Rockingham on a cold, blustery and wet afternoon was the venue for Round Three and hopefully a win against Sea View would be forthcoming and revive the team’s finals hopes.
The team got off to a great start in their quest for victory with James Morris and Callum White recording solid victories.
Harry Traylen and Edmund Hall did not enjoy the best of days and were soundly beaten. Riley Gott, trying to remain unbeaten, was square playing the 17th Hole. A birdie from his opponent followed by a Par on the final hole saw Riley suffer his first defeat of the season losing 2 down. Tristan Geerlings gave the team hope of victory when he won the last hole to win his match and level the scores at 3 Matches each.
So, it was all up to Ben Cullinan. Ben was square coming down the 18th and a good half saw the deciding match go into overtime. The 19th was halved and unfortunately Ben ran into trouble on the 20th ultimately conceding the hole to his Sea View opponent.
Seemingly, the final result of a 4/3 loss has cast doubts on the task of advancing to Division One in 2022.
This Sunday, April 18, the team must win against Rockingham at The Vines and hope other matches go in their favour to maintain a glimmer of hope of the goal of playing in Division One.
The team travelled to Lake Karrinyup County Club for their 3rd Round Match against Cottesloe. Both teams had halved one of their first two matches and lost one and were looking for their first win of the season.
The morning round was played in unpleasant wet conditions and David Rees recorded his second win of the season and got the team off to a good start. Unfortunately, the next four matches went Cottesloe’s way and whilst Tim Tan and John Samuels tried hard over their closing holes, Tim finally lost on the final hole and John on his penultimate hole.
To their credit Aidan Cooper and David Southam registered their second wins of the season in the leading two positions to make the final score more respectable. However, it was a 4/3 loss and This unfortunately makes the job of winning the Division near impossible – but miracles do happen.
This Sunday the team will be at home against Lake Karrinyup Country Club commencing at 7.30 am.
Member support would be appreciated by Team Captain Scott van Heurck and his team.