Captains Cup @ Denton GC 24th June 2022

Captains Cup @ Denton GC 24th June 2022

It was finally time for the much anticipated Captains Cup at Denton Golf Club home of our much loved captain Ernie Rowlands. The day required a strong pair of sun sunglasses and even stronger stomach as the order of the day from Mr Captain was a loud shirt or a forfeit to be paid. As you can see below the majority conformed and those that didn’t were chased up by Frances Sinnott to put a fair contribution/fine into the charity fund. 


A good turnout of 29 golfers, due to a late arrival no names no pack drill, teed off. The Captain led the first bunch away and with his experience of course advised them of the approaches. The weather was kind to us and the course was in fine condition. I’m not sure what the Denton members thought of the kaleidoscope of colours wandering around their course. 

There were some good scores returned and as is normal for the Portland a  card playoff was needed to sort out the winners. A sneaky attempt by yours truly to provide a different method of result for card playoff was refused and so Joe Boyd triumphed with a better back nine score than Kevin Bolton. 

A number of raffle prize donations were provided so the raffle took longer than usual, a mini paint roller kit was declined by all until our President Mr Garner was the last ticket out and had no choice but to take it. Im sure the many alcoholic prizes would have been more to his taste, but he can now paint the town red.

Nearest Pin     
2 Bill Harris  
5 Geoff Haynes  
8 Kieran Dunn  
 13 Dave Saville   
Longest Drive Mike Smith  
Nearest Line   Luke Russell  
2's None  £24 c-o
Results  Name Pts
Mention Geoff Haynes 32
  Kieran Dunn 32
5th Mike Smith 32
4th Brian Murray 33
3rd John Martin 34
2nd Kevin Bolton 35
1st Joe Boyd 35


The absence of any 2’s means the pot for Marple  will be well worth winning.

Well done Joe Boyd, this years Captains Cup winner