Fourth spot for Wayne
1:02pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in Sport
LOCAL golfer Wayne Blatchford, from Sully, claimed fourth place in the Audi quattro UK Cup Final at the Bowood Golf and Country Club, near Calne, Wiltshire.
Blatchford, aged 50, and playing partner Stuart Hale (40), from Bishopston, Bristol, scored 39 points in the18-hole “stableford” rules competition won by Mike Broad (Norfolk) and Andrew Witter (Suffolk) on 40 points.
Wayne had individually finished sixth in the Mon Motors Group Audi Manor House GC event before teaming up with Hale to claim first place in a regional final at St Pierre GC.
The Audi quattro Cup, being staged for the 23rd year, is the world’s largest amateur golf competition with almost 80,000 players from more than 50 countries competing for a place in the week-long world final.