Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard books his place at The 145th Open June 29th, 2016 admin Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Photo: Paul Howard (left) with Caddy Mark Rabone pictured after qualifying for The Open at the 4th extra hole. Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard booked his place at The 145th Open at Royal Troon Paul Howard secured a place in next months Open Championship after coming through a play-off to claim one of only three spots available, Tuesday 28 June 2016. Paul spoke to OTSNews.co.uk, he said: “I’m absolutely delighted, I felt the a bit more pressure with the local support, but I was prepared!” Paul Howard and Dave Coupland come through play-off at @Hillside_GC to qualify for #TheOpen. #RoadtoTheOpen — The Open (@TheOpen) June 28, 2016 Photo: A delighted Paul Howard talks to Sky Sports following play-off success. Jack Senior from Heysham won the qualifying on -5. Jack said: “Hillside was playing tough which really suited me, I really got it going -6 for the last eight holes – Troon here we com!!” 5 players finish T2 -2 at @Hillside_GC and play-off for remaining 2 available places at #TheOpen. #RoadtoTheOpen pic.twitter.com/HNzDketAfa — The Open (@TheOpen) June 28, 2016 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!