Photo: Oliver Clarke
By: David Birtill
It’s roses all the way for Hillside’s Oliver Clarke
Oliver Clarke celebrated his call-up for England Boys in a match in Germany next month when he won the Penwortham Rose Bowl.
The Hillside youngster, recently crowned Lancashire Boys’ champion, set a hot pace with a 66 in the first round, having made a perfect start with an eagle at the opening hole then adding a 69 for a three-under-par total.
And his victory hoisted him into a share of seventh place in the Galvin Green Northern Order of Merit with county team-mate and England international Paul Kinnear, from Formby.
There was no change at the top of the table with Huyton & Prescot’s John Carroll lying on 235 points, 35 in front of second place Tom Dolan, from Heswall.
LEADING SCORES: 135 Oliver Clarke (Hillside) 66 69; 137 Mike Harrington (Mottram Hall) 70 67, Josh Morton (Huddersfield) 70 67; 142 David Janson (Penwortham) 70 72; 144 Steve McGlynn (Preston) 75 69; 145 Thomas Gore (Formby Hall) 75 70, Paul Wilson (Wolstanton) 74 71, Sam Berry (Bolton) 73 72; 146 Craig Fallows (Huyton & Prescot) 76 70, John Mason (Leasowe) 74 72, Ryan Connolly (West Lancs) 72 74, John Shuttleworth (Penwortham) 71 75.
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