Elsie’s Tour has fun at Oulton Hall
Bringing no colour at all to the Yorkshire course (with the theme of monochrome dictating the clothing) a large group from the ladies section had a couple of rounds at Oulton, charming the staff with their outfits (and golf). It was great to see some of the newer members courageously jump into the spirit of it all, and also play some very good rounds!
Shield B News
Unfortunately the Shield B team just missed going on into the quarter finals, better luck next year.
Lady President's Day
Margaret Sumner, our Lady President celebrated her special day with 23 ladies playing a Stableford competition and enjoying lunch with 14 friends from past golfing days.
There was a presentation in the evening where LP kindly provided a glass of prosecco to all the ladies.
The winner of the competition was Yvonne Grundy with Julie Ricketts and Olwen Davies coming second and third. Both the nearest the pins were won by Sarah Dwyer.
On Monday the 9th of July, the ladies team of Celia, Gwyn, Valerie, Olwen, Alison, Yvonne and Mo played the final group match at home against Bramhall and won 4.5 to 2.5. A good win for the team , well done ladies.
The Business Ladies Team of Janette, Karen and Tracy McGregor played the final group match against Romiley away on Sunday. The team lost 1.5 to 2.5.
We are now waiting to find out if the AEGC Shield and or Business Ladies go onto the quarter finals.
Mr Captain's Prize to the Ladies
What a lovely day the ladies had on Tuesday. Mr Captain kindly changed the match to a stableford........ thank you Mr Captain.
Although it was very hot, there was a breeze which made playing more comfortable than on previous occasions. The course is crying out for water, as I'm sure everyone's garden is! The ground was rock hard and the balls were certainly bouncing- most of the time in the wrong direction, but it didn't matter because the mood on the course was upbeat.
We were served delicious Pimms at halfway by Mr Captain with as many chocolates as you wanted to eat, and Mr Captain had the opportunity to have a laugh and a chat with all the ladies, which went down well on both sides.
In the evening the ladies returned to the club for the winners presentation.
Lady Captain and Lady President were both presented with a bouquet of flowers and chocolates as a thank you for the work they do for the club.
Nearest the pin was won by Wendy Rule, nearest the line by Marion Hall and Helen Williams for winning the 9 hole competition. All received a box of golf balls and chocolates and then it was on to the competition winners.
In 3rd place was Olwen Davies, 36 points, who won a golf top, in second place was Sue Kendrick, 37 points, who won a golf carry bag but the winner with a great score of 39 points and getting her second handicap reduction in just a matter of weeks, was Julie Ricketts who won a pair of golf shoes. Well done to all the winners.
A very big thank you to Mr Captain for making it such an enjoyable day.
Ladies 18 Hole Open Competition
Ladies enjoying lunch and a well earned drink at the end of 18 holes. Click to view all 6 images...
LC with Margaret and Claire who organised the day
Our starter, Barry with Chris and Graham, part of the ball spotting team
Enjoying an iced coffee made by Jean
Plenty of raffle prizes to win
Ladies enjoying cakes and tea at the halfway house
14 teams took part in the Ladies 18 Hole Open Competition on Thursady 28th June and, despite the weather becoming increasingly hot throughout the day, the ladies were in good spirit and some very good scores were recorded.
The winning away team comprising 2 ladies from Hazel Grove Golf Club and one from Cheadle Golf Club came in with an outstanding score of 88. The runner up away team was Prestbury with a very respectable score of 84.
Mo Monk's team won first prize for the home team with a score of 81 with Sue Freeman's team being runners up with 79 points.
Nearest the pin on the 15th hole was won by Val Waters from Hazel Grove.
Well done to all who took part.
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