Market Rasen Golf Club: New pair win Ainsworth Trophy

Ainsworth Trophy winners Charlie Hinchliffe and Jade Baker EMN-150709-181320002
Ainsworth Trophy winners Charlie Hinchliffe and Jade Baker EMN-150709-181320002

Market Rasen golfers Charlie Hinchcliffe and Jade Baker hit it off immediately as the pair claimed the Ainsworth Trophy on their competitive debut together.

Jade and Charlie, playing off a combined handicap of nine, shot a nett 70 to win the 18-hole foursomes medal by half-a-stroke from Clive Wilson and Helen Gibbard.

Men's Invitatation Day winners Jeff Portlock (left) and Dave Hood (right)with captain Guy Hardcastle EMN-150709-181331002

Men's Invitatation Day winners Jeff Portlock (left) and Dave Hood (right)with captain Guy Hardcastle EMN-150709-181331002

The best gross prize went to John Boulton and Jane Salt for their round of 89.

* A total of 36 pairs took to the course for a shotgun start as Market Rasen GC staged its Men’s Invitation Day.

Jeff Portlock and Dave Hood topped the 18-hole betterball stableford competition with 44 points, four ahead of Richard Everett and J. Strickson.

Ben Hinchcliffe and Mark Broughton secured third place with 39 points thanks to a better back nine.