EVESHAM Golf Club played a mixed foursomes contest to battle for the Whitehouse Cups.

Roger Herd and Marlene Billings won with 77, which was just half a point ahead of the second-placed Mike and Yvonne Kriese.

The ladies took part in a medal,with Joan Hunt claiming Division One with 79 ahead of Vina Kite (82).

Division Two went to Sheelagh Crane (79) in front of Margaret Williams (82), and Eunice Allen (84) bagged Division Three followed by Audrey Tomkins (85).

Brian Marshall walked off with the men’s much-coveted Hospital Bowl on a sunny but cool day at Evesham’s Fladbury course.

With fast and true greens, the 15-handicapper scored a creditable 85 gross 70 nett to take the title by one shot from Mark Harrison (85 gross 14 handicap 71 nett).

Third on count-back was the evergreen Merv Nedic (81-10-71).

Meanwhile, 28 The Vale ladies played a nine-hole stableford.

Lyndsey Parsons took the Silver Division first prize with 18 points.

The Bronze Division went to Alison Wing (15), with Deb Langham (14) second on count-back.

Angela Bradley (17) topped the Copper Division followed by Ann Gusterson (16).

Forty-nine ladies competed in the Centenary Cup, with Fiona Mitchell winning the Silver Division with 87 gross 76 nett.

She finished ahead of Jan Taylor (98-78) and Lyndsey Parsons (95-78).

Alison Wing (105-77) topped the Bronze Division ahead of Pat Hird (102-78), Jan Ledbury (100-79) and Pat Martin (104-80).

The Copper Division went to Mary Carrington (109-76) in front of Sandra Cornwell (114-78).

Nine players competed in a nine-hole stableford, with Penny Sharp finishing top with 16 points and Jean Hyde (12) second.

Harvington held a May stableford with Frank Lewis enjoying a welcome return to form after a niggling shoulder injury to record his first win of the season.

With the rough left a little longer, straight hitting was a must if a good points total was to be achieved and Lewis did it better than the rest to record 40 points.

Hot on his heels was Matt Walker with 39, followed by Ricky Shillam (35) and John Dobbie (34).

Eighty-eight men participated in Broadway’s medals with the course playing superbly.

The overall competition winner with 68 nett was Matt Sollis, who also achieved lowest gross on the day with 73.

The clear winner of Division One was Mike Humpston with 69 nett, leaving Paul Taylor to take second with 71.

In Division Two, Mark Lee took first place with 70 nett on count-back from Mike Larkin. The ladies were out in force to play in their Stableford and Millennium Vets Trophy.

While the course continued to play well, there was a tricky wind throughout the morning, making scoring a challenge.

But Wendy Hicks became overall winner on the day with 35 points.

The Silver Division victor was Frances Friend with 33, leaving Anabelle Carter (31) to take second place.

In the Bronze Division, Juliet Enderby earned first place with 30 and Janet Sandalls took second with 29.

The six best cards of those ladies eligible will now be sent to Gloucestershire veterans for qualification at county knockout.