THE NGL Order of Merit came to a dramatic conclusion as three players shared the top prize for the first time in county history after finishing tied on 49 points, following the last event the Am-Am at Northampton GC.

With the Scratch Foursomes, Higgs Bowl, County Championship, NGL Open and the Am-Am counting towards the overall tally in 2022, Ryan Genner (Overstone Park), Jack Brown (Brampton Heath) and Jensen Parfitt (Collingtree Park) shared the honours.

The leading three contenders all finished outside the individual podium positions in the closing event as Tom Burgh (Peterborough Milton) triumphed by one from Torin Little (Whittlebury Park), with home club member a further point back in third on 37.

In the team competition, Northampton’s Ben Lavender combined with the Overstone Park trio of Asy Ho, Joshua Ho and Jadon Pham to secure first prize by two on 90 points.

Overstone members also finished second as Jay Wiggins, Richard Noel and Bill Wilson-Slight joined forces with Parfitt to nudge ahead of the Competitions team of Claire Lindsay, Kathryn Stronach, Marcel Aarts and Mark Bazeley on countback.

Jack Brown (Brampton Heath), Ryan Genner (Overstone Park) & Jensen Parfitt (Collingtree Park)