Reverand Tim scoops ‘ma­jor’ win

Macclesfield Express - - SEARCH - GOLF GE­OFF GAR­NETT

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

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