Hargreaves is elected captain at Clitheroe GC

Clitheroe Golf Clubs newly elected officials for 2017 are pictured (from left) John Holt (Captain-Elect), Les Bury (President), Janette Ranson (Lady Captain), Peter Hargreaves (Captain) and Gail Clifford (Lady Captain-Elect).
Clitheroe Golf Clubs newly elected officials for 2017 are pictured (from left) John Holt (Captain-Elect), Les Bury (President), Janette Ranson (Lady Captain), Peter Hargreaves (Captain) and Gail Clifford (Lady Captain-Elect).

Over 100 members attended the Annual General Meeting of Clitheroe Golf Club last week, when Peter Hargreaves was elected Club Captain for 2017.

Other officials taking office were Les Bury (President), Janette Ranson (Lady Captain), John Holt (Captain-Elect) and Gail Clifford (Lady Captain-Elect).

The newly-elected Council Members were Richard Baker, Brian Lamb, John Whowell and Tommy Poole.

Michael Ranson was elected to the position of Honorary Solicitor and Nigel Clowes to Honorary Treasurer.

Saturday’s Fourball Betterball, played off full handicaps, produced some high-scoring results, with Clive Richards and Russ Hargreaves heading the field with 51 points, three better than the runners-up Scott Greaves and Mark Jones.

Tim Fagan and Richard Pickup took third place on 47 points, one ahead of Peter Bell and John Farrimond, who claimed fourth spot after a card play-off with Andrew and Allan Wright.

Sunday’s Singles Stabeford was won by Matthew Driver with a score of 41 points.

Gordon Burrow was second with 38 points, and Gareth Sutcliffe headed a group of three on 37 points to take third place after card play-offs with Tom Riley and Ralph Postlethwaite.