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Kent Seniors Championship – Faversham Golf Club – 10th–11th July 

Kent Seniors Championship – Faversham Golf Club – 10th–11th July 

Wednesday 10th July saw the initial day of the Kent Seniors Championship and Round 1 of the Kent Seniors Scratch Championship and the Kent Seniors “Handicap A” Championship on a beautiful day at Faversham Golf Club. The “Handicap A” Championship was won by Bryan Knope (Weald of Kent Golf Club) with a Nett 65, Second place and Winner of the Over 70’s Salver was Peter Stevenson (Chislehurst Golf Club) with a Nett 70, and 3rd place from Dave Vidgen (Bearsted Golf Club) also with a Nett 70.


Thursday 11th July saw John Coupe (Canterbury Golf Club) take the 36 hole title as new Kent Seniors champion. A field of 42 competitors aged 55 or over took part in the 36-hole championship at Faversham GC on Wednesday and Thursday and Coupe, whose plus-one handicap made him the lowest handicapper in the field, showed his quality with rounds of 69 and 73 for a two-over-par total of 142, leaving him four shots clear of the joint runners-up, Richard Partridge (The Wildernesse Club) and Richard Punyer (Chestfield Golf Club). Andrew Sait (Chestfield Golf Club) won the 36-hole Nett Championship. 

The Kent Seniors “Handicap B” Championship also held on Thursday 11th July was won by Glenn Steward (Hever Castle Golf Club) with a Nett 77, Carlo Barbieri (Ashford Golf Club) finishing 2ndwith a Nett 80 and Jeremy Gunter (Hever Castle Golf Club) finished 3rdwith a Nett 81. 


Many thanks to Faversham Golf Club for presenting the course so well for the players and for their continual hospitality throughout the Seniors Championships. 

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