South Western Counties Golf Association



 THURSDAY 21st & FRIDAY 22nd JULY 2016


The South Western Counties Golf Association Seniors Amateur Championships were held at Launceston Golf Club on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd July 2016.

The Club Captain ( Mr Chris James) of Launceston Golf Club welcomed the South Western Counties to Launceston and the South West President, Mr Trevor Reynolds complimented the Club on the excellent condition of the course and thanked all the staff for looking after their visitors so very well.

The conditions were excellent throughout the two days, but, only one player equalled the CSS of 71 on day one and one player bettered the CSS of 73 by one shot on day two.

The South West Group Qualifying Competition for the England Golf Seniors County Finals to be played at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club on the 4th to 6th October 2016 were for the second year in succession Devon with a score of 755 captained by Jon Gynne  and his team of Tim Aggett, Tony Allsopp, Philip Lyons, Graham Ruth, Paul Vicary and Richard Ward.


The runners-up were Cornwall with a score of 762 - Colin Ross, Andy Rowe, Andy Clotworthy, Simon Harper, David Kneebone and Michael Wigley.

3rd                  Dorset                 766

4th                  Somerset             774

5th                  Wiltshire              778

6th                  Gloucestershire      784

The individual prizes for the over 65's age group went to:

Best Gross Score           Malcolm Edmunds     (Cornwall)          73 + 77 = 150 on countback from

Runner-Up                   Barry Simpson (Somerset)                 72 + 78 = 150

Best Nett Score             Alexander Kidd (Somerset)                 69 + 71 = 140 Nett

The Winner of the Leonard Lake Trophy was Richard Pillow of Devon with scores of 71 + 75 = 146



Runner-Up was Tim Aggett (Devon)          75 + 73 = 148 on count-back from

3rd   Tony Allsopp (Devon)                      74 + 74 = 148

4th   Tony Coles (Dorset)                         74 + 76 = 150 on count-back from

5th   Malcolm Edmunds (Cornwall)              73 + 77 = 150 on count-back from

6th   Barry Simpson (Somerset)                 72 + 78 = 150






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