Results from brilliant Bolton Old Links

Room at these great upcoming events:
2 teams at Vale Royal next Friday
Pleasington 16th – 2 spaces
Parkland Classic individual and 2 day events:
Bramall Park Tuesday 21st 2 spaces
Worsley Thursday 23rd 3 spaces

Maxitours at brilliant Bolton Old Links

Bolton Old Links’ Head green keeper Steve Hemsley and his class team were up at 5 o’clock this morning ready for their 6.30am start to get the course prepared for Maxitours. You can see why he enjoys getting out of bed so early- the golf course was fantastic!
‘There was not a blemish on those putting surfaces!’ Declared Paul Woodbine.
‘That was mint!’ reported the usually hard to please Mark Norton.
‘The greens are beautiful and fairways are in great nick also.’ Beamed Phil Robinson.

Thanks to everyone at this great Club. PGA professional Sean Owen is also one of the best in the business and Liz and her catering staff were also first class.

Dunscar’s Mike Holmes checked in and asked ‘What tees are we off today?’
‘Blue tees.’ I replied
‘Which ones are they?’
‘They are the ones which are more blue in colour than the white and yellow tees.’

Graham Jackson was thinking about food rather than his golf once again today. He had a sausage roll in the car park before he teed off and then couldn’t resist a pork pie from behind the Bolton Old Links bar after his round.
‘ I’m playing in Turkey next week -I don’t know how I am going to survive.’ Said the portly Heyrose man.

There are some great nick names for players on Maxitours but my personal favourite was playing today when ‘Painless Pete’ Moss checked his team in this morning. He is the local dentist. He struggled into 17th place on the tricky course’
‘It was like pulling teeth out there!’ he complained.

Chris Morgan registered with me this morning. I might be wrong but I don’t think he is the sharpest tool in the box. I asked him for the names and handicaps of all the players in his team. He gave me three names but was really struggling to remember his 4th player. After racking his brain for about twenty seconds it came to him in a flash – ‘Oh it’s me!’

There was a hole in one for wealthy Phil Singh from Prestbury on the 17th hole– congratulations Phil. It was his first ace and he celebrated by kindly buying a drink for everyone in the Clubhouse. Top man.

Shrigley Halls Brian Hopkins (5) Darren Whittaker (15) Gary Bresnahan (14) and Neil Worthington (12) took third place with a solid 83 points.
Ashton in Makerfields Jason Atherton(9), Adie Price(13), Grany Benson(9) and Jimmy McEwan(7) took second place after scoring an impressive 46 points on the easier back nine.

Hale’s Mike Wainwright(16) is the man on form at the moment and he had three birdies in his round to really help his team win the first event of the Summer series. Guy Levers(18) Brian Greenbank (7) and Frazer Gunning (10) completed the quartet. Well played chaps great golf!

Thanks to all players I hope you had a great day out there!

Nearest the Pin 14th hole Simon Hemsley Dozen Srixon Ad333
Nearest the pin 17th hole Phil Singh ‘HOLE IN ONE’ Dozen Srixon AD333
2’s £205 8 pro vs or 18 srixon ad333s per two
Phil Singh x2 Paul Lord Geoff Ratcliffe Neil Edwards John Moorfield Lewis Troalen Craig Barker

Bolton Old Links 3-May-2019
Pos Team Players Score OoM Comment
1 Brian Greenbank, Mike Wainwright , Guy Levers, Frazer Gunning 85 12 Hydrolite shoes each
2 Jason Atherton, Adie Price, Grant Benson, Jimmy McEwan 84 10 Maxitours FJ shirt each
3 Brian Hopkins, Darren Whittaker, Neil Worthington, Gary Bresnahan 83 8 Callaway shirt
4 Neil Edwards, Dave Lee, Geoff Ratclffe, George Andrews 81 6 Callaway shirt
5 Peter Dobson, Mike Holmes, Dave Briggs, Mike Barnes 81 4 Maxitours cap each
6 Andy Oakes, Phil Singh, Chris Adams, Steve Hall 80 2 Maxitours card holder each
7= Les Russon, Gav Spencer, Rob Kenyon, Steve Merricks 80
7= John Dickenson, Dave Cooper, Paul Lord, Arthur Gray 80
9 Richard Williamson, Paul Woodbine, Phil Robinson, Dave Goodwin 79
10= Jim Clarke, Chris Clarke, Graham Jackson, Pete Ledger 78
10= Ian Gemmell, Simon Hemsley, Joe Kirwan, Ian King 78
10= Craig Barker, Rob Thornicroft, Jonathan Salem, Malc Gibson 78
10= John Wallis, Dave Tongue, John Moorfield, Andy Collier 78
14= Steve Heywood, Ian Appleton, Dave Sully, Graham Davenport 77
14= Lewis Marland, Alf Shillitoe, Neale Laurent, Paul Butler 77
14= Paul Fell, Nigel Ashton, Colin Bryan, Mike Lowe 77
17 Peter Moss, Amanda Moss, Helen Braddock, Paul Whelan 75
18= Peter Maher, Charles Beadle, Martin Humphries, Martin Higgins 74
18= Mick Gorrill, Geoff Dykens, Dave Greenwood, Graham Hadfield 74
18= Simon Poucher, Brendan Leighton, Neil Drummond, 74
18= Olivier Troalen, Louis Troalen, Ben Aardewark, David Bigley 74
22 Nathan Pugh, Brian Yardley, Alan Morris, Pete Brown 72
23 Mick Mahon, Richard Palmer, Dave Westwood, John Farnsworth 69
24= Dave Bentley, Nigel Uttley, Richard T-Carr, Trevor Nicholson 68
24= Paul Browne, Steve Berg, Dale Wallace, Ted Barker 68
24= Jim Lindsay, Bob Mather, Rick Shaw, Chris Keegan 68
27 Jack Coleman, Harvey Mattinson, Anthony Bloor, Mike Gauden 63

Vale Royal start sheet Friday 10th May
8.28 David Kelly x4
8.36 Simon Hemsley x4
8.44 Colin Roberts x4
8.52 Jim Caldwell x4
9.00 Ed Pysden x4
9.08 Rob Platt x4
9.16 Jim Clarke x4
9.24 Eugenio Fernadez x4
10.30 Jack Coleman x4
10.39 Barrie Wilson x4
10.48 Brian Greenbank x4
10.57 Mick Mahon x4
11.06 Dave Stanhope x4
11.15 Ged Keary x4
11.24 Simon Walton x4
11.33 Peter Maher x4
11.42 Roger Percival x4
11.51 Simon Poucher x4
12.00 Dave Sully x4
12.09 Pete Entwistle x4
12.18 Les Russon x4
12.27 Paul Fell x4
12.36 Frank Massey x4
12.45Jerry Salmon x4
12.54 Bri Hopkins x4
1.03 Ian Walters x4
1.12 Mike George x4
1.15 Richard Williamson x4
1.21 Graham Pike x4
1.30 Mike Upton x4
1.39 John Safill x4
1.48 Tim Bessant x4
1.57 Richard Blackwell x4
2.06 Pete Birtwistle x4
2.24 Dave Greenwood x4
2.33 Simon Ashton x4
2.50 Barry Jackson x4
2.59 Joe Yates x4