Morton makes his mark to collect Tandragee trophy

Robert Megarity (right) enjoying his President's Day at Tandragee alongside Hamilton Loney (club captain) and George Quinn.
Robert Megarity (right) enjoying his President's Day at Tandragee alongside Hamilton Loney (club captain) and George Quinn.
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Allen Morton finished with the Mercedes Benz-sponsored Open Stableford prize at Tandragee thanks to 46 points off his 23 handicap.

Morton put up 25 points on the scoreboard across the front nine, with 21 to cover the back nine.

Roy Tilson came home as runner-up with 42 points, edging second courtesy of a successful countback against John Weir.

Tilson posted 21 points over the back nine compared to Weir’s tally of 19.

John Nolan was fourth in the standings thanks to 41 points, with a superior back nine pushing him beyond Gordon Little and Mark Tilson as the three players finished on 41 points.

Nolan’s back-nine score of 24 points put him in front of Little’s 22 and 21 by Tilson.

Damien O’Hare was seventh in the closing standings on 40 points.

Neale Conn finished as winner of the gross prize thanks to 70.

The prize for seniors went to Mervyn McCrea on 39 points.

In the ladies’ section, the team of Lavern Saunders, Ruby Harvey and Barbara Ward finished first in the open event on 85 points.

Karen Shaw, Sandra Sandford and Shirley Dennison came home second on 79 points.

Three Tandragee teams recently reached tournament finals.

The Ulster Cup players defeated Shandon to set up a final showdown with Cloverhill.

The Rossmore Cup players proved too strong for Banbridge, with the Junior Cowdy team coming out on top against Down Royal.

One loss left Tandragee down and out in the Ronan Rafferty as St Patrick’s claimed final success.

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