Coxmoor star Greg Owen tops the $1m mark as season draws to an end

England's Greg Owen
England's Greg Owen

AS Greg Owen’s season on the PGA Tour draws to a close he lifted his earnings for the year over the $1m mark, with a mid-field finish in the Fry’ Open last week.

After three rounds the Coxmoor ace was well in the hunt for a top 10 finish, but a one over par closing round finally dropped him down to a share of 22nd place.

Club mate Oliver Wilson tees up this week in Western Australia in the ISPS Handa Perth International as he looks for that one good finish for the year that will give him his full playing privileges for next year’s campaign.

But things got off to a bad start when he missed his flight form Heathrow after a mix-up with the timings.

Winner in Round Two of Rufford Park’s Autumn League Division One was Phil Barnfather with 38 points, with the Second Division going to Eddie Turner-Bennett also with 38 points.

Josh Turner-Bennett ran away with Division three with a best of the day 45 points.

Pete March and Gren Patman won Oakmere Park’s Stan Wright Trophy Betterball Stableford with 45 points when they topped the first Division.

Division Two went to Nigel Birch and Bob Ward with 41 points.

The RNLI Charity 2 from 4 Medal was won by Andy Henderson, Andy Sansom, Darren Broughton, Matt Tinklin with a nett 133, followed by Graham Bilsland, Bill Ball, Gary Tyler, Stewart Fairweather on nett 135 with third place going to the team of Matt Chambers, Pete Smedley, Dave Toon, Dave Ford with 138.

In the Senior’s Summer Eclectic Round 14. the First Division went to Gary Bakewell on 35 points after a count back from Nick Thornton.

A countback was also needed in the Second Division with Les May taking first place from John Kenton, both with 30 points.

Jason Davies won the Thursday stableford with a total of 37 points.

In the Ladies Section the Sunday Stableford was won by Lesley Young with 32 Ptsone better than runner up Julie Walkden.

In the Juniors Stableford played with nine holes over the Commanders and nine holes over the Admirals Courses was won by the Under 28 Handicaps section was won by Ben Handbury with 39 points three better than Lara Abbott with the over 28 Handicap section going to James McFaull with 60 points followed by Blake Tarleton-Handley 38 points.