Club competitions

Ishmael & Teasey win Fourballs

Congratulations to Martin Ishmael and Andy Teasey, who claimed the Fourball Better Ball title on a day of lovely Autumn sunshine on Saturday 16th October. In the final they produced some fantastic golf, a birdie on the last from Andy securing a 2 hole win. Runners-up John Hoystead and Paul Sinker, produced some great golf, but in the end with a nett score of -5, Martin and Andy proved too strong. In fact birdies on holes 5, 7 and 9 gave them a combined gross record score of 26 (-3).

Both teams had progressed to the final courtesy of impressive 3&2 victories in the semi-finals. Hoysytead/ Sinker beating R. Ishmael/ Phillips and M. Ishmael/ Teasey beating Bennett/ Willis respectively.

In the Autumn League strokeplay, there are only 2 weeks remaining. Tied at the top are Lee Phillips, Martin Ishmael and Andy Teasey on -7. Close behind on -5 are Phil Jackson and Paul Sinker.

Week 5 winner: Mr. L. Phillips -6; second Mr. J. Kearsley -3

Week 6 winner: Mr. P. Sinker -6; second Mr. L. Phillips -1

Week 7 winner: Mr. A. Teasey -2; second Mr. P. Sinker -1

Week 8 winner: Mr. J. Kearsley -3; second Mr. A. Teasey -2

Week 9 winner: Mr. R. Ishmael -3; second Mr. M. Ishmael -2

Please note the Winter League will commence on November 1st. The league is open to everyone and new players are very welcome! Please ask in the clubhouse for details, and remember you will receive a handicap meaning everyone is on a level playing field.

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Porters Wood Golf Course

Situated on the outskirts of Wigan, Lancashire, Porters Wood 9-hole golf course is set in natural, undulating parkland between the villages of Shevington and Orrell. The course operates on a ‘pay and play’ basis.