Towneley Golf Club win Three Parks Trophy

Towneley Golf Club hosted the event
Towneley Golf Club hosted the event

Towneley Golf Club hosted the annual Three Parks Trophy, and finished emphatic winners.

Towneley had 493 points to top Duxbury Park with 439, and Marsden Park on 433.

Dean Pickard had the highest individual tally with 40 points.

The previous day, new members A. Byrne and M. Greenwood won the Greensomes competition with an excellent nett 61 from Gary Chadwick and Tony Swainston with 61.5.

Teenager Joe Rigby won the Tuesday Stableford with 39 points from Jack Kelly with 38, and Steve Wyatt took the plaudits on the Thursday with 41, ahead of Keith Pickard with 40.

Pete Jackson had the second hole in one of his long career when he aced the sixth, Darren Whitaker claiming the nearest the pin award.

At Burnley, Tuesday’s Midweek Medal was won by 15-year-old Matthew Shirt’s 47 points, from Steve Holden (41), with Steve Greeenaway third on the card with 40.

The following day, the Ladies’ Veterans competition was won by Jean Scaife with 81-9-72 from Lynda Makin (102-28-74) and Susan Kelly (109-34-75).

On Saturday, the men contested the Bridgestone-sponsored Championship, which saw Sam Walsh (80-20-60) emerge triumphant from Chris Howarth (83-20-63), who was second on a card play-off from David Owen (83-20-63).

The Seniors team won their match against Longridge GC 5-1.

The winning pairs were Kim Stevens and captain Terry Riley, David Owen and Brian Pearson, Barry Spargo and Bob Taylor, Malcolm Frazer and David Holland, and Sid Harrison and Phil Crane. The only losing pair being Mike Bentley and Brian Goodwin.