Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Captain's Newsletter - 8 Oct 2016


Presentation to Hilary – Flowers and wine and a farewell card from us all. Good luck for the future as we say goodbye to Hilary and wish her well with the move.

Handicaps - Some ladies have had their handicaps adjusted by the Continuous Review of Handicaps. You will have been contacted by Sally Weekes if you are affected.

Dates for your Diary
Tuesday 25th October - Stableford League presentation to winners with refreshments for everyone in the Conservatory after golf.

Thursday 24th November - Our 9-hole Winter Invitation. Invite your friends and guests for golf. Or join us for lunch after golf.

Finals of the Knockout Competitions
Mary Warmoth Cup - The final of the pairs Knockout competition was played this week Jenny Feaver and Sally Weekes against Lauren Pitcher and Kathy Dale. An extremely tight match with never more than one hole between the two pairs. The match went all the way to the 18th green and was ultimately won just 1up by Kathy and Lauren. An excellent Final.

Ann Grist Trophy - Lauren is playing Sarah Faircliff in the final of the singles knockout - can Lauren do the double????

Friendly Match
Saturday 15th October we are playing against Mount Pleasant at home. This is our penultimate match of 2016 season. Good luck to all the Chesfield Downs team.

GOLF RESULTS
7-Day – October Medal – 1st Pat Ward and 2nd Lin Goodey

Tuesday
Team Alliance - With only 3 players in this team and Rogie having to use her score twice, she rose to the challenge and led her team members to victory. Congratulations to Rogie, Barbara Baldwin and Kay Baker who made such an excellent team.

Thursday
Our Medal Final was played this week. All winners of monthly medals were eligible to enter this competition. Emma Wood who usually plays in our 7-day competitions, took a day off work to play and it was great that she did. Emma wins the Kathy Dale Trophy with a nett 71. Great result. She will be presented with her trophy at the Ladies AGM on 3rd November. 2nd place (hot on the heels of her Hole in One) is Lin Goodey, with nett 75. And 3rd place is Rogie Taylor with nett 76.

The winner of the Autumn Medal with a fabulous nett 68 is Sally Weekes, cutting her handicap by 2 strokes. In 2nd place, also with a fabulous nett 68, is Katy Cook who has likewise had a 2 stroke handicap cut. “My first ever sub 100 score” said Katy. A real celebration! 3rd place goes to Angela Chatterton with nett 69 and in 4th place with nett 71 is Mary Harrison. With such excellent scores our top 4 golfers had scores under nett par and have had their handicaps cut. Congratulations to each of them.

Kathy Dale, Ladies' Captain

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