doc martens pink Elson drops a hint
Elson drops a hintJAMIE Elson gave the Walker Cup selectors another positive nudge when making a joint second finish in the American NCAA finals.00:00, 7 JUN 2001Updated21:54, 26 APR 2013Scores of 73 65 70 71 provided Kenilworth’s 20 year old Augusta State University student with a nine under par 279 aggregate over the challenging Duke Golf Club course in Florida.This put him just three strokes behind the winner, Florida based Nick Gilliam, of the United States.Elson’s quality challenge saw his second round 65 equal the course record.The NCAA Championships involve some 5,000 amateur golfers divided between five divisions on the National Collegiate Tour.For the Warwickshire player to finish second in Division One speaks for itself. Now he is looking to return home and put his current form on the line as he seeks to achieve a long held ambition a place in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the USA at Sea Island in August.ANSTY Golf Centre will again be hosting Steve Webster’s Charity AM AM on Thursday, June 14, with the money raised going to charities of the European Tour star’s choice.Entries are again being invited at a cost of 140 per team of four which includes coffee and biscuits on arrival, 18 holes of golf,
two course meal, prize presentation with a prize table in excess of 3,000. There will also be a charity auction.For entries/entry forms please contact Simon Firkins or Wes Britton on 024 76 621341.PAUL BROADHURST stages his annual Atherstone United AM/AM tournament at Drayton Park on Monday and there are several places still available.The event gets underway at 2.00 pm with a shotgun start and the European Tour ace has put together some outstanding prizes for the leading teams in the four ball, best two scores to count, stableford competition.Cost for each four man squad is 150 and includes an evening meal and all the profits made from the day will go towards the Dr Martens Western Division club’s funds.It will be the eighth year that Broady has organised the golf day and in that time he has raised more than 15,000 for the Sheepy Road club. Anyone wishing to enter should ring 01543 480308.JEREMY ROBINSON carded a classy 4 under par 67 to collect the pro medal award in a Midland PGA Rotary Club Classic pro/am at Copt Heath. The European Tour player was one stroke clear pof Danny Greenwood (Forest Pines).Rob Challis (John Reay) and Carl Mason (The Welcombe Hotel) were among a batch on 70.ANDREW STOKES, once of Atherstone but now the pro at Lea Marston, was involved in a three way tie for first place in the Midland PGA pro/am at Luffenham Heath.Stokes, Stuart Reynolds (Northants County) and Steve Bennett (Swingtime) all came home in 69,
one stroke in front of a group including Paul Preston (John Reay) and former Coventry Hearsall man Tim Rouse (Northants County).