Following an excellent day of golf, camaraderie and competition the results – Hillsborough won the Taskers Trophy, Branston won the Burtoft Trophy, and Chevin won the Taskers Plate
Sunday 8th 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; Beauchief – Taskers Plate, Whittington Heath – Burtoft Trophy, and Lutterworth – 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 yet again, with Whittington Heath playing Branston, last year saw Newcastle-under-Lyme playing Trentham – The result this year being a 6-1 win to Branston.
In the Taskers Plate Chevin took on Beauchief with Chevin becoming the victors of the 2017 Taskers Plate.
In the Taskers Trophy, with 2 games going down the 19th, including the final game to decide the match, saw Hillsborough beat Lutterworth 4-3
The Finalist Teams
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 99.95% 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 8th consecutive year. The committee always seek to host the final and semi finals at neutral courses.