Fab five pick up pro am wins

Five of the region’s top professionals have picked up pro am wins on the NE/NW PGA circuit. 

In the 10th Teesside Pro Am – which welcomed 160 players and was sponsored by Cleveland Cable Company while raising money for Teesside Hospice – Carlisle’s Nicky Tibbetts led the field with a seven under-par round of 65, which helped his team earn top spot with a 23 under-par total.

Meanwhile, Morpeth’s David Clark added to his success this season with victory at Bishop Auckland as he topped the leaderboard with a course record-equalling round of 64 (eight under-par).

In the Tom Flowers Memorial Pro Am at Ramside Hall, which raised more than £3,000 for St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Tyneside’s James Wilson returned from the EuroPro Tour to win with a four under-par round of 68.

In the Hadrian Healthcare Pro Am at Whickham, Vince Guest returned to the winners’ circle with a one under-par round of 70 in windy conditions, while at Linden Hall – Mark Ridley picked up a four-shot victory in the WaterAid Pro Am.