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Cullen triumphs in Seniors Open

Updated: 10:16 am, May 07, 2015

THE 2014 Seniors Open was held at Kings Norton Golf Club last Wednesday and attracted 132 entrants, of which the overall winner emerged as Steve Cullen from Redditch Golf Club with 42 points.

Overall runner-up was Phil Smyth-Maidment from Kings Norton Golf Club with 40 points.

Division One runner-up was C Southall of Hagley Golf Club on 38 points and Division Two runner-up was R Rigden of Robin Hood Golf Club (Solihull) on 38.

The Division One and Two Medal (Tomson Shield Qualifier) was played on May 3 and featured 97 competitors.

Division One winner was David Jones (75-6=69) and second place went to Stephen Day (82-10=72).

Division Two winner was Trevor Williams (82-14=68) and runner-up was Ben Wright (81-12=69).

The Worcestershire & Herefordshire Ladies’ County Golf Association County Championships and Grace Boulton Salver were played over three days (May 9-11) and Emily Furniss from Gaudet Luce Golf Club (Droitwich) won the Grace Boulton Salver and the Jessica Smith Trophy.

Lucy Walton from The Worcestershire Golf Club (Malvern) won the Kate Brinton Trophy.

Monday’s Men’s Medal featured 97 entrants and was won by John Brookes (80-15=65) and runner-up was Shaun Thornhill (72-2=70).

Kings Norton played their fourth game of the season in the West Midlands League at Moseley Golf Club on Tuesday and, following three 4-0 wins at the start of the season, they were again victorious, this time 2.5-1.5.

The Junior Stableford played on Sunday was won by Thomas Newton with 34 points and second place went to James Yorke on 31 points.

MEANWHILE, the KN27 SRIXON Pro-Am is being held at the club on Monday, August 11.

Teams entering without a professional are allocated one from the top ranked PGA Midlands region.

The tournament is played over 27 holes and the two best nett scores on each hole will count for the team score. There will be an individual Medal competition for the professionals over the

27 holes and team entry includes bacon sandwich and coffee on arrival, light lunch and evening carvery.

There are over £4,000-plus of amateur prizes, eight-hole prizes, £6,000 minimum professional prize fund and £500 special prize fund for Pros achieving a hole in one.

Entry fee is £345 per team of three amateurs and £245 for a team of three Kings Norton members.

For more details e-mail info@kingsnortongolfclub.co.uk.

Lucy Walton is presented with the Kate Brinton Trophy by Kings Norton Golf Club captain Bob Cashmore. (s)

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