TOM Ricketts was a clear winner of a nine-hole stableford.

He won at a canter with 20 points in the Alderley Edge Golf Club event.

It was also very comfortable for T Broomhall and Celia Brent in a betterball stableford for Edge’s women as they posted an impressive 40 points, six more than B Evans and Y Grundy.

The third seniors winter league stableford at Styal Golf Club needed a card play-off on 39 points to see Gordon Hamilton into top spot from Peter Robins, one more than Harry Reid.

In men's par action at Styal, division one was led in by Jeffrey Chadwick on +3 from Nick Gillings +2.

In division two Andy Jones was the only one to beat par on +1. Nearest challengers Neil Brownhills and Steven Fenn recorded -1.

A Sunday stableford at Styal was won by Peter Mendes with 39 points, four more than Tony Nabarro, Jeffrey Chadwick, Ken Bristowe and David Graham-Jones.

Styal ladies played a singles stableford and it was won by Helen Billington with 36 points from Kath Goodall, 34, and Aileen Holohan, 33.