Jordan Price Davies secured a 2&1 win over Rob Smith as 15-time winners Glamorganshire
, playing on their home Penarth course, took an early lead in the final showpiece.
With the scores from the two morning foursomes and three of the four afternoon singles to count, Anglesey and Glamorganshire
both totalled 376, while Gwent were on 358.
Group C: Cardiff v St Mellons @ Radyr; Cottrell Park v Llanrisant & Pontyclun @ Creigiau; Bryn Meadows v St Pierre @ Pontnewydd; St Mary's v Creigiau @ The Vale Resort; Glamorganshire
v Monmouth @ Newport; Llanwern v Monmouthshire @ St Pierre.
I grew up in Glamorganshire
, as it was then, and Gwent, and I went to Pontypool Girls' Grammar School.
It is being held at the Glamorganshire
club, near Penarth, but not all the diners will be convinced that the timing is appropriate.
Meanwhile St Pierre begin the defence of their Welsh Team Championship over the Glamorganshire
course at Penarth next month with a round one battle against Henllys Hall.
Other opening round ties see twotime winners Royal Porthcawl face Bargoed, hosts Glamorganshire
take on Clays and six-time victors Royal St David's battle it out with St Athans.
Other championship quality courses that will be hosting events include Monmouthshire, Abergele, Denbigh, Milford Haven in their centenary year, Cardigan, Glamorganshire
, Caernarfon, Carmarthen, Bull Bay, Borth & Ynyslas, Conwy, Llandrindod Wells, Vale of Llangollen and Holywell.
FLINTSHIRE finished third in the County Championship at Borth & Ynyslas, 24 shots behind winners Glamorganshire
and just four adrift of Dyfed, with Caernarfonshire fourth a shot further back.
Nigel Evans claimed a narrow win in a rain-affected South Wales Seniors' Open Championship over the Glamorganshire
course at Penarth.
I understand that Trevor Howell Davies was the councillor for Llanedeyrn at the time - maybe he or his colleagues or former officers at the Cardiff, South Glamorgan or Glamorganshire
councils could help me find out more about this?
CAERNARFONSHIRE & Anglesey retained the Women's County Championship when they beat Glamorganshire
5-4 at Woodlake Park in Gwent.