GOLF: Hole in one for Staples as Cirencester seniors trounce Cotswold Hills

Local golf

Local golf

First published in Sport

CIRENCESTER seniors secured a resounding and unexpectedly wide-margin victory win over near-neighbours, Cotswold Hills from Ullenwood, above Cheltenham.

Cirencester Golf Club

Seniors' section

Cirencester 7

Cotswold Hills 1

Clive Bennett, seniors' captain, with his partner, Gordon Stone earned a hard-fought opening win over Cotwold Hills captain Bruce Kettle and Noel Furley by 1 up.

Cirencester then rattled off three wins, the most convincing being the 6&5 victory by Cirencester club captain Mark Whitehead and Steph Episcopo.

Bob McKellar and David Ratcliffe got to grips with the Cirencester greens better than their team-mates and gathered a point by 2&1 but this was to be the visitors' only success as Cirencester took the three remaining matches, most notably the 5&4 win by John King and Alan Dymond, who played sparkling golf.

A highlight of the afternoon was the hole in one by Cirencester's Mike Staples at the 11th hole.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree