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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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In Class C, San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora posted 46 points to nip Van William Co via countback.
Kariuki and Cleophas Bor by one point.Taking the ladies individual title was Irene Kinyanjui with a score of 36 points after beating Mildred Marubi on countback while the guest winner was Thika Sports Club's Simon Karari who beat Muthaiga's Patrick Karanja on countback with 39 points.
OUTLANE professional Rob Booth put on a Yorkshire Day Special for all the mid-week players at The Slack Course and it proved a stiff task for the competition secretary, who had to work out the winners from the countback scores which came in.
The pair won via countback next to the duo of Jong and Boy Tan after both teams tallied similar 70s.
Stewart Hutchinson clinched second place with 73 on countback while Ronan Armstrong came third, also with a score of 73.
Autumn Meeting: 40 pts G Winlow, 40 A Askew (Countback), 40 J Storey (Countback); 39 T Anderson, 39 S Bolton (Countback), 39 R Hefford (Countback).
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).
MIDDLESBROUGH MUNICIPAL NAC Single Stableford (18 holes): Div One: 1st K Harker 38 pts, 2nd T Murray Jnr 37 pts (countback), 3rd C Hodds, RB Elliott 37 Pts; Div Two: 1st S Chapman 41 pts, 2nd K McMenamin 38 pts, 3rd S Brown 37pts (countback); Division Three: 1st J Haggarth 43 pts, 2nd A Chillmaid 40 pts, 3rd N McDonald 39 pts.
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. Khalid Mubarak produced a tidy gross 79 to walk away with best gross while Hassan Al Suwaidi won the Division A title beating his closest rival 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.