CUMBRIA U 16’s v SOUTH U 16’s

This match was played at the Eden Golf Club, Carlisle on Thursday 17 April on a dry but cold and windy day. The course was in good condition although the greens were on the slow side. After the morning foursomes, played over 9 holes, the South were losing by 3½ games to ½. After lunch the South boys came out fighting and played much better winning the singles by 5 games to 3. Despite losing the match by 6½ games to 5½ the young boys enjoyed the experience and look forward to the return match on 10 May. Results:-
Morning Foursomes (Played over 9 holes)
Chris Finnie (Lockerbie) and William Squires (Kirkcudbright) lost to Nick Sowerby and Archie Davies by 2 & 1
Ross Whyte (D&G) and Grant Hannah (Thornhill) lost to Will Postlethwaite and James Nicholson by 3 & 2
Nathan Watson (Kirkcudbright) and Angus Bendall (Castle Douglas) halved with Alex Rose and Michael Martin
Robbie Smith (Wig town & Bladnoch) and Graeme Hoodless (Newton Stewart) lost to Will Barnes and Ryan Bracken by 2 & 1
Afternoon Singles
Chris Finnie (Lockerbie) beat Nick Sowerby by 4 & 2
Ross Whyte (D&G) beat Archie Davies by 5 & 4
Nathan Watson (Kirkcudbright) lost to Will Postlethwaite by 6 & 5
Angus Bendall (Castle Douglas) beat James Nicholson by 1 hole
William Squires (Kirkcudbright) lost to Alex Rose by 4 & 3
Grant Hannah (Thornhill) beat Michael Martin by 3 & 1
Robbie Smith (Wig town & Bladnoch) lost to Will Barnes by 5 & 4
Graeme Hoodless (Newton Stewart) beat Ryan Bracken by 3 & 2