SDGP WIN PHOENIX CUP for First time
This year the 2017 PHOENIX CUP was be held at Murrayshall Hotel and Golf, Perthshire on 4th, 5th & 6th September 2017.
Best Phoenix Cup ever, every year they just seem to improve the accommodation, the food, the camaraderie, the standard of golf and most of all the many new friends each player goes away with is testament to both charities SDGP & BIG.
Next Phoenix cup will be held at Hunley Hotel & Golf Club, Saltburn on sea, September 2nd – 4th 2019 as the event is going to a 2 year cycle.
Congratulations to SDGP on your 12 – 6 victory well deserved, as a team you closed out all the close matches, quite rightly the best team won.
The trustees & past captain’s of British Inclusive Golf would like to thank all players, wife’s & supporters who represented the Charity in this year’s Phoenix Cup at Murrayshall Perth. You represented the Charity in a very professional manor and were magnanimous in defeat something we promote as a charity. We also appreciate although your representing us as a charity, you do so at your own expense which makes your support more special and is very important to our development in future years.
As previous years the team was selected by the TRUSTEES and past captains, as everyone will know this is a very popular event with disabled golfers throughout the UK. British Inclusive Golf, like to get a variation of disabilities and integrate people from all parts of the UK. The captain in 2019 will be Paul Weymes , he will be ably assisted by Tony Stewart as Vice-captain who will take over as Captain for 2021 competition
The BIG Team (British Inclusive Golf):
Paul Weymes 9 Newcastle – Vice Captain
Ian Slowther 16 Newcastle
Tony Stewart 19 North Shields
Mike Oxley 21 Birkenhead
Dave Standing 11 Wigan
Norman Roberts 20 Wigan
John Trumble 20 Leigh
John Riordan 14 Dewsbury
Billy Lloyd 20 Huddersfield
Roger Hurcombe 21 East Sussex
Mike Jones 12 Cwmbran
Anthony Kendal 21 Huddersfield
Kevin Booth 14 Huddersfield
The SDGP Team (Scottish Disability Golf Partnership):
Jim Thomson 22 Isle of Cumbrae – Captain
John Pennycott 15 Isle of Arran – Vice Captain
Alan Robertson 7 Stirling – Vice Captain
Derek Milne 10 Upper Largo
Robert Inness 24 Dumfries
Adam Storrie 11 Fauldhouse
Shawn Beazley 29 Springfield
Kerr Scott 16 Busby
Bob Drysdale 19 Tayport
Kenny Morrison 11 Isle of Harris
Donna Hawkins 36 Toronto
Paul Ellison 5 St Andrews
Hugh Clifford 14
History so far:
2014 Roxburghe Hall – Kelso BIG 8.5 SDGP 6.5 BIG Win
2015 Cardrona Hotel – Peebles – BIG 8 SDGP 7 BIG Win
2016 Linden Hall – Morpeth – BIG 7.5 SDGP 7.5 BIG Retain
2017 Murrayshall – Perth – SDGP 12 BIG 6 SDGP Win