THE HERBIE SLOAN TROPHY – Sunday 16th August
This prestigious competition has been played since 2002, introduced and sponsored every year by John and Betty Rostron. The format, a mixed pairs, aggregate scores stableford, proves to be a popular event, with a draw on the day for partners.
On a perfect golfing day, with the course in superb condition, unparalleled in its 103 years history, the winners, with a magnificant score of 71pts, were Joe Yates and Vivien Birtwell, leading the field by 3pts from Kevin Moore and Wendy Green. Kevin also shot the only ‘2’ of the day. In 3rd place were Dave Flanagan and Vivien Lee with 66pts.
In celebration of the annually successful event Herbie donated £100 towards coaching for the Juniors.