NEIL Smith made the most of perfect playing conditions to become The Wychwood’s club champion.

He mastered the quick greens to card a 36-hole gross total of 153, three shots clear of nearest challenger Andy Tyler.

Tom Garrett comfortably won the handicap trophy with a nett 144, six shots ahead of Stuart Dalgarno.

It was part of a busy weekend at the club, who also hosted their pro-am in much trickier conditions.

Wychwood professional Tom Field and his assistant Rob Knight finished in a share of sixth place with rounds of 78.


Pro-Am – Pro: 1 D Seymour (Theale) 74. Team: 1 West Berks -7.

Men’s Club Championship (36 holes) – Gross: 1 N Smith 153, 2 A Tyler 156. Nett: 1 T Garrett 144, 2 S Dalgarno 150.

May Pro Shop Stableford: 1 A Underhill (19) 39, 2 S James Jnr (9) 36, 3 J Sayer (25) 34.

June Pro shop Stableford: 1 D Ridley (20) 36, 2 T Garrett (9) 36, 3 R Gunn (4) 35.

Roscoe Cup Texas Scramble: 1 D Bates, P King, A Underhill & J Taylor 64.1, 2 S Carpenter, S James, S Hawtin & R Sale 65.2, 3 P Bentham, P Barnard, T Duester & I Prew 66.3.

  • TADMARTON Heath professional John Stubbs and amateur John Burton moved into regional qualifying for the Lombard Trophy next month.

The pair won the club’s competition with a nett 66 to get one step closer to the final, held at Gleneagles in September.