James Foster wins the BB&O PGA Alliance Pro-Am at The Berkshire GC, Jim Wilson wins George Brown Cup and Andy Clifton the Lombard Qualifier
A little bit of history was made at The Berkshire Golf Club on Thursday last week when James Foster became the third Professional from Newbury & Crookham Golf Club to win the BB&O Alliance Cup.
James fired 3 birdies and an eagle to shoot a fine round of 5 under par for 41 stableford points to win by two clear points.
James followed in the footsteps of Newbury’s previous professional’s Jack Hughes and David Harris as winner of the trophy, Jack won it in 1950 and again in 1954 and David Harris won it in 1989.
James with the BB&O Alliance Cup at The Berkshire Golf Club
The March Medal and George Brown Cup was also the qualifier for the PGA Lombard Trophy. Division 1 was won by Jim Wilson with a net 70 which was good enough to also win him the George Brown Trophy, David Niven was second with net 71 on count back from Steve Lewington in third also with net 71. Division 2 was won by Andy Clifton with a net 67 which also meant that he qualified to play with Club Professional Barry Newman in the PGA Lombard Trophy, Simon Mead was second with net 69 and Neil Devery a shot further back in third with net 70. Division 3 was won by Ken Kenyon with net 73 followed by Len Mrowiec and Martin Hawkins in second and third with net 73 and 74 respectively.
The Ladies March Medal Silver Division was won by Linda Hunt with net 70 followed by Gill Bowness and Sue Beecroft with net 77 and Norma Kirby with net 79. The Bronze Division was won by Miwa Beer with a fantastic net 65 followed by Gill Myers-net 72, Anita Lockyer-net 76 and Penny Cowley-net 78.