Tea Tree Gully double up in SA Pennants
Tea Tree Gully have repeated last year’s final success, in defeating The Grange 5½ matches to 1½ in today’s Simpson Cup final at Kooyonga Golf Club.
While the match looked evenly poised early in the contests, Tea Tree Gully ultimately proved too strong across the board in a series of tight matches.
Tea Tree Gully all smiles after 2011 Pennants win (Credit: Golf SA)
For Tea Tree Gully, Zak Fuller, Ryan White, Luke Steele, Paul Wyllie and Brett Crosby all won their respective matches, with Greg Blewett playing out an exciting squared match against Grange’s Alex Hendrick.
In the top match, Grange’s captain Tom Bond defeated his Tea Tree Gully counterpart Chris Austin 1-up.
The closest contests of the day were in the leading matches, with Zak Fuller defeating Jake Laubsch 2-up and Ryan White emerging triumphant in a seesawing contest against Matt Lisk by the same score.
Also for Tea Tree Gully, Luke Steele defeated Sam Masters 3&2, while Paul Wyllie always held the advantage over Anthony Murdaca, eventually taking the contest 2&1.
The match between Brett Crosby and Chris Brown was also a tight affair, with Crosby holding on to win 1-up.
Today’s Simpson Cup win was Tea Tree Gully’s third senior Pennant title.
Source – Golf SA