Maxitours at stunning Knutsford

Amazing upcoming Maxitours events!

Crewe next Tuesday– room for 1 team – I am looking forward to visiting the Classis Cheshire course
Stockport Monday 15th Aug– room for 1 team – ‘The best course in Cheshire?’ Its brilliant.

Maxitours at stunning Knutsford

Glorious sunshine, freshly cut fairways, hand mowed and ironed greens and a quality field were the order of the day at Knutsford. What a club.

Dave Jones and his class green keeping team have got the course in tremendous shape and there was continual praise throughout the day from all my players- thanks guys. The course is famous for its drainage and after terrific work by Dave over the past few years it probably won’t shut at all this winter.

‘Those are the best fairways I have played on all year, in fact they are better than the carpet in my front room.’ Admitted Brian Ankers. Roy Ainsworth has been to Brians house and he fully agreed.

Clubhouse manager Steve Barker is known as ‘Mr hospitality’ and the kind hearted man and his team were terrific throughout the day.

Dave Snape has a good swing but sometimes gets into trouble if he gets a bit quick. He also loves his food. When his bacon butty arrived this morning the transition of the sandwich from plate to mouth was a bit snatchy. He was completely out of sync and took a bite out of his finger. Slow it all down Dave.

Plane spotter Nigel Ashton loves Knutsford as he doesn’t have to play well to enjoy his day – ‘the wind is absolutely perfect’ he declared on arrival.
‘Why? Is it helping your slice on the first?’ I enquired.
‘No it means the planes are taking off on runway 2.’

Eighty year old Brian Ankers had a two. No this is not a misprint Brian Ankers actually had a two. After 8 years of trying.
Ankers actually had two incredible holes. On the 4th hole the short sighted Lymm man went for the wrong green with his approach and was so annoyed with himself he chipped in from 40 yards for a par. He then followed this with his famous two on the 5th. Keep it up Brian.

Denton’s Barry Jackson loves playing at Knutsford as he arrives in a taxi, plays golf and then has a night out trying to talk to posh ladies in Knutsford with his 4 ball. They normally enjoy themselves with absolutely no ‘success’ on or off the course. It could be a big night for the lads tonight as Barry holed his second shot on the 18th for an eagle to take 3rd place and the team headed off for their night out in a more confident mood than usual.

Wilmslows wealthy businessman Jim Caldwell and his team had a great back nine to take 2nd place. They were having an average round before securing 8 point hauls on the 15th and 17th holes to catapult into the prizes. Andrew Aherne, Dave Thomas and Steve Perret completed the team.

Winning today were the Hale quartet of Glynn Isaacs, Martin Quinn, Phil Long and Dave ‘putter thrower’ Madely. Hale teams have played in many Maxitours events without much success but the likeable quartet changed all that today. Even Glynn Isaacs played well. Excellent guys- great golfing!

Thanks to everyone for your support and integrity.

I know you had a great day.


3rd Hole Nearest the pin Andrew Aherne Doz AD333

5th Nearest the pin Si Hemsley Doz AD333

2’s £140 7 pro v1s or 15 srixon AD333
Phil Long Brian Ankers Barry Jackson x2 Paul Fell James Mooney

Knutsford 4th Aug 22
Pos Team Players Score OoM Comment
1 Dave Madely, Philip Long, Glynn Isaacs, Martin Quinn 86 12 Maxitours Chill out top
2 Jim Caldwell, Steve Perrett, Dave Thomas, Andrew Aherne 85 10 Maxitours FJ Shirt
3 Barry Jackson, Steve Tate, Pete Sakalas, Steve Walsh 85 8 Callaway shirt each
4 Simon Hemsley, Dave Keen, Marcus Green, Joe Kirwan 85 6 Callaway shirt each
5 Dave Monk, Nick Steele, Simon Wilkinson, John Lynsky 85 4 Maxitours bag towel each
6 Karl Marginson, Noel Houlihan, Colin Tichias, Steve Tobin 84 2
7 Colin Roberts, Nigel Armitage, Jim Egerton, Andy Buckley 84
8= Roy Ainsworth, Brian Ankers, Richard Robinson, Dave Hansom 83
8= Sam Leach, Andy Phillips, Bob Chesters, Jim Hodges 83
10= Mick Mahon, Dave Westwood, Gary Hodginson, Richard Palmer 82
10= Richard Blackwell, John Hilton, Adam Thompson, Steve Austin 82
12= Neale Laurent, Mark Turner, John Harrop, Chris Burnett 81
12= Lewis Marland, Phil Dickens, Nick Ford, Steve Schofield 81
14 Phil Ashcroft, Andy Murphy, Ian Bishop, John Carr 80
15= Dave Snape, Paul Woodbine, Phil Robinson, Dave Goodwin 79
15= Dave Buckley, John Horton, Steve Tyler, Lester Jackson 79
15= Roger Percival, Tim Backshaw, Dave Tate, Pete Atherton 79
18 Gary Phillips, Pete Maher, Charlie Beadle, Nigel Hall 78
19 Paul Fell, Nigel Ashton, Paul Ralph, Ian Fearns 77
20 Martin Pugh, Norrie Irwin, Pete Brown, Paul Salt 75
21 Nathan Mills, John Barnes, Ian Cash, James Mooney 71

Maxitours at Crewe
Tuesday 9th Aug
10.00 John Atkin x4
10.09 Simon Hemsley x4
10.18 Colin Roberts x4
10.27 Jim Caldwell x4
10.36 Dave Buckley x4
10.45 Gary Owen x4
10.54 Paul Fell x4
11.03 Martin Humphries x4
11.12 Neil Laurent x4
11.20 Lewis Marland x4
11.29 Gary Leek x4
11.36 Mike George x4
11.45 Paul Evans x4
11.54 Paul Browne x4
12.03 Pete McElkerney x4
12.12 Dave Monk x4
12.21 Steve Hall x4
12.30 Gary Phillips x4
12.39 John Hunt x4
12.56 Kev Hart x4
1.05 Dave Goodwin x4
1.14 Jimmy McEwan x4
1.23 Ian Hellens x4
1.32 Les Russon x4
1.41 Andy Taylor x4
1.50 Jim Rymer x4
2.07 Gary Neiles x4
2.16 Lee Tilley x4
2.24 Dave Griffiths x4
2.33 David Smith x4
2.42 Steve Parle x4
2.51 Bill Melia x4
3.00 Dave Stewardson tbc