Heap sees off vice captain

Ingrid Massie (left) with lady captain Beverley Wellock
Ingrid Massie (left) with lady captain Beverley Wellock

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.