The West Lancashire Golf Club 28th June 2017
The previous year’s winners, Old Lerpoolians, had the responsibility to organise this year’s event and chose to host it on the links of The West Lancashire Golf Club in Blundellsands.
Old Crosbeians were able to enter two teams of five players of handicaps ranging from plus 1 to 26 which continues to enable all golfing Old Boys to represent the school, whatever their playing standard.
Old Lerpoolians have a fine record in this event, and there is fierce rivalry with us over bragging rights, but this year their performance by both of their two teams overwhelmed us along with the rest of the field. Nevertheless, our “A” team were runners up in the best team Gross score, with Nick Jones (+1) and George Apel (3) achieving very good individual scores, with Nick finishing with the runner up’s prize for the individual gross score. The other members of the “A” team were Dave Croft, Ollie Hadden & Ian Kearney.
Our “B” team had some good nett scores from Graham Jones, Martin Glenn & John Sharman, with excellent back up from James & Michael Chambers.
The 2018 renewal is again likely to be held at the West Lancashire Links, and a provisional date has been fixed for Friday 13th July 2018. Having organised this event since we re-joined this competition in 2005, I feel that after 13 years, it is time for someone else to take over the mantle, and I am delighted to hand the reins over to fellow OC Martin Glenn, who shall contact you about the 2018 event.
David Anderson, 1960 Leaver