GOLF: President wins Seniors Open

Seniors Open winner President Adrian Evans receives the trophy from Captain Chris Moran
Seniors Open winner President Adrian Evans receives the trophy from Captain Chris Moran

Rugby Golf Club

This year’s event saw 95 players take part and the highlights of the day were a hole in one by Kevin Carson of Copsewood Grange on the 7th hole and the club president Adrian Evans returning a score of 42 points in the 55-66 age group to win the event.

Second in this age group was Steven Entwistle of Rugby with 39 who just edged Thomas Waldron into third place on the back nine score.

In the 67-71 age group the winner was again decided on the back nine with Frank Lewin coming first with 40pts and Peter Hawkins second with 40pts. Third was Clive Halls with 38pts.

In the 72 & over age group the winner with 39pts was Larry Gillan.

Danny Ramshaw was second with 38pts and John Bradley (North Wilts) third with 37pts

The nearest the pins were won as follows:

55-66 Age Group. P Allen (Maxstoke);

67-71 Age Group. C Baker (Newbold Comyn);

72 & Over Age Group J Thorburn (Rugby).