Season ends on a high note at Marsden Park

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THE final competition of the season at Marsden Park was the Presidents’ Day Trophy.

Club President Neil Standage and Lady President Pauline Greenwood watched an excellent field take part in glorious weather.

The men’s section played stroke play, and the winner with a terrific score of 76-10-66 was Russell Binns.

His score was even more creditable as he had a nine on his card on one hole.

Second came club champion Nathan Lingard with 70-3-67, followed in third and fourth respectively by Stuart Birtwistle (83-16-67) and Steve Green (80-13-67) on card play-offs.

Lingard had the best gross score of the day with his 70.

Ian Davieson took the prize for nearest the centre of the fairway on the 11th hole, with Mick Hoyle being nearest the pin on the 7th and David Perks nearest the pin in two on the 18th.

The ladies played a stableford competition, and the winner with 35 points was Janet Kelly, who also took the prize for nearest the pin on the 2nd hole. In second place was Dawn Shaw with 33 points. Dawn was also nearest the pin in two shots on the 9th hole. Margaret Frankland came in third place with 31 points.

A number of Juniors took part in a 9-hole stableford competition, won by Tyler Baxter with 16 points.

The Presidents are pictured presenting the prizes to the winners.

Trophies for the club’s knockout competitions were also presented. Jamie Scott took the Junior title. In the Ladies’ competitions Janet Kelly won the Order of Merit and Eva Pinder was the singles winner. The doubles knockout final won by Jane McGregor and Cheryl Gorman. Sean and Wendy Brearley won the mixed competition. In the men’s section the doubles winners were Graham Hartley and Ian Davieson, with Ian Davieson and Adam Fothergill taking the Foursomes title. Geoff Lamont won the Rabbits competition and Sam Balderstone won the Leader Times singles Knockout Trophy.

Nathan Lingard dominated the remaining competitions taking the Order of Merit, Scratch Knockout and Club Championship.