Macc bolster development reputation
MACCLESFIELD Golf Club have always had a great reputation for junior development and they are undergoing a facelift for the new season.
Under the guidance of new junior organiser Paul Tovee they have been sponsored by local car dealership Chrome Motors who have supplied the junior team with shirts and jumpers.
The juniors responded well with a convincing win in their first team event of the season beating a strong Ringway team by 3.5-0.5 in the Mid Cheshire League.
Paul Tovee said: “The team are really pleased with their new tops and are grateful to Chrome Motors and club shop owner Christian O’Connor for supplying them with fantastic fresh new kit.
“To book a tee time telephone 01625 423227 or email secretary@ maccgolfclub.co.uk.”
An individual Stableford for Macclesfield’s men produced some good scoring led in by Brendan Leighton with 45 points from Paul Tovee 43 and Mark Jackson and George Shaw, both 42.
Macc ladies played for the Doris Neal Challenge Cup and iy was won by Jill Higgins with 35 points from Kath Brocklehurst 33 and Judy Mutter 32.
A midweek medal at Mottram Hall was led in by Robert Parry on 71 from Adam Bunt 72 and Jon Hodgson 75.
A Midweek Stableford at Prestbury was topped by Terry Cross with 37 points and in hot pursuit on 36 were Oliver Procter, Graham Grieve and Ian Johnson.
Prestbury ladies played a Saturday Stableford and Tracy Titchen led in with 27 points from Moira McGrath 26.
Shrigley Hall’s men’s Thursday Stableford had Keith Froggatt winning a cpo on35 points from Peter Whitehurst.
In a medal for the pro’s prize with the winner joining the pro in the Lombard Trophy regional qualifier Peter Cartledge was out on his own with 65 from Niall Lynch 69 and Andrew Ellis and John Gaskell, both 70.
Styal’s men played for the Derek Horsey Trophy in a BB Stableford and it was won by Ian Mills and Captain Kevin Bocquet after a cpo on 44 points with T Copeland and S Walker, one more than P Suchoparek and S Weaver.
●● John Clark with Peugeot agent Amy Whisson and dealer principal James Cookson