Facing early snow flurries, an ambient temp of at least zero and wind chill pushing it down to minus4 odd, the Swashbucklers squared up to Bob’s Bashers in Round3 of the 2013 Inter Swindle Ryder cup.
Swashbucklers took a solid win in very cold conditions ending up 10:6 to the Swashbucklers.
Ali & Colin vs. Matt J & Alan – Swash win on the 18th
Bruno & Keith vs. Brain & Lee – Swash win 4&3
Gary & Alan vs. Sean & Steve – Swash win 3&2
Ralph & Paul vs. Tony & Graham – Bashers win 2& 1
Graham vs. Daisy – Bashers win
Steve vs. Max – Swash win 4&3
Bob vs. Hew – Swash win 4&3
Geoff vs. Bryan – Bashers win 6&5
No last gasp putting from Max to square the match this round, it was a game held in excellent atmosphere which saw both sides give it their all in deep winter conditions.
With Early Birds taking SMUGS 12-4 in today’s other match (Sunday), its all to play for in the final round in April(?). Teams of 15 will take into 4balls in a full handicap stableford shoot out with winners of each 4ball taking 3pts for first, 2 for 2nd, 1 for 3rd and zero for the wooden spoon.