Win double for Styal’s star Nevins
STYAL played the second round of the club championship and junior star Ryan Nevins won a cpo on 67 from Steve Weaver with Will Dodds and Khalil Musa next in on 68.
Nevins took the best nett for two rounds after a cpo on 136 with Ryan Owen and he made it a double as he also won the best gross again after a cpo on 140 from fellow junior star Will Dodds.
Styal seniors played a medal and in top spot with 69 was Mel Mason, one less than John Shore, Eugene Connelly, Malcolm Hollins and Richard Vaal.
It was also club championship time at Prestbury over 36 holes and in a tight first round the best nett scores came from Elliot Kirton 70 and Nicholas Baglin and Joe Armitt both 71.
In round two Richard Lowery was the main man with 67 from Elliot Kirton 69 and Jeremiah Hayes 70.
The overall scratch winner and club champion was Joe Armitt with his 143 totla taking him three shots clear of Richard Lowery and James Newton.
The Captain’s Junior Prize at Prestbury was won by Matthew Delany with a superb 65 seeing him well clear of Josh Turnock and Bel Wardle, both 71.
Prestbury ladies played the Coronation Foursomes qualifier which was won by Angela Riordan and Jane Campaigne with 34 points from Sylvia Brough and Christine Angrave and Margaret Simons and Victoria Howarth, both 33.
Wilmslow’s men played a medal and in top spot was Tim Mobsby with 69 one less than cricket legend Paul Allott who had the best gross of 73 with Frank Chadwick in third spot with 72.
The monthly medal at Shrigley Hall saw division one taken by Andrew Kershaw with his fine 65 taking him clear of Ian Wadsworth 67 and Richard Burrow 68.
In division two Jez Hancock showed his class with 66 taking him six shots clear of Eamon Mcgeady with Steve Wells and John Gaskell a further shot off the pace.
The Third Summer medal at Davenport had the divisions topped by Liam Campbell 66, one clear of a chasing pack of four led by Stuart Johnson, Jim Vaughan with a sizzling 63 and Trevor Mottershaw with a more sedate 71.
The Sheila Hill Stableford for Davenport ladies had division one won by Lindsay Webb with a crunching 40 points, Pat Massey 38 and Gillian Garbett 34.
The coveted Dave Thomas Cup at Mottram Hall saw Martin Firth lead in with 68 from Sam Lynch and Shok Mirza, both 70.
The competition for the Bunty Booth Trophy is one of the top events in the busy calendar of the Manchester and District Ladies Golf Association having been played for since their Centenary in 2002.
Each of the member clubs in the MDLGA plays a singles qualifying competition in the previous year to decide who will represent them in the final.
Denton Golf Club, with a course in great condition and providing a true test of golf, were the hosts for the event in which there were 68 clubs represented playing in a singles Stableford format.
In a close contest the winner was Sale’s 31-handicapper Fiona Flanagan who posted 35 points to finish ahead of Linda Bailey (Hindley Hall) 34 and Anne Ashworth (Leyland) 33.
MDLGA President Chris Kelly (Bramhall GC) presented the prizes and thanked Denton Lady Captain Norma Boott for the excellent service provided by staff and members both on and off the course.