countback


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countback

(ˈkaʊntˌbæk)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a system of deciding the winner of a tied competition by comparing earlier points or scores
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Stewart Hutchinson clinched second place with 73 on countback while Ronan Armstrong came third, also with a score of 73.
In the First Division, second and third places went to a countback, with ex-junior Matthew Beaumont continuing his fine form with 41 points, beating Kevin Sykes.
WAYNE PADMORE (3-up) won the Hill Cup at RUTHIN/PWLLGLAS on a countback from John Hughes, who won the high handicap section from Brian Proudfoot (2-up).
Both Darwish and Muhrami carded 37 points, but the former rode on a better back nine (20 points) to finish runner-up on a countback.
Anthony was clearly ahead of second-placed Nicky Bailey who finished with 40 points, while narrowly behind in third place was Sultan Ahmed, also with 40 points on countback.
Birtley's Daniel Kane was controversially beaten on countback in the Class Two 57kgs final of the Golden Gloves at the Gateshead Leisure Centre.
In one of the closest finishes ever, it took just half a metre and a countback for Murray to defeat defending state champion Neville Wittey, who had held the title for a record three years.
A FIELD of 43 couples representing 13 clubs played in the Huddersfield Halifax and District Ladies' Alliance at Queensbury with Crow Nest ParK pair Veronica Whitehill and Julie Langfield winning on COUNTBACK.
Ryan Harden took third on a countback from Andy Gosse but his 29 points took him to 204 for the season and overall victory by five points from veteran Trevor Garner with Phil Evans third on a countback from Simon Gill.
Gary Atkin and Kevin Pendlebury almost kissed the whisky goodbye after a wayward tee shot on the last, but they recovered to par the hole and win the contest on a last-hole countback.
Gwyn Jones (28) took second on a countback from Neil Roberts and Jones shares third place in the league table with Simon Gill and Ian Lewis on 195 points, four behind leader Trevor Garner with Ryan Harden second on 198.
His reasonable round turned into a spectacular win with three birdies on the last four holes to clinch the medal on a countback from Peter Hey.