Todays results from Prestigious Prestbury

Maxitours at prestigious Prestbury.

A stunning afternoon was the reward for the Maxitours players who made it through
the rush hour snow to play at lovely Prestbury Golf Club.
This special place keeps improving under Course Manager Mark Crossley and the greens look set to be superb once again for the coming season, thanks to Mark and all his men for their hard work.

‘I was so glad we went out- it was class -the greens were terrific ‘Admired Paul Dalby.
‘That was stunning’ Observed Jonny Barton.
‘It was lovely this afternoon – I even took my sweater off !’ Remarked warm hearted Dave Blood.

Richard the Michelin star rated caterer makes some of the best baps on tour and Club Manager David should be proud of all his friendly staff, they are great to work with. Thank you.

The forecast was mixed and it is always stressful trying to make the correct call whether to go ahead with the event or not. At 10.30am the golf course turned white after a heavy snow flurry but this cleared within 30 minutes and a warm and pleasant afternoon was enjoyed by all.

I knew it was going to be a long day when Phil McCurry picked up his scorecard and asked “ Tim, there are two teams on our tee – which one goes first team A or team B?”
Take a wild guess Phil.

It was great to see a couple of lady players (Mrs Deborah Fell and Mrs Alison Shipston) enjoying a Maxitours outing with their husbands on International Womens Day. They are both excellent golfers and played some great golf to finish well in the top half of the field although it must be said Paul Fells sweater looked like it needed a good iron.

On the golf course Jonny Barton lost his Wilson d200 Sand wedge but he isn’t bothered if anyone hands it in as he hasn’t hit a good shot with it for over two years.

British Football Executive David Gill(13) showed he is not just a very clever man when he made an eagle on the 8th hole to win some balls in the sweep. Well done David -lets hope England are as successful at this years World Cup.

At the top of the leader board Accrington’s Matt Mortimer(13) and Phil Mayers(11) battled through six inches of Lancashire snow to get out of their house this morning but it was worth it as they finished in 4th spot with 43 points. Denton nice guys Dave Collinson(6) and Ian George(7) had their best finish for years as they took third also on 43 points.

Pete Atherton’s(11) new hip hasn’t improved his swing as much as everyone hoped but he teamed up with talented Martin France(4) to take 2nd spot with 45 points.

Taking first place was Bramall Golf Club senior duo of Peter Maher(17) and Neil Higgins(12) These guys only entered late last night but picked up 25 points on their front nine and managed to hold it together on the tougher closing holes. Great golf chaps well played!
Thanks to everyone for your support, I am delighted you had a great day’s golf at last, Tim

Nearest the Pin 7th hole Louis Troalen Doz AD333s
Nearest the pin 17th hole Dave Mason Doz AD333s

2’s sweep 102.50 3 pro V1s or 8 srixons per 2
Martin France Roger Percival Paul Dalby x2Andy Stone Brian Hopkins David Gill Louis Troalan Pete Ledger Philip Watson

PosPlayer pairingsScoreOoMComment
1Peter Maher, Neil Higgins4612Maxitours luggage bag
2Martin France, Pete Atherton4511Ashworth sweater each
3Dave Collinson, Ian George4310FJ Shirt each
4Phil Mayers, Matt Mortimer439Sunice shirt each
5Ian Bartholomew, Dave Mackey428Sunice shirt each
6Paul Robinson, Bill Heywood427Maxitours shirt each
7Steve Merricks, Simon Burgess426Maxitours shirt each
8Tony Mullen, Dave Graham425Maxitours cap each
9Ed Wilkinson, Roger Percival414FJ Socks each
10Paul Gilbert, Matt Nelstrup413Maxitours bag towel each
11Paul Browne, Steve Price412
12Dave Wainwright, Mike Wainwright411
13Craig Rae , David Gill41
14=Dave Marchant, Dave Mason40
14=John Hunt, Alison Shipstone40
14=Paul Fell , Deb Fell40
14=Nigel Ashton, Mike Lowe40
14=Richard Blackwell, John Hilton40
14=Koos Alders, Martin Cox40
14=Gareth Bradley, Al Demmy40
14=Paul Dalby, Barney Ross40
22=Brian Hopkins, Niall Lynch39
22=Brian Greenbank, Guy Levers39
22=Pete Ledger, Mick Hardman39
22=Neil Drummond, Andy Stone39
22=James Shipston, Philip Watson39
22=Chris Beaghan, Anthony Wilson39
28Mike Smith, John Jones38
29=Rob Kenyon, Russell Humphries37
29=Jim Hodges, Chris Whalley37
31Sam Leach, Jonny Barton36
32=Dave Blood, Jim Cox35
32=Joe Kirwan, Ian King35
32=Dale Beaghan, Adam Thompson35
35=Simon Poucher, Brendan Leighton34
35=Colin Roberts, Geoff Andrews34
37Louis Troalan, Robbie Brown31
38Neil Painter, Gary Bennell30

Dunham Forest start sheet
Thursday 15th March
8.00 Jim Caldwell x4
8.09 Colin Roberts x4
8.18 Mike Stewart x4
8.27 Brian Greenbank x4?
8.36 Simon Hemsley x4
8.54 Phil Vokes x4
9.03 Martin Bramwell x4
9.12 John Hilditch x4
9.21 Lewis Marland x4
9.30 Mick Mahon x4
9.39 Martin France x4
9.48 John Hunt x4
9.57 Roy Ainsworth x4
10.06 Paul Fell x4
10.15 Dave Blood x4
10.24 Chris Adams x2 – 2 required
10.33 Karen Taylor x4
10.42 Les Russon x4
10.51 Simon Taylor x4
11.00 Rob Weston x4
11.08 Trevor FosterA x4
11.18 Jim Clarke x4
11.27 Keith Workman x4
11.36 Trevor FosterB x4
11.45 Dave Parsons x4
11.54 Dave Blease x4
12.03 Chris McKellor x4
12.12 Richard Major x4
12.21 Simon Ashton x4
12.30 Dave Sully x4
12.39 Richard Blackwell x4
12.48 Brian Hopkins x4
12.57 Lee Tilley x4

Lee Baguley x4
Paul Evans x4

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