JUNIOR Foursomes holders Willow Valley fell at the first hurdle in this year’s tournament, sponsored by Woodbrim Ltd.
The first team lost on the first extra hole to Hebden Bridge 2, while the second string were beaten 4 & 3 by Lightcliffe.
If Hebden Bridge’s was the closest of the round, then biggest was Bradley Park’s 8 & 6 win over Woodsome Hall 2, while Saddleworth gained a walkover against Castlefields.
The 16 winners from the opening round go foward to the second round on Friday, June 17, when the draw and venues are:
Lightcliffe 1 v Longlehy Park 1 (Hanging Heaton); West End 2 v Hebden Bridge 2 (Elland); Dewsbury 1 v Crosland Heath 1 (Castlefields); Crow Nest Park 1 v Halifax 1 (Hanging Heaton); Saddleworth 1 v West End 1 (Elland); Crow Nest Park 2 v Hanging Heaton 1 (Castlefields); Meltham 1 v Bradley Park 1 (Hanging Heaton); Huddersfield 1 v Outlane 1 (Elland).
Ian Poulter revealed the Seve Ballesteros gold putter he paid £55,000 for at a charity auction this week will be given pride of place in his trophy cabinet.
In all more than £618,000 was handed over to the Ballesteros Foundation and Cancer Research UK at the “Ole Seve” pro-am day at Wentworth on Monday.