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Golfing partners Graham Freer and Martin Flynn beat more than a hundred club colleagues to qualify for the final of Leighton Buzzard’s Captains’ Cup competition with an impressive 49 points…..and carded six fewer to win the coveted trophy with four shots to spare.
The deadly duo were top scorers on the way to the final where they faced 16 other qualifying pairs, with Jamie and Adam Bather finishing runners-up with 39 points, a shot clear of Ben Willis and Russell Cohen, Peter Sheridan and Mark Leng and Simon and Thomas Light.
[]  Two “Simons” found the simple way to win golfing silverware – just score more points than other club colleagues.
Simon Waller won Leighton’s 75th anniversary trophy with 38 points, while Simon Enright was top finisher in the competition for the 50th anniversary trophy with 37 points.
Played on the same day, the 75th anniversary trophy is for male golfers with a handicap from 0-14 and a handicap of 0-18 for ladies, while the 50th anniversary trophy is for male golfers with a handicap of 15-28 and 19-31 for ladies.
Runners-up for the 75th anniversary trophy were  Charlie McNally and Ben Willis with 37 points, a shot clear of Ashley Garner.
Runner-up for the 50th anniversary trophy was Nigel Chapman with 35 points, two clear of Thomas Campbell, Callum Connew, Stuart Mills, Anton Bednarek and Declan Shannon.
[] Leighton’s April  midweek stableford was won by Richard Samuels with 41 points, four clear of runner-up Michael Birdseye, with Steve Gibbs finishing third with 36 points.
[] Champion golfer Ros Miles was top scorer in Leighton ladies Challenge Cup/Medal competition carding a nett 79 to beat Angela Samuels by four shots. Barbara Rickard and Christine Robinson finished joint third with scores of nett 80, two clear of Virginia Gillett, Christine Purkiss and Sue Preston.
The ladies nine-hole competition was won by Pauline Bell with 16 points, two clear of runner-up Christine Giles.