Manchester Alliance at Marple

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THE Manchester and District Alliance kicked off its winter season on a pleasant day on a well-presented course at the friendly Marple Golf Club with the new Alliance Captain John Davies enjoying the company of the Marple professional Jimmy Lister and Captain Pat Dunion and his own partner Ollie Smith (Ashton-on-Mersey).

The battle has commenced for the professional Order of Merit and staking an early claim for the title were Craig Corrigan and Paul Granell (Vale Royal Abbey) who tied for top individual spot with 37 points, one more than Ollie Pantoja (Ashton-on-Mersey).


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Pantoja topped the pro am section with club colleague Steve McDermott helping amass 44 points, one more than Craig Corrigan and Paul Cooney (Wigan) and Paul Grannell and Sid Hodkinson (Marple).

The familiar names of Marcus Corfield (Swinton Park) and Dave Smith (Ellesmere) led in the am am section with 43 points from Vinny Doyle and Peter Dean (Leigh) and Mike Lynch (Chorlton )41 and Pete Hamlett (Ashton-on-Mersey) 39.

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Paul Grannell putts out on 18


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