pro Mike Steadman (Swingrite Golf Driving Range) also missed out at the last when he dumped his tee shot into the water.
WARWICKSHIRE'S aspirations of Middleton Cup glory this season ended at Taunton Vivary
Park Bowls Club as they lost a cracking secondround tussle to defending champions Cornwall by an 11-shot margin of 127-116.
The other two matches will be against Cornwall at Taunton Vivary
Park BC on June 18 and versus Worcestershire at Entaco BC on July 9.
VALE of Glamorgan-based Scot Paul Doherty made a costly error at the tricky Vivary
Park course at Taunton and it cost him an outright victory in the club's annual pro-am.
In their first round match against Cornwall, at Taunton Vivary
BC, Maureen Tims, Sigrid Thomas, Liz Chedgzoy and Maureen Edwards won 19-9 and Janet Scott, Liz Westell, Sue Hornsby and Moira Parsons lost 25-15 to make the overall score level pegging at 34 across.
Mrs Hardman was at Taunton's Vivary
Park where tens of thousands turned out to see the Queen.