Manchester and District Golf Alliance

At Leigh Golf Club sponsored by Dave Rowlands of JR Taxis

Home players on top at Leigh

THE latest Alliance fixture saw a full field enjoy beautiful weather and a course in great condition to inspire some good scoring.

The star of the day was Craig Corrigan who kept up his recent run of hot form with a fine double success.

He topped the individual professional contest posting 40 points to finish two ahead of Phil Archer (Poulton Park), Martyn Hamer (Davyhulme Park) and Andy Palmer (Chorley) who won the assistant pro prize.

Winners with Ian Brooks, ltr Chris Harrison, Stuart Lennon, Ian Brooks, John Taylor, Mark Riley, Craig Corrigan


Craig Corrigan completed his second double of the season as he found an excellent partner in home star Mark Riley who took them to 47 points to cruise to victory in the pro am section.

They finished five points clear of Mark Pearson and Chris Harding (Prestwich) with Tim and Simon Maxwell (Knutsford) winning third spot after a cpo on 41 points from Phil Archer and Dave Morris (Poulton Park), Martyn Hamer and Doug Craig (Davyhulme Park) and Scott Howarth and Peter Botteman (Davenport).

Home players dominated the am am section led by Stuart Lennon and Chris Harrison with 44 points.

A cpo on 42 points saw the Leigh monopoly broken by Stamford duo Paul Traynor and Richard Margrave who edged out Leigh’s Vinny Doyle and Ian Ainscough.

Alliance Vice President Ian Brooks thanked Leigh for being excellent hosts with Leigh ex Captain John Taylor responding for the host club.


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