Sidmouth seniors open season with big win over Honiton

Golf Golf

Saturday, April 19, 2014
9:52 AM

After the terrible wet winter when playing golf became an occasional outing, it was good to play the first seniors competitive match of the season last Thursday in spring-like weather, writes Christopher Grubb.

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The rivalry between Sidmouth and Honiton usually produces some very close encounters but on this occasion Sidmouth started the season in good form winning by four-and-a-half to one-and-a-half.

Captain Nigel Sharp and his partner vice-captain David Bromage were first to play and with three holes to go the pair were two down, but fought back to get a half. Match two was won comfortably four-and-three by Chris Grubb and Brian Cole. Next out were Colin Mitchell and Colston Herbert who won two-and-one after trailing by three just four holes in!

Fourth out Peter Emery and Brian Jones won two-and-one after a tight match, but hung on to win. Fifth out Les Pratt and John Townsend were all square by the 17th but unfortunately lost on the 18th green to a very good birdie by the Honiton duo of Rogers and Jones. Last out Charles Brown and Bruce Harcourt were comfortable winners four-and-three having led all the way round.

The return leg at Honiton will be played in May when Honiton hope to gain their revenge.

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