Andy Samuels claims seniors title

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Andy Samuels of Burnley won the ELGA Seniors Championship for the third time at Colne.

His gross 73 was 10 in front of runner-up Gary Turner of Towneley - 30 years after father Les won the same comp at Colne with the same gross score!

In the handicap section, Burnley’s Brian Pearson was runner-up and Roger Spence won his age section.

At Burnley, the Veterans’ Trophy was won by Michael Moffitt (81-15-66), the Subsidary Medal went to Ben Pate (71-6-65) and Vishal Tripathi won the Midweek Medal (74-13-61).

The Ladies’ Medal and Breakthrough Brooch went to Lisa Wilson (82-11-71).

At Towneley Golf Club, Steve Wyatt won the prestigious 67 Trophy, beating Ian Frankel in their play-off final.

The Moorehouse Trophy will also be decided on a play-off between Steve Turner (70-5-65) and Neil Jackson (72-7-65).

David Harrison won the midweek stableford with 44 points, and Paul Hurst had his first hole in one at Dean GC.