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3 Counties Winter Knockout 25th Nov. 2017

 

Sad to say we were knocked out this day in our round against Folke. The match was played at Wincanton in the middle of a freezing cold spell of weather. I definitely came close to hypothermia, playing in leaky shoes and ending up with sopping socks. Nigel and I were flabbergasted by the performance of our opposition. Their pars and birdies were streaming past us at a rate of knots! We were 4 down at the turn and praying for the wheels to fall off. Nigel staged a comeback on the 10th and we came back to 1 down on 18 but could not compete with a dead straight drive, just short of the green. Sarah and Steve and Tim and Steve Stopforth were the same. Caroline with Steve Cousins and Angela and Dave were our winners. A day of tight games. Good luck to Folke in their next round.

Our next match is the first of the Winter Salver games at Wincanton on Saturday, 13th January. Like childbirth, I may have forgotten the pain by then!

Team of 12 needed to play stableford.

Gill

Created: 06-Dec-17 10:46

Three Counties Winter Knockout

Long Sutton and Wheathill A team gathered at Cricket St. Thomas on a bright Sunday morning to play the first round of the Knockout. I am glad to say that Long Sutton have got off to a good start, winning 4 and 1. Thank you to the team on the day … Sarah Uzzell and John Jeanes, Nigel Brighouse and Ann McRae, Steve and Jo Cook, Angela and Dave Baker and Steve Cousins with myself, Gill Edwards.

Our next round will be against Folke. All welcome. Watch the sheet in the corridor. Date and venue to be decided.

Gill

Created: 30-Oct-17 14:57

3 Counties League - Freeman Trophy 7th October 2017

Glad to say we were not held up by fog this year at Cricket St. Thomas – the weather was kind and the day ran well. Tee times started at 0800 and by the end were only 15 minutes adrift. The field of 120 players were through in actual daylight…no need for the Volvik balls I had bought for Long Sutton!…and Ian Chandler even had time for relaxed chat before the evening started, as Aaron in the pro-shop had done a sterling job on collating the results for him as they came in. Much appreciated.

On the day, Long Sutton were second with 319 points, to Cricket St. Thomas with 339. Ann McRae won the ladies longest drive. As for the year’s prizes, we collected the cup for Winners Div. 2 (so will be going up next year), and the shield for winning last winter’s Knockout. Cricket St. Thomas were second, in Div. 2, so also go up to Div 1.

Folke raised £100+ for their charity - Steve Henstridge accepted the dare to exchange outfits...Maxine to wear Steve's suit and Steve Maxine's slinky dress. Easy for Maxine, but Steve’s size 12’s would not fit into Maxine’s high heels! I had my doubts the zip would work either, but it held. Well done them!

Winter Knockout : -

The first round has to be played by 12th November. We are drawn to play Wheathill A, on a neutral course. 5 pairs needed to play betterball matchplay. A sign up sheet with details will be on the board asap.

Gill

Created: 17-Oct-17 14:35

3 Counties last Summer League match:

Cricket St. Thomas, Cannington Bears and Long Sutton have been tussling for the top positions in Div. 2 this year.  Long Sutton scored well from the beginning of the season but as many know, it is not always a good sign to score well on the 1st!  Gradually, both Cricket St. Thomas and the Bears overtook us, but we did have games in hand.  As we played our penultimate game at home on 9th September we had 66 points, Cannington Bears were finished on 69 and Cricket had finished on 82.  Our team played well that day, especially Becky Cousins, chipping in from off the green, taking the glory from Steve, and we gained  11 points, moving to 77 and claiming a definite 2nd place and promotion next year alongside Cricket St. Thomas. 

As the day dawned (thankfully) dry on Sat. 16th, we now needed just 6 points to claim first Div. 2, but there is no such thing as ‘just’ in golf.  One win and a half would be enough but the game was away on the Newton Course and we had illness and injuries amongst us, no Sandra, no Sarah and no Carole.  There had been heavy storm showers and more were forecast; how muddy would it be?   As I walked to the first tee I heard a shout go up…on the green?  No, appreciation of Tim’s trick shot via bank and bridge to safety.  Just the right amount of power and spin!   A sign that luck is on our side or that it is going to be hard work?

