Brothers show Wright way

RUSHMERE brothers, Tom and Will Wright, gave an outstanding display in a chill wind in the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting at Waldringfield on Sunday. There was a field of 92 players including eight professionals.

RUSHMERE brothers, Tom and Will Wright, gave an outstanding display in a chill wind in the Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting at Waldringfield on Sunday. There was a field of 92 players including eight professionals.

They won the better ball Stableford with 46 points that included six birdies. One handicap Will Wright, the reigning Suffolk men s match play champion, also had an eagle.

Although invited to be a member of Rushmere s Hambro Cup squad this year, Will Wright has confirmed that he will not be available. Tom Wright, the Rushmere men s champion, is also currently missing from the club s Hambro and Stenson Shield availability list.

Runners-up, three points behind, were Bury Golf Range professional Kevin Earp and Darren Aldous of Stoke by Nayland. Haverhill players Andy Fish and Stuart King took third prize on count back with 42 points.

Earp was the top professional on the day with an impressive round of 68, He beat Jon Markham of Stowmarket and Robin Mann of Felixstowe Golf Range by five shots.

Earp faces Markham and Tony Dobson (Stonham Barns) in the Paul Wright and Co Suffolk PGA Winter match play at Stowmarket on Sunday and will be hoping to confirm the form.

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The next Suffolk Alliance meeting will be at Ufford Park on Wednesday, February 7 with a pro-am /am-am format.

Membership of the Alliance costs 10. There are still vacancies. Secretary Phil Segger (tel. 01473 727525) can provide details.

Stableford better ball

46 pts: Tom Wright and Will Wright (Rushmere).

43: Kevin Earp (Bury Golf Range) and Darren Aldous (Stoke by Nayland).

42: Andy Fish and Stuart King (Haverhill) on count back from R Ross and C Marjoram.

41: J Markham and R Taylor.

40: A Tokley and G Rich, S Richal and D Ball, K Ward and R Rand, B Smy and A Richardson.

39: W Penman and A Bareham, T Lunness and K Hume, N Duc and D Whiting, D Grieves and P Boswell, B Darling and P Morton.

38: D Daniel and C George, A Alden and J Crockley, J Thompson and P Jiggens, G Day and S Buxton.

37: J Williams and J Smith, I McKay and G Vandervord, M Virley and M Pryke, A Brown and S Double, T Clarke and M Symonds, G Borthwick and S Murphy, T Huffer and M Noble, T Fairhead and J Rennie.

36: P McGarr and E Bareham, K Brown and S Nichols, T Holley and P Davey, K Keeble and T Knights, R Mann and K Halil, T Dobson and P Dobson, C Leggett and N Denny, P Webb and M Barlow.

35: G Markham and K Rooney, G Carroll and R Baker.

34: C Hammond and S Woods, M Rayner and S Moye.

33: C Briggs and J Davis.

32: M Lay and P Lay, M Pearse and C White, C Clark and M Holmes.

31: J Walker and G Baird.

30: J Whiting and C Newman,

29: C Flores and R Collins.

27: P Walters and T Paine.

Professional medal scores

68: Kevin Earp (Bury Golf Range).

73: Jon Markham (Stowmarket) and Robin Mann (Felixstowe Golf Range).

77: Tony Dobson (Stonham Barns).

79: Andrew Tokley (Stoke by Nayland).

81: Tim Huffer (Waldringfield).

No return: Nick Duc and Steve Moye (both Haverhill).

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