Andrew Minnikin wins N&D Players’ Championship

Northumberland county champion Andrew Minnikin added the Newcastle and District Golf League’s Players’ Championship to his list of victories this season.

City of Newcastle-based Andrew, who was unbeaten in the league this season, posted a three under-par round of 68 at Morpeth Golf Club to lift the trophy. Three players – Arcot Hall’s Steven Ashley, Blyth’s Daniel Jobson and Newbiggin’s Craig Penny – shot 71 to finish in a tie for second.

Meanwhile, Newbiggin’s three-man team of Craig, Mark Mollon and Adam Wright lifted the Team Championship trophy with a three-score total of 215.