4th Dec, 2016

Osborne and Facer celebrate Wychavon Cup success

Liam Moakes 16th May, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

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.