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GOLF: Ross leads the way
5:15pm Wednesday 2nd May 2012 in Other sport
Russ Berry, an unattached PGA professional, was in the winning team at Burford’s Pro-Am tournament played in foul conditions on Saturday.
Berry and his amateur partner Mark Finch (Cleeve Hill) recorded a nett score of 143 over 36 holes of foursomes stroke play, contested by 57 pairs.
That put them three clear of Henley pro Joe Templer and Mick Carter (Reading), who led after the morning round.
l WITNEY Lakes maintained their 100 per cent record in Section 3 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League with a 2-1 win at home to North Oxford.
Witney captain Dave Thompson and partner James Clark, who battled hard for a 3& 1 success.
The win was secured when James Bason and Andy King won 5 & 3.
SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE Section 1 The Oxfordshire 2 (3pts), Chipping Norton 1 (1) (The Oxfordshire first): M Shimmin & D Knight lost to C Heslip & M Johnson 1 hole; A Stubbs & G Abbott bt G Kay & S Kench 2 & 1, P Green & J Garnish bt R Whiston & G Gardner 7 & 6.
Section 3 Witney Lakes 2 (3), North Oxford 1 (1) (Witney Lakes first): J Clark & D Thomson bt J Nicholson & DTompkins 3 & 1; J Bason & A King bt P Baker & J East 5 & 3; C Morgan & S Sanders lost to J Simpson & R Nicholson 1 hole.
CLUB MATCHES CHIPPING NORTON Ladies’ Blanche Kenyon Trophy: 1 S Taylor 37pts, 2 J James 36, 3 Jenny Reynolds 35.
Ladies Stableford: 1 R Davies 34pts (cb), 2 K Brown 34 (cb), 3 W Newton.
Seniors’ matches: Chipping Norton 2½, The Wychwood 4½; Studley Wood 6, Chipping Norton 0.
Men’s match: North Oxford 5, Chipping Norton 0.
Seniors Stableford: 1 D Heyes 36pts (cb), 2 D Bird 36, 3 T Dorling 35.