Reverand Tim scoops ‘major’ win
THE Balmoral Shield is one of Macclesfield Golf Club’s most coveted ‘major’ trophies and it was won in style by the Reverand Tim Robinson after a cpo on 66 with Andy Baker.
The best gross prize was taken by Rick Ward with 71 and completing the prize list was Derek Payne who took the over 20 handicap prize with a net 67.
Macclesfield ladies played a 36-hole competition and the overall winner after a cpo on 151 was Sue Gibson from Alycia Sutton.
The lowest gross was posted by Myra Clark with 188 and the day prizes went to Margaret Bray, 76, and Jill Higgins, 72, while the Stableford competition was won by Joy Clements with 28 points.
The Macc ladies B and Plate teams finished their East Cheshire League season and did well with both teams finishing second in their respective leagues.
Tytherington star Alex Weare has enjoyed a great season on his return from a three-year scholarship in the US winning the club championship.
He made it a ‘major’ double as he took the Tytherington Cup, played over the challenging Blue Course, posting a three-under par 69.
The ladies winner was Zoe Ridgway with a 79-7-72 return and Alex Howarth was the leading junior with 75.
The monthly medal at Shrigley Hall had division one topped by Alan Smith after a cpo on 66 with Daniel Henshaw.
Clickety click was also the order of the day in division two as Kenneth McAuley won the count back from Richard Burrow.
A Boys Junior Open at Styal was won by their young star eight-year-old Daniel Hayes (pictured) with a stunning 61 from Alex James (Rossendale), 62, and Jay Franks, 65.
Styal juniors also played for the Amy Watson-Wright Memorial Trophy and it was won by Jay Franks, 63, from Jack Muir, 67.
A Saturday Stableford at Styal had Jeffrey Chadwick winning a cpo on 41 points from Alan Brooks to take division one. In division two it was even tighter with three players locked on 40 points with Chris Hudson getting the nod from Ian Barber and Andrew Murray.
The Summer League for Styal ladies sees Christine Buxton leading with 21 points ahead of Yvonne Kelly, 20.
Alderley Edge’s men played a singles Stableford for the Jubilee Vase and it was won by Tony Cooper with 41 points, two more than Andy Mundy, Lee Stanyer and G Johnstone.
A medal for the Edge ladies was won by Tracy Smith with 73 from Maureen Monk, 74, and Mary O’Toole, 76.
●● Macc captain Garry Tomlinson presents the Balmoral Shield to the Rev Tim Robinson