Moorecroft makes it two medals from two

Moorecroft makes it two medals from two

Moorecroft makes it two medals from two

First published in Sport

ROSS Moorecroft continued his fantastic form at Cleobury Mortimer GC by winning the Men’s July London Pride Medal on Saturday.

Moorecroft, who clinched first place in the Pain’s Mawley Milk Trophy medal last week, showed his class with a nett 65 to take the title and slash his handicap to 11.

The sunny weather and great golf continued at Cleobury for the July medal, sponsored by London Pride.

Richard Wright, who won the Seve foundation stableford, two weeks ago continued his form with a nett 68 to take third place.

John Gaskell, another man in great form at the moment after taking some lessons from Mortimer’s head professional Phil Moore, shot a nett 67 to take second place.

The result was impressive considering he had shot a trethe only highlights of the innings.

Despite an excellent 6-48 from skipper Craig Siwicki, Cleobury took victory in the 34th over for the loss of eight wickets.

This weekend, Stourport will look to bounce back as they host the in form Chaddesley Corbett (1.30pm start).

Meanwhile, the seconds sit proudly at the top of Division One as they enjoyed a high scoring victory over Evesham.

Batting first, Evesham amassed 278-8 from their 50 overs.

Adam Sellick (3-76) and (3- 71) from Mark Guest the pick of the Stourport attack.

In reply, Karl Baker hit 75 before James Cook (36no) took Stourport to a five wicket victory with nine overs to spare.

Stourport’s thirds were thrashed by an impressive Kempsey first team. Kempsey blasted 377-5 before declaring after 41 overs. In reply Stourport were shot out for a paltry 62.

The fourths easily beat Kempsey seconds, with five wickets for Peter Harrison.

ble-bogey six on the par three eighth hole.

But the winner is a man who is in the form of his life.

Hot on the heels of his 63 last week, Moorecroft once again produced a convincing display to make it two tournaments in a row.

He said: “This week I managed to par the last three holes but I am getting closer to reducing my handicap into single figures.”

Meanwhile, the Anne McIntyre Memorial Stableford at Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club was won by Burlish Park Ladies’ member Pat Bowater.

July results for Burlish Park Ladies: Medal — Lin Pearson 73, Margaret Ellor 77, Paula Wood 79 Carole Allsop 80.

Stableford — Sue Gibbard 40 (23), Paula Wood 31 (29) Margaret Ellor 29 (23) Millie Whitmore 29 (29).

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