The Maynards prove the best golfing couple in Eastbourne

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Willingdon’s husband and wife team John and Gill Maynard proved to be the best couple on the fairways as they claimed the Eastbourne Golfers Flitch Trophy.

Members of Royal Eastbourne, Eastbourne Downs, Eastbourne Golfing Park and Willingdon all played for the title of best golfing couple in Eastbourne.

The Maynards finished their round on an impressive 40 stableford points to take the title on a beautiful day at Willingdon Golf Club.

In second place were James and Sarah Emslie from Royal Eastbourne Golf Club with 39 points and in third place were Carole and Barry Alford from Willingdon with 36 points.

The best front nine prize went to John and Marilyn Boniface from Eastbourne Downs and the best back nine prize went to Robin and Gaye Hawgood from Royal Eastbourne.

Tim Whitmore won the nearest the pin on 17th and Sheila Payne won a special ladies prize.

The Flitch of bacon was won by Cyril and Jenny Thomas from Eastbourne Downs.

After the golf, the players enjoyed a delicious Sunday carvery served by Caterers Roger and Lyn Fuller.