Hugo Dobson’s ninth place finish in the Bridgestone Challenge at Luton Hoo last week has earned him an invitation to play in another PGA Challenge Tour event, the Hopps Open de Provence at Mallemort in France next week, writes Tony Garnett.
It was a perfect ending to Joe Cardy’s time as Suffolk county captain. Victory over Leicestershire at Stowmarket denied the formerly unbeaten visitors the Anglian League title which went to Northamptonshire, who rounded off their programme by beating Cambridgeshire, writes Tony Garnett.
James Biggs of Diss is having a marvellous season. He won the Lagonda Trophy at Gog Magog, the Suffolk Amateur Championship and now he has added the President’s Mashie, the Suffolk Amateur match play title, at Rookery Park, writes Tony Garnett.
Southwold professional Andrew Robinson and his 17-handicap amateur partner James Smith returned an eight-under-par better-ball score of 64 to win the Lombard PGA Regional qualifier at Thetford, writes Tony Garnett.
In his latest round-up of golf news from the region, Tony Garnett covers the Seaton Robson Trophy at Aldeburgh, Suffolk’s upcoming clash with Norfolk at Hintlesham and the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters.