Lo­cal know how pays off at Shrigley

Macclesfield Express - - SEARCH - GOLF GE­OFF GAR­NETT

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 ggggar­nett@aol.com.

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