Black and Leigh flying high after winning the Spitfire Trophy

PUBLISHED: 15:51 10 August 2009 | UPDATED: 16:06 11 May 2010

EACH year, golfers at the Heydon Grange Golf and Country Club play for the Spitfire Trophy, presented by Pathfinder Team Consulting, to honour the pilots who flew from Duxford and the surrounding airfields during the Second World War. Contested appropriat

EACH year, golfers at the Heydon Grange Golf and Country Club play for the Spitfire Trophy, presented by Pathfinder Team Consulting, to honour the pilots who flew from Duxford and the surrounding airfields during the Second World War.

Contested appropriately on the same day as Spitfire Day was held at Duxford on August 9, the salver was played for by drawn pairs over the Cambs and Herts courses.

The winners were Phil Black and Tony Leigh with 40 points from runners-up Roy Bell and Graham Hanscombe close behind on 38.

Presenting the Spitfire Salver, David Smallman commented that this was a poignant day to be playing the competition whilst remembering those who flew in defence of their country in World War II and the week that the last surviving soldier from World War I, Harry Patch, had been laid to rest.

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