Karl Worsley 11.1 of Lowes Park GC and his partner Richard Beckely 15.8 of Dunscar GC had reached the 17th green, when play was suspended follow lightening flashes across the course. They were one of only two of the 12 remaining pairs, who chose to complete their round when play was resumed.
Collecting 3 point on 17 and a further 3 points on 18 put them in first place with 51 points. Prior to that the Worsley pair of Nick Roberts and Dave Nickson had been sitting in first place with 47 points.
A total of 4 pairs had returned 46 points, and it was Jim Pink (15) and Keith Ridding (20) of Rossendale GC who took 3rd place on a CPO and S Humphries (22) and K Hands (24) of Bowring GC who took 4th place.Scores for the Seniors Open - click to view