Maxitours event at Stockport now Thursday + fabulous Dunham results

*Mondays Stockport event has been moved to Thursday 12PM Shotgun!!!

Due to the large amount of rainfall forecast over the next few days we have decided to move the event from Monday to Thursday next week. Sorry for any inconvenience. Please let me know asap if your team can not make Thursday- A FEW TEAM SPACES MAY BECOME AVAILABLE IF YOU WISH TO ENTER

Maxitours at Dunham Forest

Dunham Forest proved what a fantastic Winter course it is as it hosted todays Maxitours event.
Despite heavy overnight rain the golf course was more than playable:
‘Considering the rain that was great!’ Announced Andy Shaw
‘That was surprisingly good! What a great Winter course’ Said a delighted Jim Caldwell.
‘I’d play on there every week!’ Declared Les Edwardson.

Thanks to Dunham Forest for helping 100 players enjoy their weekly fix of golf. The winter membership sells well and it is easy to see why when so many rival courses are closed.

With Valentines Day just around the corner it was great to see two couples playing with each other in todays event. Alison and James Shipstone always enjoy playing together despite the fact that Alison is much better than her husband. Barney Ross and Paul Dalby were teamed up with Sarah Ormrod and her partner Dave Greenwood. They were impressed with the Lancastrian lovers. . ‘I can’t believe how nice they were to each other all day.’ Reported Barney. ‘I don’t think I could be that nice to my missus on the golf course.’

Martin Keates wants a divorce from his team. They were 16 under par through ten holes before collapsing on the closing holes to finish just 12 under.

The Stockport team turned up today and they told me that they were good friends with my old French teacher Mr Gregory who is a lovely man and a member at Stockport. Apparently, Peter Bottoman had a chat with him and said that he didn’t know I could speak French. My old teacher replied ‘He Can’t’
I didn’t know my old teacher played golf…
‘He can’t’ came the reply.

Everybody;s favourite Maxitours player Colin Roberts and his team made a rare appearance in the prizes. Dave Mason, Dave Marchant and Nigel Armitage all played better than usual to take 3rd place.

Single figure player Tony Jennison inspired his team and Dan Moore, Andy Hamlett and Steve ‘the billion dollar man’ Austin all contributed well. Moore made a great two on the tough 8th hole towards the end of the round to keep the team score ticking over. They were delighted to finish in 2nd place.

Winning today was the Birchwood team of Steve Aspinall (10)Colin Berry (12)Graham Wilkinson(9) and Alan Simpson(13). These are also regular players who have many barren weeks but found some great form today. When I asked them why they won they replied that they weren’t as daft as usual.

Thanks to everyone for your superb attendance today.

Yours in Golf, Tim

2’s £170 3 pro VV1s or 7 srixon AD333 per 2 Steve Aspinall Graham Wilkinson Alan Simpson Dan Moore John Longworth Paul Fell Colin Bryan Andy Stokes John Moorhead Martin Keates Steve Marsh Neil Worthington Hugh Mullin John Hunt Dave Greenwood Gareth Bradley

Nearest the Pin 8th Dozen AD333 John Longworth
Nearest the Pin 18th Dozen AD333 Paul Fell

Dunham 13-Feb-2020
Pos Team Players Score OoM Comment
1 Steve Aspinall, Colin Berry, Graham Wilkinson, Alan Simpson 91 12 Maxitours lambswool sweater each
2 Andy Hamlett, Tony Jennison, Dan Moore, Steve Austin 90 8 Maxitours FJ shirt each
3 Colin Roberts, Dave Mason, Dave Marchant, Nigel Armitage 88 6 Maxitours shirt each
4 Gary Neiles, John Longworth, John Hilton, Jimmy Ainscough 88 4 Maxitours shirt each
5 Paul Fell, John Evans, Colin Bryan, Mike Lowe 87 2 Maxitours bag towel
6= Barry Wilson, Simon Wilkinson, Andy Stokes, John Fitzsimmons 87
6= Roger Percival, Ed Wilkinson, Martin France, Pete Atherton 87
8 Lesley Edwardson, Paul Hitchin, Gary Wright, Alan Forman 86
9= Jim Caldwell, Peter Griggs, Bob Pickthall, John Kelsall 85
9= Mark Pasquill, Andy Shaw, Dave Tongue, John Moorfield 85
11= Les Russon, Steve Rosier, Steve Merricks, Rob Kenyon 84
11= Steve Marsh, Martin Keates, Darren Whittaker, Neil Worthington 84
11= Mick Mahon, Richard Palmer, John Farnsworth, Dave Westwood 84
14= Simon Hemsley, Joe Kirwan, Gareth Bradley, Ian King 83
14= Lewis Marland, Neale Laurent, Phil Dickens, Dave Wharley 83
14= Hugh Mullin, John Bent, Dave Bowers, Steve Latchford 83
17 Warren Newton, Mickey Gray, Matt Jansen, Gary Connor 82
18= John Hunt, Alison Shipstone, Jemes Shipstone, Denis O’Neill 81
18= Ian Gemmell, Peter Bottoman, David Hall, Len Hampson 81
20= Kev Hart, Jimmy Booth, Paul Yearsley, Carl Scott 78
20= Dave Greenwood, Sarah Ormrod, Paul Dalby, Barney Ross 78
20= Chris Hammond, Ross Gregory, Sam Howarth, Peter Roche 78
23 Chris Bracchi, Dave Griffiths, Don Milligan, Mick Fenton 77
24 Chi Hu, Don Shadwag, George Maddison, Nigel Milroy 73

1 thought on “Maxitours event at Stockport now Thursday + fabulous Dunham results

  1. Tim, Do you Not get 10 points for 2nd Place in a Team event. You have put 12 for 1st place then 8, 6, 4 and 2 in your right up for Dunham on Thursday. Thanks, Andy Hamlett

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