Saturday 9 April 2016

Captain's Newsletter - 9 Apr 2016

This Week Thursday 14th April - Silver Jubilee Jug Event followed by Afternoon Tea. Please pay your £10 entry fee by putting your money in an envelope in the black box in the ladies changing room or pay online. (Tea only is £8)

Winter Rules Have Finished – No “pick and place” until next winter!!

Save The Date
Friday 27th May – 25 years anniversary Golf day and Ed’s leaving day
Friday 15th July – Club 25th anniversary party evening

Scratch & Handicap Knockout Finals – To be completed by 30th April. Congratulations to Pauline Humphrey, who won the Handicap Cup in the final match of the knockout competition against Barbara Baldwin this week. Well done to both players. Marica v Virginia will play for the Scratch Cup – Feeling very excited!!

Pearson Trophy - The team play their next match at Essendon on Monday 11th April. Good luck to all the team.

Saturday - Roger Burman Warm Up Trophy – last of the mixed weekend competitions until the winter. Lesley Bonser scored 38 points and came 3rd in a huge field of 114 golfers. With yet another handicap cut, this was a brilliant result. Well done Lesley.

Sunday - The first of 7 Eclectic rounds. In the lead from the first round is Pat Ward with a gross 88 and nett 74. Excellent start to the competition, Pat.

Two competitions in one this week. Front 9 stroke play format produced several scores under par. 1st with nett 32 (3 under par) was Margaret Fredjohn, with Patti Vincent hot on her heels with nett 33. The back 9 was Stableford format and again some good scores. Three ladies scored 18 points – Barbara, Liz and Susanna, but 1st with a super 19 points was Sarah Faircliff. Well done everyone. Looking good for our upcoming qualifiers.

Medal format in April showers saw excellent scores from Megan Bonner with a nett 70 to come in 2nd place but she was beaten by Susanna Chan with a brilliant nett 68 to win Division 2. With the CSS at 73, Susanna has been cut by 2 strokes. A fantastic result!

After their good form on Tuesday, we had a draw for the Winner of Division 1, as both golfers had nett 73 points. On countback, Patti Vincent won 1st place, with Sarah Faircliff coming 2nd.

The 9 hole Stableford competition played the same day was won with a superb 18 points by Pam Blake. Order of Merit points for 9-hole qualifiers will be calculated throughout the season, with the winner announced at the Ladies AGM in November.

Correction to last week’s results - 3rd place in the Maria Moore Millennium Bowl was achieved by Rogie and Angela Hamilton.

Kathy Dale, Ladies' Captain


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