Glyn­hir pip Car­marthen Se­niors in close match

Llanelli Star - - ATHLETICS/GOLF -

CAR­MARTHEN Golf Club Se­niors trav­elled to near neigh­bours Glyn­hir GC on Wed­nes­day for a re-ar­ranged match.

The pre­vi­ous match was can­celled be­cause of rain but this time the match was played on a lovely sunny day.

Cap­tain Ro­dri Davies took a strong side but a few matches were very close, with the home side just edg­ing them and win­ning 5-3.

The re­sults were Ro­dri Davies and Gra­ham Williams L 4&2; Huw Rees and El­wyn Mor­gan L 1 down, Gary Evans and Ian Grif­fiths L 4&2; Tony Jones and Dai Elias L 1 down; Fred Steel & Peter Collins W 2&1; Clive Evans & Nor­man Ed­wards L 2&1; Sel­wyn Humphries & Hywel Mor­ris W 4&3. Next week the team wel­come Mond Val­ley GC from Cly­dach to Car­marthen.

On Thurs­day the se­niors played for the Dave Aggett Cup a 4BB for­mat, and on a sunny day with the course still in ex­cel­lent con­di­tion fol­low­ing the Wales Boys’ and Girls’ Cham­pi­onships, scor­ing was al­ways go­ing to be good, and so it turned out, with Len Davies and Clive Thomas com­bin­ing bril­liantly to score 48 points.

The rest of the field were much closer, with Meirion Grif­fiths and Stu­art Bar­clay sec­ond on 43 points, and Ken Gealy and Wyn Thomas beat­ing Ian Grif­fiths and Ro­dri Davies with a bet­ter a back nine on 42 points. Twos were recorded by Peter Williams, Huw Phillips, Haydn Har­ries, Meirion Grif­fiths and Keith Lewis.

While the team play in the match next week. the re­main­der of the se­niors play a Three Clubs and a Put­ter com­pe­ti­tion.

This week­end saw the play­ing of the DR Evans Cup (gross) and Chair­man’s Bowl (nett) over 36 holes, and com­ing out as the club cham­pion was young Jamie Dean with an ex­cel­lent gross score of 144 which in­cluded a very com­pet­i­tive 69 in the morn­ing round.

Tom Williams was sec­ond with 152 and Paul Davies third on 155.

In the Bowl, Dean was again the win­ner with a net 140. A spe­cial men­tion must go to Clive Harrison, who recorded the best nett of the day in the morn­ing with an out­stand­ing 66, and his com­bined to­tal of 142 saw him take sec­ond. Third was Gruffydd Rees with 143.

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