KEITH O’Neill, former international soccer player, won the Stableford Singles at Trevose on 23 April with 38 Stableford points. Second was Jason Richards on 36 points with Ryan Ivamy third on 35 points. In the first round of the Bennett Cup Neil Higson took top honours with a massive 44 Stableford points. In-form Chris Chadder pipped Nick Lott on count-back to take second, and Chris Colwill finished in fourth place
Bennett Cup, round 1
1st Neil Higson 44 pts, 2nd Chris Chadder 39 pts, 3rd Nick Lott 39 pts.
2017 Cornwall May Festival
They saw their overnight lead of six reduced to one on the final day, but former Cornwall county Captain Charles Phillips (Trevose and Newquay), Neil Bansted (Ilkley), Lee Holmes (Keighley) and Michael Bradley (head professional at Hollinwell), held on to win the Cornwall May Festival at Trevose, sponsored by Mizuno Golf, Peter Millar Clothing and Callaway Golf, with a 3-day score of 416. One stroke behind were Ross Oliver, Tom McIntyre and Ryan Berry (all Trevose), and John Ainley (Captain of Stockport GC), on 417, with Roy Thompson, Alan Edwards, Martin Godsmark (all Worthing GC) and professional Peter Tarver-Jones (Goodwood, and member of the PGA Challenge Tour), on 422.
The tournament attracted 184 amateur and professional golfers, in teams of four, from a wide area of the United Kingdom. Competitors played 54-holes better ball medal over three days on the championship links, with amateurs playing off three quarter handicap for an extensive prize list in the main event, and prizes for the winner’s and runner’s-up each day.
Heaton Cup 2017
David Lockwood won club major the Heaton Cup at Trevose by a proverbial mile with 43 Stableford points, and qualified for the Lombard PGA Pro-Am with club professional Gary Lenaghan. Three players tied on 38 points and after a count-back Mike Ellis took second, Cary Clarke was third and Chris Colwill was fourth.
Bennett Cup, round 2
1st Paul Wilkinson 40 pts 2nd Ian Colwill 39 pts, 3rd M Leigh 37 pts.
Open Stableford Singles - Mercedes qualifier
1st Mark Grootz 45 pts, 2nd Dan Jobson 40 pts, 3rd Matthew Gent 37 pts.
Bennett, round 3
1st Simon Smales 42 pts, 2nd Julian Richards 40 pts, 3rd J Shepherd 40 pts.