Cheltenham Open Singles 2021

Sponsored by De Rose Wealth Management

Cheltenham Open Singles. Despite the weather the tournament was completed with Mark Royal (Rookery BC) taking the £1000 1st Prize and Cheltenham’s Alex White receiving the £400 Runners Up cheque. Losing semi finalists were Jack Grover (Fairford BC) and David Heath (Cheltenham) who each received a cheque for £200.

Losing quarter finalists were Rob Arthur (Tewkesbury BC), Martin Shepherd (Northwick BC), Nathan Kitchen (Cheltenham BC) and Michael Woodbridge (Huntly BC) who each received £40.  A collection for LINC in memory of Graham Griffiths raised £200.

Flooded twice during the tournament the greens made a remarkable recovery thanks to Avonmore Associates who had worked on the greens each day during the previous week. Our thanks to the tournament sponsor De Rose Wealth Management.


The 2021 Open Singles Tournament on Sunday 4 July has been reduced to 48 players to comply with Covid restrictions. Entry is closed.

A copy of the revised rules and the playing schedule can be found at COS21 Playing Schedule and COS21Rules revised

COS21 will be dedicated to the memory of Graham Griffiths who was one of the COS founder organisers in 2015 and manned the reception desk in subsequent years. Sadly Graham passed away from Leukaemia in November.



Cheltenham Open Singles 2020

Sponsored by De Rose Wealth Management

Regrettably because of safeguarding restrictions we cannot reschedule the Cheltenham Open Singles Tournament without compromising this popular event. We plan to host the tournament again on 30 May 2021.

Bowlers who have paid the entry fee will be contacted shortly



Cheltenham Open Singles 2019 

The 2019 Cheltenham Open Singles on 26 May attracted 64 entries; the draw and results can be found at:


The winner Nigel Cansdale, Fairford BC (centre) receives a cheque for £1000 from the tournament sponsor (Barron De Rose); the runner-up David Heath, Cheltenham BC (left) received a cheque for £500.

With thanks to our main sponsor De Rose Wealth Management supported by Faithful Homes, Avonmore Associates, Pearson Short Construction & Carlsberg.

Cheltenham Open Singles 2018

The 2018 Cheltenham Open Singles Tournament on 27 May   attracted 64 entries; the draw and results can be seen at:


The winner Nathan Kitchen (Cheltenham BC) received a cheque for £1000 from  the tournament main sponsor Barron De Rose:

The losing Finalist Andrew Hopkins (Resolven BC Neath) received a cheque for £500:

Losing Semi Finalists Michael Woodbridge (Kings BC) and Scott Edwards (Abingdon BC) each received a cheque for £250:

The 2017 Cheltenham Open Singles Tournament on 28 May attracted 56 entries from across 16 counties of England & Wales. The winner was Scott Edwards (Abingdon BC) who received the De Rose Wealth Management £1000 cheque from Club President Roger Hambidge.

The Runner Up was David Heath (Cheltenham BC) who received a cheque for £500.

The 2017 draw and results can be found at

The first Cheltenham Singles Winner was Matt Short Old Dean BC