Mot­ter­shead col­lects ‘new’ Ho­vis Cup

Macclesfield Express - - TRAVEL - GOLF GE­OFF GAR­NETT

THE Ho­vis Cup has been one of the ‘ma­jor’ com­pe­ti­tions for many years and in this year’s com­pe­ti­tion a new tro­phy was on of­fer for the win­ner.

The proud re­cip­i­ent of the ‘New’ Ho­vis Cup was Pete Mot­ter­shead with a nett 64 off his hand­i­cap of 14 with the best gross of 71 com­ing from Chris Massey.

Macc ladies en­joyed Lady Cap­tain’s Day with Sue Or­win a clear win­ner with 76 from Kay Atkin and Judy Mut­ter, both 80.

Wendy Hig­gins had the low­est gross of 82, the guest prize went to Pat Hol­land with 19 points and the Past Cap­tain’s Prize was taken by Mau­reen Rout­ley with 82.

In a sin­gles Sta­ble­ford for Macc ladies Wendy Hig­gins posted an im­pres­sive 39 points to fin­ish ahead of Judy Mut­ter 38 and Jill Hunter-Bench and Joyce Ri­ley, both 37.

Alder­ley Edge’s men played for the Cen­te­nary Tro­phy and top of the shop with 63 was Stephen Saun­ders from Mike Eas­ton 64 and Trevor Rath­bone and Alan Adams, both 66.

Edge’s ladies played for the Cap­tain’s Prize and it was won by He­len Thom­son with 69 from Va­lerie Hornsby 71 and Sue Ken­drick and Ol­wen Davies, both 75.

A mid­week medal at Mot­tram Hall had club leg­end Lau­rie Thorn­ton in charge af­ter win­ning a cpo on 69 from Gra­ham Webb, three less than Sam Sta­ple­ton.

The Ju­bilee Vase at Prest­bury was won by Ian Ren­ni­son with a su­perb 63 tak­ing him well clear of Nick Har­g­reaves 67 and An­drew Oakes, Eu­gene Smith, Richard Low­ery and Les­lie Buck­ley, all 68.

Prest­bury ladies played for the Dora Hill Me­mo­rial Tro­phy and it was won by Dar­lene Masters with her 72 tak­ing her home from Jane Cam­paigne 73 and Caro­line Har­ri­son-Croft 74.

A Wed­nes­day medal at Styal had Mike Rance cruis­ing to vic­tory with his 63 tak­ing him well clear of Will Dodds 68 and Ken Mayoh and Joshua Towne, both 69.

A Se­niors White Tee Sta­ble­ford at Styal was won by Alan beck­ett with 66 just clear of Brian Weems and Peter Ap­pleby by a shot.

It was close in a Thurs­day Sta­ble­ford for Styal ladies with Katie Hobbs win­ning a cpo on 37 points from Olivia Brew­ster, one more than Caro­line Ge­orge.

A Mid­week Sta­ble­ford for Wilm­slow’s men was a fam­ily af­fair with Rory Church well clear of 42 points from Hugo Church 32 and Mike Gard­ner 30.

A G and M medal at Wilm­slow saw Brian Coutts win a cpo on 69 from David Fore­man, two less than Richard Hol­man to top di­vi­sion one.

Joseph Wee was out on his own in di­vi­sion two with his 65 see­ing him seven shots bet­ter than Alan Mayo and Peter Higham.

The July medal for Wilm­slow ladies had di­vi­sion one topped by Philippa Ste­wart with 69 from Janet Smith 71 and Mau­reen Ni­chol­son, Julie Postleth­waite, Nooshin Birch and Jane Davis, all 74.

In di­vi­sion two Sue Charl­ton was first past the post with 72, one less than Do­minique Steyeart and Heather Hen­shall.

Pete Mot­ter­shead re­ceives the ‘new’ Ho­vis Cup from Cap­tain Mike Baker and spon­sors Neil and Judy Mut­ter, who do­nated the tro­phy

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