Rookie ladies’ champ wins by four shots

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A personal best gross score secured the Sudbrook Moor Golf Club ladies’ championship for rookie Jo Pearson.

She finished four shots ahead of runner-up Amanda Roberts and also lifted the Rookies’ Trophy, the Leglines Cup.

Although handicaps did not feature in the championship scores, Jo played nine shots under her handicap, which was reduced by 3.6 shots.

Her round featured two birdie twos on her way to the championship’s Mary Hall Trophy.

** Steve Squires recorded a hole in one on the third hole in the seniors’ weekly Thursday roll-up stableford.

It was not his first hole in one but it was his first in a qualifying competition. He won the seniors’ twos pot.

The overall seniors’ prize went to Dave Guy, who recorded 42 points and his handicap was cut by 0.6, bringing it down to 16.9. The CSS was 40 points.

Ken Wingad, Steve Squires, Graham Buxton and Mike McHugh all carded 40 points, with prizes going to Wingad and Buxton.