathered to compete in the August Stableford.

The tournament format was individual stableford, played over 18-holes, these were the results:

1st   Pedro Jose Castillo Resina    42 points

2nd  Philip Lockyer                        37 points.

 

Guest Category:

1st  Emilio Menguez Montero     32 points.

2nd  Diego Cruz Villalon               30 points.

 

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

SUMMER CHALLENGE CUP

On a glorious day a field of nineteen (19) competitors, comprising nine (9) members and ten (10) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the Summer Challenge Cup.

The tournament format was Individual Stableford.

On a unique category these were the final results:

  • Winner         Francisco Martos Molina        41 points.
  • 2nd place       Juan Francisco Flores Reyes   39 points.

On the guest Category these were the final results:

  • Winner         Diego Cruz-Villalon Garcia      38 points.
  • 2nd place      Gustavo Penno Taboada          34 points.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners !

 

 

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS MEDFORD

A field of sixteen (16) competitors, comprising fourteen (14) members and two (2) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the Desert Springs Medford tournament.

The tournament format was 9-holes Individual Medal and 9-holes Individual Stableford: 18 holes.

Perfect weather and exquisite course condition welcomed the players, these were the results:

  • Winner, Stephen Andrew Lilley 11 ( 44 stableford points )
  • Second place, Barry White 13 ( 42 stableford points )
  • Third place, Juan Francisco Flores Reyes 14 ( 41 stableford points )

In the visitors’ category, first prize was awarded to Liam Dunphy with 17 and 35 stableford points )

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

JULY MEDAL

On a beautiful summer day with the course in superb conditions, a field of fifteen (15) players, comprise of nine (9) members and six (6) guests gathered to compete for the July´s Medal Tournament. These were the results:

  • Andrew James Markham 63
  • Hector Gutierrez Martos 69

Guest Category:

  • Ignacio Mirasol Martin 68
  • David Martinez Perez 73

Thanks to all participants and congratulation to the winner !

 

 

 


 

21st ANNIVERSARY TOURNAMENT

On a glorious day a field of sixty-four (64) competitors, comprising thirty two (32) members and thirty two (32) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the 21st Anniversary Tournament of Desert Springs.

The tournament format was a Texas Scramble Stableford. Teams of four (4) players.

These were the results:

  • 1st Place with 52 stableford points:

Andres Torrente Garavilla

Manuel Portero Henares

Samuel Fuentes Rodriguez

Jesus Andres Fernandez Masia

  • 2nd Place with 50 stableford points:

Ray Charles

Richard Fuller

Jacqueline Fuller

Richard Toll

  • 3rd Place with 48 stableford points:

Francisco Javier Martin Duffo

Luis Ferreira Jimenez

Miguel Angel Mariscal Flores

Jose Luis Garcia Rico

Regarding the nearest to the pin contest, these were the results:

  • Hole # 2  ¨Gulch¨                  Manuel Portero
  • Hole # 8 ¨Head Dunk¨         Alison Blake
  • Hole # 12 ¨Chiquita¨            Jaime Arias
  • Hole # 14 ¨Tiburon¨             William Blake
  • Hole # 17 Ël Burro¨              Javier Valenti

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

3 CLUBS & A PUTTER

On a fantastic summers day, eight (8) players comprising seven (7) members and one (1) guest competed over 18-holes on the Indiana course in the challenging 3 clubs & a putter tournament.

After a tie for the win, with a score of 33 points, Keith Berry was declared the winner on count back, over Stuart Minton who finished in second place.

Congratulations to both of them for a great round of golf and thank you to all of the participants!

 

 

 


 

JUNE STABLEFORD

On a beautiful day a field of eighteen (18) competitors, comprising seventeen (17) members and one (1) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the June Stableford Tournament.

 

On a unique category these were the final results:

  • Winner         Stephen Andrew Lilley                39 points
  • 2nd place       Peter Hoyle                                  38 points
  • 3rd place        Keith Joseph Berry                      36 points

Pedro Olivencia was awarded first place within the Guest Category with 31 points.

The nearest to the pin competition today took place on the 17th hole  ¨El Burro¨ was won by Hector Gutierrez.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

DIRECTOR´S TROPHY

On a glorious day a field of twenty-five (25) competitors, comprising twenty-one (21) members and four (4) guests competed over 18-holes to contest the Director´s Trophy Tournament.

The tournament format was Individual Stableford.

