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American Golf Par-3, Ladies & Senior tournament updates

With a host of tournaments underway at American Golf, here's an update of the winners and runners-up for the par-3, ladies and senior competitions.

Par 3 Championship

Par 3 Winners

The inaugural American Golf Par 3 Championship, held at 3 Hammers Golf Complex, saw competitors travel from across the country to compete in the innovative format. With men and ladies competing on an equal footing, the Championship threw up some fantastic golf and was a huge amount of fun. The winners now progress to Ryder Cup venue, The Belfry, on 7th & 8th September where they will battle it out for the title of best Par 3 golfer in the country.

Par 3 Winners


Paul Stokes - handicap 11 from Oxley Park GC - 40 points

Shaun Mason - handicap 12 from South Staffs GC - 41 points

Ladies Championship

One of our most popular events, the Ladies Championship Final line-up at The Belfry in September is now almost complete. With all of the qualifiers played in a fantastic spirit, competitors from across the UK and Ireland will compete over 2 days in front of Sky Sports’ cameras to be crowned Ladies Champions, progressing to the Tournament of Champions in Mauritius.


Pontnewydd Qualifiers

1st Place

Ruth Stafford - 17 handicap from St Pierre GC

Kate Parker - 10 handicap from St Pierre GC

41 points

2nd Place

Andrea David - 17 handicap from Cardiff GC

Elaine Caveney - 13 handicap from Cardiff GC

39 points

Peebles Qualifiers

1st place

Lorna Rutherford – handicap 18 from Peebles GC

Sheila Horsburgh - handicap 24 from Peebles GC

44 points

2nd place

Sue Horne - handicap 15 from Thornton GC

Elaine Mitchell - handicap 15 from Thornton GC - 43 points

Wexham Park Qualifiers

1st Place

Suzie Hedges - handicap 23 from Windlesham Golf Club

Kathryn Naylor - handicap 23 from Windlesham Golf Club

20 points (16/6)

2nd place

Rebecca O’Grady - handicap 4 from Howley Hall

Sarah Chapman - handicap 8 from Howley Hall

20 points (14/6)

Didsbury Qualifiers

1st place

Collette Kane - handicap 17 from High Legh Park

Debbie Hirons - handicap 17 from High Legh Park

43 points

2nd place

Michelle Black handicap 11 from Rochdale Golf Club

Lisa Duffy handicap 9 from Rochdale Golf Club

41 points

Senior Championship

Some impressive golf has been seen in the Senior Championship qualifiers, with the Belfry Final lineup so far including the teams below. Everyone will be hoping to book their place at the Tournament of Champions in Mauritius – the incredible prize on offer for the winners of the UK and Ireland Final in September.

Vale Royal Abbey Qualifier


Trevor Wilkes - handicap 12 from VRA

Martyn Hall - handicap 13 from VRA

43 points


Ian Towell - handicap 21 from Low Laithes

Malcolm Crowson - handicap 14 from Oulton Hall

42 points

Penn Golf Club Qualifier


Steve Banks – handicap 18 from Penn GC

Ken Smith – handicap 17 from Penn GC

45 points


Jo Hall – handicap 21 from Penn GC

Gill Meek – handicap 19 from Penn GC

44 points

Pontnewydd Qualifier


Neil Day – handicap 23 from Radyr Golf Club

Paul Oakley - handicap 23 from Radyr Golf Club

47 points


Alan Beard - handicap 6 from Pontnewydd Golf Club

Roger Slade - handicap 19 from Pontnewydd Golf Club

44 points


Wrexham Qualifier


Martin Derrick - handicap 15 from Dyke Golf Club

Andrew Gilbert - handicap 19 from Brighton & Hove GC

45 points


Helen Quail - handicap 23 from North Hants Golf Club

Angela DeBurca - handicap 7 from Wokefield Park GC

44 points

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