Greg Owen continues to improve form with good show at FedEx St Jude Classic

Greg Owen, of England, hits out of a bunker on the fifth hole  during first round play in the 87th PGA Championship at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Greg Owen, of England, hits out of a bunker on the fifth hole during first round play in the 87th PGA Championship at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

IN the FedEx St Jude Classic Greg Owen’s good form continued with a tie for 11th place on Sunday four behind the winner Dustin Johnson.

But it could have been much better, fot after opening with rounds of 72 and 67 was going along nicely at three under par in his third round with only four holes to play.

But he then dropped a shot at the all the four closing holes to finish on 1 over par dropping down the leaderboard.

On Sunday he bounced back up with the leaders returning a fine five under par 67.

The result lifts him into the top 60 on the PGA money list.

Oliver Wilson’s slump continued in last weeks Nordea Master when he again missed the cut finishing well down the field on 3 over par.

The damage was done in his first round with a triple bogey 8 at the par five 13th which left him playing catch up for the rest of his tournament.

This week he tees up in the Saint-Omer Open hoping to take advantage of the weaker field due to most of the top players taking time out during the US Open Championship

Coxmoor’s Gee Cup was won by Peter Mills after a countback from Bill Evans both with nett 68 with third place going to Fred Long one stroke of the pace.

Derek McJannett won the June Black Tee medal on Saturday and the best scratch score after shooting with a two under par 71, after a countback from Malcolm Brown

Division One of the June medal went to Jim Wright with a nett 72, off 6, one better than Ian Stevenson.

Glenn Elliott also returned a nett 72 to win Division Two by one from Harold Gilbert who took second on the back nine from Phil Ward.

Maria Betts triumphed in Sherwood Forest Ladies Spring Meeting with a gross 71, net 69, to win by one from Sue Linacre and Suzanne Taylor.

Pat Collins won the nine hole Stableford competition. with 34 points.