IT was close in a seniors stableford at Styal Golf Club as Howard Dickson led in with 35 points and Jim Waugh headed a clutch of six players on 34.

The Alan Bethell Memorial Trophy at Styal was won in style by Harry Reid with 66 and the lowest gross of 73, four clear of Jake Foster.

Styal ladies were in stableford action and Joan Andrews led in with 34 points and the 9-hole winner was Frances Purdy after a card play-off on 13 with Lynda Craymer.

The monthly medal at Alderley Edge saw Logan Stanyer win division one with 38 points, closely followed with 37 by Gavin Elly and Andrew Marshall.

Roy Parker took division two on a cpo with Charlie Hill and Rob Turner also scoring 38 points.

The highlight of the competition was Steve Bennett getting his Hole-In-One on the 17th for which he will qualify for a HDID Hugo Boss Watch and a Villeroy and Boch crockery donated by our tee sponsor Villeroy & Boch Küchen Cheshire, based in Alderley Edge.