Golf round-up: St Neots achieves best-ever in national competition

ST NEOTS Golf Club is enjoying its most successful year in the national Mail on Sunday Classic competition.

Golf round-up

ST NEOTS Golf Club is enjoying its most successful year in the national Mail on Sunday Classic competition.

The women’s team advanced to the sixth round last week when they won 5-0 against Hampstead Golf Club, and the men’s team also progressed to the same stage with a 4�-� win over Thorpe Wood.

Both teams have been rewarded with home ties in the next round, when the ladies will host Lincolnshire’s Toft Hotel and Country Club, and the men face Woburn Golf Club.

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JULIE Miller of Brampton Park put together an excellent score of gross 90 to secure top spot in the Cambs and Hunts Golf Association Division Two meeting held at Lakeside Lodge. Bourn’s Judith Dooling hit the top nett score to claim the Audrey Nicole Cup, while second nett went to Ely City’s Terry Robinson with Old Nene’s Jacquie Richardson taking third place.

St Neots Golf Club player Romayne Finch, making her debut in County competitions, scored an excellent 36 points to claim the Cambs and Hunts Division Three title on countback from Menzies player Margaret Brown. Bourn’s Sue Smith took third place with 35pts with Debra Salmon (Lakeside Lodge) in fourth place with 34pts, on countback from Paula Newman.

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In the High Handicappers section Jane Reynolds (Lakeside Lodge) claimed the trophy with 30 pts.

HEMINGFORD Abbots Golf Complex is set to stage this year’s Golf Factor Junior talent search, open to eight to 16-year-olds across Huntingdonshire. The first stage will be held on September 18 and 19, where each player will be assessed by judges with the overall winners claiming golf equipment and coaching. The closing date for entries is August 22, and full details are available at

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