Stockport Report & Results
2017 Stockport Salver 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 Stockport Salver at Stockport Golf Club.
Chilton plays his cards right
CHRIS Chilton won the Stockport Salver to move into eighth spot in the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit.
It was a tight finish for the High Legh Park player who prevailed after a three-way card play-off on 138. Chilton opened with a 70 featuring five birdies then added six more in a second round 68 but it was a close call after dropping a shot on the final hole.
Haydock Park’s Ian Kenwright claimed second place thanks to a brace of 69s while James Newton, from Prestbury, took third spot after posting 68 and 70.
Kenwright moved up a few notches in the merit to seventh and lies 190 points adrift of table-topping Cameron Massey, from Northenden.
LEADING SCORES: 138 Chris Chilton (High Legh Park) 70 68, Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park) 69 69, James Newton (Prestbury) 68 70; 139 Jacob Oakley (Styal) 70 69, Benjamin Hallam (Wychwood Park) 69 70; 140 Richard Fitzgerald (Bromborough) 70 70, William Dodds (Styal) 70 70; 141 George Bloor (Cavendish) 70 71; 142 Aaron Harper (Bolton Old Links) 74 78, Joe Brice (Ashton-under-Lyne) 73 69, Jonathan Beesley (Mere) 71 71, Sam Turner (Royal Lytham) 71 71.
ORDER OF MERIT: 485pts Cameron Massey (Northenden); 330 Curtis Clarkin (Nelson); 310 Ciaran Doherty (Bury); 295 John Carroll (Huyton & Prescot), Daniel Creaney (Southport & Ainsdale), Tom Dolan (Heswall); 290 Ian Kenwright (Haydock Park) 270 Chris Chilton (High Legh Park); 250 Michael Hunt (Pleasington) 225 Jack Brooks (Didsbury); 210 James Holland (Southport & Ainsdale), Sean Towndrow (Southport & Ainsdale).