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GOLF: Drayton shine to surprise Frilford
10:40am Thursday 19th April 2012 in Golf
Frilford Heath suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Drayton Park in Section 1 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League.
Drayton’s wins came from Martin Roberts and Graham Shirley, who won 4 & 3, and Darren Morton and Andy Elmley, who triumphed 2 & 1.
Frilford’s win came from Jake Dines and Lee White, who trounced their opponents 8 & 6.
Oxford City drew 1.5-1.5 at Magnolia Park in Section 2.
With the encounter all square, Magnolia Park’s Bob Darvill and George Stirratt halved the last match with Oxford City’s Gavin Soave and Craig Marriott.
Frilford Heath 1 (1pt), Drayton Park 2 (3) (Frilford first): J Richardson & D Newbold lost to M Roberts & G Shirley 4 & 3; J Dines & L White bt N Elmley & H Wilkinson 8 & 6; H Collins & N Longford lost to D Morton & A Elmley 2 & 1.
Ellesborough 2½ (3½), Buckingham ½ (½) (Ellesborough first): L Richardson & A Wilkinson bt D Thompson & M Scofield 1 hole; C Pearce & B Godwin bt J Wyatt & S Welfare 6 & 5; P Cuthbert & M Tomlins halved with S Clark & B Oliver.
Magnolia Park 1½ (2), Oxford City 1½ (2) (Magnolia Park first): S Stanley & D Cronin lost to P Higgins & A Thomas 5 & 4; C Stones & J Gardiner bt G Hoult & A Higgins 2 & 1; B Darvill & G Stirratt halved with G Soave & C Marriott.
Badgemore Park 1 (1), Witney Lakes 2 (3) (Badgemore first): S Austin & P Woolard bt N Clayton & S Putt 4 & 2; M Hawkins & F Kassam lost to J Holt & C Morgan 1 hole; T Killick & D Haddock lost to A King & D Thomson 2 & 1.