Accrington & District Report & Results
2017 Acorn Trophy Report & Results
The Northern Order of Merit is a series of scratch open golf competitions held at courses throughout the North of England.
Below are the results from the Acorn Trophy at Accrington & District Golf Club.
It’s a home win for Nuttall
CHRIS Nuttall homed in on the Acorn Trophy at Accrington with a one shot victory over clubmate and Lancashire legend Trevor Foster to pick up his first points of the season in Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit.
He produced a mixed bag of scores in a one-over-par first round 71 but was more consistent in the afternoon when he atoned for an opening bogey with a birdie at the 11th.
Nelson’s Curtis Clarkin moved to within 155 points of Northenden’s Cameron Massey in the merit race.
LEADING SCORES: 141 Chris Nuttall (Accrington) 71 70; 142 Trevor Foster (Accrington) 72 70, Lewis Parnell (Fairfield) 72 70, Curtis Clarkin (Nelson) 70 72; 143 Mark Ashworth (Clitheroe) 72 71; 144 Joseph Banana (Manchester) 77 67; 148 Jacob Greenhalgh (Bolton) 73 75; 149 Shaun Field (Oakdale) 71 78; 150 Chris Carney (Morecambe) 77 73; 152 Adam Fothergill (Nelson) 77 75; 153 Thomas Winn (Morecambe) 76 77; 154 Zak Hargreaves (Accrington) 79 75.
ORDER OF MERIT: 485pts Cameron Massey (Northenden); 330 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson); 295 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot); 250 Tom Dolan (Heswall), Ciaran Doherty (Bury); 225 Jack Brooks (Didsbury); 210 James Holland (Southport & Ainsdale), Sean Towndrow (Southport & Ainsdale); 205 Calum Hey (Shipley); 190 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park); 180 Joe Brice (Ashton-under-Lyne); 170 Steven Capper (Caldy).