Towneley duo’s charity win

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THE Mayoress’ charity open mixed greensome was held at Towneley on Sunday, and won by home pair Jim and Pat Robertshaw with a score of 81-17.8-63.2.

Second were Towneley’s Paul Hurst and Christine Fletcher from Nelson (84-15.8-68.2), and in third were another home duo Anthony Hargreaves and Sandra McLellan (83-13.8-69.2).

Pictured are, from left, the Mayoress, Captain of Towneley Mick Bradshaw, Anthony Hargeaves, Sandra McLellan, JIm Robertshaw, Pat Robertshaw, Christine Fletcher,Paul Hurst and the Mayor (s).

All proceeds from the day go to the Mayoress’ charity Pendleside Hospice.

Still at Towneley, and teenager Daniel Haslam won his major, the Grimshaw Cup, with a bogey score of +3, from Paul Keenan and Gary Chadwick, also on +3.

Dave Windle won the Handicap Cup with +2, ahead of Alan Wilde and David Plumb, again on +2.

The Captain’s Prize winner was Roy Catlow (78-12-66), with Jamie Sturgeon (78-11-67) second and Anthony Hargreaves (78-11-67) third.

The Rabbits prize went to Steve Wilson (86-18-68), from Wilde (87-18-69) and Jed McCabe (88-18-70).

The Turner family were in the prizes in the midweek stablefords - Steve coming top with 39 points from younger brother Gary (37 points).

Gary’s son Chris won the Thursday competition with 44 points, two more than Haslam.

Nearest the pin prizes went to Gary Turner and Rick Lancaster, and Hamish Miller and Chris Clough.

At Burnley, the Scott Leggatt Foursomes Stableford was won by Sue Kelly and Lynda Makin’s 35 points, ahead of Isobel Scaife and Fran Taylor with 31 points.

And the Medal went to Deborah Horrocks, whose 104-28-76 was a shot better than Lynda Makin (112-35-77).