Winter League Trophy Competition
Results of Ladies Winter League Trophy Competition – Individual Stableford
1st Janet Wood 15 points
2nd Andrea Martin 11 points
3rd Janet Hardern 10 points
Well done Ladies.
Third Ladies Forum
The 3rd ladies’ forum was held on Monday 4 March. A presentation – open to all members - was given by Mike Barker on the new rules of golf introduced in 2019.
Fifteen ladies and one gentleman attended the presentation and there were plenty of opportunities to ask questions and seek clarification on rule changes from Mike. The Lady Captain thanked Mike on behalf of everyone for an interesting and useful presentation.
No further issues were raised on the night.
2018 Ladies Christmas Meal & Prize Presentation
Tuesday December 4th saw the Ladies Section of Leek Golf Club gather for their Christmas meal and Trophy presentation evening. A big thank you goes to all the staff who worked so hard to make the evening so enjoyable.
Great meal. Great service. Great atmosphere.
One other person who did a tremendous amount of work towards the evening not only co-ordinating who had won but also seeing to the engraving of the trophies, the polishing by her mum Joyce and mending by husband Ralph. A very big thank you goes to Ladies secretary Karen Wilshaw and her family.
The Past Lady Captain Lynne Ball performing her last official duty for 2018 presented the trophies.
Trophy Winners were:
2010 trophy presented to LGC by Linda Forrister
Winners of June medal – Silver and Bronze – play each other in mini knockout Jenny Cordon
Kath Balay Trophy 4BBB competition 43 points 11 September Jo Peacock and Nel Boulton
Haybowl plate – played by losers in first round of Haybowl Pat Beeson
Presentation of honours board trophies
Winter League - 17 points Janet Hardern
Miller Trophy – nett eclectic Lynne Ball
Nancy Close Trophy – 36 points McTier qualifier 8 May Gill Damjanovic
McTier trophy – County competition held at Penn GC on 20 August 41 points (2 points ahead of next competitor) Gill Damjanovic
Mary Freeman Seniors trophy 41 points 14 July Chris Birch
Bayley Trophy – medal round for Bronze Div nett 70 21 August Wendy Marriott
Past Captains Trophy nett 73 22 May Dot Cowburn
Rushton Trophy – best 4 medal rounds Dot Cowburn
Centenary vase County competition 44 points hosted by LGC 24 September Dot Cowburn/Marion Lilley
(in second place with 42 points Julie Brown and Jo Peacock)
Centenary trophy (played on same day as past captains) nett 69 22 May Jo Peacock
Stableford/Bess Richardson trophy 39 points 22 June Pauline Swindells
Kath Dean Trophy – 2 medal rounds in one day Nett 70 and 74 21 August Lisa Davies
Nicholson trophy – pairs knockout Lynne Ball and Joy Briggs
Medal Final nett 75 2 October Leann Nixon
Haybowl – singles knockout Leann Nixon
My congratulations to all the winners and to those of us who were not so successful, better luck next time.
Seasonal greetings to one and all from Lady Captain 2019.
Lady Captain's Farewell
Tuesday 16th October was my farewell and also the last ladies competition of the summer.
I promised myself NO TEARS!!
The ladies took to the course for what is traditionally a stableford format. The weather was damp but no rain.
The club house was transformed to a far away place in Italy, yes Mamma’s kitchen was in full swing with the smell of fresh garlic and pasta. Even the tables were decked with check table cloths, washing hanging on the line and was it really Pavarotti singing Nessun Dorma? Yes Italy had come to Leek Golf Club.
53 ladies sat down to a taste of Italy thanks to our very own chef Adam "aka GINO" Hudson. Even the bar and catering staff embraced the theme and were dressed as gondoliers . The meal and service was a credit to you all. Thank you.
The presentation of the Winter League, medals and team competitions concluded the night.
9 Hole Competition
Winner Linda Forrister 14 points
3rd place Janet Wood 30 points
2nd place Wendy Marriott 31 points
1st place Janet Hardern 38 points
3rd Dot Cowburn 34 points
2nd Jo Peacock 35 points
1st Nel Boulton 35 points (on countback)
I think I can say we had a lovely night and you gave me a fabulous send off with flowers kind words and an unexpected collection of £131.00 for my charities and £69.00 made on the silent auction.
A massive thank you to you all for your continuous support. (I could not have done it without you). Special thanks to Lisa Davies, Karen Wilshaw Deb Barnett and Lady Vice Captain Janet Wood.
Enjoy your winter golfing. Lynne
Lady Captain v Lady Vice Captain
The time sheets are completed names are down and all to play for in this annual competition. The toss of the coin decided the teams. The format individual match play. (The trophy donated by past Captains Deb Barnett and Nel Boulton).
As with tradition at the end of the game ladies enjoyed home made cakes, tea and coffee provided by Lady Captain and Lady Vice Captain.
It was nip and tuck as the results came in.
And the winners were...... IT WAS A DRAW!
Well played everyone and thank you for your continuous support.
Happy golfing throughout the winter months.
Lynne Ball - Lady Captain 2019
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