Cottesloe win Pennant Title

3rd Aug 2014

Cottesloe have won their second straight Men’s Metropolitan Pennant title with a 7-2 victory against Mandurah in the Travel Tree Men’s Metropolitan Pennant Finals.

It was a tight start in the opening nine holes, but Cottesloe pulled away late in the morning and started the second 18 in charge of eight of the nine matches.

To Mandurah’s credit they kept the contest close throughout, with seven of the matches within a margin of two through 27 holes.

The title was secured when Cameron Bolton sunk a par putt from off the 17th green. Mandurah’s Craig Lowry failed to make his par putt and conceded the match 2&1. Bolton’s victory gave Cottesloe the required five wins to take the Pennant and the celebrations commenced with four matches still out on the course.

Mandurah’s wins would come from Nick and Correy price, as the brothers secured 3&1 and 4&3 victories in the first and second positions.

Michael Pentland earned his seventh match win of the season with his 3&1 win over Lewis Clay, going the season undefeated.

In the relegation final, Royal Perth survived a late comeback from WA Golf Club to remain in Division 1, while Lakelands secured promotion at Hartfield with a 5.5-3.5 win over Wanneroo.

Kwinana earned promotion into Division 2 with a 5-4 win over Sun City, while WA Golf Club will be relegated to Division 2 and Nedlands will slide to Division 3.

In the Juniors competition, Gosnells defeated Mandurah 5-2 on the back of a massive 9&8 victory for their Number 1, Jose De Souse. Jake Scott, Kelvin Lim, Daniel Rogers and Xia Kaizan also earned victories as Gosnells prevented Mandurah from winning their third straight Junior Pennant title.