Golf News from Northern Clubs


James Attwood coped best with difficult scoring conditions at Kettering to lift the Junior Seddon Trophy after beating James Marlow by one point with a tally of 31.

Susan Mobbs was successful in the October Ladies Stableford a few days later as she matched her handicap to finish three ahead of Christine Scott and Pam Bailey (both 33 points).


Luke Groom’s excellent round of net 66 sealed first place in Rushden’s Mixed Singles Medal as he finished two clear of Gerald Fowler, with Alfie Masser third on 70.

Wayne Bright was the player to catch in the October Sunday Stableford a week earlier as a score of 38 points pushed him three ahead of David Johnstone and Peter Kirk.

Linda Smith won the Ladies October Singles Stableford by four points from Fay Dixon-Kelly and Yvonne Wilcox, while Margaret Bird came out on top in the Nine-hole Stableford by one from Patricia Quincey.

Priors Hall

Ashley York and David Galway combined best in the October Better Ball Stableford at Priors Hall as their tally of 45 points was one more than Mark Ashby and Gary Torrance could manage.

John Gracie birdied the first, eighth and 13th holes, then parred the closing five holes, on his way to a single point success in the October Stableford from Callum Langdon (39).

One point was also the difference between first and second position in the October Seniors Stableford a few days later as Richard Smith (37) took the spoils ahead of Kevin Bullimore.


Glyn Williams was a convincing winner of the Wellingborough October Midweek Stableford after posting 36 points in tough scoring conditions.

Eli Farrington carded the same score to win the Ladies October Stableford by one, while Margaret Pateman (18) was the dominant player in the nine-hole competition.