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Clive Good won the Ashby Handicap Weekend

[<<] [>>] by Mick Haytack
23rd June 2011 (AC - Handicap)

Clive Goode won the inaugural Ashby AC Handicap weekend

There were 10 competitors for our first AC handicap weekend. The weather was reasonable on Saturday with a few light showers and excellent on Sunday.

Rachel Rowe 3
Arthur Rowe 3.5
Peter Moore 5
Mick Haytack 7
Clive Goode 7
Barry Keen 9
Richard Sanville 9
Dave Gunn 10
Derek Buxton 10
Martin Wroughton 20

This was Martin's first attempt at AC and he stepped in at the last minute when one of the original entrants had to withdraw.

On Saturday

Peter beat Dave +6T
Arthur beat Barry +9
Derek beat Mick +11
Rachel beat Richard +10
Clive beat Martin +12T
Rachel beat Peter +16
Clive beat Derek +3
Dave beat Arthur +26
Richard beat Martin +13
Barry beat Mick +13
Dave beat Barry +4
Arthur beat Mick +1
Clive beat Rachel +26
Derek beat Richard +17
Peter beat Martin +10

Sunday knock-out

Clive beat Rachel +2
Derek beat Dave +13
Clive beat Derek +9

Other results on Sunday

Rachel beat Dave +13
Peter beat Arthur +13
Barry beat Richard +23
Mick beat Richard +8
Barry beat Peter +24
Richard beat Arthur +26
Mick beat Peter +26 Barry finished a clear 5th

The semi-final between Rachel and Clive was quite tense and at one point all four balls were for peg. Derek took an early lead in the final but Clive hit in, took his second ball round and ended the weekend unbeaten. His handicap came down to six from seven. The National Forest AC trophy was presented to Clive by the CA chairman Barry Keen.


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