Gorleston Golf Club’s Hambro team fall at the final hurdle
PUBLISHED: 08:25 22 September 2017
Gorleston’s Men’s Hambro team travelled to Rookery Park to play in the final of the 36 hole foursomes Suffolk county competition against Bury St Edmunds.
The team had a brilliant win against Haverhill in the semi-final but were three holes down after the morning round of the final and despite a valiant effort lost by a total of 11 down.
The Midweek Stableford was won in Division One by Les Dukes (40 points ob) from Arthur Fellingham, and Division Two by Nicholas Carver (40 points) from Mervyn Eagle (37).
Saturday’s Russell Dellar Salver, foursomes medal competition for related pairs was played despite heavy showers. Successful on the day were father and son teams who took all three of the top prizes. In first place were Steve and Daniel Crosby (70 nett) followed by Noel and Ray Thompson (70.5 nett) and David and junior captain Jack Butcher (71 nett). It was excellent scoring in very testing conditions.