Duo keep it in the family
BARBARA Nichols (Saffron Walden) and her granddaughter Katie Menzies teamed up to win the Junior/Adult Greensomes played at Old Nene Golf Club. In scorching conditions they amassed 42 points to take first place by a clear five points over second placed H
BARBARA Nichols (Saffron Walden) and her granddaughter Katie Menzies teamed up to win the Junior/Adult Greensomes played at Old Nene Golf Club.
In scorching conditions they amassed 42 points to take first place by a clear five points over second placed Hannah Shaw and Pamela Csernovicz (Gogs) who scored 37 points.
Local pair Amy Pillinger and Sue Morton (Old Nene) won the prize for best nine in with 19 points and Rebecca Martin (Girton) and Greta Barclay (Ely City) won the prize for best nine out with 17 points. The mystery prize for the best score on the par threes went to Natalie and Lynne La Pare (St Neots) with 12 points.
The Count 2nd team faced a strong Essex side at Five Lakes in Essex. The match provided valuable practice before the start of the Four Counties Competition. In the morning foursomes Mo Webster and Lesley Ince (Brampton) scored the only success in the morning foursomes with a 4 and 3 over Rachael Graves and Nikki Bryant.
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In the afternoon singles the Cambs and Hunts team secured two wins through Pascale Diesel (Gogs) who beat Amanda Dicker 2 and 1 and Sharron Kjenstad (Ramsey) who beat Shelley Edkins 4 and 2. With Judy Freeman (Ramsey) and 2nd team captain Grace Eastment (Menzies) halving their matches the final score was an 8 - 4 victory for Essex.
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Old Nene v Thorpe Wood: Old Nene lost 1.5 - 2.5
Old Nene v Thorney Lakes (away): Old Nene lost 1.5 - 4.5
Old Nene v Thorney Lakes: Old Nene lost 2 - 3
Brenda Parry Seniors' Salver: 1 Anyta Francis (41 pts); 2 Bob Thomson (39 pts)
Division 3 and High Handicappers Meeting
Cecilia Gatton of the host club, Girton took full advantage of her local knowledge to score 39 points to win the Cambs and Hunts Division 3 meeting.
Her score also won her the Nancy Carter Trophy awarded to the player with the best nett score, in relation to standard scratch scores, for all competitors in Division 1, 2 and 3 meetings. Second place in the Division 3 meeting went to Melanie Owers (Bourn) with 38 pts, with Ely City's Barbara Woods in third place with 37pts and Diane Parr (Links) in fourth place with 35 pts.
The High Handicap competition was won by Angela White (St Neots) with an amazing 41 pts, seven points clear of second placed Shirley Holmes (Lakeside Lodge) with 34 pt.
THE ladies played a friendly golf match against St Neots on their course.
The weather was cooler than of late, but it was perfect for golf.
The greens were very good, and a good time was had by all the ladies. The meal afterwards was excellent, so thanks to the catering staff. Thanks also go to St Neots lady Lesley whose birthday it was and she very kindly bought a Pimms for everyone when we came in off the course.
After singing happy birthday to Lesley, the vice captain of St Neots, Jenny, welcomed us all to the club. The result was a win for Abbotsley.
Ramsey Seniors Open
THE tenth Ramsey Seniors Open was held on Monday, June 12. On a glorious sunny day, with the course in magnificent condition and golfers from far and wide, representing 25 different golf clubs a marvellous day was had by one and all.
With three age groups, 55 to 63, 64 to 69 and 70+ competition was fierce with some excellent stableford scores in all categories:
Overall Winners 1 Tony Driver Bourn GC 42pts (OCB)
2 Terry Locks Ramsey GC 42pts (OCB)
3 Stan Purdy Gog Magog GC 41pts
Age Group 55 to 63 1st Roy Ward Royston GC 40pts
2 Ian Straith Wyboston GC 38pts
3 Michael Grove Ryston Park GC 37pts
Age Group 64 to 69 1st Gerry Smith Ramsey GC 41pts
2 Andy David Pavenham Park GC 38pts
3 Bob Laverick Bourn GC 36pts
Age Group 70 + 1st Athol Robertson March GC 39pts
2 John Moore Pavenham Park GC 38pts
3 Henry Cave March GC 37pts
Longest Drive on the 6th Hole - Michael Grove Ryston Park GC
Nearest pin on the 7th Hole - D Oxer Bourn GC
Nearest pin in two on 18th hole - Athol Robertson March GC.