A VALE was drawn across the seniors captain’s charity at Braintree Golf Club in the form of Paul Vale, who stole the show.

Playing off 15, Vale signed for 36 points to finish one ahead of a trio of rivals.

After a countback on 35 points, John Gisby (13) took second spot ahead of Robert Young (23), with Trevor Long (15) in third place.

Two further countbacks were needed to settle the leading places in the men’s Sunday Stableford.

Tim Streamer, playing off nine, edged out Patrick Fry (18) after both posted 38 points, while three players tied on 37, with John Barker (19) taking third place ahead of Roger George (11) and Matthew Dunmore (16).

There was a clear winner of the Past Captains’ Stableford as Gareth Olney returned 38 points off a handicap of seven.

However, a further countback was needed on 34 points to decide the other places.

Gary Mills (17) was runner-up ahead of John Still (21) and Tim Sheppard (18).

The men’s Presidents Cup Order of Merit medal event also required a countback with David George (18) taking top spot with a nett 65 ahead of Tony Craven (6).

Andrew Dodsley (6) finished third with a nett 66 with Ian Turner (9) fourth on 67.

The mens’ Bank Holiday Stableford saw John Adlam (18) winning with 33 points, three better than runner-up Ray Davies (12) with Eric Roast (18) third with 29.

Diana Hughes, playing off 14, won the ladies’ Charity Cup with 39 points and after a countback on 37 points Carol Cuthbertson (12) took second spot ahead of Sue Scott (20).