Accrington & District Report & Results

2016 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.

Winn’s a first time winner!

THOMAS Winn secured his first Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit victory when he claimed the Acorn Trophy at Accrington.

And the Morecambe plus one player achieved it at the expense of last year’s winner, the host club’s Ian Hardman, who was a shot adrift.

They were the only players to better par, Winn adding a three-under 67 to his opening 70 which featured four birdies in each round, as his rival posted 67 and 71.

Meanwhile, Huyton & Prescot’s John Carroll maintained his lead at the head of the table by 30 points from Northenden’s Sam Prince who is five clear of Cheshire County clubmate Tom Dolan from Heswall.


LEADING SCORES: 137 Thomas Winn (Morecambe) 70 67; 138 Ian Hardman (Accrington) 67 71; 140 Chris Chilton (High Legh Park) 71 69; 141 Jack Shelley (Formby) 71 70, Joe Brice (Manchester) 70 71; 142 James Kempster (Bramall) 72 70, Mark Ashworth (Clitheroe) 71 71; 145 Paul McFerran (Warrington) 72 73; 146 Luke Ormerod (Nelson) 75 71, Jack Brooks (Didsbury) 75 71, Graeme Booth (Prestatyn) 72 74, Richard Shak (Pleasington) 72 74.


ORDER OF MERIT: 460pts John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot); 430 Sam Prince (Northenden); 425 Tom Dolan (Heswall); 260 Mike Harrington (Mottram Hall); 240 Thomas Winn (Morecambe; 225 Joe Brice (Manchester); 195 Richie Blundell (Hillside); 190 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park), Mark Duncalf (Formby); 160 Paul McFerran (Warrington), 150 Paul Kinnear (Formby), Oliver Clarke (Hillside).