In 2012 the world lost a larger than life character in “Chris Jones” a 23 year old lad who was born to play sports, Football, Rugby, Cricket and or course Golf.
Barry, Rachel and Will Jones constructed the Chris Jones Memorial Tournament in his memory, and it is no wonder that year on year it is proving to be one of best supported tournaments at Stoke Rochford Golf Club.
Sunday 14th July was the 6th year this has been played. This year 178 people took part, with Friends & Family travelling from around the country to take part.
The sun was shining, plenty of fluids were consumed and some great scores were achieved on the golf course.
The overall winner on the day was Alan Robinson with 41pts, (OCB 9), Alan & his wife Elaine had travelled from Teeside to play in the competition and he was delighted to have won this special day.
Full Results were as follows:-
1st Overall Alan Robinson 41pts
1st Sam Jones 40 pts
2nd Pete Weston 39 pts
3rd Martin Sheardown 37 pts
4th Joe Creesy 36 pts
Straightest Drive Rob Foster
Nearest Pin Sam Austin
1st Michael Killen 40pts
2nd Ron Kent 39 pts
3rd Tom Greenfield 39 pts (future England Captain)
4th Niall Doubleday 38 pts
1st Judy Rawson 41 pts
2nd Pauline Haggerty 39 pts
3rd Janet Jessop 37 pts
4th Elaine Robinson 37
1st Les Toyne 33 pts
2nd Nick Watson 33 pts
In Memory of Chris Jones (1989-2012)