Skip to content

GRAND PRIX CHAMP OFF TO A FLYER….

Golfing Grand Prix winner Simon Light has kick-started his season with a maximum points win in Leighton Buzzard’s March midweek medal competition.
The 39-year-old former Junior Captain of the Plantation Road club finished top scorer in club non-trophy competitions last season with 58 points, potted an opening 10 last week when he carded a nett 68 playing off a handicap of nine.
F1 racing fan Simon, junior club captain in 2001, returned to golf last year after an extended 17 year break, beat runner-up Dean Ashton by two shots, with Paul Ryan third with a nett 71.
Other leading scores were: 72 – Mark Sandham, Jeff  Wood; 73 – Robbie John, Jamie Thomson; 74  – Jack McGarry, Jack Jones, Tom Day, Michael Birdseye, Duncan Smith, Martin King, Joe Berry, Justin Moss.
[] Latest qualifiers for Leighton’s Captain’s Cup next month are Colin Aitken and Pardeep Aurora who won the Saturday event with 45 points, a shot clear of Tony Brinded and Jamie Thornton, and Russell Cohen and Ben Willis, who won the Sunday event with 49 points, four clear of Charlie McMally and Colin Aitken.
PICTURE CAPTION:
Grand Prix winner Simon Light with Immediate Past Club Captain Graham Freer.