The pros beat the amateurs for the first time since Bob Weiner photo. They were forced to scramble to fill their roster on late notice, adapted to the tricky wind conditions and even made a few tweaks on the greens for the annual Challenge Cup Thursday against the Capital Region Amateur Golf Association all-stars at Schuyler Meadows. In less than 24 hours, three of the projected players on the pro team for this popular match-play competition backed out for various reasons. Despite all the roster changes, the local pros rallied from an deficit on the front nine to snap a four-match losing streak and defeat the amateurs Each two-person team could win as many as nine points for capturing the front nine, the back nine and the total of their team match and the two individual matches being contested concurrently.
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Annes Golf Club. Each team is comprised of 10 players. Saturday, May 8: Four morning foursomes matches alternate-shot are followed by eight singles matches. Sunday, May 9: Four morning foursomes matches alternate-shot are followed by 10 singles matches. One full point is awarded for each victory, while a half-point is earned for matches that are all square after 18 holes.
As ebbed to a close, the Big Book of Football Champions- surely a must for the Christmas stocking of any self-respecting football fan- was espousing the view that Crook Town, of the Northern League, were about to replace their rivals Bishop Auckland as the leading amateur club in the country. As Crook went on to win the cup again in and the author of the article might claim he was right, but actually marked a turning point in the English Non-League game, in that it saw the Northern League dominance of the Amateur Cup come to an end. From until the competition came to an end in , only three times more did the silverware head in that direction. The tide had turned.
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