Title taken by one point
CHARTRIDGE PARK GC FOUNDING member Matt Ash captured the club championship on its 25th anniversary.
Ash, who joined as a junior with his father when the club was formed in 1989, took the title by one shot last week. He held off the challenge of overnight leader Dan Saville with a total of 147; Tony Beale, champion in 1995 and 2004, came third with a score of 152.
He was also runner-up in the Pednor Cup, with his nett 129 one behind winner Larne Tracey (
while Mike Price was four shots further back in third. LITTLE HAY GC LITTLE Hay Ladies are celebrating after winning the Hertfordshire County Autumn Meeting.
Jacky Joslyn, Linda Cusick, Chris Marsden and Clare Stammeijer scored 124 points, two clear of runners-up Hertfordshire; Mill Green were third on 120 points.
The competition, held at Knebworth Golf Club, assessed the best three Stableford scores of the four players on each hole.
Linda Reeve came second in the NAPGC Ladies Senior Championships of England National Final at West Middlesex Golf Club, and teamed up with Stammeijer to take the runners-up spot in the pairs competition.
A field of 66 players took part in Little Hay’s President’s Day, the first under Ralph Lane.
( scored 42 points from the championship tees to win the President’s Putter, with Liam Furlong second on 41 points and Tony Alford another point back in third.
Other winners on the day were Colin Staines with 43 points from the men’s tees, Karren Burrows taking the ladies’ honours on 46 points, and Tom Parr triumphed in the junior category on 39 points.
Junior George Rocca took the longest straightest drive prize and nearest the pin went to John Leahy.