Ti­tle taken by one point

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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.

Phil Jefferson

( 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.


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