Owen Davies hitting the first tee shot in the morning foursomes. (Picture credit Graham Goodman @waldenscratch)
On Sunday 26th February 2017 Mark Reeve lead his first match as County Captain in a friendly against Saffron Walden scratch team captained by Graham Goodman. After the morning foursomes the match was still for the taking for both sides with CAGU edging head by 2.5 points to 1.5. The afternoon singles was hard fought from all, with Saffron Walden scratch team running the CAGU players close with some very tight matches. The final score was CAGU 7.5 - 4.5 Saffron Walden. The star men for CAGU were Jason Evans and Luke Ryan both delivering maximum points and a notable mention to Ian Macdonald for Saffron Walden who also delivered maximum points for his team.
Davies/Loveday lost 3&1 vs Tuck/Macdonald Reeve/Hodgkin won 6&4 vs Brookes/Burlingham Ryan/Evans won 3&2 vs Goodfellow/Jenkins Kumar/Meeds A/S with Martin/Goodman
Loveday won 3&1 vs Burlingham, Davies won 1up vs Tuck, Reeve lost 3&1 vs Brookes, Hodgkin lost 3&1 vs Macdonald, Ryan won 5&4 vs Jenkins, Evans won 3&2 vs Goodfellow, Meeds halved with Martin and Kumar halved with Goodman.
The reports coming back from all the players were that for February the golf course was in fantastic condition, with the greens especially good so a massive thank you to all at Saffron Walden for being fantastic hosts and presenting the course in such good condition for this fixture. We look forward to returning on Sunday 5th of March for our annual Hall Trophy match versus Essex Golf Union, spectators very welcome.
CAGU vs Saffron Walden
Written by Ed Dimambro
Monday, 27 February 2017 15:40