Double success for Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland Golf Club’s Rabbits and Inter teams topped their respective North East Rabbits Golf Association Finals Days at Ramside Hall to add a pair of trophies to the club’s cabinet.

In the Inter Finals Day, Bishop’s team posted a score of 233 points (best seven stableford scores from a team of eight) to beat Blackwell Grange by four points.

Meanwhile the Rabbits team, playing in the same format, recorded 241 points – beating second place South Moor by seven points.

Each Finals Day also brought together the leading points scorer from each club to compete for their respective individual championship. The Inter title went to Catterick’s David Wright with 40 points as Hunley’s Paul Baldwin finished second. Bishop Auckland’s James Tray took home the individual title on Rabbits Finals Day with a score of 40 points as Drax’s Garryck Slaywe finished second with 37 points.

With events hosted by clubs throughout the season, more than 1,000 players competed in the Rabbits (14.5 to 28 handicaps) and Inter (7.0 to 14.4 handicaps) leagues this season, representing 34 Rabbits clubs and 24 Inter clubs.

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