Somerset Golf Union

Craig Adams wins the Somerset County Championship

Sunday 25th July  County Championship 2021  Mendip Spring GC    


Craig Adams (Tall Pines GC) has won the 2021 County Championship and will go forward to represent the county at the National Champion of Champion’s Tournament, to be played at Woodhall Spa GC on September 12th.

Craig has been there or thereabouts so many times and was extremely pleased to have won the coveted trophy.

An opening round of 67 gross gave Craig a 2-shot advantage over Andrew Isaacs (Long Sutton GC) and 3 from Huxley Howell (Saltford GG).

In the nett event Neil Holbrook 74 -7- 67 led the way and Neil’s good form continued in t the afternoon round 75 -7- 68 total 135 winning the overall nett by 5 from fellow (Mendip Spring GC member) Adam Jenkinson.

As scoring generally improved as the afternoon progressed it all came down to the final match and the final green. Craig and Andrew were separated by a single shot playing the last and both made par!

On 139 gross Craigs single shot victory over Andrew who claimed outright runner up by a single shot from Dylan Xanh whose best score of the afternoon, 69 elevated him up the leaderboard to claim the U21 Colts trophy.

Craig will also have the chance to represent club (Tall Pines GC) and county in the team National Finals, Knole Park GC Kent 18th & 19th September along with fellow team members Andrew Ferris & William Mather.

Good luck Craig and Tall Pines GC.

Thanks goes to the management and members of Mendip Spring GC for putting on such a good day.

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