Top effort in support of Park Lane
MACCLESFIELD captain Neil Jackson received great support on his Captain’s Charity Am Am day attracting a full field of teams.
The money raised on the day went towards providing specialist wheelchairs for pupils at Park Lane Special School in Macclesfield.
The winning team were Paul Tovee, Paul Baguley, Pete Lloyd and Rod Price with 93 points finishing ahead of Mr President’s Team 92 and Team Connell 91.
The Past captain’s competition for Macclesfield ladies was won by Judy Mutter from Myra Clark.
The final positions in the Macclesfield ladies Order of Merit were Wendy Higgins on 176 from Myra Clark 167, Sue Orwin and Kay Atkin, both 162.
The Thursday Stableford at Shrigley Hall was won by Gill Kershaw with 37 points putting one clear of the chasing pack of John Gaskell, Peter Whitehurst and Brian Hopkins.
The Winter Pairs qualifier at Shrigley was led in by Andy Brennan and Tim Wrigley with 41 points, three more than Alan Pengelly and Darren Bridge and Roy Hargreaves and Brian Horrocks.
The first round of the Simister Cup at Alderley Edge saw the pace set by Robert Anderson after a cpo on 39 points with Mike Easton and hot on their heels with 38 are Andrew Marshall, Jerry Dixon and Andy Wells.
A BB Stableford for Edge’s ladies was won by Olwen Davies and Liz McGuire with 34 points, 12 clear of the field.
A Saturday Stableford at Styal had division one led in by Rob Sanderson with an impressive 43 points, five more than Iain Burnage.
It was closer in division two with Kevin Doherty first past the post with 38 points, one more than Dennis Chester.
The Styal Open to All Sunday Stableford needed a cpo on 39 points to see Simon Tracey win from Sam McLeod with Anthony Guy a point off the pace.
A singles Stableford for Styal ladies was won by Pat Millatt with 42 points ahead of Nancy Chorlton 39 and Enid Laverty 35.
A singles Stableford at Mottram Hall was won by William Murphy with 40 points seeing him cross the line ahead of Alex Johnson and Peter Watson, both 39, and Tyler Smith and Steve Mills, both 38.
An End of Season Stableford for Davenport ladies was won by Myra Corcoran with 32 points, four more than Jane Bamford and Muriel Shaw.
Medal play for Wilmslow’s men had Robert Ashworth on top with 69 from Jack Dunlop 70 and Tony Snape and Jonathan Harari both 71.
The race for the Alliance professional Order of Merit Prize looks to be one of the most open and competitive for several years as new names for this season led the way in the latest competition at Leigh Golf Club.
Leigh have been superb in the Dunham Forest Trophy with five wins in the last seven years and they led in the am am section with John Moorfield and Jim Dolan winning a cpo on 43 points from Lee Warren (Northenden) and Dave Hemingway (Chorley), two clear of Danny Ritchie and Carl Robinson (Wigan).
The top individual pro was Ringway attached David Brunton with 38 points ahead of Bramall Park’s Ollie Whiteley 37 and Anthony Millar (Ellesmere) and Phil Archer (Birchwood (both 36).
The leading assistant pro prize went to Chorley’s Andy Palmer with 34 points.
In the pro am section Stand duo Mark Hancock and Norman Haslam were clear winners on 43 points.