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Oake Maor retain the trophy they won in 2019, by the same score. against the same opposition!!


SGU Seniors  Scratch Knock Out final  

Played at Tall Pines GC  22nd Sept 2021

 

Oake Manor v The Mendip  

 

In a repeat of the 2019 Seniors Scratch Oake Manor defeated The Mendip at Tall Pines in a very tight and keenly contested final.

After 9 holes Oake were ahead in  four matches and all square in the other. The Mendip turned things around on the back nine with Ian Perkins taking the top match 2 + 1 after an eagle on the 17th.  Chris Lindley teed it up on the 16th 2 up. Bob Tye took the match to the 18th winning the 16th and 17th. His tee shot on the 18th found a poor lie left of the green and he just failed to get up and down giving Chris the opportunity  to hole out for the win which he duly took.

The third match between Mike Shaw of Oake and Martin Myers for The Mendip was very close and it wasn't surprising to find them all square after the 18th.  Before the third match was completed Simon Rudd and Paul Flay completed 3 + 2 and 2 + 1 wins for Oake levelling the overall score.

Both teams followed the third match down the 19th hole. In a repeat of 2019 Oake won the hole to secure the narrowest of victories.

Thanks must go to both teams for competing so well and to Tall Pines for hosting the event and presenting the course in excellent condition.

Current County Seniors Captain Paddy Maclennan and immediate past Couty Seniors Captain Alex Kidd enjoyed the proceedings and the excellent standard of play.

 


      Oake Manor 2021 Champions


Runners up The Mendip 



2021 INTER-CLUB KNOCKOUTS

It has been agreed that the 2021 inter-club knockouts will be played on a home/away basis with home advantage being decided on Friday 23rd October by a coin toss. The Secretary of the SWCGA Geoff Green is expected to conduct the coin toss and the website draws will be updated by close of play on the same day.

We will look to fix a neutral venue for the  final with a set date if course availaibility and Covid-19 restrictions allow at the material time .If possible semi finals will also be played at a neutral venue (TBC) Our aim is to minimise  travel whenever possible and reduce Covid risk.  

Home captains/managers will be responsible for arranging each fixture with a choice/flexability of dates being availiable. Please play every round by the play by date and submit the results immediatly by email "secretary@somersetgolfunion.co.uk". Only in exceptional circumstances will a short extension to the rounds play by date be considered and if the fixture remains unplayed within any extension period the result will be decided by coin toss to be conducted by the SGU.

COVID-19 restrictions will be followed at all times and please respect the host clubs rules, restrictions and hospitality.



Seniors Inter Club Scratch Knockout


The dates to be played by set for each round will be enforced unleess exceptional circumstances arise to necessitate a short extension. 


Winning Club -  Please update the County Secretary with the result of each round played and on the day played ; secretary@somersetgolfunion.co.uk


The Draw for 2021 the Seniors inter-club scratch knockout 

Seniors Inter-Club Scratch knockout 2021


Round 1

Round 2

Semi-Final

Final

To be played by 20th June
To be played by  27th July
To be played by
27th August
22nd September   Tall Pines GC


Tall Pines



at Tall Pines Oake Manor

Oake Manor


at   Oake Manor Oake Manor
Bye Taunton & Pickeridge

n/a

Taunton & Pickeridge

 Oake Manor



Clevedon

at Clevedon Clevedon

Worlebury Weston-Super-Mare

at Weston-Super-Mare

Burnham & Berrow Weston-Super-Mare

at Weston-Super-Mare
Oake Manor
Weston-Super-Mare




OAKE MANOR WON 3-2

Long Sutton

n/a Long Sutton
The Mendip
Bye


at Long Sutton Long Sutton
Bath Bath

at   Bath

Stockwood Vale



Long Sutton
Saltford

at Saltford The Mendip

The Mendip


at Enmore Park The Mendip
Bye


n/a Enmore Park

Enmore Park




OAKE MANOR WIN THE SENIORS SCRATCH KNOCKOUT 2019

  Oake Manor are the 2019 Seniors Scratch Champions after defeating The Mendip in a very tight contest at Clevedon Golf Club.

At half-way Mendip were in a strong position, ahead in 3 of the 5 singles and all-square in another. However Oake began to turn things around over the second nine and once Bob Tye had finished 1 up over Ian Perkins in the first game the match started to swing their way. Chris Lindley levelled things in the second game with a 2&1 win against Graham Salway but then, with games 4 and 5 finishing 4&3 with a win for both sides, honours were even and all attention was on games 3 between James Ward for Oake and Martin Myers for Mendip. Martin had started well and had been 3 up after 8, however, James pegged him back and although James was I up after 17 the game was all-square after 18. With everything hanging on this game and with both teams follwing the match result was decided on the 19th as Oake Manor claimed the trophy on a day where either team would have been worthy winners.  On receiving the Trophy from SGU President Geoff Ogden, James Ward included thanks to Clevedon Golf Club for hosting the final and was especially complementary on the excellent condition of the greens.














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