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Captains and General Managers Trophies

Topic: Mens Golf
Two big finals were played on Saturday - the Captains Trophy over 36 holes and the General Managers Prize over 18 holes.  Saturday morning was certainly better than the afternoon when it rained steadily.  Dean Palmer started well - or Mike hadn't woken up (one of the two) as he was 3up after 3 holes.  By the end of the morning round Dean still had a 2up lead with both players doing better than handicap.
The afternoon was a tight contest with never more than a hole in it.  By the 17th it was all square and Dean must have felt reasonably confident as there were no more shots left.  Dean's tee shot was within 10ft, while Mike was in the bunker, & he still was after his second shot - but then he holed out with his third for a par!  Dean's birdie missed and on to the 18th all square where Dean hit his worst tee shot of the day and struggled from then on.  Mike's bogey was enough to win 1up.
In the General Managers Trophy Dennis Swan and Graham Miller battled away for 7 holes - neither getting a lead but then Dennis went for the jugular and completed a comfortable win 6/5 on the 13th green.
Congratulations Mike & Dennis.  The next event is the 4th Qualifying round of the Booth Cup on Saturday - gross & nett.