The Seniors Section held its annual Seniors Open on Friday 7th June for players aged 60 years and over.
The event attracted interest from all across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire and this year there were players from 30 different golf clubs with 82 pairs competing.
The competition is a Stableford Fourball Better Ball with prizes awarded to the first 5 places with 2 special prizes for the Over 70’s outside of the top 5. Other prizes, funded by the generosity of our sponsor Lafarge were available for nearest the pin on the 4th, 7th, 11th and 17th holes.
1st Place A. Dunn & M. Shore - Saddleworth GC 42 points
2nd Place A. Pointon & G. Bradley - Mickleover GC 38 points (20 back 9)
3rd Place J. Walley & R. Harwood - Mickleover GC 38 points (18 back 9)
4th Place G. Derricott & P. Holmes - Mickleover GC 38 points (16 back 9)
5th Place A. Cox & A. Holmes - Matlock GC 37 points
Over 70 Winners
1st Place J. Stanway & C. Fletcher - Buxton High Peak GC 37 points (16 back 9. 13 back 6)
2nd Place P. Marcroft & T. Allen - Uttoxeter GC 37 points (16 back 9. 9 back 6)
Nearest the pin
4th Hole M. Riley from Mickleover GC
7th Hole P. Branson from Ashbourne GC
11th Hole K. Round from Barlaston GC
17th Hole P. Townsend from Hawkstone Park GC
The Senior Section would like to thank the numerous volunteers who help make the event run so smoothly and of course to all those competitors who took part on Friday and made it a great competition. We hope to see you all again next year.