Local know how pays off at Shrigley
SHRIGLEY Hall had a great turn out for their Open am am and the players from around the region enjoyed a course in great condition.
Local knowledge paid off as the winning home team of Al Lloyd, Jo Williams, Keith Froggatt and Keith Felstead posted a superb score of 92 points for victory.
The next big open at Shrigley is for Seniors Pairs on September 30 and entres can be obtained via the pro shop on 01625 575826.
Macclesfield ladies played their last ‘major’ of the season for the 2000 Cup and in-form Andrea Cheetham cruised to victory with a card of 88-18-70, including five pars in the last eight holes,to leave her clear of Wendy Higgins 78 and Alycia Sutton 79.
Sue Lawton had the best 31-36 handicap score of 78 and Kay Atkin had the best gross.
Team action for Macc ladies saw the Scratch team beat Upton 2/1 and the friendly team won their local derby with Tytherington 3/1.
Tytherington duo Richard Moss and Mark Eden made their mark on the Cheshire County circuit as they posted 44 points to win the Cheshire members meeting at Portal Premier.
Tytherington player s also in the fame were Fred Bridge and Roger Hopton and John Kennerley and Gary Leyland with 40 points and John Sharp and Peter Ware with 39.
A Wednesday medal at Styal saw young star Max Penney in charge with a fine card of 61+1= 62 from Mike Rance 64 and Cheshire star Ryan Nevins 65.
A Styal Seniors Stableford saw a logjam on 39 points with Doug Roberts getting the cpo nod from Roger Rowland, Clive Senior, Andy Andrews and Tony Millington.
The Junior Summer Plate at Styal was won by Max Nicholson with a scorching 62 seeing him well clear of Ryan Nevins, Ryan Owen and Ryan McLeod, all with 68.
Styal ladies were in a Thursday Stableford with Diana Prow winning a cpo on 29 points from Enid Laverty and Rosina Ramahja.
Prestbury’s men played for the Captain’s Bell and Oliver James was out on his own with 63 from Tom Kirton 69 and Charles Bolam 70.
Prestbury Lady President’s Day was led in by Penny Barker with 68, three less than Jill Gregory, Josephine Harrison and Jean Duncan and in the ninehole Subsidiary Stableford Elizabeth Ferguson was first past the post with 15 points.
The Lawrie Thornton Cup at Mottram Hall was won by Andy Hamlett with 41 points ahead of Lewis Battersby 38 and Alex Wilson 37.
The Thursday Stableford at Shrigley Hall was taken by Janet Gates with 38 points, one more than Charles Green and Jez Hancock.
Shrigley seniors were also in Stableford mode with Howard Rowley posting an impressive 39 points to finish ahead of Howard Stringer 36.
There are still two opportunities for local boy and girl junior golfers to enter top competitions this season.Both are being hosted by Sale Golf Club and the first is the Balfour and Houldsworth Junior Championship on Sunday September 13th. It is for golfers u18 years of age and to find out more and book the lost check out the website www.balfour andhouldsworth.co.uk.
The second is the annual Joanne Morley Junior Challenge for golfers u16 years of age on January 1 2015.
It is being held on Sunday October 25 with former LPGA star and Solheim Cup Vice captain Joanne Morley hosting the day.
The competition has run for 20 years and to get more details and to book your slot contact Geoff Garnett on either 0161 881 7550 or 0788 4255350 or email email@example.com.