Simon breezes in

SIMON Harrison of Thorpeness, runner-up in the PGA east region Order of Merit last year, showed impressive winter form when he defied high winds to win the professionals' prize at the Felixstowe Ferry winter fourball on Tuesday.

SIMON Harrison of Thorpeness, runner-up in the PGA east region Order of Merit last year, showed impressive winter form when he defied high winds to win the professionals' prize at the Felixstowe Ferry winter fourball on Tuesday.

Harrison's round of 70 was two better than Lee Patterson of Royal Cromer, the former Diss assistant. Andrew Robinson of Felixstowe Ferry was third with a round of 73.

Stuart Levermore of Clacton was the professional nearest the pin.

There was a three-way tie in the better ball competition. Jeremy Hicks and Gordon Reed won on countback from Felixstowe Ferry head professional Ian MacPherson and Chris Cook. Mick Thompson and Paul Winder took third place. They all had 43 points.

Alan Wells and Daren Wells were fourth with 42 points, also on countback.

Frazer Knights, the former Suffolk county player from Rushmere, won the amateur nearest the pin prize on the 12th hole being only a foot away from a hole-in-one.

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