Golden Oldies head the field at Towneley

THE quartet of Golden Oldies+1 - Fred Baldwin, Ray Paisley, Liam Metcalfe and Pat Witt had an excellent score of 59 to win the Texas Scramble at Towneley Golf Club.

Runners-up were Dave’s Raves with a score of 59.3.

Their team comrised Dave Walmsley, Bob McGlynn, Ernie Whittaker and Jamie Sturgeon.

Nearest the pin awards went to Gary Chadwick and Chris Clough.

The midweek Stableford was won by Gerry Turner on Tuesday with 37 points, with Seve Wilson’s 35 taking runners-up spot.


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P.S. Jackson won on Thursday on the card from Ronnie Catlow, both players amassing 38 points.

Martyn McEvoy was also in impressive form at the club as the young Irishman returned a card of 81-17-64 to capture the John Smith’s Trophy and claim his first major win at Towneley.

Gary Turner had the lowest gross score of 70-3-67 to finish as runner-up on the card from “Headmaster) Steve Bird with a score of 79-12-67.

Christian Richard also had his first major win at the club, winning the Towneley Chalice with a tremendous score of 74-11-63.


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Jonathan Turner was runner-up on the card with a 77-14-63, with teenager George Rae taking third with 78-12-66.

Nearest the pin awards went to two of the club’s veterans - Albert Trickett at the sixth, and Scot Ian Ponton at the 17th.

The midweek Stableford winner last week was Steve Wilson, who amassed 37 points, with Ryan Taylor a point adrift.

• CLITHEROE Golf Club again hosts the Marina Dalglish Charity Golf Day on Tuesday from 1 p.m.


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Supported by Sky Sports, the three previous events have raised £75,000 to help cancer sufferers across the North West.

Spectators are welcome and anyone interested in entering a team can contact [email protected]