BITA and the FLTA celebrate successful Golf Day

In dry and calm conditions, 36 players from the forklift truck industry teed off to contest the inaugural FLTA-BITA Golf Day at the Warwickshire Golf Club recently.

Nathan Sheritan of Crown Lift Trucks (right) collects the Individual Men’s prize from FLTA President, Andrew Woodward (left) and BITA Secretary General, James Clark (centre). 

Following several days of rain, players coped well with the sodden fairways and the tournament saw some outstanding performances. Most notable was that from Nathan Sheritan of Crown Lift Trucks who collected not only the Individual Men’s prize but also played a major role in steering Crown to victory in the Team category. 

Other individual winners were: Dean Smith of ND Lift Trucks, who took first prize in the Senior Individual category; Dan Bovingdon of Briggs Equipment, who produced the Longest Drive. Investec Asset Finance achieved a double success with Andrew Woodward of Investec Asset Finance coming Nearest the Pin and Gill Coupland picking up the Ladies’ Individual prize.

The event concluded with a celebration dinner. Main prizes were presented by both BITA and the FLTA, with additional sponsor prizes coming from Adfield, Briggs Equipment, Warehouse and Logistic News, and The Warwickshire Golf Club.

Prize winners

Individual Men

1st – Nathan Sheridan of Crown Lift Trucks

2nd – Joe Gosling of Enersys

3rd – Dean Smith of ND Lift Trucks

Individual Ladies

Gill Coupland of Investec Asset Finance

Senior Individual Winner

Dean Smith of ND Lift Trucks

Longest Drive

Dan Bovingdon of Briggs Equipment

Nearest the Pin

Andrew Woodward of Investec Asset Finance

Team Winners

1st – Crown Lift Trucks

2nd – Combined team comprising James Surridge of Warehouse and Logistic News, Gus Whyte of Hoppecke, Richard Greaves of Forkway, and Dean Smith of ND Lift Trucks 

3rd – Enersys

4th – Briggs Equipment

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