Withington GCWithington will be £1000 1st with a full field of 42 players.
Three players tied for the lead at former Ryder Cup venue Moortown on a day of strong winds and freezing temperatures for late May. David Shacklady set the pace on one over par 72 after holing from 6 feet at the last for a birdie. He started with a drive into the fairway bunker at the first and after being too aggressive with his recovery was still left with over 200 yards but a fantastic rescue to ten feet and holed putt resulted in the unlikeliest of birdies. Daniel Gavins was having the weekend off but decided to play late on. He was out in one under par 35 and after making birdie at the 12th he was in charge but three dropped shots coming in resulted in a 72 which at the time was maybe not enough. With the temperature dropping it was left to Toby Garrett from nearby Crossland Heath to join the other two with his 72. After the round his father commented he was getting up... Read more