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Spalding Golf Club Ladies enjoy a wonderful day




Spalding Ladies were finally able to play in the Ping Day competition which had to be postponed due to the very wet weather last month.

Twenty two pairs entered for this 90 per cent handicap four ball better ball stableford and the winners were Hannah and Millie Thorold with 41 points. Second were Margaret Barkway and Beryl Clay, also with 41, and third Pat and Sally West with 40 points.

On Lady Captain’s Day, Lainy Macleman treated the ladies to a wonderful time. The weather was perfect and the competition was fun, with several holes given new pars. There were three ‘get out of jail free cards’ for each team, allowing Mulligans, kicking out of the rough and dropping out of bunkers.

Spalding Ladies captain Lainy Macleman with winners Lesley Williams and Hannah Thorold.
Spalding Ladies captain Lainy Macleman with winners Lesley Williams and Hannah Thorold.

Every one of the 54 ladies who played received a goodie bag form Lainy, made for her by Chris Vickers, plus sweeties. The starter was Andy Rafferty and the half-way house was manned by Steve Leggett, Keith Holland and Scott Macleman.

The winners with an amazing 50 points were Lesley Williams and Hannah Thorold, 2nd Sally West and Jane Blom 44, 3rd Mo Wallace and Dianne Rafferty 43 and 4th Chris Vickers and Jacquie Walton 42.

Two helpers at the half-way house following the Scottish theme of the day. (14129885)
Two helpers at the half-way house following the Scottish theme of the day. (14129885)

Nearest the line on the 15th was won by Pam Smith whose ball sat on the line and there were two nearest the pin prizes. The golf was followed by a light meal which was attended by Madge Tomlinson, a long time member of the ladies section, at the age of 100, and the presentation of prizes.

SPALDING GOLF CLUB

July Medal results

Div 1: Stephen Camm (10) 66, Charles Lacey (2) 67, Paul Emmington (7) 67, Trevor Horrocks (9) 67, John Spencer (10) 69, Philip Wakefield (9) 69.

Div 2: Shawn Huggins (20) 62, David Sanderson (19) 65, Maurice Crunkhorn (15) 67, David Halfteck (16) 67, Kevin Siddle (17) 68, Richard Baker (28) 68.

Midweek nine-hole stableford

1st Andrew Green 22pts, 2nd Nigel Steadman 22pts, 3rd Jack Boothby 21pts, 4th Alex Bagworth 21pts, 5th Harvey Maxwell 20pts, 6th Gary Palmer 20pt, 7th Mathew Richardson 20pts.

* A team of Spalding Golf Club Seniors visited Peterborough Milton Golf Club to play in a friendly match.A great day was had by all participants with Spalding winning 5.5 to 2.5.



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