More team success for Stoke Rochford seniors

Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s seniors secured another team success as their impressive start to the season goes from strength to strength, writes John Wright.

By Duncan Browne
Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 12:00 am
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It has been a promising start to the campaign for Stoke Rochford Seniors, who have won each of their first four matches.

Entertaining Lingdale the weather wasn’t kind.

In fact, all the games started in light rain.

The skies cleared briefly and the first two games managed to complete their matches in dry weather.

However, all others were caught in a heavy downpour.

Yet the players battled on to complete their matches as Stoke Rochford secured a 6.5-1.5 victory.

John Hitchman & Mike Thornton won 7&6 while Steve Major and Malcolm Edwards added a 7&5 success.

Mike Nixon and Barry Mitchell claimed another victory as they won their contest 4&3.

There was a 2&1 success for Chris Woof and Graham Manton as the hosts claimed yet another success.

Ian Thomas and Ken Taylor won 2 up as the home side sealed victory.

The last three pairs all halved their games.

Darrell Knight and Greg Ewart, Don Pennycook and Don Werner, plus Ernie Armstrong and David Hamilton were the three pairs who all had to settle for stalemates with the visitors from Lingdale.