Alliance retain crown
THE Manchester Alliance set up the National Alliance competition where teams from golf alliances from across the country play for the John Dowd Trophy a decade ago.
The first competition was played at Marriott Worsley Park who were again the hosts for the 2106 competition.
In 2015 the competition was hosted by Breightmet GC and the Manchester Alliance were convincing victors.
They were delighted to retain the trophy as their Manchester 3 team posted a winning score of 162 points to finish two points clear of East Lancs.
The top individual pro prizes went to Manchester pros Craig Corrigan (Chilli Dip) and Jamie Howarth (Davenport) with 67’s, Ollie Whiteley (Bramall Park) 69 and Alliance Captain Dave Smith (Swinton Park) 71.
The top pair apart from those in winning teams were J Nash and M Harrison of Derbyshire with 45 points.