Gavin knocks off long time winner to lift Kirkby Lonsdale Club Championship

Gavin Stocker receiving the Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club Championship trophy from captain Colin Rhodes.
Gavin Stocker receiving the Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club Championship trophy from captain Colin Rhodes.

Gavin Stocker produced a fine comeback to win the Club Championship at Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club.

Gavin came from three shots back on the second day of competition on Sunday to beat Mike Turner, winner for the last six years, by one shot as he finished on level par through 36 holes. The scratch pair played in the final group and the battle went right down to the 18th with a big crowd on hand to see Gavin make the six-foot putt needed for his par and the trophy. The nett championship went to Graham Parsons with of score of 140 over the two days.