Captain’s pairing clinch it for B team

RUGBY GOLF CLUB

On Thursday, the ladies played a friendly match against Nuneaton away. The uncertain weather caused concern as to whether this match could take place but the Nuneaton green staff managed to get the course ready for play. The format was changed from a better ball pairs to Greensome, which was a good decision to make. The result was a win for Nuneaton 3 & 1.

n At last there was some fine weather and sunshine on Saturday for the Ladies Scratch Team home match against Matlock. Rugby won the match 3½ to 1½.

n Rugby and Kenilworth played their second encounter of the season with the A team playing at home. The A team match was closely contested giving a result of a half. Kenilworth retained the ‘Golf Ball’.

n The B team fared better at Kenilworth with six pairs contesting the match in a ‘better ball’ format.

With five scores posted the match was tied at 2.5 points each, awaiting the result of the final pairings which featured the respective team captains.

The result of the final pairing was a 4 & 2 win for the Rugby pair of Martin Weaver & Steve Hibberd beating Kenilworth’s Patrick Fleming & Phillip Hoare, giving Rugby the overall win of 3.5 to 2.5.

n The Rugby Golf Club Bogey Cup competition held on Sunday was won by Mark Ridley with a +5 score.

Runner up was Paul Cluett with +4 and third Peter McIntosh +3.

ANSTY GOLF CENTRE

Club competition results

July Open: 1 Martin Moore 38 points, 2 Darren Twamley 34, 3 Russ Smith 34, 4 Jason Twamley 34, 5 Alan Waite 33.

Two’s winner: Chris Healey.

n Summer Alliance, week 12: 1 Peter Waters 40 points (back 9), 2 Adam Hardie 40, 3 Steve Rhodes 39.

n Pub League: Round 5: Super league: The Boat Inn 81 Denbigh Lions 70, Hogans 83 The Boat Inn 2 75, Rose & Crown 82 Brandon Social Club 68, Walsgrave Social Club 80 The Blue Pig 80.

n Last Chance Saloon: The Devonshire Arms beat Baginton Oak, Denbigh Arms Tigers beat The Fox, The Jaguar beat Ansty Social Club, Potters Green beat Ansty GC.