Ullesthorpe Golf Club has won the Mixed County Foursomes Knockout Competition for the first time in its history.
The team successfully negotiated ties against Market Harborough, Lingdale and Longcliffe to reach the 36 hole final against Hinckley GC and played at Park Hill GC. The team was changed for the final with ‘super sub’ Freddie MacArthur replacing David Evrall (who was on holiday) and partnering Alison Horak, with Cirhan Truswell and Chris Hunt resuming their partnership.
After the morning 18 holes the games were tight with both Ullesthorpe teams fighting back to end the round 1 up and all square respectively. In the afternoon the teams really put the foot down and took control of both ties with the first pairing of Alison and Freddie winning 7 up in total and Cirhan and Chris 10 up in total.
Said Alison Horak “This was a great result for all the players and the club. After finishing as runners-up last year it was a great achievement to go one better and lift the trophy this year. Many thanks must go to all the caddies, club officials and members who supported the team through the tournament, it really does give the players a boost and can help make the difference in matches.”
Main Photo – The winning team and supporters from Ullesthorpe l-r John Cooper (Club Captain), Elaine Watkins (Lady Captain), Freddie MacArthur, Alison Horak, Cirhan Truswell, Chris Hunt, Frances Farren (Lady President) and Rick Hull (Club President)