Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard Wins in Spain February 23rd, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments By David Birtill Southport & Ainsdale’s Paul Howard, who enjoyed a decorated career as an amateur player in both England and Australia before turning professional last year, showed a clean pair of heels to the rest of the field in the PGA North IDS Overseas Pro-am played over four courses on the Portuguese Algarve. The Southport & Ainsdale attached player (pictured) led at the end of each day and posted a final total of 10-under-par, five strokes clear of second place Richard O’Hanlon, from Cornish club St Kew, who was one ahead of Mossock Hall’s David Shacklady who closed with a 66. The event was played over Laranjal, Monte Rei, Oceanico Old and Quinta do Lago South courses. Meanwhile, the action stays in Portugal next week with the GW Insurance Overseas Pro-am which is also run by Bolton-based PGA North. LEADING SCORES: 279 – Paul Howard (S&A) 70 69 72 68; 284 -Richard O’Hanlon (St Kew) 72 77 69 66; 285 – David Shacklady (Mossock Hall) 76 7271 66; 297 – Garry Wolstenholme (Carus Green) 75 75 72 75, David Smith (Swinton Park) 71 79 69 78. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk 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!