And from all corners of Herefordshire (and in some cases, well beyond), they gathered at the Hereford Golf Course (otherwise known as the Burley Gate Village Hall). Twelve players. Three tables. One County Cup. A watching world. A befuddled Sir Alan McGuffin and his confused Club Committee. The Spring Big Game 2017 (colloquially known as "The April Fools Day Massacre") was finally on....and the action about to get explosive.
|Referee Roo had produced a Programme and Rules Playsheet.|
Nothing but the best for those ready to risk all for the County Cup.
|Referee Clive had produced the supremely valuable County Cup|
(and Winner's Medal, oh yes!)
|Tim kindly loaned a superb scratchbuilt Clubhouse complex (where Nick's palm trees peep out to the right)|
|...and where Sir Alan McGuffin and his confused Committee anxiously waited by the 18th Green.|
On the Lower Course, six challengers abandoned their golf clubs and shouldered a mixture of rifles, shotguns, sub machine guns - and more. Tank engines were revved, shells slotted home into their breeches, last cigarettes were puffed anxiously...