Golf In Suffolk: Winter Alliance Results for January 2019

Flempton Golf Club

Results – Sunday 20th January 2019

Tim Daniels and David Roope of Haverhill, winners with 44 points at today’s Alliance meeting at Flempton. 

Picture courtesy of Sarah Brownie Flempton member.

On a very frosty but sunny day, with temperatures around freezing and with no wind, 48 players including two Professionals, enjoyed playing at Flempton,  but had a hard time with the frozen, almost solid greens.
It is, after all, winter golf!

The Professional Prize was won by Sam Forgan of Stowmarket with a one under par 69.

The Fourball Betterbal Stableford competition was won by the Haverhill pairing of Tim Daniels and David Roope with 44 points.

Professional Scores

1st Sam Forgan  (Stowm,arket)     69

2nd Mark Farrow  (Diss)                 75

Team Results

1st    – 44 Points Tim Daniels & David Roope  (Haverhill)


2nd – 41 Points John Williams & Bill Paton  (Stoke-by-Nayland & Ipswich)


3rd  – 40 Points Mark Farrow & Adrian Mitson  (Diss)

Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club

Results – Sunday 6th January 2019

Left to right : Winners Richard Bland, Dean Brace, Byron Long and Ian Smith

On an overcast day, 104 players, including 3 Professionals, played in the first Winter Alliance meeting of the year at  Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club.  Almost all of the players commented on the fine condition of the greens as they were running quite fast for the time of year.

The Professional prize was won by Sam Forgan of Stowmarket with a three under par score of 66.

The team prize (any two from four scores to count) was won by the Stoke-by-Nayland team of Dean Brace, Ian Smith, Richard Bland and Byron Long with 86 points.

Professional results

Sam Forgan  (Stowmarket)                       66

Adam Trett  (The Suffolk)                        77

Mark Farrow  (Diss)                                 79

Team Results

1st                   86 Points
Dean Brace, Ian Smith, Richard Bland & Byron Long

2nd                 84 Points
John Smith, Graham Vandervord, John Williams & David Yates
(Stoke-by-Nayland & Braintree)

3rd                  83 Points 
Martin Mansfield, Mark Firman, Terry Lyons & Gerry Scott

For Full results of each meeting go to the Suffolk Winter Alliance website at

Next  Suffolk Winter Alliance Meeting –

Southwold Golf Club – Sunday 3rd February 2019

This will be a Fourball Betterball Stableford competition

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