Paul Taylor wins Northumberland County Seniors Championship

Whitley Bay’s Paul Taylor came through a playoff to win the Northumberland County Seniors Championship at Gosforth Golf Club.

Paul posted rounds of 74 and 71 to top the leaderboard alongside Backworth’s Steve Anderton (74-71). In the sudden death playoff, Steve found a fairway bunker and ultimately went on to make bogey as Paul won the title with a par.

More than 60 players took part in this year’s championship, with 15 players making the cut for the second round. Following the 36-hole event, the leading eight players will head into the Matchplay Championship. They are – Paul Taylor, Steve Anderton, Ken Cairns, Michael Brown, Steve Slater, Steven Findlay, John Porteous and Martin Schapira.