Portugal trip, Ringway news and the Abacus order of merit

*spaces next week at beautiful Dunham Forest*

*****Maxitours trip to Portugal ******
Beat the Winter blues next year with some tournament golf in the sun.
Jan 12th -16th 2017
Only £599 including flights! ALSO: 1 hours free bar each night, gala dinner, 50 range balls each day, 4 nights in the superb Vilasol hotel, breakfast, 3 tournament rounds on the 27 hole Vilasol complex, Prizes, tournament administrator (me), golf club carriage and hotel transfers. -HOW DO I DO IT???
Players may stay on for additional days at excellent rates.
Limited to players who have played in 3 or more Maxitours events in the last 12 months.
Entries from 4 man teams are now being taken for this AM AM event.
Room for just 16 teams- FIVE TEAMS of really nice guys have already signed up !! Please email me ASAP if you are interested. Deposits of £25 per person required in the next 7 days.

Ringway news

The Ringway event is ON this Thursday. This Manchester course is well known for its excellent drainage.
Can Maxitours players please carry if at all possible to help the highly respected Ringway green keeper however trolleys are permitted for those who desperately need them.
There is very limited stock in the pro shop as a new pro is yet to be appointed. (Roy Ainsworth please bring your own kit kats)

The Latest Abacus Law Order of Merit – check your ranking!

Things are hotting up at the top of the Abacus Law order of Merit with Phil Vokes, Garry Smith, Roger Percival and charismatic Ed Wilkinson all challenging Mark Jones at the top of the rankings.

1 Mark Jones 66
2 Paul Nightingale 50
2 Phil Vokes 50
4 Garry Smith 45
5 Roger Percival 44
5 Ed Wilkinson 44
7 Mark Birtwistle 43
8 Jim Cox 40
9 Martin France 39
10 Paul Dalby 38
11 Jeff Andrews 35
11 Peter Atherton 35
13 Ron Jolley 33
14 Brendan Leighton 32
15 Richard Blackwell 31
15 Mike Spencer 31
17 John Rigby 30
17 Colin Roberts 30
17 Frank Stapleton 30
20 Billy Rawsthore 29
20 Barney Ross 29
22 Dave Blood 28
22 Dave Marchant 28
24 Joe Kirwan 27
24 Dave Wilson 27
26 Chris Adams 26
26 Roy Ainsworth 26
26 John Hilton 26
29 Gary Conroy 22
29 Peter Guy 22
29 Alan Jones 22
29 Paul Kinder 22
29 Richard Palmer 22
34 Frank Hindle 21
34 Mick Mahon 21
34 Leigh Smart 21
34 Ray Tennant 21
38 Ian King 20
38 Dave Sarsfield 20
38 Lee Tilley 20
38 Darren Whittaker 20
42 Pete Cleaver 18
42 Steve Hall 18
42 Jason Henderson 18
42 Pete Norbury 18
42 Stuart Pearson 18
42 Dave Rhodes 18
48 Andy Hamlett 17
49 Greg Brown 16
50 Alex Ashworth 15
51 Greg Adams 14
51 Paul Allen 14
51 John Farnworth 14
51 Simon Hemsley 14
51 Simon Poucher 14
56 Rob Allen 12
56 Peter Atherton (Prest) 12
56 Mark Banister 12
56 Geoff Chapman 12
56 Tony Coleman 12
56 Dave Collinson 12
56 Paul Corrigan 12
56 Gavin Dixon 12
56 Trevor Foster 12
56 Ian George 12
56 Paul Hodgson 12
56 Steve Jenkinson 12
56 Steve Latchford 12
56 Dave Peake 12
56 Steve Wilson 12
56 Dave Wright 12
72 Andy Burns 11
72 Phil Dermott 11
72 Kevin Hawkins 11
72 Matt Jansen 11
72 Andy Lawman 11
72 Les Penson 11
78 Koos Alders 10
78 John Bancroft 10
78 Ray Barlow 10
78 Ian Broughan 10
78 John Dickenson 10
78 Paul Donnelly 10
78 John Farrell 10
78 Gary Furlong 10
78 Arthur Gray 10
78 Pat Keenan 10
78 Dave McGuiness 10
78 Paul McKee 10
78 John Parkin 10
78 Mick Philburn 10
78 Barry Simpson 10
78 Pete Tomlinson 10
78 John Veitch 10
78 Joe Yates 10
96 Roy Christian 9
96 Martin Cox 9
96 Peter Cross 9
96 Neil Higgins 9
96 Bob Mottershead 9
96 Steve Murray 9
102 Tony Adams 8
102 Iain Bartholomew 8
102 John Berry 8
102 Paul Browne 8
102 Mike Dean 8
102 Munroe Donald 8
102 Steve Gowrie 8
102 Mark Hagerty 8
102 John Hilditch 8
102 Jan Jagielka 8
102 Mike Masser 8
102 Frank O’Regan 8
102 John Royle 8
102 Dave Stanhope 8
102 John Stubbs 8
102 Tony Taylor 8
102 Dave Thomas 8
102 Dale Wallace 8
102 Paul Wilde 8
121 Mike Gauchie 7
121 Mickey Gray 7
121 Liam Harrison 7
121 Brian Hopkins 7
121 Bob Kwan 7
126 Brian Ankers 6
126 Paul Clay 6
126 Peter Heald 6
126 Jim Lindsay 6
126 Bob Mather 6
126 Jack Pryce 6
126 Ross Sellors 6
126 Mike Verdon 6
126 Phil Wise 6
135 Dave Bowers 5
135 Phil Cooney 5
135 Reece Cranfield 5
135 Alan Drew 5
135 Peter George 5
135 Brian Greenbank 5
135 Ken Hume 5
135 Mark Riley 5
135 Richard Scanlon 5
135 Alan Simpson 5
135 Frank Wade 5
146 Stuart Blake 4
146 Mark Brierley 4
146 Ashley Elliott 4
146 Scott Greaves 4
146 Andy Hallows 4
146 Pete Holmes 4
146 Aiden Hoosen 4
146 Steve Jackman 4
146 John Kennedy 4
146 David Kelly 4
146 Graham Littler 4
146 Warren Newton 4
146 Rod Price 4
146 Martin Routley 4
146 David Smith 4
146 Mark Taylor 4
146 Tom Thompson 4
146 Pete Tinkler 4
146 David Wainwright 4
146 Paul Wrigley 4
166 Malcolm Brownhill 3
166 Graham Brownhill 3
166 Jim Doran 3
166 Graham Ecclestone 3
166 Pete Hall 3
166 Steve Rigby 3
166 Paul Salt 3
166 Alan Smith 3
166 Joe Tyson 3
175 Dave Arthur 2
175 Steve Barlow 2
175 Mijad Benyounis 2
175 Darren Burgess 2
175 Jim Caldwell 2
175 Andy Collier 2
175 Alex Elliott 2
175 Geoff Fryer 2
175 Anthony Grimley 2
175 Henry Kenwright 2
175 John Kelsall 2
175 Gary Kershaw 2
175 Paul Kerner 2
175 Bob Moore 2
175 Rob Morgan 2
175 Stuart Morris 2
175 John Morsfield 2
175 Dan Murray 2
175 John Paine 2
175 Dave Parsons 2
175 Dan Percival 2
175 Bob Picthall 2
175 Cath Rawthore 2
175 Dave Rolands 2
175 Phil Tovey 2
200 James Eadie 1
200 Ben Luscombe 1
200 Mark Morris 1
200 Bob Sinclair 1