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Captains battle it out at Colchester
8:00am Friday 25th October 2013 in Sport
IT was a battle of past versus present at Colchester Golf Club.
The traditional Old Captains against New Captains match took place following the club’s annual meeting.
Tim Moriarty was elected as the club captain and at the same meeting Shelley Persent had her position as ladies’ captain confirmed by the members Their respective teams took on the outgoing club and ladies’ captain Barrie Minns and Ann Jackson.
The first match, between the captains, ended with new captains being victorious over the Minns and Jackson pairing by just the one hole.
This loss by the Old Captains set the trend for the rest of the matches and as the scores came in it was soon obvious that the incoming captains would have their victory.
The final score was 7-3 in their favour. Brain Alden will be the new veterans’ captain and Tom Miller will fill the juniors role.