Clitheroe Golf Club hosts Council Dinner

Tony McMunn (centre) is pictured with club captain Ian Walsh and Clitheroe GC lady captain Trudy Walne.
Tony McMunn (centre) is pictured with club captain Ian Walsh and Clitheroe GC lady captain Trudy Walne.

Clitheroe Golf Club hosted its annual Council Dinner on Friday evening.

Club captain Ian Walsh welcomed his fellow Council members as well as the presidents and captains from the Blackburn Town League who attended as guests of the club.

Ian Battersby responded to the captain’s speech with an interesting account of the many sporting celebrities he had met during his career.

The guest of honour was Tony McMunn, president of the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs, who brought with him the English County Championship Trophy which was won this year by the Lancashire County team.

Mr McMunn said that it was particularly appropriate that he had the honour to show off the magnificent silver trophy in East Lancashire as it had been presented to the English Golf Union in 1955 by a Blackburn man, Harold Ryden, a well known golf enthusiast and a former captain and president of Wilpshire Golf Club.