Close outcomes in doubles day competitions
32 players entered the August GC Level Play Doubles Tournament on a somewhat showery August morning which later developed into a lovely sunny afternoon.
The players were split into two competitions based on their aggregate handicap played over 6 rounds.
Both competitions were closely fought with 2 very close finishes.
In the A section 4 of the 8 pairs ended up with 4 wins. Liz Drury/Tony James & Richard Brooks/David King were level on +6 net hoops, however Richard & David beat Liz & Tony and won based on who beat who.
In the B Section the result was also pretty close with 2 Doubles on 5 wins and 2 doubles on 4 wins. Beryl Hughes & Gavin Taylor won based on net hoops from Fran Box & Graham Tucker with a net hoop score of +12 compared with Fran & Graham’s plus 10.
At the beginning of the tournament the Manager put out a special plea to avoid slow play following several complaints that had been made recently.
The players did extremely well and completed 6 rounds in under 6 hours including a lunch break. Well done all.
Thanks to Jonathan for managing what proved to be a difficult event, with withdrawals right until the last minute; PLEASE, we all know it's sometimes unavoidable but do try to withdraw as early as possible if you need to. You will now receive a 4 week warning as well as a 10 day one to encourage everyone to check their dairies for clashes!
|Brian Aikens & Steve Chapman||7||7||6||6||7||5||3||5|
|Tony Jolly & Fiona Phillips||5||3||7||5||3||5||1||8|
|Alan Cottle & Paul Green||1||7||6||5||4||7||2||7|
|Richard Brooks & David King||2||7||7||7||7||5||4||1|
|Liz Drury & Tony James||7||6||3||7||7||7||4||2|
|Simon Ancell & Philip Harrison||7||7||7||3||7||5||4||4|
|Bridget Goodman & Jane Powell||6||7||7||3||3||4||2||6|
|Andrea Huxley & Louise Taylor||7||7||5||7||5||7||4||3|
|Richard Carline & Diana Langridge||6||3||7||7||7||7||4||3|
|Fran Box & Graham Tucker||7||7||7||6||7||7||5||2|
|Beryl Hughes & Gavin Taylor||7||2||7||7||7||7||5||1|
|Robin Wootton & Paul Brown||3||5||6||6||7||7||2||6|
|Rachel & Richard Pointon||7||2||7||7||7||6||4||4|
|Diana Rolfe & Sue Kilby||1||3||5||2||5||5||0||8|
|Susan Gale & Trish Ellis||4||6||1||2||7||4||1||7|
|Sue Nicholas & Jim Mander||1||5||4||7||7||7||3||5|