The 15th was a pivotal hole.  Franco and John Jeanes were out third ahead of Nigel and myself and Ray and Connie were the last pair.  As we stood looking up the hill, waiting to play the 15th, we saw Franco and John’s group shake hands on the green.  I couldn’t tell from body language which pair looked most chipper, but as they played down 16, Franco ‘s thumb went up, then, as Nigel and I played the 16th, Ray’s tic tac had me floored, so many fingers flying around…and I don’t do numbers!  I found out later that he and Connie had already won…5 and 4, what a win…thanks to Connie said Ray.  Our total score for the day was 16 points, so clear winners.  A massive thank you everyone, on the day and through the season.  We have had a lot of fun and I look forwards to next year.  Our team for the day was Tim and Caroline, Angela and Dave, Franco and John, Nigel and myself, Ray and Connie, Steve Uzzell and Sean.  

Looking forwards to next season…Div. 1 -  Sturminster Marshall, Folke, Wincanton, Cannington A, Long Sutton, Cricket St. Thomas. 

Div. 2 –Charminster, Wheathill A, Cannington Bears, Wheathill B, Yeovil, Bulbury Woods

 

The Winter Knockout Draw has been made.  We play Wheathill A.  Neutral venue and date to be arranged.

The next 3 Counties event is the Freeman Trophy Day, which is being held at Cricket St. Thomas on Sat. 8th October.  Details and sign up sheet on the noticeboard.  We need a team of 12.

Gill

Created: 22-Sep-17 17:00

3 Counties League Table


  Three Counties League division 1

   

2017

     

1

STURMINSTER   MARSHALL

A 11

A 16

A 14

H 17

A 8

H 14

 

 

 

 

80

2

WINCANTON

H 12

H 11

H 14

A 6

H 12

A 8

 

 

 

 

63

3

CHARMINSTER

A 11

H 8

A 4

H 12

H 12

 

 

 

 

 

47

4

FOLKE

A 14

A 8

A 6

H 10

A 4

 

 

 

 

 

42

5

CANNINGTON 

H 8

A 6

H 5

A 6

H 10

 

 

 

 

 

35

6

WHEATHILL   "A"

H 6

A 6

H 12

H 4

A 0

 

 

 

 

 

28

                         
 

Three Counties Joe   Harring Trophy

           

1

CANNINGTON 

H 0

A 2 (1/2)

H 3 (1UP)

A 4 (2&1)

H 3 (7&6)

 

 

 

 

 

12

2

FOLKE

A 0

A 4 (1UP)

A 4 (1UP)

H 0

A 4 (1UP)

 

 

 

 

 

12

3

WHEATHILL   "A"

H 3 (3&2)

A 0

H 1 (1/2)

H 3 (4&3)

A 4 (1UP)

 

 

 

 

 

11

4

CHARMINSTER

A 4 ( ? )

H 3 (3&2)

A 0

H 0

H 3 (6&5)

 

 

 

 

 

10

5

WINCANTON

H 3 (6&5)

H 0

H 3 (2UP)

A 0

H 0

A 0

 

 

 

 

6

6

STURMINSTER   MARSHALL

A 0

A 0

A 0

H 0

A 4 (1UP)

H 0

 

 

 

 

4

                         
 

RESULTS AS OF   03/7/2017

   
             

A = AWAY MATCH

H = HOME MATCH

   
 

Three Counties   League division 2

   

2017

     

1

LONG SUTTON

H 14

H 14

A 11

H 17

A 2

 

 

 

58

   

2

CRICKET ST THOMAS

H 17

A 4

A 4

H 15

 

 

 

 

40

   

3

BEARS

A 11

H 13

A 0

 

 

 

 

 

24

   

4

WHEATHILL   "B"

H 8

H 8

A 4

 

 

 

 

 

20

   

5

YEOVIL

A 0

A4

H 14

 

 

 

 

 

18

   
                         
                         
 

Three Counties Steve Harris Trophy

           

1

CRICKET ST THOMAS

H 3 (  )

A 0

A 4 (3&2)

H 3 (6&4)

 

 

 

 

10

   

2

BEARS

A 0

H 3 (2&1)

A 4 (2&1)

 

 

 

 

 

7

   

3

LONG SUTTON

H 3 (6&5)

H 3 (7&6)

A 0

H 0

A 0

 

 

 

6

   

4

WHEATHILL   "B"

H 3 (6&5)

H 3 (3&2)

A 0

 

 

 

 

 

6

   

5

YEOVIL

A 4 (6&5)

A 0

H 0

 

 

 

 

 

4

   
Created: 13-Jul-17 09:42
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