Worrell ends wait – at the double!

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What a weekend for Steve Worrall!

After several competitions where he has been knocking on the door, Steve won not one, but two, competitions on consecutive days at Mytton Fold Golf Club!

Despite already having had his handicap reduced following the previous day’s competition, his weekend ended with a win in the Queen’s Jubilee Cup, his 40 points enough to pip Gary Ashton on a card play-off. Eoghan Gilbert finished third, some two points in arrears of the leading duo.

In the ladies’ section it was yet another win for Hazel Sellars with 42 points. Runner-up was Lady Captain Doreen Hammond with 39 points.

Allison Nuttall finished third.

The previous day had seen the June Medal competition and the first of Worrall’s wins when his 87-18-69 beat the field. Dave Westwood came close with a 91-21-70, followed by Andrew Palfrey (86-15-71).

Winner of the ladies’ May Stableford was Linda Clegg, her 30 points just enough to fend off Lady Captain Doreen Hammond by a single point. Allison Nuttall took third.

Foster and Dean were an unlikely double act in Clitheroe Golf Club’s Invitation Stableford.

But Dean and his guest, scratch man Trevor Foster linked up well to take home the best gross prize.

Claret and Blue Andrew Walmsley and S. Naylor took the main prize with 42 points after cards with Nick Kennedy and D. Coleman, thanks to Walmsley’s birdie on the 18th.

Nick Brown and partner S. Holland were just one shot of the pace in third.

Tim Stanley, with a 69, won the latest Midweek Medal, and David Parkinson had a one-shot margin over Daniel Turner for second place.

Saturday’s Jubilee Plate Medal was memorable for Garry Byrne as he took home the kitty with a hole in one at the par three 8th.

Paul Levet ran away with the Plate with a remarkable nett 67 on the Blue Course, three shots better than Stephen Law and Gail Ainsworth’s husband Mike.

In Sunday’s Open Team event, the Preedys, Daniel and Dominic, teamed up with Julian Troup and Rob Andrew in first place.

Granville Pilling, ably supported by Mark Ashworth, Stu Bailey and Tim Stanley settled for third, just one shot behind the visiting Emery,Brunton,Davis and Nick Moulding.

There were 44 ladies who contested the Past Lady Captains Salver and EWGA Medal, won by Chris Stokes with a 77-5- 72 return.

Marilyn Fletcher took runners-up spot from Catherine Podevyn after countback.

Doreen Bolton won the ladies’ 9-hole Stableford with a handsome margin over Elaine Bennett and Marion Read.