Howard lifts final trophy

SIMON HOWARD was the winner of Willow Valley Golf Club’s final major event of the year.

He captured the Rhodes Trophy – a tough one to win at this stage of the year due to its strokeplay format on the Championship course – with an excellent nett 69.

The runner-up was Zia Khan, with a score of nett 71 and who beat Chris Sweeney into third place on countback.

There was a large turnout considering the season was extending well into October.

Willow Valley’s Halifax and Huddersfield Division One-winning Rabbits team were presented with their team trophy last week at the prize-giving event.