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Southern Counties Foursomes Finals

Suffolk Seniors traveled to Broadway, Gloucester, to take part in the Southern Counties Foursomes Final. The final, which Suffolk have reached in each of the last 3 years, represents the opportunity for Suffolk to compete against some of the finest Senior golfers in the country with Kent, BB & O and Gloucestershire also taking part.  

The semi-final saw Suffolk drawn against BB & O-result as follows-

Steve Whymark and Richard Barton lost to George Wilson and Malcolm Reid 4 & 3, Geoff Henney and Roger Taylor lost to Adrian Donkersley and Steve Fenton 3 & 2, Mark Jackson and Andrew Whittaker beat Phil Sewell and Cliff Pearce 2 & 1, Alan Garrett and Andy Ball lost to Bob Lander and Rod Crisp 7 & 6, Giles Oates and Chris Ginn halved with David Niven and Ashley Brewer.

BB & O 3.5 Suffolk 1.5- Kent beat Gloucestershire in the other semi-final.

3rd/4th place play off- Suffolk v Gloucesrshire

Steve Whymark and Richard Barton lost to Robin Ellis and Tony Gough 4 & 3, Geoff Henney and Roger Taylor beat Alastair Hannan and Vernon Chappell 2 & 1, Mark Jackson and Andrew Whittaker lost to Bill Higgins and Stuart Masson 4 & 3, Alan Garrett and Andy Ball lost to Richard Wood and Richard Boulding 5 & 3, Giles Oates and Chris Ginn lost to Dave Potter and Andy Selway 3 & 2

Glouestershire 4  Suffolk 1

Kent beat BB & O by 3 -2 in the final