Win and defeat for Stoke Rochford seniors
Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s seniors have played two matches this week.
The seniors suffered defat on the road as they were beaten 5.5-2.5 at Sleaford.
For the first time at Sleaford, the match was preceded by breakfast.
Fine weather and a course in good order with excellent greens saw Stoke suffer another away defeat.
Steve Anderson won the wine for nearest the pin in two on the 18th.
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There were two victories for the Stoke Rochford pairs.
Darrell Knight and Chris Vose won 4&3 while Barry Coop and Steve Major won 3&1.
Steve Anderson and Ernie Armstrong halved.
Meanwhile, John Hitchman and Eddie Plant lost 3&2, John Wright and Bert Tregidgo lost 4&3, Malcolm Edwards and David Hamilton lost 2 down, Doug Lyne and Ken Taylor lost 7&5, Alan Donaldson and Mark Smith lost 4&3.
Another contest against another Lincolnshire opponent saw Stoke Rochford seniors defeat visitors Spalding 5.5-2.5.
This keenly-fought match was played in very good spirit on a hot summer day.
It was followed by an excellent barbeque, and was a good advert for Seniors golf.
Nearest the pin on the 17th was John Wright.
John Hitchman and Darrell Knight lost 7&5, David Hamilton and Chris Woof won 2&1, Gary Skjerritt and Eddie Plant halved, John Wright and Steve Major won 3&1, Doug Lyne and Jim Price lost 5&3, Graham Manton and Greg Ewart won 4&3, Keith Dugmore and Ken Taylor won 2 up, Alan Donaldson and Ernie Armstrong won 4&3.