On a unique category these were the final results:

  • Winner          Jaki White                        38 points
  • 2nd place       Anthony Clements          38 points
  • 3rd place        Stephen Lilley                 36 points
  • 4th place       Pedro Castillo Resina      36 points

Gustavo Penno was awarded first place within the Guest Category with 32 points.

The nearest to the pin competition was won by Gustavo Penno on the 8th Hole.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

THE ECLECTIC

On two glorious days ( May 28th & 29th ) The Indiana Golf course at Desert Springs was witness of the Eclectic competition for 2022.

The players best score on each hole over the two rounds was to be their Eclectic Medal score.
If a player could not beat their Day One score on any hole, they had to pick up on Day Two.

In the Members category, first prize honours were awarded to Keith Josehp Berry with an eclectic score of 59, second place for Jaki White with a total score of 63 and in third place Pedro Jose Castillo Resina with 64.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

MAY STABLEFORD

On a beautiful day and with The Indiana Golf Course in excellent conditions, a field of thirty-seven (37) competitors comprising twenty-four (24) members and thirteen (13) guests gathered to compete on the May Stableford.

The tournament format was individual stableford, played over 18-holes

1st   Place  Juan Francisco Flores with 40 points.

2nd  Place Ray Charles  39 points.

3rd  Place Paul Taylor 35 points.

3rd  Place Stephen Lilley  35 points.

Guest Category:

1ST  Place Ignacio Mirasol Martin 39 points.

2nd  Place Saul Langa Vidal points.

Nearest the Pin on Par 3:

2nd Hole ¨Gulch¨   Jaki White.

17th Hole ¨El Burro¨  Juan Lopez.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

SPRING PAIRS

A field of thirty-six (36) competitors comprising thirty (30) members and six (6) guests gathered to compete for the Spring Pairs tournament.

The tournament format was Pairs Better Ball Stableford, played over 18-holes on the Indiana course, with pairs permitted to made up of either two (2) Men, two (2) Ladies or Mixed.

The event was a closely fought contest with the overall winning pair being Richard Dunphy and Elaine Gray with 38 stableford points.

In second place on C/B was the pairing of Paul & Lynne Taylor with 38 stableford points followed in third place, again on C/B the pairing of Thomas & Alicia Cook with 38 stableford points.

The prize for the best guest score was awarded to the pairing of Mark & Lee Danson with 42 stableford points.

Nearest the Pin on Par 3;

Hole 8  – Pedro Castillo Resina.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

APRIL MEDAL

On a spectacular day with the course in superb conditions, six (6) members and five (5) guests gathered to compete for the April Medal.

The tournament format was individual medal handicap.

Peter Hoyle was proclaimed the overall champion with a score of 71 strokes.

The prize for the best guest score was awarded to Manuel Francisco Ruiz Orozco with a round of 72 strokes.

 

Nearest the Pin on Par 3;

Hole 17 ‘El Burro’ – Chris Harrison.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

MEN´S SENIORS´ CHAMPIONSHIP

On a spectacular day with the course in prime condition, twenty-four members (24) and one guest (1) gathered to compete for the Men’s Seniors’ Championship.

The tournament format was individual medal handicap.

Richard Dunphy was proclaimed champion with a fantastic score of 65 strokes.

Category One:

1st – Stuart Minton - 69

2nd – Roger Butters – 71

Category Two:

1st – Philip Angus - 68

2nd – Barry White – 69

The prize for the best guest score was awarded to Michael Neilan with a round of 80.

 

Nearest the Pin on Par 3’s;

Hole 17 ‘El Burro’ – Chris Mear

 

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 


 

ST. PATRICK´S DAY BOWL

On a glorious day with the course in excellent condition, fifty (50) players comprised of forty-one (41) members and nine (9) guests gathered to compete for the St. Patrick’s Day Bowl, a tournament that was postponed from earlier this year.

The tournament format was individual stableford.

Peter Hoyle was proclaimed champion with an impressive score of 42 points.

Category One:

1st - Francisco Martos - 39 points.

2nd - Paul Taylor - 37 points.

3rd - David Hadden - 37 points.

Category Two:

1st - Martin Vanstone - 39 points.

2nd - Patricia Deraedt - 36 points.

3rd - Brenda Clark - 36 points.

The prize for the best guest score was awarded to José Antonio Vázquez with a score of 33 points followed in second place by Ignacio Martin with 32 points

 

Nearest the Pin on Par 3’s were;

Hole 2 ‘The Gulch’ - Paul Taylor.

Hole 14 – ‘Tiburon’ - Andrew Markham

 

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 

 

 


 

THE EASTER CUP 

On a truly spectacular day, a large group of fifty-three (53) members and nineteen (19) guests gathered to celebrate the Easter Cup on the Indiana Course.

