Tong Tse Club Champion 2021
17th & 18 of July
While the big event was taking place at Sandwich in Kent no lesser an event for the men of Little Hay was taking place at Little Hay. Delayed by 6 weeks because of the weather the Club Championship finally teed off at 8.28 Saturday morning in glorious sunshine.
Tong got his championship off to a great start going out in 39 home in 39 with an eagle and a birdie shooting a 6 over par 78 to be clubhouse leader after 18.
1st Tong Tse 78 – 7 = 71
2nd Karl Burn 82 – 10 = 72
3rd Paul Mudd 79 – 7 = 72
Sunday saw another glorious day for round 2.
Could Tong hold his nerve and claim his first Championship with past winner Paul Mudd and Karl Burn just a few shots behind ? Unfortunately Karl had to retire after nine because of an injury, which left Tong and Paul to fight it out alone, Tong went on to shoot one more than he did Saturday, going out in 36 home in 40 with the one birdie, giving him a total 36 hole score of 155, Net 141. Paul Mudd was also a shot worse than Saturday giving a total of 159 Net 145.
Making Tong Tse this years Club Champion leading from start to finish, but all was not lost for Paul, winning the Tony Hodson Salver to add to his Championship Trophy of a few years ago.
The Final Result
Club Champion Tong Tes, Tong’s gross score 78 + 77 = 155.
Paul Mudd Tony Hodson Salver for best Net 71 + 73 = 145.
3rd Overall Mick Whelan 86 + 83 = 169 gross 147 Net.
Thursday 16th July Senior July Stableford
Frank Klimaszewski wins division 1 with an excellent score of 42 points. Frank’s 3 birdies and 6 pars saw him beat second placed Christopher Olliffe by 6 points.
Division 2 was closer with Alan Morton claiming top spot with 39 points beating Wael Aljawad by 2 points.
1st Frank Klimaszewski 42 pts
2nd Christopher Olliffe 36 pts
3rd Michael Knight 34 pts
1st Alan Morton 39 pts
2nd Wael Aljawad 37 pts
3rd Nigel Hopkinson 37 pts