Manchester and District Golf Alliance

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Mark shows his enduring class as Tom makes a breakthrough

STAMFORD Golf Club put on a great show for the latest Manchester Alliance competition providing a course that was in fine condition and a most welcoming and friendly clubhouse with great service.

Alliance Captain Dave ‘Sunny’ Green (Dukinfield) kept up his impeccable Alliance record free of postponements and also enjoyed playing on his native Tameside turf to finish in second place in the individual pro section, tied with Martyn Hamer (Davyhulme Park) on 38, two behind the seasoned leader Mark Hancock (Stand).

Pro winners ltr Nick Johnson, Tom Hollingworth, Dave Green, Mark Hancock,


At the other end of the experience ladder the pro am was won by young Bramall Park assistant pro Tom Hollingworth partnered by club colleague Nick Johnson with 44 points taking them clear of Mark Hancock and Gary Greenhalgh 43 and Ollie Smith and Pete Hamlett (Ashton-on-Mersey) who won a cpo on 42 from Mark Smith and Chris Holloway (Stamford) and Phil Archer (Poulton Park) and Dave Tonge (Leigh).

The top score of the day came in the am am section from Sale’s Tony Stiles and Henry Hayes with 45 points taking them clear of Dan Thistleton and Will Corless (Stamford) 44 and Mellor and Townscliffe’s Chris Mellor and Tony Woodford 43.

 Am am winners Tony Stiles (right) with Stamford Captain Tony McCluskey and Henry Hayes


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