What a stunning day to visit Southport’s Oldest Golf Course with our players enjoying the glorious sunshine for the annual visit of The Golf Guide Tour.

Hesketh steeped in History proved yet again to be an excellent host with the conditions perfect for scoring with spectacular fairways and greens for everyone to enjoy.

Hesketh wouldn’t be complete without referring to the Bentley brothers, Harry and Arnold, who are often described as the most illustrious pair of brothers in the history of the amateur game. Arnold also deserves special mention for being one of the two-man team that triumphed for Britain at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, leaving Hitler decidedly unimpressed that the Germans could not demonstrate their superiority. The so-called ‘Hitler Trophy’ now resides in Hesketh’s clubhouse after many years without a permanent home.

Adding to the Long History our winners were Adam Brown & Mick Batstone from Barrow Golf Club with a fabulous score of 45 points playing off handicaps 4 & 7. Their score boosted with an incredible finish of Eagle, Birdie for a huge 8 points.
The scoring on the day was helped with the mildest of winds, a perfect day to tackle the links which saw 4 Eagles on the day and 31 pairs scoring Par or better.

Full Results

NP’s
2nd – Jimmy Shirley
4th – Craig Wilson
7th – Sam Prince (Eagle)
11th – Raj Lal
13th – Mike Batstone (Eagle)
16th – Dave Shering
18th – Adam Brown (Eagle) Jim McEwan (Eagle)

The Order of Merit table has now been updated – https://www.thegolfguide.co.uk/golf-guide-2021-order-of-merit/

Total
Adam Brown Mike Batstone 45
Jon Dale Phil Sykes 44
Dan Stephens Dylan Walton 42
Ben Minshull Michael McDonald 40
Simon Rigby Dave Gosden 40
Mike Sheilds Garry Randles 40
Chris Moore Paul Williams 40
Neil Williamson Jonathan Huck 40
Alex Buchannan Liam Foudy 40
George Turner Adam Turner 39
Neil Edwards Jason Atherton 39
Neil McQueen Gavin Edwards 39
Chris Whalley Marc Humphries 39
Steve Waddicor Ben Leatherbarrow 39
Stuart Janson Andy Bower 39
Ian Jackson Alan Dunne 38
Mark Johnson Sam Prince 38
Daniel Wright Raj Lal 38
Barry Hammond Ian Mottershead 38
Mick Preston Martin Pritchard 37
Nick Bradshaw Jim Mccewan 37
David Parry Jimmy Shirley 37
Dave Shering Paul Foster 36
Ian Daines Julie Daines 36
David Barton Darren Penn 36
Ian Cook Nick Patey 36
Darren Hatton Bryan James 36
Craig Wilson Andrew Wilson 36
Eddie Williams Richard Hart 36
Lee McMahon Mark Maden-Wilkinson 36
John Harker Mark Devany 36
Cristie Harmon Geoff Whalley 35
Chris Unsworth John Brogden 35
Huw Hardy Gron Roberts 35
Roy Badger Toni Di Cesare 34
Paul Timby Neil Timby 34
James Wilson Mike Tarrant 34
Carlos Park Dave Tiffin 34
Rob Lee Kev Bloor 34
Lee Spencer Ali Oakes 33
Phil Black John Dunne 33
Mark Walker Chris Kippax 31
Gregory Grey Jon Parry 31
Gary Morgan Mike Collinge 31

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