30th July 2015
20 Years of
Charity Fund Raising
Gardens BC has been raising funds for
charity for the last 20 years by running
two Bowls Tournaments; an Open Fours and
a Ladies v Men Triples.
year, not only were both events blessed
by excellent weather but they were also
well supported from clubs from all over
Open Fours, a special presentation
was made to the “Cosham Four”, four from
Cosham Park BC, led by Dave Hammond, who
have taken part in every Tournament
since the first one in 1995.
four players competed in four
preliminary games of six ends to
determine the finalists, which was
between Jim Anderson, Malcolm Jones,
Terry Hayward and Mike Hatchard (from
Gas Social Bowling) and Robert &
Margaret Hutchinson and Jean & Brian
Clasby (from Petersfield BC). And it was
the defending champions from Petersfield
who won, collecting £120 and a new
trophy, introduced for the first time
this year to mark the 20th
anniversary of the Tournament.
Ladies v Men Triples event was an
exciting affair as the Final had to go
to an extra end, while a play-off was
needed to determine who went through
from the Men.
took part, competing in five preliminary
games before a play off to determine
which teams went through to the final.
And it took a “sudden death” end to
decide the Men’s champions.
was between Gas Social’s Les Wilson,
Derek and Ron Langford, against the
Fareham twins of Sandy & Carol Pullin
together with Milton Ladies Rose Rogers.
It took an extra end to sort them out,
with the Men finally outlasting the
Ladies to win the trophy and £90.
in the day, the ladies’ team skipped by
Val Pearce, Liz Pescops and Pat McRae
had scored the maximum of 9shots on one
end to earn themselves “Hot Shot”
and their upcoming
President's Day, Pembroke Gardens are
£300 to the Portsmouth Down Syndrome