Manchester Alliance at Bolton Old Links

Sponsored by Liam Harrison of Lancashire Decorators

Local knowledge pays off at BOL

BOLTON Old Links Golf Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2016 and they gave a big hint that they will providing a scenario totally fitting of the celebrations in the season as a full field from the Manchester Alliance enjoyed a superbly conditioned and presented course for a Four Man Team Stableford.

The individual professional competition reflected the course condition with a string of top scores led in by Grant Hamerton (Pike Fold) with 43 points.

Chasing hard were Adam Hodkinson (Chorlton) 42, David Brunton (Ringway) and Tom Bolton (Gatley) both 41 and Tim Maxwell (Knutsford) 40.

Pro winner with Alliance President John Dowd


The team competition was dominated by local stars with the hot GOL four of Colin Moroney, Andy Fletcher, Terry Martin and Mike Wallace posting an outstanding haul of 92 points.

Just a point off the pace were solid Swinton Park quartet of Dave Smith, Ben Chambers, Jimmy O’Reilly and Mike Jones who won a cpo on 91 points from another home four of Sean Owen, Matt Taylor, Steve Bryan and Matt Bradley.


Team winners with sponsor and BOL Captain ltr Liam Harrison (sponsor), Colin Moroney, Andy Fletcher, BOL Captain Ray Ross, Terry Martin, Mike Wallace.


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