Date: November 05, 2014

Victorian Country Team Defeats South Australia in Annual Match

The Victorian Country Team has defeated the South Australian Country Team in the annual match played this year at the Naracoorte Golf Club in South Australia on the weekend of November 1-2.

The eight man Victorian Country Team won 11.5 points to 4.5 in the multi-formatted event that saw foursomes matches played on the opening Saturday morning, four-ball matches in the afternoon and individual match play to conclude on Sunday morning.

The Victorian Team consisted of:

              Peter O’Dwyer (Captain) – Portsea
 Craig Boucher – Midlands
 Tim Coffey – Traralgon
 Tom Couling – Traralgon
 Andrew Schonewille – Rosebud   
 Riley Stevens – Cardinia Beaconhills

 Scott Boschen – Horsham
 Shane Grover – Nhill

The Team was managed by Corangamite Men’s District Secretary, John Snowden with Golf Victoria President John Hobday and Board Member Harvey Ashton also attending.

The match has been played since 1989, annually alternating between Victoria and South Australia. The contest provides a high standard match for the leading country players from both states.

The annual match returns to Victoria in 2015 over the weekend of October 31 – November at the Nhill Golf Club in the Wimmera

Full scores from the 2014 match are as follows:

Foursomes Matches- Saturday (AM)

Victoria Result South Australia Score
Peter O’Dwyer/Tom Couling SA Tim Atze/Daryl Morgan 4/3
Tim Coffey/Craig Boucher VIC James Norcock/Tyron Turnbull 3/2
Andrew Schonewille/Riley Stevens VIC Adam Alldritt/Ryan Wheeler 2/1
Scott Boschen/Shane Grover  VIC Lachlan Barker/Joel Durnford 2UP
Matches 3

Four-Ball Matches- Saturday (PM)

Victoria Result South Australia Score
Peter O’Dwyer/(Partner Withdrew) SA Tim Atze/Daryl Morgan 4/3
Andrew Schonewille/Scott Boschen VIC James Norcock/Ryan Wheeler 2/1
Craig Boucher/Tim Coffey VIC Tyron Turnbull/Adam Alldritt 2/1
Tom Couling/Shane Grover SQ Lachlan Barker/Joel Durnford SQ
Matches 2.5 Matches 1.5

Individual Matches – Sunday (AM)  

Victoria Result South Australia Score
Andrew Schonewille VIC Daryl Morgan 3/2
Tom Couling VIC Ryan Wheeler 7/6
Tim Coffey VIC Tim Atze 5/4
Peter O’Dwyer VIC Tyrone Turnbull  1UP
Craig Boucher VIC Lachlan Barker 1UP
Riley Stevens VIC James Norcock 4/3
Scott Boschen SA Adam Alldritt  3/2
Shane Grover SA Joel Durnford 4/2
Matches 6 Matches 2