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  • The Hawksworth Trophy


    The prestigious Hawksworth Trophy, a 36-hole strokeplay competition for the leading amateur golfers throughout the north of England, is held at The Bradford Golf Club each year.

    The 2015 event was won by Jack Lampkin, playing out of Ilkley Golf Club, with a two-round gross score of 142, level par on the day, In fact, Jack was the only player to break 70 with a first round score of 69. The SS was 72 in both the morning and afternoon (SSS 71) .

    In an excellent competition, during which the weather conditions were good, with no rain although a stiff breeze, Jack finished three shots ahead of his nearest rival, last year's winner Philip Tomlinson from Otley Golf Club on 145 and four shots ahead of  third placed Tom Gray on 146 of Morton Golf Club.

    Many competitors stayed on to collect their prizes at the presentation and had nothing but priase for the way that the day was organised and run and for the excellent condition of the course.

    The ten Bradford Club entrants were led home by David Gill on 148.

    The winner Lampkin, pictured left, said "It has been a pleasure to play The Bradford and I thank the green staff for all their hard work preparing the course and to all the members and staff who gave their time to make the day so successful and I look forward to next year."

    The day wouldn't be what it is if it wasn't for our members and staff who help so much in making the day the success it is and our thanks must go to them all. From the early morning bacon sandwiches from the kitchen, the even earlier members of the green staff who presented an excellent course, the cups of coffee for the starters on the1st tee, to the excellent professionalism on show all day on the registration desk and computer scoring system to the always friendly and professional welcome found in our professional's shop - thanks to everyone!!

    The Hawksworth Trophy is one of the major competitions throughout the season which, together, the Yorkshire Order of Merit. It attracts a top class field and has been a prominent feature in The Bradford Golf Club calendar for 40 years.

    For further information about the 2016 Hawksworth Trophy, please contact James Washington, Club Manager on 01943 875570, or e-mail

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