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Golf win for Railsport GB

Railsport GB maintained their dominance of European Railway Golf tournaments, when they retained their USIC Golf Championship title by a margin of 7 shots over their nearest challengers France.

Four years on from their inaugural success in Luxembourg, the GB team led by Tony Peters (Eurostar) produced an excellent team performance to win the 2nd USIC Golf Championships, which were held in Podebrady, an historic Spa Town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, on the 14th – 16th June.

Taking a 2 shot lead over Denmark and France after the first days Four-Ball Stroke Play, GB increased their overall lead on day two to 7 shots following the Individual Stroke Play, finishing with a score of 556.

France finished 2nd with 563, India was 3rd on 564 and Denmark 4th with 579. A total of fifteen Countries contested the Championships.

GB’s leading players in the individual stroke play were Lloyd Wright (c2c Shoeburyness) who finished in third place with a round of 77, Tim Shaugnessy (First Great Western) 6th with a round of 80 and Steve Walsh (c2c London) 7th also with a score of 80.

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