On Sunday the 16th May , St Enodoc GC played host to Bude and North Cornwall GC in Round 1 of the Mens Annodata Matchplay ( formerly the Daily Mail Matchplay ). The match was played in extremely testing conditions and our five man team came out on top, safely progressing through to the 2nd round to be drawn in five weeks time .
First out , Andy Beare , was unlucky to lose his match on the 17th Green after being drawn against an inspired Harry Maculey ( 1 hcp ), taking only 9 putts over the opening 8 Holes .
Next up, Stuart Fleet prevailed 4&3 winner against Budes Mark Duncan.
The 3rd match saw St Enodocs Matt Fox having to give 3 shots , play James Swart , a really good fight from both players eventually ended with Matt winning 1 up .
Match 4 , Dennis Brown made short work of his match winning against Keith Merryfield , 6 & 5 .
Match 5 , involving Lewis Bradley verses Steve Tilbury . Lewis , giving 7 shots to his opponent , found himself 3 down early on , however, he rallied to win his Match 3&1, concluding the overall Match Result as 4 - 1 to St Enodoc.
After the Match both Teams enjoyed a drink and the Team Captains congratulated both sides for the spirit in which they played , and the caddies and supporters for their hardiness in the name of fun .
(L to R ) Representing St Enodoc
Andy Beare ,Stuart Fleet , lewis Bradley, Dennis Brown ,Matt Fox .