Just to remind you all ! WHS Index Applies
P.I.G.S. Rules 2022 ref,16.
Society Members of all sections will play individual competitions (including National Event) using their lowest WHS Handicap Index (or Society awarded equivalent),this being subsequently converted into their appropriate Course Handicap for the venue being played. A further adjustment to their Course Handicap using an allowance of 95% will then be applied to determine each members Playing Handicap for the venue being played. Each Section Committee shall have authority to adjust their members Handicap Index for local Society Meetings.
Winner of the BP Plastics Trophy was Rob Cohen with 37 points- the trophy returns to the Morelli Group boardroom for another year.
Winner of the Waghorne Trophy (junior) was Stephen Vale with 33 points
Winner of the Stanley Brian Trophy was David Connolly with 37 points.
Guest Prize went to Ben Loader with a great score of 42 points. At least one Loader can win something!!!
The afternoon Greensomes was won by Steve and Peter Heddon with 42 points well ahead of the field.
In accordance with society rules Rob Cohen, Stephen Vale and David Connolly are each cut 2 shots from their playing handicaps for the remainder of the season.
A Big Thank You goes to our sponsors for the day Phil Matton, Peter Richardson and the Morelli Group
Congratulations to all the trophy winners but in reality the quality of both courses together with such fine weather made all those who attended the ultimate winners.
Our next daily meeting is at wonderful Walton Heath on Wednesday 22nd June and, we have been able to squeeze a few more tee times from them.
Last Thursday Midland Pigs were once again playing one of their long time favourite golf courses at Beau Desert in Staffordshire.True to form the course was in excellent condition and proved challenging to say the least! Wayward shots were punished dramatically with the rough as unforgiving as ever. However, by way of consolation the weather was sunny and warm and all together a real treat.
The occasion also presented the opportunity to host and welcome the PIGS National President, David Johnston and North West secretary Mike Field accompanied by other members from the North aiming to rob Midlands of their silverware! All to no avail I'm afraid as both trophies were retained.
Congratulations go to Colin Sarson on winning the Bakelite Trophy (first won in 1935) with 35 Points and thankfully keeping his son in his place...just! David Sarson the Runner Up came in with 34 Points.
Pictured top right is Richard Orme of Distrupol Ltd who very kindly sponsored the occasion. Colin Sarson looks a very happy Winner on being presented with the trophy by the President David Johnston.
Pictured bottom right is Winner of the Healey Trophy Phil Hulland being presented by the President. A relative new Midland society member Phil will I am sure become a recipient of further stroke reductions going forward if he keeps to his current form. Runner Up for the trophy with a back nine recovery of 18 to make a total of 30 points was Jon Wilkinson. Also with a total of 30 points was Paul Martindale who came along as a guest and won the Visitor Prize
All together a great day was had by all and, once again, a big thanks to Distrupol for sponsoring the event.
In wonderful sunshine playing for the Zytell Trophy, Jack Travis came in with a score of 50pts !!! Runner Up David Johnston (National President) posting a slightly more moderate result of 43pts !!! Congratulations also go to James Wragg on winning the Visitor Prize. The event was also attended by fellow PIGS members from the Midlands and Yorkshire sections.
Pictured Left: Liam Killough N/West Captain (centre) presenting the Zytell Trophy to winner Jack Travis (right)
Despite all the joviality during the evening some photo's were salvaged. apologies for the pic quality