Axe Cliff Founders Trophy success for Neil Moorcraft

PUBLISHED: 18:22 23 July 2018 | UPDATED: 18:22 23 July 2018

Neil Moorcraft receives the Founders Trophy from Axe Cliff seniors’ captain Dave Bruce.

Neil Moorcraft receives the Founders Trophy from Axe Cliff seniors' captain Dave Bruce.


Axe Cliff seniors contested the Founders Trophy on another hot day that saw the ball running a fair distance on a very dry course, writes Dave Bruce.

The format was a Medford with the first nine holes played as a medal with your shots taken off so you get a nine hole medal score.

The second nine is then played as a stableford and the total points for the nine are then taken off the first nine’s medal score, leaving a nett Medford score.

Neil Moorcraft was the overall winner with an amazing nett 16 score, closely followed by Adrian Bishop (17) and Peter Hornsby, showing a good return to form, (18).

Alan Morgan and Peter Hornsby scored twos on the short par three 11th and Steve Gibson had a two on the difficult seventh with a fantastic putt, but the best two came from Mick Tomes with a great drive to the long, par three 14th – leaving a putt that even Gilbert Cox would have got, given the chance, of course!

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