Suffolk v Leicestershire & Rutland
Suffolk 2nds were at Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club against Leicestershire & Rutland on Sunday 6th August in an Anglian League fixture.
Suffolk were in a good position after the morning foursomes leading 2.5 to 1.5. Gregor Tait and Ben Sayers winning 2 up whilst the other three pairings halved their respective matches, Nathan Overton and James Tyler taking their half point after coming back from 5 down with 6 to play.
Unfortunately they were unable to build on their morning performance in the afternoon singles when they were only able to take 3 of the 8 points on offer with wins from Tait, Overton and Johnson. Byford, Robertson and Tyler all going down on the final hole, which left Leicestershire & Rutland winners by 6.5 to 5.5.As a result they have secured the 2nd team league title with one match still remaining to be played.
Results- AM Foursomes- Nathan Overton and James Tyler halved with Luke Burrows and Ross Murgatroyd, Gregor Tait and Ben Sayers beat Charles Petrie and Jack Merry 2 up, Sam Byford and Chris Bartrum halved with Oli Wilson and Stuart Marriott, Josh Robertson and Jasper Johnson halved with Jay Sheridan and John Fairbrother.
PM Singles- Tait beat Burrows 5 & 4, Byford lost to Merry 1 down, Bartrum lost to Petrie 4 & 3, Sayers lost to Murgatroyd 5 & 4, Overton beat Sheridan 1 up, Tyler lost to Marriott 1 down, Robertson lost to Wilson 1 down, Johnson beat Fairbrother 6 & 5
Suffolk 5.5 Leicestershire & Rutland 6.5
Posted on 06/08/2017
by Charlie Wilderspin