A 6.30am shotgun start at Louth Golf Club saw Paul Dawson and Clive Damms win the Famous Grouse foursomes medal with a net 66.5.
Second place was claimed by C. Trestrail and D. McDonald 73 with M. Bacon and D. Potter 74 third.
Luke Turner won the first of the season’s 36 hole competitions, the Tathwell, with a net 142 (74+68).
A warm and mainly sunny day with long-running fairways; punishing long rough and very fast greens made playing conditions very challenging.
Second place went to Steven Squires 144 (75+69) and Colin Trestrail 145 (71+74) sealed third.