Bolton Old Links Report & Results
2017 Old Links 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 Old Links Trophy at Bolton Old Links Golf Club.
Doherty and Massey in title battle
IT’S a two-horse race to the finishing line in the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit with Bury’s Ciaran Doherty, who won the title three years ago, five points ahead of Northenden’s Cameron Massey.
Former Lancashire champion Ian Kenwright won the penultimate fixture, the Bolton Old Links Trophy, with rounds of 73 and 68 leaving him two clear of the host club’s Aaron Harper.
LEADING SCORES: 141 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park) 73 68; 143 Aaron Harper (Bolton Old Links) 71 72; Steve Bryan (Bolton Old Links) 74 70, Harry Beavon (Hawkstone Park) 73 71, Rob Taylor (Prestwich) 71 73; 145 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson) 72 73; 147 Aiden Hoosen (Manchester) 75 72, Anthony Stirling (Formby) 74 73, Graeme Booth (Prestatyn) 73 74; 148 Joe Whittaker (Bolton) 73 78, Ciaran Doherty (Bury) 74 74; 149 Matt Buckley (Bolton Old Links) 71 78.
ORDER OF MERIT: 770pts Ciaran Doherty (Bury);765 Cameron Massey (Northenden); 590 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson); 545 Tom Dolan (Heswall); 485 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park); 430 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot); 395 Christopher Chilton (High Legh Park); 350 Jack Brooks (Didsbury); 345 Mark Ashworth (Clitheroe); 330 Jon Beesley (Mere); 325 Daniel Creaney (Southport & Ainsdale); 275 Graeme Booth (Prestatyn).