Northants Golf

Seniors v. Cambridgeshire

Friday 10th May 2013

Collingtree Park Golf Club

 Anglian Seniors League gets underway

Ernie Rayner (Northants Team), Jim Weston (Northants Captain),Malcolm Evans (Northants President)

NGU Seniors were successful in their first competative match of the season. Hosting Cambridgeshire in the opening Anglian Seniors League match of the season at Collingtree Park. The course was in fine condition on a blustery day. The morning round was played on a friendly basis over 9 holes.
The serious business got underway after lunch. The Northants team kicked off with three staight wins including a 10 hole victory by Alan Linney. Three comfortable wins in the next four matches by Brian O'Connell, Ted Dunn and Howard May assured almost certain victory. This came in the tenth game when Mike Abbotts finished 8 holes up on his opponent. Despite losing the two remaining matches, the overall result was 7-5 in Northants favour with a whoping 23 hole advantage.



Anglian League Singles        
Richard Cole  3 up v   Neil Hughes
Andrew MacDonald 1 up v   M.Heron
Alan Linney  10 up v   H.Fleming
Gary Hardy   v 1 up  Doug Poole
Brian O'Connell 6 up v   D.Laughlin
Ted Dunn 4 up v   M.Morrison
Howard May 5 up  v   Brian Purse
Rodney Haig   v 2 up  Gerald O'Keane
Jim Tricklebank   v 1 up Dick New
Mike Abbotts  8 up v   Larry Barnes
Ernie Rayner   v  5 up Martin Ibbitt
Jim Weston   v 5 up  B.Chamberlain
Singles Total  7   5   
Northamptonshire 37 Holes up  14 Cambridgeshire













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