Nelson Report & Results

2017 Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Trophy at Nelson Golf Club.

Clarkin homes in on Trafalgar Trophy

CURTIS Clarkin capitalised on home advantage when he won the Trafalgar Trophy at Nelson with impressive rounds of 69 and 63.

He prevailed by four shots from Clitheroe’s Mark Ashworth as Lancashire player Ciaran Doherty, from Bury, increased his lead in the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit by 80 points.

And Clarkin also gave his title hopes a boost as he moved up to third spot 135 points off the pace with six events remaining.


LEADING SCORES: 132 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson) 69 63; 136 Mark Ashworth (Clitheroe) 67 69; 138 Jack Brooks (Didsbury) 69 69; 139 Ciaran Doherty (Bury) 73 66; 140 Matthew Collinge (Greenmount) 69 71; 141 Anthony Harwood (Blackburn) 75 66, Calum Metcalf (Pleasington) 69 72; 143 Nathan Lingard (Accrington) 73 70, Andrew Walsh (Ashton and Lea) 72 71; 145 Jay Walkden (Baxenden) 71 74; 146 Adrian Lingard (Nelson) 74 72; 147 Martyn Brooks (Pleasington) 74 73.


ORDER OF MERIT: 640pts Ciaran Doherty (Bury); 560 Cameron Massey (Northenden); 505 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson); 430 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot); 395 Tom Dolan (Heswall), Chris Chilton (High Legh Park); 350 Jack Brooks (Didsbury); 335 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park); 325 Daniel Creaney (Southport & Ainsdale); 280 Jon Beesley (Mere); 270 Rhys Nevin Wharton (Sandiway); 250 Michael Hunt (Pleasington).

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