Crockett holds his nerve to earn draw

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The men’s team at Buckingham Golf Club continued their winning ways with a 5.5-0.5 victory at home to Beds & County before earning a tense 3-3 halved match against Whiteleaf.

In a pulsating contest, it was left to Scott Parker and Philip Crockett to earn Buckingham the draw after the 
latter sunk a 10 foot putt on the last hole.

The June medal was played at Buckingham on Sunday with 95 men taking to the course. Junior member Gus Davidson took Division One on countback from Ben Baxter, both carding a nett 66. Former junior captain Michael Schofield was third.

In Division Two, three men performed well, with green keeper Chris Horsler scoring a remarkable nett 63 to pip Jack Roberts on countback, both were one shot ahead of Tony Stanford.

Four men also scored well in Division Three as Terry McStraw took the honours having shot a nett 65, two ahead of Barry King, with Trevor 
Barnett and Steve Ette a further two strokes behind.

The previous day saw 56 men contest round 10 of the Dr Stableford Cup and John Field was victorious having scored 42 points.

Club president, Neil Tanner, was two points behind, edging out a former club captain, Nigel Franklin, on countback.

In the midweek Stableford, 86 men braved the strong winds, and Tim Kirtley led them home with an excellent 42 points, just one clear of Martin Waters.

Andy Thomas, Gus Davidson and Steve Dalley were a point behind with Tim Brown heading David Carr and Eddie Caulfield, all three scoring 39 points.