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SUFFOLK 2NDS TAKE DIVISION 2 TITLE

Suffolk 2nds entertained Northamptonshire 2nds at Newton Green on Sunday 7th September in a match that would decide the Division 2 title. Both teams started the day on 6 points as did Leicester & Rutland, however Suffolk possessed the better games won record.

The morning foursomes saw honours even at 2-2 with wins for Suffolk from Rhodri Harston and Calvin Sherwood and Jack Phillips and home player Jed Seeley who was making his debut at senior County level.

The afternoon began somewhat disappointingly with Northamptonshire taking an early grip on proceedings however the young Suffolk team responded to the challenge eventually winning the first seven matches for a comfortable 9-3 victory to see them claim the title. A superb achievement for Captain Neil Meadows in his first season in charge and extremely encouraging for Suffolk Golf with Neil's teams containing many juniors throughout the season.

Results- Am Foursomes - Rhodri Harston and Calvin Sherwood beat Sam Henfry and Jack Brown 2 & 1, Jack Forgan and Gregor Tait lost to Graham Bott and Simon Williams 2 & 1, James Biggs and Josh Robertson lost to Michael Farr and Miles Mudge 4 & 3, Jack Phillips and Jed Seeley beat James Barker and Richard Dalton 2 & 1.

Pm Singles- Sherwood beat Brown 3 & 2, Harston beat Henfry 2 & 1,Tait beat Mudge 2 up, Robertson beat Williams 2 & 1,Biggs beat Dalton 5 & 4, Forgan beat Farr 5 & 3, Seeley beat Bott 4 & 2, Phillips lost to Barker 5 & 3

Suffolk 9 Northamptonshire 3