Mottershead collects ‘new’ Hovis Cup
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