Parkstone Qualifier vs Cheltenham 2nd
Daniel Mills 2.5
Peter Hanley 4
Bob Whitaker 10
Carol Smith 2
Michael Rangley 2.5
Bo Harris 4
Bath recorded a remarkable victory away at Cheltenham on Saturday 24th June
2006, winning by 3 matches to 2.
All 3 members of the team played surperbly on the day on Cheltenham’s high
Daniel Mills beat Carol Smith +17 in the morning, after getting to
4 back and peg before Carol had managed to get started.
Peter Hanley and Bob Whitaker put up a good fight against Michael
Rangley and Bo Harris in the doubles before finally going down -9
on time. Peter Hanely in particular had an excellent game, continuely
hitting in across the lawn.
In the afternoon, Carol Smith played extremely well as Peter Hanley went
down -24 without really getting the chance to get into the game.
Bob Whitaker forged ahead of Bo Harris right from the start, playing to a
level well above his handicap. He won comfortably by +14 in just under 2
hours. A fantastic performance.
In the other match, Michael Rangley went straight to 4 back against Daniel
Mills after a costly error by the Bath player at hoop 1. However Daniel
fought back well to win by +11 and seal Bath’s excellent 3-2 win.