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Four Eagles & a Bogey. Who found success on the fairway to become Mensa Golf Champion 2013?

Tue, 06/08/2013
Champion John Howes (left) with organiser David Lovell

Friday 2 August 2013 saw some of our sporting members take to the green for the annual Mensa Golf Championship.  This year we were at The Bankhouse Hotel & Golf Club near Worcester which is famous for its Florida style course – i.e. lots of water hazards!

After practicing their drive and relaxing with a cuppa members teed off in groups of 3 or 4 to spend the day navigating their way around the challenging 18 holes. In the evening they attended a three course awards dinner where they could relive their best putts and disastrous shots into the rough.


Champion – John Howes, Bridgwater
2nd Place –Jeneffer Gregg, Stratford-Upon-Avon
3rd Place – Tom Murray, Sutton Coldfield


Nearest the Pin – Don Oliver, Chester
Longest Drive – Roy Claxton, Chester

Best par 3s – Tristan Gretton, Evesham
Best Par 5s – Tom Murray, Sutton Coldfield
Best Scratch Score – Mark Ashton, Newport


Best Team – Paul Jones, Bollington / John Howes, Bridgwater / Keith Southall, Wychbold / Chris Hobbs, Drotiwich
Best Guest Score - Roy Claxton, Chester


Photos can be found in the Galleries at Mensa Golf Championship 2013 (members only).


Thanks to organiser David Lovell for test driving the course and compiling the scores.