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Ashley Johnson secured a convincing win in the Page Trophy with two sub-par rounds at Bradley Hall for a total of 137 off a handicap of 6. Second place went to Fergus Barron (3) with a score of 141 and the Colin H. Swain Trophy for the best professional went to James Ward on 144, all the top places going to Dewsbury District G.C.
The best morning rounds went to Ashley Jackson and Bradley Hall's Tim Kent (7) with net 68's followed by Paul Caldwell (6), Bradley Hall 71, Fergus Barron (3) 72 with 7 more in contention.
In the afternoon round Tim Kent fell away as fatigue took over but his equal 3rd place was a fine performance. Ashley Jackson returned a 69 to hold on the 1st place by a good margin from Fergus Barron who matched Jackson's 69 for 2nd place. James Ward's par round of 70 moved him up into joint 3rd and 1st Professional, 2 shots clear of the home club assistant, Elliot Lister. Paul Savage (6) of Bradley Hall shot a 71 to secure the other joint 3rd place and take the best net afternoon prize, Tim Kent taking the best net Morning prize and Jamie Smith (-1) of Halifax taking the best gross prize with a scores of 72 and 75 for a total of 147.
The Emmie H. Smith team trophy was won by Bradley Hall, Elliot Lister, Paul Caldwell and Tim Kent, with a score of 435, just one better than Dewsbury District.
The Bradley Hall course was in excellent condition and after the morning mist had cleared the day was generally sunny with only a very light breeze giving ideal golfing conditions.
Dewsbury professional Nigel Hirst rounded off his long Page Trophy career with 3rd placed professional to take the Alliance Professional Order of Merit in his last season prior to retirement.
The 18 hole Roger Heap Memorial Trophy was won by Bradley Hall's Dave Mitcheson (14) with a net 77, won on count-back from Crosland Heath's John Clay (12).
Page Trophy Ashley Johnson (6) Dewsbury District 68 + 69 = 137
2nd overall Fergus Barron (3) Dewsbury District 72 + 69 = 141
Colin H. Swain Trophy for best Professional James Ward Dewsbury District 74 + 70 = 144
Emmie H. Smith Trophy for best team Bradley Hall G.C. 435
Best amateur Gross Jamie Smith (-1) Halifax 72 + 75 = 147
Best net morning Tim Kent (7) Bradley Hall 68
Best net afternoon Paul Savage (6) Bradley Hall 71
Roger Heap Cup Dave Mitcheson (14) Bradley Hall 77 back 9 36
2nd John Clay (13) Crosland Heath 77 back 9 43