GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield is a national competition sponsored by the Croquet Association. Teams consist of four players with an aggregate handicap of at least 12. One player may have a handicap of 2, the others must be higher.

Watford lost in the first round in 2015 for the second year running, having become the national champions in 2013.

The competition format is a single-life knock-out.

Handicaps shown below are the new handicaps used for the CA's new national GC handicapping system being trialled nationally in 2016. Details of the trial can be found on the EACF website.

Fixtures contact: Roger Nicholls

GC Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield results by year:

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Round 1
Mon 30 May
Merton Home

LOST 1-6 [hoops: 108 - 116]

(Net index points: -40)
John Smallbone (2) &
Alan Clark (3)
beat Carolyn Doswell (2) &
Graham Witherspoon (3)
7-5, 5-7, 7-4
John Bee (4) lost to Gavin Taylor (3) 6-7, 5-7
Anne Dennis (6) lost to Julie Sheehan (3) 7-4, 4-7, 5-7
John Smallbone (2) lost to Carolyn Doswell (2) 7-5, 3-7, 6-7
Alan Clark (3) lost to Graham Witherspoon (3) 7-5, 3-7, 5-7
John Bee (4) lost to Julie Sheehan (3) 6-7, 7-2, 6-7
Anne Dennis (6) lost to Gavin Taylor (3) 6-7, 6-7

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
John Smallbone1-22-13-3
Alan Clark1-22-13-3
John Bee1-40-01-4
Anne Dennis1-40-01-4

Totals
4-122-16-13


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

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