STYAL Golf Club hosted the David Horsey Junior Open, founded in honour of their former junior star who went on to become Cheshire and England junior champion and play on the European Tour for many years with plenty of success.

Horsey still enjoys returning to Styal to use the range and meet up with their up-and-coming juniors along with his many friends at the club.

This year’s Open attracted a stellar field of 45 juniors from across the region and in a close finish Harry Barnes beat Ringway junior captain Daniel Barlow on a card play-off on 68, just one more than Ricky Mohun and Laurent Beech.

The top girl was Jessica Flynn, 78, ahead of Missy Jai Green, 79.

Styal has one of the biggest junior sections in Cheshire, including several county junior team members and the Cheshire girls champion Isabella Taylor Stokes.

They enjoy top class coaching and facilities to develop their game.

The latest medal for Styal’s women saw another junior product and Cheshire team star Erin Parker win with 72, in front of Pam Higgins and Mel Hill, both 75.

The nine-hole stableford winner was Sue Forster, 9.

A seniors stableford at Styal had Paul Jones out on his own in division one with 38, five clear of Nick Gillings, Colin Fellowes and Steve Weaver.

It was closer in division two with Graham Jones winning a cpo on 38 from Jim Stokoe, four more than David Greenwood and Peter Booth.

The Friday Frolics at Styal were led in by junior Joel Norcross, 22, from Pierre Ravailhe, 20.

The Terry Hanna medal at Styal had a tense finish, with Kevin Doherty winning a cpo on 67 from Brian Appleby, one less than Cole Brown and David Campbell.

A nine-hole stableford at Alderley Edge was won by Tom Ricketts, 21, from Nick Johnson, 17, and Tony Griffin, Steve Bennett and Andy Dibble, all 15.

Alderley Edge’s women played a team progressive stableford and the hot trio of L Gardner, S Taylor and L Fowler led in with 70, four more than W Harrison, J Pratt and J Ricketts.

The nine-hole winner was Anne Parkins, 14, from Liz McGuire, 12.

A midweek medal at Mottram Hall was won by Laurence Dews, 36, ahead of Eddie Gaffney, 32, and Colin Gallimore and Nigel Woods, both 27.

The third of the Five-Day Challenge medal at Mottram Hall had Fraser Scott leading in with 73 from Andrew Bethell, 74, and Sian Mian and Neil Duckworth, both 75.

Prestbury ladies also played a Pierpoint Memorial medal and Jill Morris was the winner with 76 from Tina Moorhouse and Michelle Pretty, both 77 and Claire Sutton 78.

A Men’s medal at Macclesfield was won by Mark Findlow 66 from Jake Bowers 68 and Darren Greenwood who led in five players on 70.