Young guns win Henry Lunn Shield for Boston Golf Club

Young guns Harry Payne, Jordan Wrisdale and Nicky Frost - with club captain Dave Manson and club pro Nick Hiom - have lifted the Henry Lunn Shield.
Young guns Harry Payne, Jordan Wrisdale and Nicky Frost - with club captain Dave Manson and club pro Nick Hiom - have lifted the Henry Lunn Shield.

THREE youngsters have brought the Henry Lunn Shield back to Boston Golf Club for the third time in four years.

Harry Payne, Jordan Wrisdale and Nicky Frost became the youngest side to ever lift one of the county’s most sought-after awards.

Competing at South Kyme, each player played two rounds - with all scores counting.

To compete, those involved have to have a handicap of 12 or less.

In the morning, the trio each returned with a score of 36 points to put the team in second place.

In the afternoon, captain Harry, who is 12 years old, recorded a second 36-point round.

Jordan, 15, carded 33 and Nicky, also 15, added 35 for victory.

Steven Dryburgh was the winner of Peter Mcphun Trophy, played at the Cowbridge club.

He hit a great nett 63 off a 25 handicap.

Results: 1 Steven Dryburgh (25) 63, 2 Glenn Tyler (11) 68, 3 Trevor Newton (10) 70, 4 Denis Limb (13) 70.

There were two handicap catogries with Glen Tyler winning Division One, going round in 79 to record a nett 68.

Dryburgh won section two.

Results:

Division One: 1 Glenn Tyler (11) 68, 2 Trevor Newton (10) 70.

Division Two: 1 Steven Dryburgh (25) 63, 2 Mick Rennison(16) 74.

The seniors faced Boston West in a re-arranged match, following its May postponement.

It was played in fine dry conditions with Boston coming out 7-3 winners.

A match against Newark, however, was postponed due to flooded greens.

The Boston Golf Club A team took on Burghley Park - claiming a 6-0 win.

Malcolm Hyde and Andy Ogden won their match 5&4, Andy Green and Nicky Frost held on to win 2&1 and father-and-son Mark and Harry Payne had a massive 8&7 win.

Jordan Wrisdale and Nick Ogden also won 8&7, while Colin Trestrail and Lee Hallas (4&3) and Michael Skinner and Matt Hoyland (3&2) rounded off an emphatic victory.

Boston Rabbits earned a 4-2 victory at home to Louth in the first leg of the Utteridge cup.

The good weather seemingly brought out the good golf on Saturday.