Bobby's Banter



30th May

After the disappoint of the previous week at Heworth Team Seaham hosted South Shields who were struggling at the bottom of the table.  Seaham lads C Walton,  D Patterson, G Dixon, K Booth, S Pearson, M Thompson and G Bainbridge handed out a 14-0 drubbing to the visitors and claiming top spot in the First Division
A great day with a magnificent field for the first open of the season the Prism Financial Advice Open wonderfully sponsored by them and won by Seaham couple Barry 'Pancho' Dobinson and Billy 'Pedro' Earlie with a great score of 51pts -  congratulations to them.


23rd May

           Team game at Heworth proved to be a bit of a disaster as Seaham went down 10-4 only wins by A Williams and M Thompson picked up points for the travellers played on very poor greens did not assist anyone.

20th May

Seahams home NERGA  Rabbits fixture saw us again capture 2nd place only being knocked back for the second game running on count backs.  Top scoring for Seaham being P Tasker with 40 pts and M Shepherd 38 pts.


18th May

In golfs' equivalent of the FA Cup, Seaham entertained Whitburn in the first round of the Clark Cup.  After a shaky start Seaham ran out easy 5-0 winners with victories for C Walton, D Patterson, G Dixon, K Booth and S Pearson


16th May

  Third game of the season saw Team Seaham entertain last seasons champions Ramside (A).

An outstanding 11-3 victory by the hosts signalled Seahams intentions for the season - wins by C Walton, G Dixon, K Booth, S Pearson and G Bainbridge.


14th May

Seaham couple Bobby Arthur and George Newton played in the 3rd round of the Daily Mail foursomes against Wearside but sadly were beaten 2/1.  Both players disappointed with their performances.

9th May

Saw Team Seahams 2nd game in First Division of the N Durham League, playing title favourites Wearside.  

Team Seaham walloped the opposition 11-3 not losing any matches.   Wins by D Patterson 5/4;   G Dixon 5/3;   M Thompson 3/2  and K Booth 1 up.   Halved games from C Walton, S Pearson and A Williams.   Kevins 1 up victory being special as he was down for the majority of his game and also Sam and Alan both 2 down with 2 to play gaining halved matches.


6th May

Saw the first NERGA Rabbits game in the Red Zone at Roseberry Grange.  Seaham Rabbits claimed second place only losing out to a win on a count back to Stocksfield.

Top scoring for us by Paddy Henery and David Napier.     A creditable 7 points gained.


5th May

The first Open qualifier was won by J Pearson (Consett), other qualifiers being John 'Thunder' Whitehead (Seaham), D Murray and S Gee (both Consett)


4th May

Team Seaham kicked off the season at Boldon and claimed a creditable 7-7 draw.  

Good wins by Grant Dixon, Kevin Booth and Alan Williams and a half game from Sam Pearson gained the 7 points. Defeats for Mark Witten, Michael Thompson and Graeme Bainbridge but overall a decent start to the season.


18th April

Seaham Ladies Margaret Corkhill and Carol Vinter travelled to Hartlepool in the second round of the National Daily Mail Foursomes Competition.

A brave effort saw Seaham Ladies defeated 5 and 4


3rd April

The 2nd round of the Daily Mail Foursomes saw Seaham representatives Bobby Arthur and George Newton draw Heworth, home advantage helped the Seaham couple to a 2 and 1 victory


13th March 

Seaham drew Hartlepool away in the 1st Round of the Daily Mail Foursomes.   Representing Seaham were Bobby Arthur and George Newton who defeated the Hartlepool side 3 & 2 and progress to the next round.


6th  March

Congratulations to Margaret Corkhill and Carol Vinter who defeated Houghton in the first round of the Daily Mail Foursomes. Margaret and Carol won the game 5 and 3 against the Houghton couple.

Dek Ritchie                  level par (11th place)

Bob Arthur                   2 over par (29th place)

George Newton 10 over par ( 76th place)

Ian Winterbotham       10 over par (78th place)

Dave Payne                   N/R (94th place}

Dave Corkhill                N/R (97th place)

Alan Blaney                  N/R (98th place)

Stuart Rochester         N/R (103rd) place
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