Which is better an Air Show with a croquet tournament or a croquet tournament with an Air Show ?
Throw in very good weather, good lawns and excellent food with a glass or two of decent beer. Result -- eight happy players.
It was a good test of concentration as the Red Arrows and an assortment of various planes did their stuff with a high noise intensity and tricks over the lawns.
Dave Nick managed in his usual laid back style and a loose all play all format was used. Triple peels were completed and sextuples started but not completed.
Dave Marsh (Wrest Park) made his first visit to Southport and won. He only lost one game. The runner up was Lee Hartley (Fylde).