Kevin battles the breeze best

North Northumberland League Open Day

A near gale-force wind sweeping down the Coquet Valley proved an extremely stiff test for competitors in Saturday’s North Northumberland League Open Day over the Rothbury course.

Best return of the day was produced by seven-handicapper Kevin Potts, of Seahouses, who posted both the best gross and nett scores with 30 and 37 points respectively.

Leading returns, individual gross: 30pts K Potts (Seahouses); 28 D Arkle (Rothbury); 27 C Chapman (Rothbury). Nett: 37 K Potts (Seahouses); 36 R Howcroft (Dunstanburgh); 35 C Chapman (Rothbury).

Teams (in alphabetical order): Alnmouth Village 64gross/106nett; Alnwick 78/115; Berwick 86/119; Burgham Park 83/113; Dunstanburgh 85/121; Magdalene Fields 65/103; Percy Wood 59/108; Rothbury 100/133; Seahouses 85/121; Warkworth (no return).