Thriller at High Post

The second match of the season saw AOGS taking on The Seniors at High Post yesterday.

Morning Matches

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AOGS

Senior Golfers’ Society

John Hunt & Roger Antolik 1 Steve Turnbull & Bob Noble 0
Mark Lacey & George Cassie 1 Barry Wild & Robin Griffiths 0
Mirza Datto & Ian Griffiths 1 Denzil Stirk & Nigel Douglas 0
John Saville & Paddy Hartigan 1 Kevin Clarkson & John Hargrove 0
John Ayres & Jack Deverell 0  Trevor Hicks & Tim Watts 1
Ian Holmes ½ David Wright ½

Afternoon Matches

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AOGS

Senior Golfers’ Society

George Cassie & Ian Holmes 0 Kevin Clarkson & Tim Watts 1
Mirza Datto & John Saville 0 Barry Wild & Steve Turnbull 1
 Ian Griffiths &  Jack Deverell 0 Robin Griffiths & David Wright 1
 John Ayres & Paddy Hartigan 1  Denzil Stirk & John Hargrove 0
Mark Lacey & Roger Antolik 0  Trevor Hicks & Nigel Douglas 1
John Hunt 0 Bob Noble 1
1 5

It was a beautiful Spring day that greeted the assembled golfers at High Post set above Salisbury Plain. The morning matches saw AOGS cruising coming in to lunch with a healthy lead – 4½ to 1½.

What happened at lunch is a mystery, but suffice it to say that the change in fortunes was dramatic; only the pairing of John Ayres & Paddy Hartigan managing to secure a point in the afternoon. The afternoon score of 5 to 1 meant that the Seniors had managed to overturn the substantial morning deficit to with the match, 6½ to 5½. Still, there’s always next year…