G.G.C. v Somerset Match at Taunton & Pickeridge GC on Thursday 7th July 2022.

Geoff Lowe Vice-Captain was in charge on this occassion for the annual match between the Gloucestershire Gladiators and the Somerset Spuddlings.

Game 1 A good match between Geoff and stalwart partner Eric against Somerset VC David and T&P Club Captain Rob ended in a good win for GGC 4-3.

Game 2 Lansdowne pairing of President Rex and Past Pres Ian versus Somerset President Bob and partner Ian, a close game with the GGC pair eventually winning by 2-1.

Game 3 Match Manager John and partner Shaun going down big time 4-2 to Clive and John from Somerset.

Game 4 Lydney pairing of Mark and Brian defeated Mike and Phil 2-1.

Game 5 Chipping Sodbury pairing of Paul & Clive unfortunately lost to Somerset Captain Rob and Keri 3-1.

Game 6 Past Captain Sam partnered John also from Cotswold Hills lost after a very close game 1 down.

Game 7 Brickhampton pair of Keith and Neil unfortunately followed suit losing 1 down to Paul and Glyn from Somerset.

Game 8 This meant the last Gloucestershire Gladiators pair of Ed and Mike needed a win to hold on for the draw and this is exactly what they did beating Steve and Chris by 1 hole.

The end result was a 4 all draw, as usual hearty banter and a very good meal followed with thanks being given to all those involved at Taunton & Pickeridge for allowing us to have the match there.