FOUNDER members Bob McGrath and Harry Godwin won the popular annual Bransford seniors’ pairs open better-ball.

McGrath (22 handicap) and Godwin (23) pipped home duo Andy Lammas (6) and Andy Kennedy (11), who claimed the first members team prize, on countback on 46 points.

Bransford's Alan Ford (9) and Alan Cockhill (19) scored 44 as did top visitors Kim Eyres (13) and Geoff Hayward (15) of Broome Manor, and Gloucester’s Rob Drew (12) and Colin Hurden (15).

Simon Barnes and Jim Loxley (Tewkesbury Park), Trevor Norton and Adam Scott (Worcester Golf & Country Club), Terry Fallon and Ray Dunn (Gaudet Luce), Tony Marchand and Alan Reade (Minchinhampton) and Pete Anthony and Roy Burston (Bransford) all got 42.

The competition, organised by Trevor Atkinson, attracted a field of 71 pairs and nearest the pin prizes went to McGrath on the fifth, Barnes on the 13th and Lee Robson (Broome Manor) on the 15th.

Bransford seniors remained unbeaten at home with a 5-1 victory over Kington.

John Phillips (23) and Gordon White (27) won 4&2, Ferey Ghani (17) and Neil Sheldon (23) two-up, Roger Clark (26) and Rob Blake (16) 4&3 and Dave Lindsay (23) and Alan Wallcroft (27) 5&4.

Andy Falconer (26) and Trevor Atkinson (15) lost 4&3.

Jane Smallwood (24) won the ladies' September stableford with 34 points from Leigh Thomas (19) on 32, June Atkinson (20) on 31 and Di Leadbetter (24) and Coral Handley (23) on 28.