Sunday 29th September, saw the finals of the 2019 Taskers Trophy Competitions at Beeston Fields Golf Club saw some familiar teams return to the finals; Hillsborough in the Trophy Final, winners in 2017; Uttoxeter who have previously won the Trophy and Plate in recent years. Mapperley who always enter a vast number of teams has made the finals of the competition again this year.
Taking on these familiar finalist teams were newer finalist team names, Beauchief in their first year of entry into the Ladies Inter-Club made it to the final playing Little Aston. Ormonde Fields battled to the Final having been knocked out of the Trophy in Round 1 and continued to fight for the Taskers Plate through to the final.
All finalists participants were all presented with mementoes of their day. The winning teams were presented with the Trophies for their respective competition along with mementos at the prize presentation hosted by Mike Crawford, representing our sponsor Taskers UK.
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 100% of all entry fees has been given back to grassroots junior golf development. Further reports will be posted in the forthcoming weeks and months and counties complete their funding applications.
Thanks were also given to Beeston Fields Golf Club, for providing a well-conditioned course, which stood up well to the rainy conditions experienced on Sunday, the excellent hospitality and catering provided by all the club. The committee always seeks to host the final and semi-finals at neutral courses.