Hesketh Report & Results

2017 Hesketh Henriques 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 Hesketh Henqiques at Hesketh Golf Club.

Doherty strolls to trophy glory

BURY’S Ciaran Doherty, winner of the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit in 2014, made an early move to recapture the title when he swept to a comprehensive eight stroke victory in the Henriques Trophy at Hesketh, the third event in a series of 29.

He opened with a four-under-par 68 containing five birdies then added another six in a second round 67 which included a hat-trick on the last three holes.

The Lancashire County player moved into fourth position in the merit stakes, 70 points adrift of Northenden’s Cameron Massie.

Next up is the Southport & Ainsdale Bowl on May 20 followed a day later by the Formby Hare.


LEADING SCORES: 135 Ciaran Doherty (Bury) 68 67; 143 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson) 73 70; 146 Jamie Kinsley-Wilson (St Annes Old Links) 72 74; 148 Aiden Hoosen (Manchester) 74 74; 149 Gary Melling (Crompton & Royton) 77 72, Callum Blinkhorn (Leigh) 75 74, Simon Older (Fleetwood) 74 75; 150 Andrew Walsh (Pleasington) 77 73, Bryan Hughes (Hesketh) 75 75, Steven McGlynn (Preston) 75 75, Anthony Lester (Mossock Hall) 74 76, Adam Bowerbank (Ellesmere) 74 76.


ORDER OF MERIT: 210 Cameron Massie (Northenden); 185 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson); 170 Steven Capper (Caldy); 150 Ciaran Doherty (Bury); 100 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot), Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park); 95 Callum Blinkhorn (S&A); 75 Christopher Chilton (High Legh Park), Jack Brooks (Didsbury), Jamie Kinsley Wilson (St Anes Old Links); 60 Aiden Hoosen (Manchester); 50 Aidan O’Hagen (Old Course), Gary Melling (Crompton & Royton).

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