Played at Prestatyn GC 1st/2nd May
Results goto: Seniors Results
The Seniors again this year had to battle 2 rounds in unseasonably cold & very blustery conditions. Their fighting spirit & resolve produced an excellent championshiip with the eventual Winner Nigel M. Evans - St. Mellons winning the battle on the final round with an excellent score of 74 Total gross 152, leaving 3 of his fellow seniors 2 shots adrift on 154.
John Williams - Prestayn GC won the Seiko Trophy - Best Gross (154) North Wales Seniors (Closed Event)
Jonathan Tym - Wrexham GC - Best Nett (152) in the North Wales Seniors (Closed Event)
Championship Nett Winner: Stephen H.M Jones - Chester (Curzon Park) (152)
Age Category Winners:
60+ Gross: Glyn Hughes - Shrewsbury GC (164) Nett: John Close - Kenilworth GC (155)
65+ Gross: Stewart King - West Lancashire GC (161) Nett: Glyn Rees - Fleetwood GC (158)
Congratulations to all the seniors who took part & on behalf of the Association thank you for entering the NWCGA Senior Open & we hope to welcome you back in 2019, venue to be arranged.
Report: Elizabeth - Championship Organiser
NWCGA Senior Open Championship 2017
Played at Padeswood & Buckley 24th & 25th April 2017.
|The competition played over two days in very unseasonable weather bitterly cold with hailstones thrown in for good measure was brought to a successful conclusion despite the weather. The overall winner Stewart King from West Lancashire Golf Club (left) with a total gross of 151 being presented with the Senior Cup by Karl Lurz, President NWCGA.|
|President NWCGA presented Neil Waite from Vicars Cross Golf Club (right) with his voucher for runner-up scoring 153 gross.|
CONGRATULATIONS to Robert Clark pictured (left) from Cardigan Golf Club scored a Hole-In-One on the 10th Hole, White Tee, 147 yards with a 6 iron.
The Association as a memento to celebrate his Hole-in-One presented Robert with a bottle of Whisky & a certificate.
Photo: Eric Howells NWCGA President presenting the cup to the Senior Open Winner 2016
Grahame Barrett ~ Dukinfield GC
Sixty of the leading low handicapped Senior golfers from England &
Wales played in the inaugural NWCGA Seniors Open played at the
Vale of Llangollen GC.
Unfortunately the scheduled 2nd round of the 36 hole competition
had to be abandoned because of heavy rain flooding a number
of greens and making the course unplayable.
The winner of the competition, decided on the opening 18 holes
was Grahame Barrett a member of Dukinfield GC who returned
a 73 gross to beat Timothy Christie of the Northenden GC on
a card countback. Andrew Williams a member of Newport GC
finished 3rd on 74. The winner of the Seiko North Wales
Closed championship was George Smith of the Vale of Llangollen GC with a score of 79 gross.
NWCGA Seniors team to play Cheshire on 21st April at Prestatyn Golf Club
Paul Stanton (Mold) ~ Seniors Captain (07511 091582)
Rob Stacey (Mold), Colin Woods (Mold), George Smith (Vale of Llangollen),
Karl Livingstone (Vale of Llangollen), Arthur Jones (Denbigh), Martin Jones (Wrexham),
Jonathan Tym (Wrexham), Ray Ledsham (Wrexham), Chris Marsden (Wrexham),
John Williams (Prestatyn) & Steve Neil (Hawarden).
NWCGA Seniors, captained by Paul Stanton Mold GC, registered a 9½ to 8½ success against Cheshire at Prestatyn GC. After the morning Greensome matches NWCGA held a narrow advantage leading by 3½ to 2½ and the 6 afternoon matches were halved 6 points apiece.