Bertie Shaw wins W. E. Holton Memorial Salver at Past Captain’s event

Jane Boyce and Susan Magennis presented the Teddy Holton Memorial Salver for the winner of the 2014 Past Captain's Competition to Bertie Shaw, included is Immediate Past Captain Declan Dooher � Edward Byrne Photography INBL1436-207EB
Jane Boyce and Susan Magennis presented the Teddy Holton Memorial Salver for the winner of the 2014 Past Captain's Competition to Bertie Shaw, included is Immediate Past Captain Declan Dooher � Edward Byrne Photography INBL1436-207EB

The Past Captains of Banbridge Golf Club played for the W. E. Holton Memorial Trophy last Wednesday.

This is always a nostalgic occasion but most enjoyable.

The competition could not have been any closer.

Sydney Pepper, the winner in 2013, scored 28 points over the 13 holes course but was beaten on countback by two former captains.

Felix Duffy also had 28 points and he must have thought that he had won it.

Not so. Bertie Shaw also came in with 28 points and his stronger finish ensured victory.

Bertie was delighted; as this was the first time he had won the Past Captain’s Trophy.