Chain lifts Haslam Trophy at Boston West Golf Club

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Boston West Golf Club’s seniors are back in the full swing of things.

John Chain won the Barry Haslam Trophy with an excellent stableford score of 38 points, playing off a low handicap.

Ricky Elms finished in second with 36 points and Stewart Pikett was third with 35 points.

Les Martin also scored 35 points but finished in fourth due to countback.

Nearest the eighth pin was Gavin West, and nearest the 17th pin, in two, was Rod Roberts.

Harold Maddy won the April Medal, with a nett score of 70.

The runner-up was Peter Kelly, who scored 72 points.

John Wade was third with 72 points and Eddy Hunt came fourth, also with 72 points.

Nearest the pin was Bob Mees, with Peter Kelly finishing nearest the pin in two.

The three-ball stableford was won by Stewart Pikett, Andy Frankowski and Rod Roberts.

They beat off competition from second-placed Barrie Wilkinson, Ken Ashforth and Eddy Hunt.

The seniors team travelled to Belton Woods, where they played the Woodside Course in perfect weather, but were beaten 6-2.

The two winning pairs were Stewart Pikett with Gary King (2-0) and Phil Thomas with Mike Rowe (1-0).

A three-ball stableford was won by Ricky Elms’ team with 85 points, pipping Dave Cody’s team, who scored 80 points.

Reg Meadows’ team also finished on 80 points and came third.

Sixteen seniors travelled to Boston Golf Club at Cowbridge and returnedf with a 5.2-2.5 victory.

Winning teams were Stewart Pikett and Barrie Wilkinson (3-2), Errol Appleby and Dennis Barton (3-2), John Chain and Gerald Green (1-0), Geoff Upsall and Keith Boothby (5-4), Terry Coulter and Ken Steele (2-0).

Ken Ashforth and Eddy Hunt halved.