Boro legend Harry Dunn and grandson Josh win South Cliff Golf Club event

Scarborough football legend Harry Dunn partnered by his 14-year-old grandson, Josh Beecroft, made an unbeatable combination to win the Wissler Trophy in convincing style at South Cliff Golf Club.

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 5:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 1:40 pm
Josh Beecroft and grandad, Boro legend Harry Dunn with the silverware

The Wissler, one of the club’s major trophies is a match play knockout competition played through the summer season.

To reach the final Dunn and Beecroft had to beat several pairs, including past champions Shaun Smith and Kevin Henman.

In the final they beat Dale Corcoran and Nick Hudson with the match ending on the 17th hole.

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The Wissler Trophy has been won several times by father and son combinations but this is the first time it has been won by a grandfather/grandson pairing.

Dunn, who played over 900 matches for Scarborough Football Club, said “Josh has played really well through the summer and is now playing off three handicap.

“To win a top trophy playing with my grandson feels very special.”