A contest of two halves

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The Audi Trophy played at Market Rasen and District Golf Club recently was certainly a tale of two halves. 

With a fine start to the day, cloud increased during the morning and the long awaited rain started just as the last of the morning players came in and the afternoon players were going out. 

The weather deteriorated throughout the afternoon and a number of players failed to complete their round.

It certainly didn’t affect Bob Davison. Following his excellent second place in the Beckett Salver at the beginning of the month and a reduction in handicap, he mastered the awful conditions in the afternoon. 

His round of 66 off a handicap of 11 was enough for him to secure the trophy by two clear shots from Stuart Honey, 13 handicap). 

The competition was played off a maximum of 18 so Matt Cooksey, 21 handicap, did exceptionally well to come third on count-back, despite conceding three shots off his club handicap.

Roy Knowles again played a very steady round of golf to secure the gross prize with a round of 74.