England Golf South East Group Junior Foursomes
Felixstowe Ferry was the venue for this year's England Golf South East Group Junior Foursomes, the last in its present format. Nine Counties took part, Suffolk, Essex. BB& O, Kent, Hampshire, Middlesex, Surrey, Bedfordshire and Sussex. The competition is played on a triangular match play basis off scratch over two days.
Suffolk Boys finished in 5th place, behind the winners Essex, this being the best result Suffolk have achieved in this event for many years.
For the first three rounds the weather was benign, most unusual for Felixstowe Ferry, however, the wind blew throughout the fourth round which proved to be a real test of links golf for all the Counties.
Suffolk's results were- Beat Surrey 3-0, Sussex 3-0, Middlesex 2.5- 0.5, Halved with Bedfordshire, Kent and BB &O and Lost to Essex 2.5 -0.5 and Hampshire 2.5-0.5
The pairs representing Suffolk were Jack Forgan (Captain) and Josh Robertson, Jasper Johnson and Paul aring and Jack Phillips and Gregor Tait.
County finishing scores- Essex 18 points, Kent 16.5, Hampshire 16, BB & O 16, Suffolk 14, Surrey 7.5, Bedfordshire 7.5, Sussex 6.5 and Middlesex 6.
Posted on 22/08/2014
by Charlie Wilderspin