A third round hole-in-one helped keep Portuguese No1 Filipe Lima in contention for a long time at golf’s 17th Madeira Open which was won by 20-year-old Argentine Estanislao Goya- the Algarve trio of Antonio Sobrinho, Ricardo Santos and Nuno Campino all did well to make the cut without troubling the leaders.

Closer to home Steve Kennedy topped Harry White and Mike Slater at Golf For Greys latest Benamor Stableford competition which also saw June Butler edge out Doreen Davidson for the ladies prize, Geoff Wright took the ‘Best Guest’ honours.