Gloucestershire Seniors narrowly lost out to a strong Devon side in the Southern Counties Foursomes qualifier at Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club on Monday 21st June.
In a three-way match including Somerset, Devon secured 7 points in the morning foursomes with Gloucestershire taking 5 points and Somerset just 3. This was enough to hold on to win a further 6 points in the afternoon with Gloucestershire pushing hard with 4 and a half. Devon will now move on to the national finals at Waterlooville Golf Club in September.
Gloucestershire newcomers Brian Mitten and Darryl Wheeler were unbeaten in their four matches. Simon Hale from Lansdown Golf Club made his debut for Gloucestershire and along with playing partner, Bob Broad contributed two wins out of four.