Mr President's Prize to the Ladies
On Tuesday the 10th September, we had our Mr President's Day.
Mr President this year is Paul Penny who had ordered sunshine for us and watched us tee off in different directions!
We had a great day.!!
We were treated to Pimms and chocolates half way round which always goes down well with the ladies.
1sy place, Wendy Rule with 32 points
2nd place, Celia Berent with 31 points
3rd place, Julie Ricketts LP, with 30 points
Nearest the pin on the 4th was Barbara Evans
Nearest the line was Karen Pennington/ Barbara Moss, it was very close!
There was a presentation in the evening when the results were given, whilst enjoying a little glass of something.
Thank you very much Mr President.
Julie Ricketts LC.
Brenda Hendry Par Competition
This was played on Tuesday the 2nd September and resulted in a 4 way tie with Sue Freeman, Yvonne Grundy, Julie Ricketts and Olwen Davies all on -2.
Sue came out on top with the best back 9.
Sue always seems to do well in par competitions and has threatened more in her Captaincy year next year!
Monthly England Golf Medal
This was played on Tuesday.
What an amazing round Liz Gardner had, coming in with 65 points! Well done LIz.
In second place was Jo McGregor and third place Mo Monk.
Next Tuesday the ladies are playing the Brenda Hendry Par Competition. This competition was named after a long standing member whose family donated a silver dish to the ladies section in her memory. Par competitions, although we play very few, were Brenda's favourite format.
Lady President's Day
On Tuesday the 20th August we had Lady President's Day. Marion Hall, this years Lady President treated the Ladies to a lovely day.
This was our second attempt after being rained off the first time! Fortunately this time we were in luck, we had sunshine!
We were treated to chocolate and Pimm's halfway round which went down a treat.
The day was followed by an evening presentation.
1st place Jo McGregor
2nd place Lisa Burns
3rd place Tracy Smith
Nearest the pins were Justine Jackson and Wendy Rule
Best front 9 Jo McGregor with 19 points
Best back 9 Valerie Hornsby with 20 points ( what a difference chocolate and Pimm's make )
A big thank you to Lady President for a great day.
Elsie's Tour this year was at Shaw Hall Golf and Country Club.
A great time was had by the Ladies Section on our annual away trip.
The theme this year was Wimbledon. Some very inventive outfits were on display at breakfast. We were even joined by a Womble!
We played 2 rounds of golf despite the weather.
On the Sunday the winning team was Gwyn and Ali with Liz and Sue F 2nd. Longest drive went to Carol and nearest the pin Sue F.
On Monday the winning team was Gwyn, Karen, Terri and Sue F, with Claire ( Uncle Bulgaria ) the costume winner.
Many thanks to Gwyn for organising the weekend.
Tuesday the 6th August
Today's ladies competition was in aid of Grass Roots, the Golf Foundation. This is a charity that relies on donations from golf clubs taking part to help provide golfing opportunities to children and young people. The winner of this competition is presented with a silver brooch to keep.
The winner this year was Sue Freeman, lady vice captain, with 37 points, closely followed by Tracy Smith with 36 points.
There was also a 9 hole competition which was won by Helen Edwards.
Next week the ladies are away in Wales on their Exchange Day.
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