Bristow Tankards & Annual Dinner at East Sussex National 2019

Thursday, 3 October 2019

This much anticipated event at East Sussex National got on the way on an overcast chilly day with 30 four balls on the West Course playing a shotgun start better ball competition. With this many people congregating in the clubhouse before play it makes a bustling jolly gathering before golf!

The winners with 46 points were Mitch Clark & Martin Jones from Haywards Heath Golf Club. Runners up were the Nevill pairing of Nigel Wates and Trevor Haeger with 44 points (21 back 9) just pipping Ian Richmond and Mike Dunkerton in third with 44 points (20 back 9)

Fourth were Craig Millyard and Graham Snelgrove of Cottesmore with 44 points (19 back 9)

Our VIP visitors played on the East Course and this was won by the London Captains: Captain, Peter Cansick and Hon Sec, Richard Healy with 37 points.

After an excellent dinner the speeches started with Roger Cruttenden, Captain of the Society of Kent Golf Captains toasting the Sussex Golf Captains. This was followed by our Captain, Phil Williamson toasting our guests.

 The after-dinner speaker was Bob ’The Cat’ Bevan who entertained everyone with great humour and professionalism. Thanks go to Ian Jaggard for checking the cards assisted by injured committee man, Tony Bauckham.