Heap sees off vice captain

Ingrid Massie (left) with lady captain Beverley Wellock

Ingrid Massie (left) with lady captain Beverley Wellock

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The J.J. Duckworth competition was held at Colne on Saturday, producing another round of low scoring.

Winner was Chris Heap (80-16-64) from vice captain Paul Kavanagh (80-14-66), with Jason Spain (86-20-66) third.

The gross prize went to Russell Iveson.

The previous week, the David Foxcroft Trophy was won by Andrew Smith’s best gross score in more than a decade, carding 76-13-63.

Second was Paul Halstead (83-18-65), with John Lund (89-23-66) third.

Henry Nixon won the gross prize.

Summer finally appeared at Colne Golf Club for the ladies’ Dora Riddiough board competition, donated by the Riddiough family in 1958.

A creditable winner on the day was Ingrid Massie. Her score of 83-14-69 included four birdies and was her first board win since joining the club.

Anne Bradbury’s 89-14-75 took second place, one shot ahead of Freda Lester’s 99-23-76.

Ingrid Massie is pictured (left) with lady captain Beverely Wellock (s).

l Southern Solicitors sponsored last weekend’s competition at Marsden Park.

As a memento, competitors were issued with a pack containing tee pegs, ball markers and pencil.

Janet Kelly continued her great season, winning the ladies’ event with a score of 35 points, three ahead of Carol Robinson.

Charlie Shingadia’s excellent score of 42 points won the men’s event, with Philip Marlow second with 41 points on a card play-off from former junior captain Tyler Baxter.

Thomas Nicholson’s 39 points took the junior prize.