A SENIORS regressive stableford at Styal Golf Club was won by H Mitchell.

His 77 points was ahead of A Beckett, A Ghost, H Dickson, K Dawson and T Marsden.

A Wednesday nine-hole stableford at Styal was closer, with Kevin Doherty on top with 21 points.

Neil Brownhill, Chris Hart and Tom Bloor all achieved 19.

Styal ladies were in Winter League action and Enid Laverty led in with 23 points from Nancy Chorlton, 21, and Joan Doyle, 20.

A betterball stableford at Mottram Hall was a close contest, with P Dunford and P Smith first past the post with 47 points followed by M Delargy and A Hockenhull, 46, and M Richardson and P Draper and C and U Rawthore, both 45.

Prestbury, Cheshire and England star Bel Wardle enjoyed herself in the Spanish Ladies Stroke-play Championship and moved up the world amateur rankings.

Wardle finished second after the three-round competition at Monte Castello Golf Club where she posted 74, 73 and 73 to finish four over par, four shots adrift of the winner Natalyia Guseva and two shots clear of four players tied in third spot.

The result saw her move into 26th place in the world rankings – her highest-ever placing and looking forward to more success in 2020.

Prestbury’s men enjoyed an am-am and none more than the top trio of C Adams, C Barker and M Jackson with 82 points taking them clear of K Bradbury, K Jee and T Coutts, 78, and R Bianchi, M Robertson and G Lover, 77.