AMATEUR GOLF South West Week day 3 updates

SWCGA golfHosts Dorset top the matchplay table after two wins from two at Parkstone.

Dorset followed up their big win over Wiltshire with an eye-catching 8-6 victory over favourites Gloucestershire after establishing a 5-3 morning singles lead.

Cornwall remain second in the table after two days despite narrowly losing to Ali James' resolute Wiltshire, who clawed back a morning 4.5-3.5 deficit to edge home 7.25-6.75.

Devon - skippered by Woodbury's Pete Lawrence - also claimed their first win. Bouncing back from an opening day defeat by Cornwall to inflict a second defeat on defending champions Somerset. 

Today's interest centres on the indvidual strokeplay championship - over 36 holes - and which county will go forward to represent the region at the England Golf County Finals.

County captains have selected their teams of six and the county with the best score at the end of the day will go forward to the matchplay county finals. 

South West Golf fans please note: All this week's action is free to see/support. If tweeting @swsportsnews about the tournament please use #SWgolf #SWweek & #SouthWestWeek tags.

English County Finals qualifier & 36 holes individual South West stroke play championship

Day Two results
Devon 7.25 Somerset 6.75
Gloucestershire 6 Dorset 8
Cornwall 6.75 Wiltshire 7.25

Day One results
Cornwall 9 Devon 5
Dorset 9.5 Wiltshire 4.5
Gloucestershire 8.75 Somerset 5.25

• The South West Women's Inter-Counties match week takes place at Woodbury Park in Devon from Monday July 1-Friday July 5.

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