Naga embraces the Three Castles golf event

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The ever popular Northumberland Three Castles golf competition reached its fifth year with 248 visitors from all over the country, including BBC news correspondent Naga Munchetty, to play in the three-day event over the Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle and Dunstanburgh Castle courses.

The tournament which is sponsored by Bamburgh Castle itself has proved to be a major success which has sold out within a day the last three years and has provided a huge economic boost to the tourist industry.

The mixed pairs took place in July and the overall winners were David and Sharon Jenkinson from Wearside Golf Club with a score of 132 points.

Overall results were: 1 David & Sharon Jenkinson 132 points, 2 Mick & Cynthia Curnin 131, 3 Phil & Christine Clegg 126, 4 Paul & Tracey Mellor 125, 5 Simon Bodsworth & Wendy Jackson 123.

Day One Bamburgh: 1 Paul & Susan Merone 45 points, 2 Tony & Carol Price 43, 3 Malcolm & Lynn Campbell 43.

Day One Dunstanburgh; 1 Darren & Nanette Gough 46 points, 2 Phil & Christina Clegg 42, 3 Mick & Cynthia Curnin 42.

Day Two Alnwick: 1 Stephen & Elizabeth Jennings 44 points, 2 Mervyn & Elizabeth Key 44, 3 Mick & Cynthia Curnin 42.

Day Two Dunstanburgh: 1 David & Sharon Jenkinson 45 points, 2 Ray & Alison Wood 43, 3 John & Christine Breheny 42.

Day Three Alnwick: 1 Peter Halliday & Margaret Ross 45 points, 2 David & Sharon Jenkinson 44, 3 Robert & Sarah Chapman 42.

Day Three Bamburgh: 1 Phil & Christina Clegg 47 points, 2 Mick & Cynthia Curnin 47, 3 Paul & Tracey Mellore 47.