Under cloudless blue skies Stonyhurst Park Golf Club held its annual Captain’s Day Competition last Saturday.

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The captain Hugh Pennant-Williams presented the prizes.

The winner was John Simpson with a nett score of 67 after a card play-off with Richard Jackson.

Third place with a nett score of 69 was John Hodkinson.

Best gross was Steve Young with a score of 77.

Younger members of the club won nearest to the pin - Oliver Bolton - and longest drive - Simon Tipton.

The day finished with dinner and live music from the Skip Pickers at the Shireburn Arms.

l Last Thursday Whalley Ladies held their July Open team event, as 16 teams of four played a Stablefordcompetition with all scores to count on the par 5s and the best two scores on the par 3s and 4s .

The winning team with 89 points was Joan Whittaker, Julie Stevenson, Carol Brown and Sue Howard.

Second on a card play-off were Jennifer Eastwood, Agnes Seery, Jan Catterall and Marion Mitchell with 85 points and third , also with 85 points, were Betty Rostron , Marion Chambers , Linda Rhodes and lady captain-elect Sally Blenkinship.

John wins on Captain’s day