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Last Place Oakridge Topples 1st Place Deer Creek and Palmetto Edges Into 2nd With Win Over Marshwood

By John Bellucci and Rick Colvin

Playing in a light rain on the Deer Creek course, the Palmetto team beat Marshwood and the Oakridge team beat Deer Creek in fourball match play in the final Bouchillon-Ambrose Cup competition of the regular season.

The Oakridge team beat Deer Creek 6 ½ to 5 ½. It was only the third win of the year for the Oakridge team while Deer Creek had been atop the league standings for most of the year and ended the season in 1st place with six wins.

Palmetto beat Marshwood 7 to 4, putting the team in second place with five wins. Marshwood came in 3rd with four wins and Oakridge came in fourth.

All four teams now advance to the season-ending October Round-Robin Tournament to determine which team will claim ownership of the Bouchillon-Ambrose Cup and a plaque with a team photo.

The first round on October 7th will be four ball matches that will once again pit Deer Creek against Oakridge and Palmetto against Marshwood. The second day of the tournament will be October 13 and will feature Modified Alternate Shot matches between Deer Creek and Marshwood and between Palmetto and Oakridge.

The final round of the tournament will be singles matches with Deer Creek facing Palmetto and Marshwood taking on Oakridge.

October 13th and the format will be Modified Alternate Shot match will feature Deer Creek vs. Marshwood and Palmetto vs. Oakridge. 

The overall champion will be determined by adding each team’s number of victories to their scores in the three tournament rounds.

A special thank you to Kelly Bouchillon and Eddie Ambrose, Soundview Wealth Advisors, for sponsoring the monthly Bouchillon-Ambrose Cup matches and season ending tournament.