County Seniors Report - EGU Qualifier ( County Six) at Gog Magog G.C.
Thursday 14th August 2014
The County Senior Team of Bill Thompson (KNGC), Bryan Swain (Stourbridge), Steve Carpenter (Hagley), Gordon Bailey (Worcester G&CC), Mike O'Donnell and Peter Craddock (Redditch) represented the County in the EGU Midland Qualifier at Gog Magog G.C. Cambridge.
Ten Midland Counties competed for the honour of representing the Midlands in the National Finals at Hindhead G.C. in October by fielding six players to play a medal round. The five best scores out of the six would count towards the team's total score.
Congratulations from Worcestershire to the overall winners, Nottinghamshire, who won by three shots with a total of 377. In 2nd place were Shropshire & Herefordshire with 380 and four Counties were tied in 3rd place on 383. After a count back, Worcestershire finished in 6th place.
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The Team's gross scores (Par 70 CSS 72) were:
Bill Thompson 67 , Bryan Swain 77, Steve Carpenter 80, Gordon Bailey 81, Mike O'Donnell 78 and Peter Craddock 88.
Bill Thompson's 3 under par score of 67 won the men's individual gross prize.
Grenville Rose ( Worcs Senior Capt) and Brian Morris ( Past President) were full of praise for the team who gave their best on such a tough course which was set up to fully test the best senior golfers in the Midlands.
The County would like to thank everyone at the MGU who were involved in organising the competition so professionally. In addition, the County is very thankful for the warm hospitality shown by everyone at Gog Magog Golf Club as well as all the staff and green keepers who prepared the course to such a high standard for this prestigious event.
The County Senior Team at Gog Magog G.C. 14.8.14
LtoR: Bill Thompson, Gordon Bailey, Mike O'Donnell, Grenville Rose, Bryan Swain, Peter Craddock, Brian Morris and Steve Carpenter
Posted on 19/08/2014
by Bill Thompson