Somerset Golf Union

Team Somerset 2018

After a hugely successful season in 2017, County Captain Justin Lane will be inspiring the team to go one better this year with the ambition to win the EG Couny Finals they came so agonisingly close to last year. Three of last years squad have progressed through to the professional game, but we have a group of players with both the talent and determination to build upon the success.

 (LtoR) Ali Balcombe, Russell Covey, Jamie Clare, Josh Hilleard, Jeremy Larcombe, Will Poole,

Phil White, Tom Sloman, Jamie Li, Tommy Tulk, Sam Fernley

Kneeling - Neil Mossman

Emphatic win over Gwent

Team Somerset bounced back for the narrow defeat at the hands of Wiltshire to secure a confidence boosting win over Gwent at Clevedon. Team Somerset dominated the morning foursomes to take a 4-1 lead into lunch. The good form contiunued into the singles, and with 6 wins, 2 halves and only 2 losses took the session by 7 points to 3. resulting in an overall win of 11-4.

Next up is the match against Devon which is being played on May 8th at Devon as the squad continue their preparation for South West Week.

First Team v Devon 8th May
Phil WhiteWells
Matt TurnerTaunton & Pickeridge
Sam FernleyWeston-super-Mare
Tom SlomanTaunton & Pickeridge
Taylor StoteBurnham & Berrow
Jeremy LarcombeBurnham & Berrow
Jonny GraceBath
Ollie Worts Orchardleigh
Justin LaneBurnham & Berrow
Rob ParkerTaunton & Pickeridge

Team Somerset at the National Mens County Finals

Massive congratulations to our team who finished runners up at Wychwood Park

Team Somerset put up a fantastic fight at the England Golf County Finals at the weekend. They won 2 out of their three matches to finish in the runners up position. They were edged out by Lancashire on match points won after both sides had 2 victories under their belt. 

 Team Somerset

(L to R) Taylor Stote, Tommy Tulk (President), Phil White, Will Poole, Justin Lane (Captain) Jeremy Larcombe, Neil Mossman (Vice Captain), Matt Turner, Johnny Grace,  Russell Covey (Performance Coach, Josh Hilleard.

To see the final league table and all the results please click here

For a full report on the final days play please click here 

Team Somerset - 2015 County Finals Team The County Flags Smiling Somerset Supporters Jeremy Larcombe Johnny Grace Somerset Golf Union Captain - Justin Lane Phil White Somerset Meerkats! Will Poole Taylor Stote Josh Hilleard A Proud President - Tommy Tulk Matt Turner I see it this way!

South West Week 2015

The Somerset team have enjoyed one of the most successful campaigns in the history of the event at Bristol & Clifton GC in June. The team won the Strokeplay competition to earn the right to contest the National Finals at Wychwood GC in Cheshire at the end of September. In the Team Matchplay league, they had a 100% record, and were confirmed as champions with one match still to play.

Individually, Ali Balcombe finished in a tie at the top of the leaderboard in the Strokeplay competition. He narrowly lost in the play off but had already  been confirmed as Youths Champion.

Josh Hilleard was declared the  Player of the League, winning 9 out of the possible 10 points on offer. Jamie Clare was tied in 2nd place on 8, but has now become Somerset’s highest points winner in the competition with 54 points overall. He is ranked 4th highest in the published Order of Merit. What a week! Congratulations to  the whole team for an outstanding  performance.

The selectors have named the side that will represent Somerset at South West Week 2015, The competition will be played at Bristol & Clifton GC between Saturday 6th June- Friday 12th June, Those selected are



Alister BalcombeClevedon
Jamie ClareWells
Jonathan GraceBath
Josh HilleardFarrington Park
Jeremy LarcombeBurnham & Berrow
Rob ParkerTaunton & Pickeridge
Will PooleMendip Spring
Tom SlomanTaunton & Pickeridge
Matt TurnerTaunton & Pickeridge
Phil WhiteWells

Captain Justin Lane is confident that we have a side that will do well again this year. Please come along and give the team some support as they try to defend the Matchplay Shield and look to qualify for the National Finals.

The 2015 Programme of Events is available to view.

Somerset bounce back with a win against Devon

Somerset secured a confidence building win against Devon at Weston-super-Mare. Leading 3.5 to 1.5 in the morning foursomes, the team swept to victory to claim the match 11-4

Channel League Results 2014

South West Week Results 2014

A rerurgent Somerset side enjoyed a successful week at Royal North Devon, winning the Match PlayShield. Sam Day from Mendip Spring won the individual title, the Clifford Burden Trophy.

For the full results click here

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