Lakes & Dales Triumph

“Bentham celebrate Lakes and Dales Trophy win at fantastic Bentham”

Bentham strolled to a fine win in the Lakes and Dales Trophy, played against Grange and Silverdale at Bentham. Nine player’s from each club competed in this annual event, 5 gents, 3 ladies and the club Pro’s/Club Champion.

The course once again played superb, and with the weather sunny and breezy everyone enjoyed a really fun and competitive day’s golf. For the first time this year the Pro’s from both Bentham and Silverdale, Chris and brother Alyn Cousins took part and were paired up with Grange’s Club Champion, young Jordan Harrison whose handicap is 3. Everyone watched on at the 1st Tee to see just how it is done, seeing off Chris, Alyn and Jordan which was a really nice touch. Bentham’s Club Captain, Vice Captain and Lady Captain followed closely behind in their respective 3 balls.

Thank you to Chris for finding the time to take part and supporting the Lakes and Dales. Chris managed to fend off his brother and Jordan and beat them both by four and two points on the day to boast the family’s bragging rights, at least till next year when the event will be played at Grange.

One notable score on the day was produced by the Vice Captain and birthday boy, David Baren. Dave managed to score an excellent 40 pts, taking the individual 1st prize, and is clearly a man in form following other great scores in other recent competitions. Most other Bentham scores were in the early to mid 30’s and in the end it was a comfortable win for Bentham who have now won the Trophy 5 times out of seven.

Team captain, Carl Wood would like to congratulate and thank all players who took part for Bentham. This is a really enjoyable event and the other teams left in envy of what Bentham Golf Club has, which is a fantastic course, wonderful clubhouse facilities, a tremendous present group of members and clubhouse feel, and a superb team of staff. Thank you particularly to James, Isabel, Mike, Rosy and Dan who ensured all the visitors on the day were welcomed and taken care of.

The final thank you from Carl goes to Thomas and Jane for everything they have done so far in a short period of time at Bentham Golf Club. We are extremely fortunate to have such owners, and the club can surely only go from strength to strength. Lets all ensure we back them and make the club great again !

Bentham Team :- Chris Cousins, Captain, Mr Vice Captain, Lady Captain, Carl Wood, Leslie Crohill, Steve Jackson, Debbie Wood and Ashleigh Wood

Carl Wood
5.8.2011