Juniors take the acclaim at Clitheroe Golf Club presentation

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There was a full house at Clitheroe Golf Club last Thursday for the annual Prize Presentation evening when winners of the major competitions played throughout the season received their trophies and prizes.

The master of ceremonies, Competition Secretary Neil Fawcett, introduced club captain Ian Walsh, who presented the majority of the awards, assisted by the president Vic Morris and the junior organiser Peter Hargreaves.

There was particular praise for several of the juniors, who featured prominently in the trophy presentations, and also for the members of the championship-winning team that represented Clitheroe in another successful season in the Blackburn and Darwen Junior Town League.

The event was also an opportunity for new members to introduce themselves and make the acquaintance of the members present at the evening, among them the newly-appointed General Manager Mel Brooke, who took up his duties on Monday this week.

The full list of trophy winners is:

Captain’s Prize: Steve Ackers (Division One), Norman Fielding (Division Two); Club Championship: Mark Ashworth; Seniors’ Club Championship: David Heesom (Best Gross), Munro Donald (Best Nett); President’s Prize: Sam Geddes (Division One); Dave Johnson (Division Two); Sir Michael Bonallack Trophy: Dennis Greenup (Best Gross); Tradesman’s Trophy: George Nightingale; Dewhurst Trophy: Tom Forrest; Clitheroe Advertiser & Times Trophy: Keith Allen; The Assheton Cup: Christine Stokes; Marriot Medal: Keith Underwood; Nettleton Trophy: Chris Silverwood & Rob Hilton; Tom Morris Putter: George Young; Ted Speak Trophy: Nick Brice; Jubilee Plate: Stephen Young; Miner’s Lamp: Stuart Nunn; Peter Geddes Memorial Trophy: Tom Poole (Division One), Kieron Hunt (Division Two); Doug Joss Shield: Mark Ashworth; Singles Knock-Out: George Young bt Andrew Blockeel; Mixed Foursomes Knock-Out: Steve & Caroline Cherry bt Peter & Mary Singleton; Castle Cup: Sam Geddes bt Stuart Woodruff; Dugdale Trophy: Tom Riley bt Steve Clash; Dennis Kershaw Putter: Norman Fielding bt John Holt.