Kieren beats large field to Kenwick Trophy

With the Kenwick Park course looking superb, but playing long after wet weather conditions, 111 men played a medal from the white tees for the Kenwick Trophy.

Lady captain Penny Buckley (left) with Swan Trophy winner Wendy Beaumont and sponsor Di Everitt (right) EMN-160627-103226002

Kieren Spencer-Chaplin birdied the last hole to shoot a great round of 74-5=69 to secure victory and reduce his handicap to four.

Mark Ringland claimed the runners-up spot with 78-7=71, and Travis Hasketh was third with 100-28=72.

Lewis Hackett took fourth place with 75-2=73 on a countback from Tom Gladwell (78-5=73).

Mens captain Graham Sykes (left) with Grouse Foursomes winners Nick Dawson, Dave Foxon and sponsor John King (right) EMN-160627-103211002

* A shotgun start on a lovely summer’s evening welcomed pairs to the Grouse Foursomes.

Dave Foxon (12) and Nick Dawson scored an excellent 79-12=67 to win and were rewarded with a litre bottle of whisky each from sponsors John King and Steve Ashby.

The runners-up were Simon Moody (8) and Ian Dickinson (9) with 80-9=71.

* The ladies enjoyed warm sunshine as they played a stableford for the beautiful Swan Trophy, presented by Di Everitt who kindly donated the prizes.

Mens captain Graham Sykes (left) with Grouse Foursomes winners Nick Dawson, Dave Foxon and sponsor John King (right) EMN-160627-103211002

Wendy Beaumont (35) was thrilled to win her very first trophy with 35 points on a countback from Sandra Crow (13), while Birdie Dawson (8) came third with 34.