With a course in fantastic conditions the absolute winner was Ms. Elaine Gray.

In the first category these were the results:

  • In third place has finished Mr. Jim Kendall.
  • Second place went to Mr. Richard Toll.
  • And the winner of the category was Mr. Regan Botham.

In second category these have been the results:

  • Third place went to Ms. Jaki White.
  • Second place went to Ms. Niky Vanstone.
  • And the winner of the category was Ms. Patricia Deraedt.

In the guest category:

  • Third place to Ms. Nicola Iles.
  • Second place to Ms. Mandy Hambridge.
  • And the winner was Mr. German Ortiz.

The winners of the closest ball to the flag have been:

  • Hole 8 Mr. Richard Toll.
  • Hole 14 Mr. Robert Wallace.

Congratulations to all the participants.

 

 


 

THE CAPTAIN´S DRIVE IN 2022

On a glorious day with a little wind, eighty-eight (88) players comprised of sixty (60) members and twenty-eight (28) guests gathered to support Paul Taylor for his Captain’s Drive-In.

At 08.30hrs. all gathered at the Cave Bar for Coffee, Cava, Pastries, Mulligans and to purchase the Captain’s ‘Drive Flags’ for positing on the 1st fairway.

At 09:15hrs. the Club Captain struck his drive…….. and then his second drive……. to applause from the supporting spectators!

The tournament format was a ‘Team Shambles’ with teams of 4 players.

After 18 holes of competition golf and with three evenly matched cards at 97 points, the winning team was formed by:

  • Daryl Kirby
  • Gail McKemmie Watson
  • Nicola McKemmie Watson
  • Sergio Saavedera Morales

 

Second place was awarded to the team of;

  • David Garnet
  • Patricia Clay
  • Jim Halfpenny
  • Tim Parker

 

Third place was awarded to the team of;

  • Ashley Roberts
  • Georgina Anne Roberts
  • Jim Kendall
  • Linda Kendall

 

Nearest the Pin on Par 3’s were;

  • Hole 2 Stephan Taylot
  • Hole 8 Manuel Martin
  • Hole 12 Jim Halfpenny
  • Hole 14 Miguel de la Fuente
  • Hole 17 David Garnet

Thank you to all participants and congratulations to the winners.

 

 


 

THE INDIANA MASTERS APRIL, 9TH 2022

A field of thirty-three (33) members and three (3) guests came together to compete for the Indiana Master’s Tournament, held over two days of competition on the Indiana course in glorious weather.

Tournament Champion: Paul Taylor - 81 pts.

 

Category One:

1st: Charles McKinnes - 76 pts.

Second: Chris Mear 69 pts.

Third: Liz Shutlar 68 pts.

 

Category Two:

1st: Patricia Deraedt 66 pts.

2nd: Martin Vanstone 65 pts.

3rd: Jaki White 60 pts.

 

The prize for the best guest score was won by Valentin Montes with 61 pts.

The special prize for the best second round score of the tournament was won by Peter Hoyle with a score of 33 pts.

Congratulations to all the winners.

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS STABLEFORD CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP  APRIL 2ND  2022

A field of nineteen (19) players competed over 18-holes to contest the Club Championship Stableford.

Philip Angus was declared the overall winner with a score of 35 stableford points.

Barry White was runner up with 33 Stableford points followed in third place by Liam Mckinnes with a total of 31 stableford points.

The guest winner was Jim Halpenny with a total of 35 stableford points.

Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to the winners!

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS GENTLEMEN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP  1ST & 2ND APRIL 2022

On Friday, 1st and Saturday 2nd April, a field of seven (7) members competed for the Men’s Club Championship.

The event was played over 36-holes of stroke play format and played from the Championship tees of the Indiana Golf Course.

After 36 holes of competition play, Regan Botham was declared the Club Champion with a combined score of 159 strokes.

Charles McKinnes came in second place, with a combined score of 168 strokes.

 


 

DESERT SPRINGS LADIES CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP  1ST & 2ND APRIL 2022

A field of three (3) members competed over 36-holes stroke play to contest the Ladies Club Championship.

The overall winner was Ms. Liz Shutlar amassing a two-day total of 195 strokes.

Second place was awarded to Jaki White with a combined total of 210 strokes.

Congratulations to the Champions and thank you to all participants in this event.

 


 

ANDALUCIA DAY: 28/02/2022

On a fantastic sunny day with little wind, 27 players (18 members and 9 visitors) gathered for the tournament in honour of the Andalusian Day with the Individual Scramble modality.

