Bolton has edge after card play-off

Burnley golf round-up

Burnley golf round-up

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In a blanket finish to Mytton Fold Golf Club’s Cavalier Putter competition, four players tied on nett 65s when they returned to the clubhouse on Saturday.

Dave Bolton, playing off 14, was declared the winner after a card play-off, ahead of early leader Dave Pennington (86-21-65).

Martin Holden (84-19-65) was third after cards.

In the men’s Midweek July Medal it was a win for Roland Hailwood (99-25-74), with Graham Slater second (98-20-78).

The ladies of Mytton Fold held their July Medal. Allison Nuttall’s 92-22-70 beat off Hazel Sellars (101-31-70) with a better back-nine score. Jean Havard was third (109-36-73).

Clitheroe Golf Club Captain Paul Wood almost made it to the top in the James Braid Open Singles Competition, only to be overtaken on the run in for the Holgate Trophy by Chorley’s John Cartledge.

The captain carded a nett 69 to take the runners-up prize ahead of Keith Ratcliffe, Andrew Heyes and Barry Thomas with nett 70s. Cartledge finished with 77-10-67.

Clitheroe members took 12 of the top 13 places in a field of 173 and Mark Ashworth’s gross 69 won the prestigious Southworth Scratch Trophy.

Green Haworth golfer Clive Robertson was second after cards withDavid Heesom, Rob Beechham and Daniel Turner all returning gross 74s.

In Sunday’s Fourball, Julian Troup found an able partner in Arron Ripley who contributed five birdies in a winning 45-point total.

Ralph Postlethwaite and Daniel Turner took second place with 43.

Geoff Sutcliffe and Dean Braithwaite took third with a better back nine.

Michael Powell was the overall winner of the Midweek Stableford with 43 points, a five-shot margin over Craig Allison. Daniel Turner took the Division One Prize with 38 points, Nigel Fitton topped Division Two, and Alan Hacking finished with 34 for the Division Three Prize.

George Young was streets ahead of his Junior colleagues in the latest Summer Championship Series with a winning 76-5-71 score. Thomas Riley was second on 77, a one-shot margin over David Robinson.

Marilyn Fletcher led the ladies home on President Peter’s Day with a sparkling 82-13-69, and Chris Stokes had birdies at the 5th,16th and 18th for the lowest gross.

Val Fairless was third with her nett 72.

Doreen Bolton won the 9 Hole Stableford ahead of Eileen Lambert and Jessie Telfer.

Tracy Blanc won the Ladies’ EWGA Medal with an impressive two-under S/S 72.

Sheila Cornwell was two shots away in second, and Janet Bailey a further shot away in third place.