September 25th, 2016

Osborne and Facer celebrate Wychavon Cup success

Osborne and Facer celebrate Wychavon Cup success Osborne and Facer celebrate Wychavon Cup success
Ian Facer (left) and club captain Brian Osborne (centre) receive the Wychavon Cup from seniors captain Martin Williams (right). Picture by Jeff Fletcher. (s)

CLUB captain Brian Osborne and Ian Facer were victorious when 28 Evesham Golf Club seniors competed for the Wychavon Cup on a beautiful spring morning.

This better ball Medal competition features drawn partners and lifting the trophy this year were Osborne and Facer with a nett 65.

Mike Abraham and Peter Belcher were second with 70 and Ian Tait and Martin Williams were third with 71.

It has also been a busy inter-club match time for the Evesham seniors, starting with a 6-0 defeat at Tewkesbury Park.

This was followed by a 4-2 defeat at The Vale – a reverse of the scoreline from the recent match at Evesham – with the visitors’ victories coming from Tait and Mike Whiteford and Ian Wood and Jerry Cain, both 1 up.

The next match saw Evesham return to home ground and winning ways with a 3.5-2.5 win over Puckrup featuring wins for Williams and Facer (5&4), Malcolm Boscott and Malcolm Hiscock (1 up) and Tait and Michael Hocking (1 up). Geoff Burton and Whiteford halved their game.

The most recent match brought a 3.5-2.5 defeat at Redditch where there were wins for Abraham and Whiteford (2&1) and Dave Kewley and Steve Deakin (1 up) and a half for Tait and Peter Ratledge.

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