Melton Golf Club: Senior team does the double

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Melton Golf Club seniors team completed a fine double against Norwood Park with a 5.5-2.5 away victory.

Melton winners: Denis Dayman/Brendan Boyce 3 and 1; Bob Lemon/Gerry Stephens 3 and 2; John Squires/Dick Chapman 2-up; Steve Middleton/Tom Eadon 2 and 1; Eddie Cham/Jim McQuillan 4 and 3; Dave Wells/Dave Moss halved.

* The George Houghton Trophy was played over six rounds with the best four to count.

Adrian Green was first with 36 points, four points ahead of runner-up Tom Eadon, and George Schmidt was third with 31.

The Walter Griffin Eclectic, based on the scores from the George Houghton Trophy, was won by Bob Luke on 51 points, followed by Tom Eadon with 50 and George Schmidt who took third place on countback.

* The Paddy Doyle Salver proved very close with all three leaders on 15 points after two rounds with countback deciding the places.

The winner was Peter Rayers who edged out runner-up Tom Eadon and third-placed Adrian Green.


Scores: Mike Nixon/John Wright won 5 and 4; Graham Manton/Alan Jessop won 7 and 6; Mike Thornton/Philip Varley won 4 and 2; Brian Ayto/Jim Price halved; Trevor Harvey/Tim Haward lost 1-down; Brian Keightley/Ray Beal won 6 and 5; Barry Coop/Don Clements won 3 and 1; Mike Graves/Duncan Bennett lost 4 and 2.