Players line up before the singles in the “Ryder Cup”

Taking a 3-2 lead from the doubles into the final singles, the Rest of the World scrambled to a 5-5 draw to take the trophy 8-7. It was as tight as the score suggests, with a number of games going right down to the wire.

UK + 1                                                 Rest of the World

Mike Olsson            lost  3&1    v       Rod Young

Keith Wood            won 5&4     v         Martin Moyles

Peter Thripp           won 4&3     v          Peter Bourne

Colin Bradwell        all square    v         Lynn Thompson

Peter Hughes          won  1 up   v         Dutch Holland

Tommy Jackson      all square    v        Owen Simpson

Peter Dempsey       won  3&2    v         Mike Picard

Jimmy Green           lost  3&1    v         Brian Mullins

Alex Low                 lost  1 up     v        Bill Warren

Graham Dresser     lost              v         Torben Plum (walk-over due to family bereavement)


Buriram Golf Society captain Keith Wood presents the trophy to Rest of the World captain Bill Warren.



By Juninho