This spring Treloy Golf men’s section played in the Annadota Matchplay competition which has replaced the Daily Mail Classic golf matchplay competition. Club captain Nigel Strawbridge selected two teams to lead us into the first round.
Team A was against Lanhydrock home at Treloy scoring a terrific 4-1 winning result putting them straight into round 2.
The men took to the first tee at 11.30 with five pairs playing, First-out Treloy’s Mark Marshall against Lanhydrock Brian Hancock 7&5 to M.Marshall, Next up Carl Langslow (t) against Mark Jones (l), Carl won 4&3, third pair Simon Deakin (t) vs. Roger Whitehead (l), simon winning 6&5, 4th pairing Luke Holmes (t) versus Martin Nicholas (l) tight game to the 18th finishing 1 up to Martin Nicholas, final pairing Rick Hamilton (t) versus Colin Willis (l), with Rick winning 4&3. The team were over the moon with the results as Lanhydrock sent a cracking team down to play and knew they had to bring there a game to the table.
Team B had a tough battle down at Perranporth against there B team, but they all fought hard to secure a 3-2 win against Perranporth. First out Mike Martin (Treloy) vs Gary Carraway Mike winning 2 up, 2nd team saw Miles Johns (t) vs Peter Foxwell with peter winning 1 up, 3rd pairing Peter Pearce vs James Morpurgo (t) James winning 1 up, 4th pair Ian Dooley vs Andy Thomas (t) Andy won with a 2/1 lead. Last out Peter Naish vs Dave George (t) with Peter playing well on home ground securing a 3/1 win.
Both teams had plenty of supporters and caddies cheering them on Nigel Strawbridge would like to thank everyone who supported us and hope they can keep coming to the next round.
The next round has been drawn which needs to be played by mid June! Team A against The Point at polzeath and team B have been drawn against West Cornwall to play home here Treloy.
Who will Nigel choose to lead us through to round 3?