Narrow win for Peebles against Minto

Seniors` matches against Minto are usually close affairs and the home match this year proved to be no exception. 

Sam Walker and Gordon Fisher got he home team off to a good start with a 3&1 win. Sam was in excellent form being nett 28 at the turn which included a spectacular eagle on the 9th. Andrew Waddell and David McKean were just edged out 2&1 by the strong Minto pair that included the former scratch golfer Iain Oliver.

David Wright and Brian Robson enjoyed a very close match and won by one hole courtesy of a chip in by Brian on the 18th.

Parity in the match was restored when the home pairing of Donald Jamie and Jim Lyle lost narrowly to their opponents. Match 5 ended all square when debutant John Brown and Neil Byers  lost the final hole. 

With the match all square the overall result hinged on the outcome of the final group. Once again the two Ians, Pemberton and Mewett, did not disappoint and they emerged victorious by 3&1 to push the Peebles team over the finishing line.

The match took place in glorious weather with the course looking absolutely fantastic. The Minto players all commented on just how good our course was. 

Overall result : Peebles 3 and half points - Minto 2 and a half points.