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Solomon Trophy 2011: USA beat GB 11-6 To Retain The Trophy

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pictureJim Bast (Photo: Samir Patel)

by Phil Cordingley not at Hamptworth Golf and Country Club [^] -> bottom
30/06/2011 2011 (International)

The following teams represented Great Britain & the USA in the Solomon Trophy at the Hamptworth Golf & Country Club near Salisbury from Tuesday 28 June to Friday 1 July 2011:

GB USA

Ian Burridge
Tony Le Moignan
Ian Lines
David Maugham
Stephen Mulliner (Captain)
Samir Patel

Jim Bast
Doug Grimsley
Danny Huneycutt (Captain)
Chris Patmore
Ben Rothman
Jeff Soo

With the overnight score at 8-4 to the USA, on the final day there were a possible six second round singles rubbers to play, two pegged down singles and one doubles to finish. USA won two of the second round singles and a resumed first round single to make the score an unassailable 11-6 to retain the Solomon trophy which they had won for the first time in 2009. The remaining four rubbers remain unfinished

Round 1 Doubles

GB   USA Scores
BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM beat PATMORE & SOO +15, +5TP (M)
LE MOIGNAN & MULLINER beat GRIMSLEY & ROTHMAN -26TP (R), +3TP (M), +1
LINES & PATEL lost to BAST & HUNEYCUTT -5, +17, +8

Round 2 Doubles

GB   USA Scores
BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM level BAST & HUNEYCUTT -18TP (B), +17
LE MOIGNAN & MULLINER lost to PATMORE & SOO -26TP (P), +21TP (M), -22
LINES & PATEL lost to GRIMSLEY & ROTHMAN -1, -17

Round 3 Singles

GB   USA Scores
MULLINER lost to HUNEYCUTT -2, -4
MAUGHAM level ROTHMAN +17, -14
PATEL beat GRIMSLEY +5TP, +10
LE MOIGNAN lost to PATMORE -3, -15
LINES beat SOO +19, -17 , +3
BURRIDGE lost to BAST -2, -4

Round 4 Doubles

GB   USA Scores
BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM lost to GRIMSLEY & ROTHMAN -16, -14
LE MOIGNAN & MULLINER lost to BAST & HUNEYCUTT -3, -6
LINES & PATEL lost to PATMORE & SOO -15, -3

Round 5 Singles

GB   USA Scores
MULLINER lost to ROTHMAN -13, -14
MAUGHAM beat HUNEYCUTT +14TP, +3
PATEL level PATMORE +7, -4
LE MOIGNAN level GRIMSLEY +3, -11
LINES lost to BAST -25, -3
BURRIDGE beat SOO +17, +15



 

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