Parsons is in control

  • Hav Trott leads the seniors division (File photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Hav Trott leads the seniors division (File photograph by Akil Simmons)

The first round of the Bermuda Stroke Play Championships got under way yesterday under challenging conditions with a strong south westerly wind.

In the men’s division the 2017 champion, Jarryd Dillas got off to a good start with a one-over par 72 and is in equal first place with Walker Campbell. In the women’s division, Elizabeth Parsons, recently back from school, took a commanding lead with a four over par 75 while Hav Trott showed his form with a 75 in the senior men’s division.

• Newstead are holding firm at the top of the standings after three weeks of the Corona Golf Super6 tournament at Belmont Hills.

The leaders have a points total of 51, with XL Catlin three behind in second and Big Putts level in third with Securitas on 46.

Apex Physio broke a three-way tie to claim placement points over Dark n Stormies and Ball Slackers thanks to a strong finish to the round from Glenn Jones.

Double points are on offer in week four of the six-hole tournament, which continues on Thursday.

The competition features modified stableford scoring, a 75 per cent handicap adjustment, and a shot clock. All ties will be decided by Retrogression.

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Published Jun 16, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Jun 15, 2018 at 11:25 pm)

Parsons is in control

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