Bowdon beat Chester 7-0 in the Mary Rose Competition -1st Round – 18th July

Bowdon beat Chester 7-0 in the 1st round of the CA Mary Rose competition on Sunday 18th July.

The Bowdon team was:

Brian (2) & Will (3) beat Mark Lloyd (0.5) & Jerry Guest (2) +25David (3) beat Robin Tasker (3.5) +5Adrian (3) beat David Guyton (6) +6
Will beat Jerry +5Brian beat Mark +5David C beat David G +24Adrian beat Robin +12

Bowdon beat Nottingham 5-2 in the Longman Cup – 24th June

Bowdon beat Nottingham 5-2 in the 2nd round of the Longman Cup on Thursday 24th June.
The Bowdon team was:

  • Adrian Apps (3.5) & Mike Flannery (12) lost to  Viv Staley (11) & Debbie Watson (14)  -7
  • Nigel Matthews (6) beat Mark Lansdale (10)  +14
  • Barry Keen (14) lost to Mark Fraser (8)  -2

In the afternoon,

  • Adrian Apps beat Mark Lansdale +2
  • Nigel Matthews beat Mark Fraser  +9
  • Mike Flannery beat Viv Staley  +11
  • Barry Keen beat Debbie Watson  +11

Following the result, Nigel’s handicap reduces to 4.5. And Adrian’s reduces to 3

The next round is the quarter finals against Tyneside – to be played by 6th Sept

Bowdon beat Chester in Longman Cup 1st Round

Bowdon beat Chester 4-3 in the 1st round of the CA Longman Cup competition on Wednesday 19th May.

The weather stayed dry with some glorious sunny spells. The rustiness of all players following the recent lockdown restrictions showed up in all games with some excellent shots followed by some atrocious ones. However home advantage eventually paid off. 
Bowdon will now take on Nottingham, at home, in the 2nd round

The details are (Bowdon names first):

  • Adrian Apps (3.5) & John Lambie (12) beat Robin Tasker (5) & Nigel Worthington (14)  +18
  • Nigel Matthews (6) beat David Boyd (6)  +11
  • Mike Flannery (12) lost to David Guyton (6)  -3

In the afternoon,

  • Adrian Apps beat Robin Tasker  +20
  • Nigel Matthews beat David Guyton  +15
  • Mike Flannery lost to David Boyd  -7
  • John Lambie lost to Nigel Worthington  -10


The Bowdon team was :

CA Inter-Cub AC – 9th May

Bowdon beat Sheffield & York 6-1 in the first round of the CA Inter-Club AC competition on Sunday, 9th May.
It was be the first time the two clubs have ever met.

The Bowdon team was: Angharrad Walters, John-Paul Moberly, Brian Storey and Simon Jenkins.
Sheffield & York team was: Eugene Chang, Callum Johnson, Trevor Billard and Derek Knight.
The full scores can be seen on the attached link

All-England GC & AC Area Finals

As is usual each year, Bowdon is willing to pay for 2 players from the club to play in each of the All-England Area Finals:
31 July:            All-England GC Handicap Area Final at Ashby CC
21-22 August:  All-England AC Handicap Area Final at Bury CC

If you would like to be considered for playing in either event then please let Ken Cooper know as soon as possible.

Winners/Runners-Up of the Area Finals are entitled to play in the respective National Final:
4-5 September:      All-England AC Handicap National Final at Sidmouth CC
11-12 September:  All-England GC Handicap National Final at Sidmouth CC