LADIES’ GOLF: On-song Janet grabs glory in Grannies Cup

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Janet Davies earned a handicap reduction as she won the Grannies Cup in Spalding Golf Club’s ladies’ section.

Some 24 ladies entered the Stableford competition, with Davies’ haul of 36 points enough for top spot – and a one-shot handicap cut.

Second place went to Jean Harvey on 32 points, with Elaine Hancock in third on the same score.

• A magnificent score of 69 guided Bev Harpham to glory in Spalding’s 18-hole Classic Cup medal competition. She was up against 35 other players and earned a three-shot handicap reduction for her efforts.

Second place went to Jill Huggins (73), who also had her handicap cut by one shot, with Mo Wallace (75) third.


Ladies’ section: Thursday Stableford: 1st Val Sambridge 39pts; 2nd Karen Slator 33pts; 3rd Christine Burton 32pts.

Sunday Stableford: 1st Karen Slator 36pts; 2nd Maria Taylor-Vassall 34pts; 3rd Sylvia Illsley 29pts.

June Monthly Medals (sponsored by Fred Bassett & Son Labour Provider): Thursday Medal: 1st Jackie Maton 65 net; 2nd Lin Walker 67 net; 3rd Soon Letchford 70 net. Sunday Medal: 1st Petra Meir 72 net; 2nd Christine Burton 74 net; 3rd Nicola Stead 82 net. Fred Bassett & Son Labour Provider Overall Medal: 1st Jackie Maton 65 net. Hidden pairs: 1st Maria Taylor-Vassall & Penny Wicks 54pts; 2nd Christina Stevenson & Maggie Semper 53pts; 3rd Sylvia Illsley & Liz Thompson 48pts.

League match results: Tydd 4 Kirton Holme 0; Spalding 2.5 Tydd 1.5; Elton Furze 3 Tydd 1; Greetham Valley 3 Tydd 1.

Mixed match result: Thorpe Wood 2 Tydd St Giles 3.