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Seaton Robson Trophy

Aldeburgh Golf Club held their annual open competition for the Seaton Robson Trophy, a Suffolk Order of Merit event in the Woodward Markwell Race to Aldeburgh, on Friday 22 June.

The course offered a stern test for 54 competitors who took part with a strong breeze and very firm, fast running conditions

At the end of the first round Danny Western, (Gorleston) led the way with a superb round of 70, 5 shots clear of Jed Seeley (Newton Green) and Chris Duffy (Gorleston)  who both returned  a 75 and 6 clear of Calvin Sherwood (Rookery Park) who had 76..

Danny added an afternoon 74 for a total of 144 which saw him comfortably ahead of his nearest rival Calvin Sherwood who shot 73 for 149 and Jed Seeley who added a 78 for 153.

The Seaton Robson Trophy is a handicap event, however, Western's score was sufficient to see him the winner with a nett 146 from John Blackmore (Felixstowe Ferry) on 148 and Sherwood on 149.

Danny Western is pictured receiving the Seaton Robson Trophy from Anthony Dearden, Vice Captain of Aldeburgh Golf Club.