Nineteen ageing bowlers assembled for the sectional phase of the Sorrento Veteran Men’s Singles on Friday 28th, under sunny skies and nearly windless conditions.
Play took place on A and E greens that were running surprisingly well given the cool damp weather of the previous few days. On completion of play, eight bowlers progressed to the finals to be held starting at 10am on Friday 5th May.
Quarter-final match-ups are as follows: Barry Stewart v Roger Palmer, John Sturk v Dan Greig, Stan van Mosseveld v Allan Davis, and Tony Sabatino v Brian Saul.
The finals of the Veteran Men’s Singles took place on E Green on Friday 5th May. The green was running well, but strong easterly winds made for difficult playing conditions and lots of debris blowing onto the green.
The quarter-finals were won by Barry Stewart, Dan Greig and Stan Van Mosseveld, while Brian Saul progressed through a walkover from Tony Sabatino.
Semi-finals saw Dan Greig defeat Barry Stewart and Stan Van Mosseveld defeat Brian Saul by comfortable margins, while the final saw Stan drawing consistently to win easily over Dan to retain his Veteran’s title.