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GOLF: In-form Witney KO Oxford City
9:30am Thursday 7th June 2012 in Golf
UNBEATEN Section 3 leaders Witney Lakes caused an upset when they beat Section 2 side Oxford City 2-1 in the preliminary round of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League KO Cup.
Witney's pairings of Neil Clayton and Steve Putt, plus Dave Thomson and James Clark secured 3&2 victories to set up a tie against Feldon Valley in the first round.
SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE
Chiltern Forest 2 (3pts), Hadden Hill 1 (1) (Chiltern Forest first): P Mardon & J Chandler bt S Boffin & S Hollick 4&3; J Benson & J Randall lost to R Boffin & D Polley 2 holes; J Taylor & N Trew-Smith bt M Grootz & G Hamilton 2 & 1.
KO Cup prelim round
Witney Lakes 2 (3), Oxford City 1 (1) (Witney Lakes first): N Clayton & S Putt bt C Marriott & M Walker 3 & 2; A King & S Merrills lost to G Hoult & M Hall 1 hole; D Thomson & J Clarke by G Soave & M Soave 3 & 2.
A COURSE record was set at Frilford Heath for the first time in 11 years.
Becky Harries, from Haverfordwest, shot a six-under 67 on the Red course in the Ladies Scratch Salver.
Katherine O’Connor (Tadmarton Heath) finished six shots behind in second.
BRIAN Turnbull aced the 16th hole at Kirtlington on his way to winning the Seniors Medal by a single stroke.