The AC Millennium Trophy – 21/22 July 2018 at Pendle
Hosted at Pendle the tournament consisted of 15 Players taking part in a flexible Swiss format. Although the sun finally appeared in the latter stages of Sunday afternoon, the tournament was played in the dry with all lawns in use and Chris Alvey managing his first tournament..
Day one was dominated by Sue Pritchard of Westmorland and Roger Schofield of Pendle, each winning all 3 matches and finishing top of the leader board. Restart of play on Sunday saw the two leaders playing each other with Sue taking the lead. After a total of 75 matches, 3 players finished with 4 wins; Paul Kenworthy of Bury placed 3rd having lost to Sue the previous day.
The two finalist were Barry McKenzie of Bowdon and Sue Pritchard. They played a 2 ball break decider starting at corner 4 with hoop 4 being their first target. This was won by Barry who took home the Millennium Trophy and Sue was awarded the Runners-up statuette and a reduction in her handicap.
Many thanks to Pendle for their hospitality.
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