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GOLF: Williams stars to sink Chippy
10:10am Thursday 5th April 2012 in Golf
A spectacular drive at the last by Jordan Williams sealed a 2-1 victory for Frilford Heath in their Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League Section 1 match at Chipping Norton.
With the match score standing at 1-1, Williams and partner Harry Collins were one up on the 18th tee against Shaun Kench and Tim Reynolds.
Williams almost drove the green, and his pitch to five feet sealed a two-hole victory.
Paul Chana and Lee White also won for Frilford, beating Richard Whiston and Keith Fisher by two holes.
Chippy’s winners were Stu Allen and Chris Heslip, who defeated Chris Little and Jake Dines 4 & 3.
Burford drew at home to Buckingham, even though their second pair of Dave Summers and Donny henderson-Sowerby trounced Jeff Wyatt and Michael Schofield 8 & 6.
Studley Wood were denied a whitewash victory over visiting Chiltern Forest in Section 2, when Mark Williams and James Chalanor birdied the last two holes.
One came via a shot from a ditch to defeat Nigel Lawton and Joe Fathers by one hole.
Ellesborough 2½ (3½ pts), Drayton Park ½ (½) (Ellesborough first): C Pearce & D Finch bt N Elmey & H Wilkinson 6 & 4; L Richardson & A Wilkinson bt A Elmey & D Morton 1 hole; P Cuthbert & S Williams halved with M Roberts & G Shirley.
Chipping Norton 1 (1), Frilford Heath 2 (3) (Chipping Norton first): R Wilson & K Fisher lost to P Chana & L White 2 holes; S Allen & C Heslip bt C Little & J Dines 4 & 3; S Kench & T Reynolds lost to H Collins & J Williams 1 hole.
Burford 1½ (2½), Buckingham 1½ (2½) (Burford first): S Hopkins & M Chiddington halved with D Thompson & S Welfare; D Summers & D Henderson-Sowerby bt J Wyatt & M Schofield 8 & 6; A Salter & J Lally lost to SW Clarke & B Oliver 2 holes.
Studley Wood 2 (3), Chiltern Forest 1 (1) (Studley Wood first): N Lawton & J Fathers lost to M Williams & J Chalanor 1 hole; S Bulman & J McClure w/o P Marden & S Herwood; M Stokes & J Axford bt J Randall & L Scott Perta 2 & 1.
Tadmarton 2 (3), Magnolia Park 1 (1) (Tadmarton first): O King & G Sambrook lost to C Lawrence & D Gronin 2 & 1; A Mason & C Lowe bt S Stanley & S Hamilton 6 & 5; S Hallam & I Manning bt M Jefferson & G Straitt 4 & 3.
Oxford City 2 (3), Bicester 1 (1) (Oxford City first): G Soave & M Soave bt G Harvey & N Gibbard 6 & 5; C Marriott & G Hoult lost to P Barrow & W Dobbins 2 & 1; M Hall & P Higgins bt M Taylor & T Jennings 5 & 3.
Shrivenham Park 2 (3), Carswell 1 (1) (Shrivenham Park first): S Fernandes & A Prestoe bt M Lochkee & M Keylock 5 & 4; T Gristwood & S Plumb lost to K Howe & L Stocker 5 & 4; D Hawkins & M Davis bt T Smith & D Keylock 4 & 3.
Waterstock 1 (1), Witney Lakes 2 (3) (Waterstock first): S Dawkins & A Bartlett lost to J Bason & N Clayton 1 hole; G Hazledine & R Brooks lost to D Thomson & J Clark 5 & 3; P Gascoyne & S Jackson bt R Connor & S Putt 2 & 1.