Golf news from around the county
Wellingborough’s Mark Davis completed the inward stretch in gross two under par to win the January Midweek Stableford on countback with 38 points.
Despite dropping three shots in his opening five holes, the former county champion responded with a birdie on the sixth before picking up further shots at the 13th and 15th holes to edge out John Arnott.
Forty five points was a magnificent winning score in the American Greensomes competition at Rushden as Shaun Gant and Stephen McIlroy grabbed the plaudits. Terry O’Reilly and Steve Skeel (43) finished runners-up on countback.
Ann Nicholls finished first in the Ladies Weekday January Stableford at Peterborough Milton as she nudged one clear of Janette Hill.
Priors Hall’s Gerry Parton came in with the leading mark of 22 points over 11 holes in the second round of the Seniors Stableford as he pushed Bill Crossan (21) into second place.
Countback was needed in the first Winter Medal of the year at Pytchley as Reg Talbot edged out Faris Ayoub after they both carded net 30 over nine holes.