LUKE GREENE made the most of home advantage to become overall winner of the Warwickshire Young Masters event at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club.
Greene carded a splendid 61 to lift the President’s Cup, while the best girl was Ella Donohoe (Robin Hood) 83 who won the WLCGA Cup from Ashleigh Bailey (Olton) 93 and Eli May Watts (Atherstone) 101.
The 9-11 years age group was won by Yousuf Ali (Olton) 68 from Kirtus Grimmett (Stoneleigh) 69 and Rhys Wallace (Handsworth) 69.
The 8 years and under age group saw success for Chanon James (Kenilworth) 42 from William Freeman (Ladbrook Park) 47 and Jem Teasdale (The Warwickshire) 56.
The putting competition was won by Jamie Johnson (Finham) 34 from Joe Williamson (Stoneleigh) 39, Yousuf Ali (Ollton) 40, Rocco Luca (Leam Valley) 40, Arnie James (Kenilworth) 42 and Oliver Tubb (Stratford) 42.
The Marj Morgan Cup was lifted by Kirtus Grimmett 73 from Adam Thomas 74 and Trey Edmondson 76, while the Fawns Par 3 winner was Brian Convey from Anthony Convey.
Meanwhile, the latest stableford competition proved a keenly contested affair with Ian Crisp claiming success in Division One with 42 points from Ron Edmundson 41 and Stephen Woolerton 40.
Countback was required to determine the Division Two winner with Mark Jones edging out Malcolm Sparrow and Philip Hughes after all three finished on 40 points.
John Ellard took the Division Three honours by virtue of a better back nine than Ted Jasinski after the pair both amassed 37 points. Janie Kelly finished third with 36 points.
The latest senior stableford competition was won by Paul Turner with 44 points from Michael Lloyd 41, Barrie Nutter 38 and Roy Pickering 38. The Over 70’s winner was Brian Askew.
NEW captains David Howe and Sue Draper took over the reins at Kenilworth Golf Club on Sunday.
The pair began their year in office by hosting a Texas Scramble which followed the traditional drive-in and was well supported by club members who raised cash for the captain’s charity which, this year, is the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.
Professional Steve Yates, assistant professional James Crompton, retiring ladies captain Liz Brown and former men’s captain David Elbourn formed the winning team.
It completed a busy weekend for Steve Yates who proved the perfect host during the professional’s competition at Crewe Lane on Saturday.
Jim McCarthy provided the highlight by claiming a coveted hole-in-one on the 142-yard par three 4th hole.
The men’s event was won by Hugh Matthews with 41 points from Tony Ranger 39, Mike Webb 39, Mark Wright 38 and Barry Lemel 38.
Nearest the pin winners were Will Lamond (2nd), Jim McCarthy (4th), Darren Watson (7th), Will Lamond (10th) and Martin Corby (18th).
Leslie Cheslin took the honours in the ladies competition with 37 points from Angela Guest 36, Veronique Lintin 35, Jenny Saunders 34 and Christine Machin 32.
Nearest the pin prizes went to Jenny Saunders (2nd), Maggie Smith (4th), Sue Shortland (7th), Alison Seymour-Mead (10th) and Betty Galsworthy (18th).
Previously, countback was required to determine the winner of the Baker Cup onThursday.
Hugh Matthews lifted the trophy by virtue of a better back nine than Mike Carrick after the pair both amassed 40 points. Ian Lawrence finished third with 36 points.
The latest seniors stableford saw Division One success for Mike Magness with 38 points from Michael Morris 35 and Alan Parker 35.
The Division Two winner was Huw Jones with 39 points from the in-form Hugh Matthews 37 and Graham Ambrose 34.
LEAMINGTON and County Golf Ladies hosted an international competition at Golf Lane.
It was a closely fought event and England emerged as winners from Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The individual winner was Ali McLean with 32 points from Daphne Smith who took second place on countback from Tina Bruder after they both scored 31 points.
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