Archive for June 13th, 2016

It’s Archer at the death in Denbigh

PHIL Archer won the inaugural GW Insurance PGA Cheshire and North Wales Masters at Denbigh after defeating Phil Kelly in a sudden-death play-off.

Phil Archer..The Birchwood-attached professional, back in the region after nine years on tour, parred the first extra hole as his rival missed a short putt.

But both players left it late to force extra time – Blackpool-born Kelly rolling in a birdie at the 17th for a two-under-par 67 and Archer (pictured) repeating the act on the last hole.

Meanwhile, Carden Park’s Garry Houston, a former Denbigh assistant, shared the honours on 69 with Penwortham’s Ryan O’Neill in the curtain-raising pro-am.

LEADING SCORES: 67 Phil Archer (Birchwood), Phil Kelly (unatt); Archer wins 1st extra hole; 68 Steve Parry (North West Golf Academy), David Corsby (Fleetwood), David Shacklady (Mossock Hall); 69 Tim Dykes (Penrith); 70 Michael Jones (Royal Liverpool), Jason Shufflebotham (Denbigh).

Double tops Dolan leads the way

TOM Dolan won his second event of the campaign in the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit with an impressive five-under-par total of 139 in the Eaton Talbot.

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