Golf news from Northern Clubs

Priors Hall

David Smith needed countback to get the better of Nick Lazic in the Priors Hall Bogey Competition after both players topped the standings after beating the course by four holes.

The latest monthly Seniors Medal witnessed a more comfortable victory a few days earlier as high-handicapper Stephen Etheridge bagged first place by two from Paul Breslin and Chris York with an excellent net 64.

Overstone Park

Mark White and Nick Fowkes will represent Overstone Park in the Men’s Daily Mail Foursomes KO tournament next year after winning the club qualifier by four points from Ryan Genner and Lee Hitchcock (38).

Leomelia Davis and Sue Tickle led the scoring in the ladies qualifier by three from Katie Watkins and Suzanne Silvester (32).


Richard Wright finished one ahead of David Mayes and David Patrick in the first round of the Winter League at Rushden after posting 37 points.

Christine Roughton, Mirian O’Reilly and Yvonne Wilcox were the team to beat in the opening round of the Ladies Winter League as they finished six points clear of the field on 40.


Stuart Attwood and Tim Buffery smashed an impressive score of 46 points in the Kettering Seniors Presentation Dinner Stableford as they secured first prize by two from a couple of pairings.


Liz Waine, Graham Thompson, Pat Briggs and Richard Briggs bagged 65 points in the November Mixed Competition at Wellingborough to nudge one ahead of Carole Cornforth, Graham Cornforth, Sarah Evans and Dale Evans.