The Heacham Manor Pro Am winning team, from left: Andrew Marshall, John Batty, Trevor Bray, Nigel Elmar and Searles Leisure Group director Paul Searle. Picture: SUBMITTED.

GOLF: Heacham Manor’s fifth Pro-Am saw eight PGA Professionals team up with three amateurs for the popular event.

The lead changed several times before Nigel Elmar, Trevor Bray and John Batty, with professional Andrew Marshall took the honours, scoring 82 stableford points. 

Adam Lewarne was second on 76 points with his team of Heacham Manor members Michael Lewarne, Leon Espley and Middleton Hall’s Adam Young. Third was Matt Cousens and Heacham Manor members Michael Smith, Terry Taylor and Stephen Eadie on 75 points.

Heacham Manor Hotel and golf course’s 10 year anniversary was celebrated with a charity golf day, raising funds for the British Heart Foundation. 

Staff, key suppliers and past captains were invited as a thank you for their participation in the development of the complex over the last 10 years.

Forty-eight players enjoyed an 18-hole competition, followed by a meal and prize-giving.

Many players took prizes with them for the raffle and auction, and were thanked for their generosity, which helped raise £1,157 on the day.

The fourball better-ball competition was won by ladies captain Sophie de Winton and past ladies captain Rachel Hodgkinson with 41 points. 

Past captains John Steel and Paul Sykes were pushed into second place on countback.