First presented in 1985; the tournament is now in its thirty-first year and in 2015 sponsored by Callaway Golf, St Austell Brewery and Peter Millar Clothing. The event is open to amateurs and professionals, and this year 44 pairs, including 25 professionals, played over four days 18 holes each day, with professionals competing in a 36-hole individual competition run concurrently with the main event. The championship opened in bright sunshine, with a gentle breeze and remained that way for the whole week.

Allan Clitheroe & Adam Frayne surged into the lead on day one with a better ball score of seven under par 65 net to win the day prize, followed by Antony Nash & Bethan Popel on 66 net, and six pairs on 67 net. Frayne led the two round pro’s prize with 69, followed by Lowe on 71 with Lenaghan and Nash on 72.

On day two, with the format greensome foursomes; Clitheroe & Frayne dropped to ninth place on 140, but Hardwick and Lowe, produced a scintillating round of 66 net for a total of 133 to win the day prize and lead Hutton & Burley by three strokes. Jon Langmead & Andy Beazley also totalled 136 with Gammon & Tremain fourth on 138. Lenaghan & Micky Turner was fifth on 139 with Ward & Brightman still in touch on 140. Nash & Popel dropped to fourteenth place after a 77 net.

In the day three foursomes Hardwick & Lowe slipped a little with a round of 70.5 for a total of 203.5 allowing Hutton & Burley to draw within one stroke with a round of 68.5 and a total of 204.5. Brightman & Ward also made up ground with 68.5 for a total of 208.5 to lie third, with Langmead & Beazley on 209.5, Gammon & Tremain on 210 and Lenaghan & Turner on 211.5.

On an exciting final day every player’s score would count and there were lots of prizes to play for. Langmead & Beazley dropped to seventh with a day score of 154 for a total of 363.5, Slater & Martin Bullock moved up from tenth to fifth place after scoring 142 for a 359 total. Gammon & Tremain, with a day score of 143 and a total of 353, traded places with Brightman & Ward on 146 for a total of 354.5, but the battle for first place was intense. Hardwick & Lowe’s day score was 139 for a total of 342.5, but Hutton & Burley were irrepressible. In the final analysis it came down to that birdie on the final hole which enabled the Trevose pairing to score 138 for the day, and go on to win this prestigious tournament.

RESULTS: –

2015 TREVOSE-INTERNATIONAL PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP (72 holes)

1.         Niall Hutton & Carl Burley                      342.5.

2.         Leyton Hardwick & Michael Lowe          342.5.

3.         Nick Gammon & Jonathan Tremain       353.0.

4.         Rob Brightman & Elizabeth Ward           354.5.

…………

Professional’s Prize: –

1.         Michael Lowe       134.

2.         Adam Frayne        136.

3.         Gary Lenaghan     143.

4.         Grant Slater           143.

See complete results

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Image opposite shows the winners of this tournament: – Niall Hutton (left) and Carl Burley (right).

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Article written by Ray Ramm.

 

With a birdie on the final hole, Cornwall county team members Niall Hutton & Carl Burley (Trevose) pipped the overnight leaders to win the 72-holes Trevose-International Pairs Championship. Their score of 342.5 equalled that of Leyton Hardwick (Wentworth) & professionalMichael Lowe (Leatherhead), winners in 2012, but they won on count-back with a better final day score. Nick Gammon & Jonathan Tremain (Trevose) were third on 353 and professional Rob Brightman (The Millbrook) & Elizabeth Ward (Woburn) finished fourth on 354.5. Lowe consoled himself by winning the professional’s prize with a total of 134, Adam Frayne was second on 136, Gary Lenaghan third and Grant Slater fourth, with both on 143, after a count-back.

RELATED ARTICLES

Latest information:

All golf courses, accommodation, Clubhouse and indoor dining facilities are now open. Please see our news channel for further updates on the Club’s facilities and C-19 guidelines.