Yorkshire golf: More success for Moortown GC ladies as they take B Division title at Selby GC

Moortown GC, the YLCGA B Division champions for 2015.
Moortown GC, the YLCGA B Division champions for 2015.
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MOORTOWN ladies’ section are enjoying a successful summer and on Wednesday added the YLCGA B Division title to their list of achievements.

The competition’s semi-finals and finals were held at Selby GC, the first tie pitting Otley against Woodsome Hall and the second Moortown against Malton & Norton

Moortown GC, the YLCGA B Division champions for 2015.

Moortown GC, the YLCGA B Division champions for 2015.

Woodsome Hall and Moortown both overcame their respective opponents 4-3 to meet in the final.

A very closely fought match was epitomised by the the first game, which was only settled at the 19th hole, and overall victory went to Moortown 4-3.

Their victorious team included two of three golfing triplets - Christine and Susan Mannion - and the third, Patsy, walked round in support.

As well as reaching - and winning - the B Division finals, Moortown also qualified for the Scratch Team Division 2 semi-finals, the A Team semi-finals and the B Team semi-finals.

They lost the Scratch finals to Wakefield and the A Team match is next week.

Moortown have also claimed the Leeds Inter District Evening League title.

Otley GC were the top qualifiers in the B Division and won the Woodsome Hall Salver.

Ben Hutchinson receives the Yorkshire amateur championship trophy for 2016 from then YUGC president Jonathan Plaxton after his victory at Moortown.

Past president Jonathan Plaxton to take over from Keith Dowswell as YUGC secretary