In the first category with handicaps from 0 to 15.7 the winner was Mr. Andrew James Markham with a score of 38 points. In second position was Mr. Stuart Minton with a score of 35 points.

In second category and after a tie between Mr. Barry White and Mr. Peter Hoyle at 40 points, Mr. Barry White was declared the winner with a handicap of 18.4 against 18.7. Mr. Barry White's result was 40 points.

In second position Mr Peter Hoyle with a score of 40 points.

The prize for the closest ball on the 8th hole was declared void as none of the players managed to hit the ball on the green.

The closest ball award on the 17th hole was won by Mr. Patrick Landuyt.

The overall winner of the Dia de Andalucia tournament was declared Mr. Barry White with a fantastic score of 40 points.

Thanks to all the participants and we look forward to seeing you next Saturday 5th March for the Memorial Day Tournament.

Congratulations to the winners!!!


 

THE CARNIVAL TEXAS SCRAMBLE: 19/02/2022

An impressive field of forty-four (44) players representing eleven (11) teams competed over 18-holes on the Indiana course to contest The Carnival Texas Scramble.

The overall winners were the team of Ben Wainwright, Raimondas Balciunas, Igor Leontjev and Sandra Balciuniene who returned an excellent team total score of 53.7.

Following closely behind in second place were the team of Sarah Fry, Juan Francisco, John Fry and Jordi Caner returning a score of 55.8, with third place awarded to the team of David Garnett, Particia Clay, Chris Mear and Denise Mear with a score of 57.1

Thank you to all the participants congratulations to the winners!


 

THE DESERT SPRINGS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: 05 & 06/02/2022

A field of twenty-seven (27) players comprising twenty (20) members and seven (7) guests competed over 36-holes on the Indiana course to contest the Desert Springs Open Championship.

The overall winner was Jordi Caner with a combined two-day total score of 72 stableford points (Round 1 - 36pts & Round 2 - 36pts).

Within Category One, Keith Berry claimed victory with a combined score of 70 stableford points with Angel Lopez claiming second place with 67 stableford points and Adam Minnett following in third place with 64 stableford points.

Within Category Two, Peter Hoyle was the victor with a combined score of 68 stableford points with Philip Lockyer in second place with 65 stableford points and Pedro Resina in third place with 63 stableford points.

Thank you to all the participants congratulations to the winners!


 

THE PAST CAPTAIN’S CHALLENGE: 08/01/2022

Past Captain’s of Desert Springs Golf Club; Freddie Beames, Wikkie De Graaf, Patricia Deraedt, Richard Fuller, Phillip Lockyer, John Haydon & Philip Webster were represented by their teams to compete over 18 holes on the Indiana course in a Team Staleford competition.

A closely fought contest resulted in the team of Captain Philip Webster accompanied by David Hadden, Liz Shutlar, Gareth Jones, Linda Kendall & Paul Taylor returning an average score of 30.83 pts. to claim the 2022 title.

They were closely followed in second place with an average score of 30.42 pts. by the team of Past Captain Patricia Deraedt, supported by Georgina Roberts, Lynne Taylor, Wendy Walpole, Lils James, Gail McKemmie Watson & Nicola McKemmie-Watson.

Third position was awarded to the team of Past Captain Wikkie de Graaf supported by Robert Boersma, James Markham, Norah O’Cuilleanan, Francisco Molina & Pedro Hurtado returning a score of 29.50 pts.

Within the individual category, the Overall Winner was Roger Butters with a score of 39 stableford points, with second place awarded to Patricia Dereadt with 37 pts. followed in third place by Wikkie De Graaf with 36 pts.

Thank you to all the participants congratulations to the winners!


 

THE EPIPHANY CHALLENGE: 06/01/2022

A field of thirty-eight (38) players comprising thirty-four (34) members and four (4) guests competed over 18-holes on the Indiana course to contest the Epiphany Challenge.

The overall winner was Martin Vanstone with an impressive 46 stableford points!

Within Members Category One, Roger Butters claimed victory with a score of 38 points with Dennis Stafford claiming second place on count back with 33 points over Gail McKemmie-Watson in third place.

Within Members Category Two, Philip Angus was the victor with 39 points with Norah O’Cuilleanan claiming second place on count back with 33 points over Nicola McKemmie-Watson in third place.

Within the Guests category first prize was awarded to Francisco Sanz Carmona with a score of 38 points.

Thank you to all the participants congratulations to the winners!


 

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