Suffolk 2nd at Eastern Inter-Counties Foursomes
Suffolk were in action against 8 other Counties in the Eastern Inter-Counties Foursomes held at Seacroft Golf Club, Skegness over the weekend of the 14/15th May.
The 1st day saw them take on BB & O and Northamptonshire in the morning achieving 7 points from a possible 10 which they followed up in the afternoon by taking a further 7.5 points from matches against Essex and Lincolnshire.
In the morning matches on day 2 a further 5.5 points were gained from Leicestershire & Rutland and Cambridgeshire leaving them trailing the leaders, Leicestershire and Rutland, by only half a point.
Despite a valiant effort in the afternoon matches against Norfolk and Bedfordshire Suffolk were only able to take a further 4.5 points whilst Leicestershire achieved 7 making them clear winners by 3 points.
Suffolk have never won this event so this year's performance, under the captaincy of Jack Cardy, was their best finish to date. There was an exceptional performances from Warren Goddard and Josh Cottrell who took 7 points from a possible 8 only losing their last match on the final green whilst Monty Scowsill and Jack Forgan took 6 points.
Click here for full scores and the final County Table.
Posted on 16/05/2016
by Charlie Wilderspin