St. Annes Old Links Report & Results

2016 Ashton 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 Ashton Trophy at St. Annes Old Links Golf Club.

Merit title will be two horse race

THE race for the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit title will go to the wire as Heswall’s Tom Dolan goes into the final fixture at Clitheroe on September 25 80 points ahead of his only rival Ian Kenwright, from Haydock Park.

Evergreen Gareth Bradley, for Bramhall, rolled back the years to win the Ashton Trophy at St Annes Old Links by an impressive five strokes from Royal Lytham’s Sam Turner.


LEADING SCORES: 139 Gareth Bradley (Bramhall) 69 70; 144 Sam Turner (Royal Lytham) 70 74; 147 Paul Lowry (Rowany) 76 71; 148 Callan Barrow (Royal Lytham) 77 71, Williams Dodds (Styal) 76 72; 149 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson) 75 74; 150 Paul McFerran (Warrington) 73 77; 151 Mike Dewsbury (Brocton Hall) 76 75; 152 Tom Dolan (Heswall) 80 72, Anthony Harwood (Blackburn) 76 76, Tyler Smith (Worsley) 74 78; 153 Jack Shelley (Formby) 77 76.


ORDER OF MERIT: 895ptsTom Dolan (Heswall); 810 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park); 590 Jack Brooks (Didsbury); 565 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot); 560 Sam Prince (Northenden);500 Mark Ashworth (Clitheroe).