ALAN Ford triumphed in the final of the Seniors’ Race to Bransford which also produced a first hole-in-one for Colin Weeden.

Ford finished on 41 points from Harry Godwin on 39 and Bill Bowen on 38.

John Phillips got fourth on countback from Roger Steade with both on 37 while Gordon White had 36 and Alan Cockill 35.

But the toast of the day was Weeden’s ace on the par-three, 175-yard fifth hole.

Weeden (32 handicap) used his driver and saw the shot all the way until it popped into the hole after rolling up the green.

The club’s March stableford was convincingly won by Chris Eyers (5) with 42 points from Steve Collins (9) on 37 and Marcus Moss (10) on 35.

Rob Richards (11) also scored 35 while David Hunt (10) and his son Jonathan (7) both notched 34.

Joe King (26) won Division Two with 44 ahead of Eliot Payne (16) and Pete Sheppard (15) on 37.

Adrian Lewis (25) and Noah Wilson (46) both scored 36.

Bransford seniors finished runners-up for the second successive year in the Four Club Winter Golf League.

They ended the round-robin of matches six points adrift of host club Wharton Park on the league’s final day.

The eventual winners finished the four-match campaign in style in their six pairs matches with five wins over a pairs better-ball format.

Wharton Park finished the day with 10 points followed by The Staffordshire on eight, Bransford on four and Little Lakes on two.

The Bewdley club overtook Bransford, who had led by a point, to clinch the title with 29 to Bransford’s 24.

The Staffs got 22 and holders Little Lakes 21.

For Bransford, Phil Spencer and Godwin won 4&3 and Mike Davidge and Dave Lindsay 5&3.

Rob Blake and Alan Wallcroft lost 3&2, Mike Weaver and Lee Dyment one-down, John Phillips and Adrian Wood 4&3 and Andy Falconer and Gordon White 3&2.

The winter league season will be rounded off at Bransford this month with the championship grand finale as 48 players take part in an individual and team stableford event.