Search

FREE GoGoDragon! stickers in today's EDP and Evening News!

Click here

Costessey Park win golf’s Bass Trophy

17:09 12 October 2012

Keith Bass presents Costessey Park

Keith Bass presents Costessey Park's (left-right) Samantha Darling, Aiden Tanner, Jake Metcalf, Dylan Green and Charlotte Hatch with the winners' trophy.

Archant

The long wait is finally over for Costessey Park – they are once again the proud holders of the Bass Trophy.

shares

It’s taken 13 years for them to win the county junior competition again, having won the inaugural championship back in 1999.

The Costessey Park team faced off against their Thetford counterparts around Barnham Broom’s Valley course having both topped their leagues and qualified through the semi-final stages. The final delivered a nerve-jangling climax to the competition with Costessey Park’s Samantha Darling holing the crucial put on the last hole to ensure her side won by three matches to two.

Costessey Park had raced into an early lead, winning the first two matches only to be pegged back to all square.

“It was an excellent team effort,” said Costessey Park junior organiser Garry Davis. “We won the first two matches quite convincingly 6&5 and 4&3 and then we lost the next two to level it up and then Samantha Darling in the last match was three down with five to play.

“She was up against it but managed to battle back to win it on the last hole with the last putt. It was brilliant. Sam parred it while her opponent three-putted which meant we won and avoided the play-off.” He added: “We played against Royal Norwich in the semi-finals and that went to an extra play-off hole so I’m pleased we didn’t have to go through that again.

“I’m very proud of the team and it all bodes well for Costessey Park to have these good young juniors coming up through the ranks.”

Norman Blanch, Norfolk Junior Secretary, was pleased with the action he witnessed.

“The game was played in a very good competitive spirit, very good golf was seen by the many supporters who attended this final,” he said.

Costessey Park 3 Thetford 2: Dylan Green lost to Dan Traher 2&1, Aiden Tanner beat Jess Dixon 4&3, Charlotte Hatch lost to Josh Chamberlain 3&2, Jake Metcalf beat Dean Scott 6&5, Samantha Darling beat Abigail O’Riordan 1 up.

shares

0 comments

Most Read Sport

Most Commented Sport

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 13°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the EDP
digital edition

Subscribe

Broads Outdoor Festival

cover

Enjoy the Broads
Outdoor Festival
digital edition

Read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Enjoy the Eating Out
in the Broads
digital edition

Read

Great Days Out

cover

Enjoy the Great Days
Out digital edition

Read

Get Into Summer

cover

Enjoy the Get Into
Summer digital edition

Read