Graham and Derek qualify for National Seniors event

Matlock Golf Club Round-up by Tony Cox

It was a double congratulations for Matlock member Graham Coppen and the club’s head greenkeeper Derek McJannet when they both qualified for National Seniors Championships which to be held at Woodhall Spa on September 13/14.

Graham posted a gross 67 (66 net) on his home course to win the Derbyshire Seniors Championship whilst Derek won the Notts Seniors Championship at Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club.

Meanwhile, Matlock members welcomed guests for Men’s Invitation Day 2 on August 24.

Whilst vice captain Ian Waite scored a hole-in-one on the eighth, top honours went to Rob Tait and his guest, Horsley Lodge member and county golf captain Chris Drabble. They scored eight birdies on their way to victory with 45 points.

The Ladies Invitation Day saw Cynthia Machent and her guest Pauline Bramley winning with 38 points.

In the drawn Mixed Foursomes Jubilee Cup there was success for Tony Booth and Jenny Knight with a score of 73.5.