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Tottey does the double at Abersoch

MATT Tottey chalked up a double at the first spring meeting of the North Wales Professional Alliance at Abersoch, winning the individual prize and the Pro-Am with his dad Phil from Conwy.

The North Wales based pro scored 39 points to finish four clear of Prestatyn’s Jason Shufflebotham with his fellow North Wales club pro Roy Williams third on 34.

The Totteys totalled 41 points to finish three clear of three pairs sharing second place, Shufflebotham and Prestatyn member Chris Armstrong, Jon Bevan from Rhos-on-Sea and Pete Roscoe of Caernarfon and Bull Bay pro John Burns and his partner from Bangor Mike Bullock.

Prestatyn’s Arron Williams and Mike Crompton won the Am-Am with 42 points, one ahead of host club pair John Philbin and Chris Crawford with Dave Roberts and John Davies from Henllys third on 40.

Abergele brothers Stuart and Adam Runcie took the first two places in the Pro-Am when their home course hosted the second meeting, but Shufflebotham took the honours in the individual competition.

Stuart Runcie and his partner L K Roberts totalled 49 points, one clear of brother Adam and Dave Hughes, with Shufflebotham and Andy Wasik third on 45.

Shufflebotham scored 43 points to beat Adam by three with Rhuddlan amateur Chris Davies third on 39.

Three pairs finished on 44 points in the Am-Am, Denbigh’s Brynli Thomas and Mark Shaw winning on a countback from Davies and his Rhuddlan partner Pete Derbyshire with another Denbigh pair A O’Loughllan and Wyn Williams third.

The Runcie brothers were at it again at Bull Bay, finishing first and second in the individual, Adam winning with 39 points, one ahead of Stuart, with Mike Macara of North Wales third on 35.

Macara and his partner Colin Edwards from Conwy romped away with the Pro-Am with 46 points, six clear of Adam Runcie and Dave Hughes, who shared second with Lee Harpin and Andy Snook from Rhos-on-Sea.

Mold pair Tony Davies and Roy Fisher won the Am-Am with 41 points, host club pair D Owen and Dervil Thomas taking second on a countback from Hawarden’s Bryn Jones and Allan Beavan after they finished level on 37.