Town golfers in top form

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DAVENTRY Golf Club held their club championship at the weekend.

Day one proved very tricky with a strong breeze making playing conditions difficult.

Leader of category one after the first round was current champion Paul Read on 75, Adam Tarbox was close behind on 76 and two strokes covered the first five players.

Leader of category two was Daniel Haynes on 80, with Neal Tonks and Peter Betts on 84.

Day two saw the weather improve and also the scoring. Adam Tarbox turned in a 69 and Andy Laws 72, first round leader Paul Read could only manage 76.

Surprise of the day was Daniel Haynes with 71 to take the category two prize by 16 strokes from Neil Tonks on 83. Daniel finished a creditable joint third with Paul Read on 151.

Neal Bowl Result. 36-hole gross.

First and club champion Adam Tarbox 76 + 69, 145; Second, Andy Laws 77 + 72, 149; Third, Paul Read 75 + 76, 151

Category Two, 36-hole gross

First, Daniel Haynes 80 + 71, 151.

Highfield Salver 18-hole nett.

First, Peter Betts 84 – 21 63 nett; Second, Daniel Haynes 80 – 16 64 nett;

Ladies’ Championship Bowl 18-hole gross.

First and ladies’ club champion Karen Poolton 80; Second, Jean Poolton.

Ladies’ Danetre Salver 18-hole nett; First, Karen Poolton 73 nett; second Tracy Dodman.