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Jon Diamond won the GC Singles Tournament

[<<] [>>] by Jon Diamond at Tunbridge Wells CC
7 June 2015 (GC)

The manager wins at last!

A lovely sunny Saturday showed Tunbridge Wells at its best - the lawns were green, reasonably fast and flat and the Open Level Play Golf Croquet Singles was complete with 12 players on the three lawns.

Sadly, the chilly wind caused a bit of discomfort, but the players seemed happy with 7 rounds of play (2 blocks of 6 followed by a semi-final and final) and no game went to time.

Three Tunbridge Wells players qualified for the semi-finals: Mike Gentry beat Derek Crocombe and Jon Diamond beat Richard Brooks from Sussex County, leaving an all Tunbridge Wells final. So for the first time since the cup was presented a Tunbridge Wells player graced the trophy, with Jon Diamond the overall winner beating Mike Gentry 7-4 in the final, despite having dropped a game during the block play.

Both Derek Crocombe and Derek Heath played well enough to have their handicaps reduced.


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