The Cambridge Evening News Trophy
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Final 2017

Cambridge Evening News Final at Girton GC on Saturday 25th March 2017

Holders - Gerry Eady & Tony Fryer, Barkway Park GC

GAME 1ST RND 2ND RND
1 8 00 AM 12 40 PM David Kirk & Oliver Kirk Links, Newmarket
Nick Court & Dave Byatt St Neots
2 8 10 AM 12 50 PM John Wood & Nigel Alban Orton Meadows
Chris Mertens & John Milton Cambridge Meridian
3 8 20 AM 1 00 PM Graham Handscombe & Steve King Heydon Grange
Simon Gribble & Richie Murfitt Ely City
4 8 30 AM 1 10 PM James Hart & Bob Reader St Ives (Hunts)
Anant Maher & Stuart Chalmers Thorpe Wood
5 8 40 AM 1 20 PM John Wood & Mathew Wood Bourn
Iain Caville & Stuart Randall Orton Meadows
6 8 50 AM 1 30 PM Jamie Nunn & Luke Cornwall Ely City
Andy Gore & Scott McMinigle St Neots
7 9 00 AM 1 40 PM Nigel Baker & Tom Strand Brampton Park
Kev Daunt & Adam Scott Elton Furze
Gary Bethnell & Ken Chatteris Ely City

 

Final 2016

cen-2016-winners                                                                                                                                                                           

 

COMPETITORS CLUB 1ST H/C NET 2ND H/C NET TOTAL NET  
Graham Harding & Mark Moriarty Abbotsley 95 15.5 79.5 98 15.5 82.5 162
Simon Gribble & Stephen Tuck Ely City 82 9.0 73.0 89 15.5 80.0 153 2ND IN A PLAY OFF
Bob Chamberlain & Neil Cook Lakeside Lodge 86 16.5 77.5 101 92.5 16.5 170
Chas Vincent & Mark Canham Links 93 9.0 84.0 89 9 80.0 164
John Wood & Matt Wood Bourn 98 14.0 84.0 86 14 72.0 156 BEST PM SCORE
Gerry Eady & Tony Fryer Barkway Park 93 16.5 76.5 93 16.5 76.5 153 1ST IN PLAY OFF
Howard Thackrey & Jon Collen St Ives 91 13.5 77.5 103 13.5 89.5 167
Colin Coleman & Wilf Paulson Girton 86 7.0 79.0 95 7 88.0 167
Laurence Westrip & Tom Albrow Barkway Park 85 13.5 71.5 95 13.5 81.5 153 2ND IN A PLAY OFF
Giovanni Loia & Steven Webb The Cambridgeshire 92 12.0 80.0 100 12 88.0 168
Ady Northfield & Colin Dawkes Abbotsley 95 11.0 84.0 89 11 78.0 162
Matt Ward & Paul Wilcock St Neots 82 12.5 69.5 111 12.5 98.5 178
Garry Bethell & Ken Chatteris Ely City 90 9.5 80.5 86 9.5 76.5 157

 

After 36holes of competitive foursome golf Barkway finally managed to win the Cambridge Evening News after a 2 hole playoff with Ely City and another Barkway team.

Gerry Eady partnered by Tony Fryer won the Championship with a par 4 on the 2nd hole, using their shot to to made a nett 3 against two excellent 4's scored by both Ely City and the other Barkway team.

The Brampton Park course proved a tough test on the day, but all the competitors enjoyed the courses excellent condition and the weather whist cold remained mainly dry.

The Cambridge Evening News Trophy was first played for in 1965 when it was won by St Ives and remains a major competition on the CAGU calendar.