SGU Development Team win 8-4 v Gwent at Isle of Wedmore 08.09.19
3-1 up after the morning foursomes is a good start and with 8 afternoon single to come the odds on a home win were good. The singles started well with Kobe Adams 5/4 and Jamie Short 6/5 winning well. In match 3 Will Parkman recorded a half whilst match 4 saw Paul Wills go all the way only to lose at 18. Taylor Lloyd had to withdraw before the team Captain Olly Worts put the game beyond the reach of Gwent winning 3/2. Kieran Bye 1/2 and Andrew Isaac's 2 up completed the afternoon
2nd's come second against Gloucestershire at Clevedon
Somerset Captain Ollie Words was full of hope and expectation after the morning foursomes ended 2 - 2. Two of the morning matches ended all square with the home teams pairing of Andrew Isaacs Long Sutton and Dylan Xhan Mendip Spring winning 2/1. The afternoon saw a comprehensive performance from the visitors resulting in a 6 - 2 singles tally. Somerset's morning winners were again on the scoreboard as both halved whist Josh Martin Vivary Park enjoyed our only pm win with a resounding 5/4 victory. 8 - 4 Gloucestershire win on a day blessed with sunshine. Our thanks to Clevedon Club and its members for hosting the fixture.
The development squad continues to flourish with new player additions providing further competition for places , the squad will be playing once again in the Wessex League which consists of 4 teams this year with Glamorgan replacing Devon.
The squad has been announced for the season and these players will fulfil the fixtures for this season, we also have some strong U18’s knocking on the door after their recent strong showing at Burnham.
The development squad is the pathway for those players who have committed to the County throughout their teenage years and wish to continue their progression, recent 1st team representation for a number of these players provides evidence of a successful structure.
Any players interested in future involvement with the development squad should enquiry through the SGU contact page , it is likely that you will boast a handicap of 1 or below.
The squad are looking forward to another strong season and further improvement.
Enjoy your golf 🏌️♂️