Surrey Scratch Team Inter-Club Plate Final
Malden Golf Club Sunday 8th September.
This year’s final was played between Purley Downs and Reigate Hill, the format is five a side scratch match play, all games are played to a finish to ensure there cannot be a tie.
To get to the Final both teams had won their way through four rounds of the Plate after going out in the first round of the main scratch competition. Purley Downs had defeated Farleigh, Foxhills, Horne Park to reach the Semi-Finals where they won against Pyrford. Reigate Hills journey pitted them against The Addington, Tyrrells Wood, Surrey National and Tandridge in the Semi’s.
The teams were
Purley Downs: Kevin Smale, Adam Bailey, Richard McGrath, Jevan Ali and Bill Barclay.
Reigate Hill: Ben Palmer, Jacob Aaholm, Dan Taplin, Mike Ducker and Mikey Doble.
With near perfect weather conditions for golf the matches got underway and with all players from both sides giving it their all, which showed with some very good golf being played.
Reigate Hill eventually ran out the winners 4-1.
The course at Malden was in excellent condition and we thank the Club and their members for hosting the Final
and looking after everyone so well.
Surrey County Secretary