Double delight for Joe with back-to-back majors at Werneth Low Golf Club

JOE Adshead is in a rich vein of form at Werneth Low Golf Club after winning back-to-back majors.

He landed the biggest prize in the calendar with victory in Captain’s Weekend.

Joe, a former junior at Denton and member at Didsbury, shot nett rounds of 71 and 65 for 136.

That gave him a three-shot margin of victory over Kevin Tipper, father of club professional Jamie, with 70 and 69 for 139.

Joe’s other major success came in the Eric Madden after a round of 80-12-68.

That was three shots clear of Shaun Sidebottom (83-12-71) who was runner-up on the card from third-placed George Leigh (98-27-71) and Ben Wheatley (82-11-71).

A further major, the Herman Ogden Trophy, went to Colin Greenhalgh (75-9-66) from Vlad Andrukaniec (93-26-67)  and Dave Fletcher (75-7-68).

The Centenary Trophy went to Chris Ventress (82-14-68) from Steve Almond (80-11-69) and Neil Slinger (97-27-70).

Terry Onions won the seniors’ John Porter Cup with a score of 20 Stableford points from runner-up Geoff Torkington (18), third-placed Derek Dolan (18) while Ian Reeves and Jeff Lambert both also scored 18 points.

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