GC Handicap Match Report

Maldon Pavilion v Chelmsford Green Handicap Match Report 28/6/19. On yet another beautiful day Chelmsford Greens arrived at Forrester Park Golf and Country Club to play their away Golf Handicap match against Maldon Pavilion. The lawns were a bit bumpy but nice and green, the grass a bit long as the ‘man with the mower’ turned up too late! Unfortunately, the slope is still there. The Green Team of David Dawsey (7), Linda Murrell (9), Ernest Bailey (9) and Betty Craig (12) were facing a hard battle against a Pavilion side of Chris Joslin (6), Neil Grandy (7), Neil Clark (9) and John Hustwick (10). The doubles were shared with David and Betty overcoming Chris and John in a hard-fought game 7-6 but Ernie and Linda losing out to the two Neil’s’ 7-5. The first set of singles produced a win for David beating Chris 7-5. Match score 2-4 The second round of singles went better with 2 wins. David beating Neil G 7-4, Betty getting a good win over Neil C 7-6. Match score at lunch 6-4 to Maldon. A good lunch of sandwiches and chips was provided by the club before battle was re-joined. The least said about the last two rounds of singles the better with all 8 going to Maldon. The only good bit was Betty taking Neil G to the 13th hoop. Final match score 14-4 to Maldon Pavilion. Hoop Difference: Maldon 119 Chelmsford Green 81 Highlights: None. All in all a very pleasant day for the Greens played in good spirits by both teams, shame about the score. DD