Match Report – March Golf Club v Gog Magog Golf Club (Sunday 26th May)
GAGU Inter-Club Greensomes League
In the fourth Greensomes League match of the golfing season, the team from March Golf Club entertained a strong team from Gog Magog Golf Club. The team from Gog Magog featured four single figure handicap players with none of the ‘Gogs’ team higher than 11 handicap. The match was played in initially difficult weather conditions with wind and rain affecting the first hour of play. However, the weather cleared up subsequently, and the match finished in glorious sunshine. After a difficult encounter in the away fixture at Gog Magog, the team from March were looking to produce a better result on home soil. The first two matches were shared, but the final pairings produced good wins for the home team. The final result was a 3:1 victory for the team from March Golf Club. This was a fine victory against such a strong team and has improved the March team’s position in the League standings. March Club Captain, Alan Jones, thanked both teams afterwards for a hard-fought match played in good spirit. Thanks were also extended to the March Golf Club team (Chris Elliott & Jon King, Alan Jones & Mark Athow, Danny Daniel & Derek Wisbey, Simon Moore & Brian Newstead) for turning out to represent the club. A bottle of wine was presented to the winner of the nearest the pin on the par 3 9thhole which measures 218 yards. A magnificent shot to about three feet secured the prize for Simon Moore from March Golf Club.