IT was Captain’s Day at Clacton Golf Club.

Captain Tony Stevens welcomed the club’s past captains and, after a champagne breakfast, members started teeing off from 7.30am.

Seven hours later they were still going out.

In the ladies’ competition, the winner, with 33 stableford points, was Sonja Strutt.

In second was Heather Bradfield, with 30, on countback from third-placed Sue Gurry.

In the men’s competition, the winner was Gary Bolton, with 41 points.

Second spot went to Malcolm Pitcher, with 40, and in third was Sam Teer, with 39.

In the juniors’ competition, the winner was Katy Yates, with 36 points, on countback from Josh Bethell.

In third was Max Smith, with 30.

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