Ruis­lip teams play A games in tour­na­ment

GOLF

Harefield Gazette - - SPORT -

TWO tal­ented teams from Ruis­lip Golf Club reached the na­tional fi­nals of NAPGC tour­na­ments last week­end – win­ning one and fin­ish­ing sec­ond in the other.

They emerged vic­to­ri­ous in the fi­nal of the Mitchell Thom­son Tro­phy, which is for teams of eight play­ers, all be­ing over 55 of age and with a max­i­mum hand­i­cap of 24, play­ing in pairs.

The win­ning Ruis­lip team, pic­tured left to right were (stand­ing) Terry Sof­flet, John Kear­ney, Larry Han­cock, Bob Jef­fery, Roy Thomas and Mark Bar­rett and (squat­ting) John Sloper and Cedric Roberts.

All eight were also part of the Ruis­lip team who fin­ished as run­ners-up in the Clapham Tro­phy & El­lis Cup and were joined by Glen Han­cock, Tony Lucey, Ash­ley Rus­sell and club cap­tain Martin Man­ning.

This com­pe­ti­tion con­sisted of teams of 12 play­ers, again play­ing in pairs, but for golfers of all ages with a max­i­mum hand­i­cap of 18. Fin­ish­ing sec­ond meant Ruis­lip took home the El­lis Cup, with the Clapham Tro­phy go­ing to the vic­tors.

Both com­pe­ti­tions were played at Fri­ford Heath Golf Club, in Ox­ford­shire.

n VIC­TO­RI­OUS: The Ruis­lip Golf Club win­ning team

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