AOGS v Aldeburgh GC
|Frank Ham||8||–||–||Nick Holt||20||1up||1|
|Tony Dinwiddy||13||Graham Scott||21|
|Andrew Purdy||17||–||–||Miles Lambert||23||3/1||1|
|Michael Estcourt||22||Jeremy Troughton||7|
|Cameron Reeves||15||½||½-||Martin Binning||11||½||½|
|John Ellis||21||Michael Orr||27|
|Brian O’Gorman||20||–||–||Johnathon Lawley||20||5/3||1|
|Ian Saunders||15||Michael Lonsdale||23|
|Chris Buisseret||18||3/2||1||Peter Beaumont||20||–||–|
|Roger Dazell||20||John Raison||24|
|Alex Kilgour||20||–||–||Stephen Beaumont||20||2/1||1|
The weather was slightly overcast with some sharp showers forecast as the 11 a side match got underway. As Alderburgh is a two ball course the format of the match is 18 holes foursomes followed by a good lunch and those that want can play again in the afternoon.
The course was in excellent condition even though the greens were slightly slow because by the intense growth due to the recent high temperatures and heavy rain.
Most of the matches were very close. Frank Ham and Tony Dinwiddy were denied a half as their opponents sank a 12ft putt on the last green. Cameron Reeves could not hit a ball for the first 4 holes so he and John Ellis found themselves 4 down after 5 holes, to their credit they fought back and gained a half at the last. Our only winners were Chris Buisseret and Roger Dazell, perhaps the buggy they needed gave them that little advantage.
The final score was AOGS 1½ – Aldeburgh 4½.
Lunch was so good that only Frank Ham ventured out in the afternoon. Everybody was looking forward to next year.