Swansea Golf Club Results 1st August 2020
Today’s event was stroke play for the August Monthly Medal played in more common conditions, slightly cool and slightly windy.
Monthly Medal Winner Lyn Lyne 59
Div.1 Winner Jack Hardcastle 61, Runner Up Sally Siepen 63 c/b
Div.2 Mike Woolveridge 60, Runner Up Val Kemp 63,
Nearest the Pin 6th/15th Sally Siepen, 8th/17th Rick Dance, 9th/18th Ricky Wright.
Super Pins 4th/13th Ricky Wright, 7th/16th Lyn Lyne.
Wednesday 29th July 2020
Ladies Mid-Week Eclectic
18 Holers Winner Jan Darke 22 c/b, Runner Up Val Kemp 22 c/b, Lee Bennett 22.
9 Holers Winner Sally Fletcher 19, Runner Up Helen Hall 17.
Nearest the Pin 18 holers 6th Jan Darke, 9th Jan Darke. 9 holers 8th Karen Moran, All Comers 7th Sally Siepen.
Birdies Jan Darke, Gobblers Dot Morey, Val Kemp.
Chicken Run (Scores Only)
Wednesday. Barry Skeggs 30, Keith Breheny 31, Putts Chris Weeding 12.
Friday. Ian Johnson 28, Lyn Lyne 30, Barry Skeggs 30, Ricky Wright 30, Ray Flynn 30, Putts Ray Flynn 12.
The Pope met with his cardinals to discuss a proposal from the prime minister of Israel.
"Your Holiness," said one of the Cardinals, "The Israeli prime minister wants to challenge you to a game of golf to show the friendship and ecumenical spirit shared by the Jewish and Catholic faiths."
The Pope thought it was a good idea, but he had never held a golf club in his life. "Have we not," he asked, "a cardinal who can represent me against the leader of Israel?"
"None that plays golf very well," a cardinal replied. "But ..." he said, deep in thought, "what if we offered to make Jack Nicklaus a cardinal? We can offer to make him a cardinal, then ask him to play the Israeli prime minister as your personal representative. In addition to showing our spirit of cooperation, we'll also win the match."
Everyone agreed it was a good idea. The call was made. Nicklaus was greatly honoured and agreed to play.
The day after the match, Nicklaus reported to the Vatican to inform the Pope of the result.
"I have some good news and some bad news, Your Holiness," said Nicklaus.
"Tell me the good news first, Cardinal Nicklaus," said the Pope.
"Well, Your Holiness, I don't like to brag, but even though I've played some pretty terrific rounds of golf in my life, this was the best I have ever played, by far. I must have been inspired from above. My drives were long and true, my irons were accurate and purposeful, and my putting was perfect. With all due respect, my play was truly miraculous."
"There's bad news?" the Pope asked.
Nicklaus sighed. "I lost to Rabbi Woods by three strokes."