Park survives rain to host open day

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Kaims Country Park North Northumberland League Open Day

Burgham Park survived the weather woes of the previous few days to host Saturday’s league open day.

Inevitably, it was a non-counting day as far as scoring was concerned with preferred lies through the greens. This apart, the course was in superb condition and a tribute to the greens staff.

Not unexpectedly, it was a successful day for the host club with Brian Horrill heading both individual gross and nett sections and spearheading a Burgham Park double in the team event.

Leading returns: Individual gross (Stableford): 34pts B Horrill (Burgham Park); 31 (on countback) R Nelson (Seahouses); 31 A McGrady (Dunstanburgh); 31 M Cowie (Seahouses); 31 G Waterston (Burgham Park); 30 J Trewick (Burgham Park). Nett: 40 B Horrill; 39 M Cowie; 37 G Waterston; 36 R Nelson; 36 T Hodge (Alnwick); 36 J Trewick.

Teams (in alphabetical order - best four scores counting): Alnmouth Village 77gross/120nett; Alnwick 97/130; Burgham Park 122/148; Dunstanburgh 112/137; Goswick 91/122; Magdalene Fields 72/122; Percy Wood 77/123; Rothbury 91/132; Seahouses 110/135; Warkworth 77/120.