Walden close the gap on Brampton Park

PUBLISHED: 15:00 02 July 2015

Scratch team captain Graham Goodman

Scratch team captain Graham Goodman

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Saffron Walden Golf Club thrashed Brampton Park 5-1 to close the gap to the leaders in the CAGU Division One Scratch League.

Olly Tuck puts under the watchful eyes of Mark Reeve.Olly Tuck puts under the watchful eyes of Mark Reeve.

Walden’s victory means they sit four points behind Brampton with a game in hand.

Captain Graham Goodman said: “This victory was a defining moment in our season against the trailblazers Brampton.

“Olly [Tuck] and Mark [Reeve] were aggressive and struck early on and played their finest golf. We blooded Callum [Brookes] in his first serious scratch game and he provided a good foil for Ryan [Adair]’s power.

“Our unbeaten pairing, Richard Southall and Cam Brown, nearly came a cropper but they fought back to draw.

“We have Links away next week so we have to keep up our ruthless play to forge ahead of our rivals”

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