2012 CHANNEL LEAGUE GOLF: CORNWALL BACK ON TOP

Cornwall's Welsh international golf ace Rhys Enoch (Truro) picture courtesy & copyright of Tom Ward, www.tomwardsport.com Cornwall swept back to the 2012 Channel League summit following an impressive 9 ½ - 5 ½ home win over Somerset at Bude & North Cornwall.

Steve Rickard’s Duchy side edged 3-2 up in the morning singles and then forged further ahead in the afternoon singles, led by Welsh international ace Rhys Enoch at one.

Wins for Enoch (Truro) Ben Westgate (Trevose) Conor Wilson, Chris Fleming (both Perranporth) Jon Hancock (Newquay) and Metthew Allen (The Kendleshire) helped Cornwall to a 6 ½-3 ½ singles success and hoisted them back to the top of the table.

Foursomes (Cornwall names first) Mike Reynard & Rhys Enoch beat Craig Adams & Thomas Small 2 & 1, Ben Westgate & Josh Greenaway beat Matt Turner & James Popham 5 & 4, Conor Wilson & Chris Fleming lost to Phil White & Dave Gregory by 1 Hole, Jon Hancock & Antony Nash beat Ellis Cook & George Morgan 3 & 2, Matthew Allen & Tom Fox lost to Max Britton & Louis Boston 3 & 2

Singles Enoch bt Adams by 1 hole, Westgate bt Small 4 & 2, Reynard hlvd with White, Wilson bt Gregory by 1 hole, Greenaway lost to Popham by 2 holes, Fleming bt Turner 3 & 2, Nash lost to Boston by 2 holes, Hancock bt G Morgan 2 & 1, Allen bt Britton by 1 hole, Fox lost to Cook 2 & 1.

2012 Channel League Golf leaderboard (game points in brackets)

2 pts Cornwall (24 ½)

1 pt Devon (16 ½) Gloucestershire (16) Gwent (14 ½) Wiltshire (12 ½)

0 Somerset (14) Glamorgan (7)

Match 7 Cornwall 9 ½ Somerset 5 1/2 (Bude & North Cornwall, May 13)

Wiltshire 4 ½ Gloucestershire 10 ½ (Bowood, May 6)

Devon 9 ½ Glos 5 ½ (Yelverton, April 22)

Gwent 8 Glamorgan 7 (Newport, April 22)

Wilts 8 Cornwall 7 (Cumberwell Park, April 15)

Somerset 8 ½ Gwent 6 ½ (Weston-super-Mare, April 1)

Cornwall 8 Devon 7 (Mullion, March 25)

Next on the tee Somerset v Devon (Enmore Park, July 1)

Cornwall v Glamorgan (Newquay, July 8)

Somerset v Wiltshire (Saltford, July 15)

Gwent v Cornwall (Llanwern, July 15)

• Driving force Cornwall's Rhys Enoch (image courtesy & copyright tom ward)

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