Monday 29 February 2016

Captain's Newsletter - 27 Feb 2016

Winter 9-Hole Stableford Competition Jan-Feb 2016
The end of the Winter midweek season was celebrated with coffee & cake in the conservatory and presentation of prizes to the winners. This was a very popular and well supported competition, with 55 participants. Some excellent weekly scores in some wet and muddy conditions and some on frosty, bright sunny days. Congratulations to the winners:

  • 1st Susanna Chan with 66 points (with two scores of 19!)
  • 2nd Lesley Bonser with 65 points (just one point behind) 
  • 3rd Jill Bransby with 62 points (on countback from Di Rogers)
Susanna Chan - Winner of the Winter Stableford competition
This week we start the 2016 Golfing Season with the Price Vase. Get your best game ready!!! And remember birdies restart Tuesday 1st March. 

A new trophy for 2015 – The Jean Ray Order of Merit Trophy. Points will be awarded for all midweek individual qualifying competitions. The updated results will be available on our ladies section website. The trophy will be presented at the Ladies AGM

Daily Mail Foursomes – Good Luck to Virginia and Susanna Chan who will represent Chesfield Downs at Mid Herts on Monday 29th February.

Cups & Trophies – Please return all cups and trophies from last year to Kathy Dale or Jackie Reid for 2016 engraving and presentation. Thank you.

7-Day – The Weekend Mixed Section Winter League continues… Saturday 20th February, 89 players took part in a Mixed Sections Stableford Qualifier in extremely tricky conditions. Best placed ladies section golfer was Pat Ward, followed by Megan Bonner, Jodie Lusby and Linda Brown.

Tuesday – A Captain’s Shuffle for the team Texas Scramble last week gave us some very competitive scores. The Winners with 68.2 scored were Patti Vincent, Brenda Harrington, Julia Goodwin and Katy Cook. They beat the team of Sarah Faircliffe, Pat Pollendine, Hazel Brunnen and Lesley Bonser into 2nd place by just 0.2 points.

Thursday - The Megan Bonner Par 3 Ladies Championship was a closely fought competition, with 4 players all achieving a nett 53 . But after countback the final result is: 4th Lauren Pitcher, 3rd Julia Goodwin, 2nd Alison Webber, and the Ladies Par 3 Champion for 2016 is our own Ladies' Captain, Kathy Dale.

Kathy Dale, Ladies' Captain


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