Father and son team up to win at Marsden Park

Captain Tony Lodge driving in for his year in office at Ghyll Golf Club (s).
Captain Tony Lodge driving in for his year in office at Ghyll Golf Club (s).

Father and son Bob and Tyler Baxter’s score of 42 points won the American Greensomes at Marsden Park.

John Wrigley and Jimmy Middleton took second place on a card play-off from Mick Pokes and Stuart Mulligan, both with 38 points.

Lady President Pauline Greenwood and Eva Pinder won the ladies’ event, with Natalie Cinnamon and Julie Alderson runners-up with Oliver Scott and Jake Proctor.

Last Thursday, 38 ladies of Nelson Golf Club participated in the Joan Allen Trophy and Medal. The Trophy was won by Sheila Birchall with a 101 - 30- 71 and the Medal round was won by Linda Lee with a 82-15-67. The 9-hole competition was won by Kath Gradwell.

The third round of The Dailymail Foursomes was played on Sunday at Nelson and the home team, Christine Fletcher and Liz Duckworth beat the team from Whittaker Golf Club by one hole.

At Colne, the May Medal on Saturday was won by Nick Todd (88-21-67) from Steven Birt (80-12-68) and Michael Holt (93-24-69). The Gross prize went to Guy Bretherton.

The ladies competed for the President Tony Ingram’s prize. For the second time in three years, his daughter Beverely Wellock won in difficult conditions with an excellent score of 83-11-72, five shots ahead of second place Anne Bradbury, whose 91-14-77 who beat Tina Fishwick’s 96-19-77 on a card play-off.

The seniors championship was held at Ghyll last Thursday and was won by David Taylforth with a 73-12-61. Second was Ghyll President Ivan Rhodes with a 81 -11-70.

On Sunday the Ford Competition was won by Neil Clapham with a 78 -13-65. Division One winner was Craig Lemon with a nett 66, Division Two winner was Shaun Lemon with a nett 66 and Division Three winner was Trevor Towers with a nett 73.