Following an excellent day of golf, camaraderie and competition the results – Rotherham won the Taskers Trophy, Trentham won the Burtoft Trophy, and Uttoxeter won the Taskers Plate.
Sunday 2nd October, saw the finalists of the Taskers Trophy, Taskers Plate and the Burtoft Trophy, compete at Wollaton Park Golf Club.
At prize presentation, hosted by Mike Crawford representing sponsor Taskers UK, the runners up; Ashbourne B – Taskers Plate, Newcastle-under-Lyme – Burtoft Trophy, and Chesterfield B – Taskers Trophy, were all presented with mementos of their day. The winning teams were presented with the Trophies for their respective competition along with mementoes.
In the Burtoft Trophy, it was an all Staffordshire clash, with close neighbours, Newcastle-under-Lyme playing Trentham – The result being a 6-1 win to Trenham.
In the Taskers Plate Uttoxeter, were back again at Wollaton Park this year in the final, this year competition for the Taskers Plate, having won the Taskers Trophy the previous year in 2015, and the Taskers Plate in 2014. Uttoexter won 5 games to 2, against Ashbourne.
Rotherham, who last won the Taskers Trophy in 2011, also made a return visit to play at Wollaton Park, to challenge Chesterfield to the Taskers Trophy Inter-Club for 2016, and were victorious in a close 4-3 win.
Following the prize presentation, funding was presented to participating county unions and associations, Nottinghamshire, Leicester & Rutland, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Sheffield & Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Lancashire, all for the development of Junior Golf in their counties. This year over 99.5% of all entry fees have been given back to grass roots junior golf development. Further reports will be posted in the forthcoming days and weeks.
Thanks were also given to Wollaton Park Golf Club, for providing a challenging course, which was in superb condition given the torrential rain the day before the final, the excellent hospitality and catering provided by all the club – who have hosted the final for the 7th consecutive year. The committee always seek to host the final and semi finals at natural courses.
Taskers Trophy 2016 Winners Rotherham A
Burtoft Trophy 2016 Winners Trentham
Taskers Plate 2016 Winners Uttoxeter B
2016 Runners Up