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The 2016 Lanashire Seniors Championship was won again by our ELGA President Mr Tony Holt of Clitheroe G.C.

Mark Ashworth of Clitheroe G.C became the Overall Lancashire Champion along with regaining the ELGA Harold Ryden Trophy beating Curtis Clarkin at Nelson G.C.

Young Noah Cambridge of Clitheroe G.C. also became the Lancashire Schools Under 15 Champion.

Our 2016 ELGA Rules Winner was Mr Tony Duckett of Rishton G.C. and the ELGA Seniors Championship was won by Mr Andy Samuels of Burnley G.C.

The 2016 ELGA Junior Team narrowly missed out reaching the LUGC Final day, beaten by North Lancs. at Accrington G.C.       
       
Pictures below L to R.

Tony Holt - Lancs Seniors Champion, Mark Ashworth - Lancashire Champion/ H Ryden Champion & Noah Cambridge - Lancs Schools Under 15 Champion.


The ELGA Junior Challenge Tour  Gross Champion was Ethan Cambridge of Clitheroe G.C.

The Tour Nett Champion was Zak Sturgeon of Towneley G.C.
Runner Up;- Mathew Casper of Burnley G.C.

From 447 Entries throughout the 2016 season.

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Unfortunately 2017 so SHAW HILL GOLF CLUB resign membership of the association after 64 Years.

OAK ROYAL GOLF CLUB
becomes a new association member in 2017 thus retaining our 23 association clubs.

Anthony Harwood of Blackburn having been the Harold Ryden runner up in 2015 & 2016 won the 2017 Title beating Mark Ashworth at Darwen G.C.

Nelson G.C won the Scratch Sheild at Clitheroe G.C. and Stonyhurst G.C. won the Handicap Trophy at Mytton Fold.

The ELGA Mixed Gross winners were Tom & Beverley Wellock of Colne and the Nett winners were Stuart Nunn & Val Fairless of Clitheroe.

The Seniors Championship was won by Andy Riley of Burnley with Gary Byrne of Clitheroe in second place played at Blackburn G.C.








Accringtons Trevor Foster having won the Lancashire Senior Championship then went on to win the England Senior Title for 2017.        ( Champion of Champions)

The 2017 Junior winner of the ELGA Junior Championship played at Colne G.C. was won by Harry Lord of Rossendale G.C.

Adam Mujahid of Nelson won the Junior Challenge Tour Gross Title with Zak Strugeon also of Nelson wiining for the second year in succession the Nett Title.

The runners up were - GROSS - Noah Cambridge of Royal Lytham & NETT - Cameron Walmsley of Wilpshire.
The tour comprised of 12 Events with the players best 7 Scores being taken for the merit points. - 348 Entries competed for the titles.


THE 2017 NETT  CHALLENGE TOUR CHAMPION




ZAK STURGEON of NELSON G.C.




THE 2017 GROSS CHALLENGE TOUR CHAMPION




ADAM MUJAHID of NELSON G.C.

ON THE LEFT:-
THE 2017 ELGA JUNIOR OPEN CHAMPION
HARRY LORD of ROSSENDALE

ON THE RIGHT:-
Challenge Tour -  Group Photo.
Mr President, Tony Holt with Adam Mujahid, Noah Cambridge, Zak Sturgeon

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David Ellis takes over as ELGA President
2018-19.

Aug 2018 - Following a very short stay - TURTON GC withdarw their membership.

2018 became a fantastic year for our quality senior golfers with Trevor Foster of Accrington becoming the British Senior Champion at Royal Porthcawl and Tony Flanagan of Clitheroe becomimng the Lancashire Seniors Champion for 2018.

The Harold Ryden was won by Anthony Keenan of Burnley and the Scratch Individual won by Ben Scott of Accrington.
The scratch team winners where Clitheroe played at Colne.

Gary Byrne of Clitheroe won the Seniors Championship at Rishton with a Gross 71.
ELGA mixed team event at Wilpshire was won by Clitheroe with a gross 254, Nett by Wilpshire with a Nett 228.

ELGA Juniors took 3rd place in the Lancashire Associations first Team Trophy event at Hesketh G.C. with Adam Mujahid of Nelson becoming the Team Player of the year as well as the Challenge Tour Gross winner
The Challenge Tour Nett champion was won by Jack Drayton of Fleetwood.

ELGA,s Junior Championship at Towneley obtained 3 prize winners, Jack Drayton of Fleetwood being the overall winner with Luke Smalley of Clitheroe taking the ELGA Gross Trophy and Harris Raffertey of Clitheroe taking the ELGA Nett Trophy.

PHOTOS BELOW:-
All Left to Right - TOP ROW, T Foster - T Flanagan - G Byrne
                       BOTTOM ROW - J Drayton - L Smalley - H Rafferty - A Mujahid

 
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