Ladies Competition Presentation
The Ladies at March Golf Club held their annual AGM and presentation night on Wednesday 31st October. Lydia Molyneux (Lady Captain for 2018) presented the prizes to all the prize winners in the picture below. She then gave her closing speech before handing over to the 2019 Lady Captain Sandra Russell who is looking forward to the new season with the support of her Lady Vice Captain Emma Norman. For a listing of competition winners:
Medal – 16th October
The Ladies played a medal on October 16th and the results were: 1st Emma Norman with nett 78, 2nd Fiona Wood with nett 80 and 3rd Carolyn Morton with nett 82.
Ladies Away Day at Burghley Park GC
The Ladies had their Away Day at Burghley Park Golf Course on 25th September 23 ladies played in great conditions. The weather was bright and sunny and still quite warm. After a great welcome from Burghley Park and the start to the day of bacon rolls and coffee we went off in our 4balls. Because the group had a variety of handicaps there were prizes for handicaps up to 22 and prizes for those with handicaps over 22. We had some newer members come along which was great to see and they also did very well in the competition. The day finished with a great roast beef dinner and desert with coffee for all. The results were as follows: Handicap range over 22 in 3rd place with 25 pts was Pam Hawes, 2nd with 26 pts was Michal Simpson (2nd place within a few days….) and in 1st place with 30 pts was Shona Kent. In the Handicap range of up to 22 in 3rd place was Ros Humphrey, 2nd with 31 pts (steady scores over the last few days…….) Emma Norman and 1st was Jean Alterton ( another win within a few days…..) with 32pts. Nearest the Line went to Valerie Cook and Nearest the Pin to Ros Humphrey. Well done ladies – look forward to next year.
Friendly Away to Sutton Bridge GC
The ladies played a friendly against Sutton Bridge at home on Tuesday 11th September Captain of the Day was Penny Gilbert whose team consisted of 6 pairs and the result was 2 and half to 1 and half to March.
Cambs & Hunts County Autumn Greensomes
Emma Norman & Shona Kent came 4th in the Cambs & Hunts County Autumn Greensomes 36 hole competition trophy held at Newmarket Links on Tuesday 11th September.
Daily Mail Foursomes
The Ladies played the Daily Mail Foursomes on Thursday 13th September. Winning pair : Ros Humphrey and Victoria Collett nett 71. Runners Up: on c/b Emma Norman and Jean Alterton nett 77.
Friendly Against Thorney Lakes GC
The ladies payed a friendly against Thorney Lakes at home on Thursday 20th September and the result was 2 and a half to 1 and a half to March.
Ladies Autumn Meeting
The Ladies played their last big event of the season on Tuesday 4th September – The Autumn Meeting individual stableford and also Canada Cup format for the day. The weather was kind to us and 24 ladies took part. Great scores came in on the day with Jean Alterton winning with 40 points, runner up was Viv Snushall with 39 points and 3rd Gail Arnold with 35 points. The Canada Cup winners were Viv Snushall, Penny Gilbert & Pam Hawes with a total of 32 points. The nearest the pin on 2nd hole was Gail Arnold and nearest the line on 8th was Fiona Wood.
Past Captains v Ladies
The Ladies played in the Past Captains v Ladies on Thursday 23rd which resulted in the Ladies winning very convincingly.
Phil Potter Trophy
The Ladies played the Phil Potter Trophy and medal on 28th August. The Winner was Emma Norman with a gross 85. She also won the medal with a nett 73 ahead of Ros Humphrey also with nett 73 (ocb) and 3rd was Viv Snushall with a nett 77.
MGC Ladies v Ramsey GC
The Ladies played a friendly against Ramsey at home on Wednesday 29th August. A great match which resulted in Ramsey winning 3 games to 1.
Medal – 21st August
The Ladies played a medal competition on Tuesday 21st August. The course was playing very well which reflected in the great scores that came in. The results were as follows: 1st Carolyn Morton with a nett 71, 2nd Ros Humphrey with a nett 72 and 3rd Jo Rowlett with a nett 73. Well done ladies…..
The Ladies played the Andrews Trophy on Tuesday 14th August. It was a well supported competition and the result was 1st Carolyn Morton with 34 points, Emma Norman with 33 points and Jean Alterton with 32 points.
9 Hole Stableford – 12th August
The Ladies played Sunday 9 Hole Stableford on 12th August. The winner was Michal Simpson with 14 points (on c/b), 2nd Carolyn Morton with 14 points and 3rd Glenis Jones also with 14 points.
9 Hole Stableford – 9th August
The Ladies played a 9 hole stableford on Thursday 9th August. The winner was Maureen Pope with 21 points, 2nd Sandra Russell with 19 points beating Shona Kent in 3rd place on count back also with 19 points
Gold Crest Trophy
The Ladies played in the Gold Crest trophy competition on Tuesday 7th August. The winner was Pam Wallis with 40 points and 2nd was Jo Rowlett with 38 points
MGC v Lakeside GC
A very warm welcome was given to the Ladies at Lakeside Lodge where they played a friendly match on Tuesday 31st July. 4 pairs took part on a glorious sunny day once more and Lakeside Lodge won 3 games to 1. One of the Ladies of Lakeside, Sharon Ware celebrated with jugs of pimms for the ladies after she had a hole in one…..
9 Hole Stableford 29th July
The Ladies played in a 9 hole stableford on Sunday 29th July. The winner was Sandra Russell with 13 points ocb from Jo Rowlett who also had 13 points.
Clark’s Stableford Trophy
The Ladies played the Clarks Stableford Trophy in very hot conditions on Thursday 26th July. The result was: Sandra Russell with an outstanding score of 43 points, in 2nd Place Pearl Moss with 30 points followed by Emma Norman 27 points and Fiona Wood 27 points on c/b.
Girton GC v MGC Ladies
The Ladies played the return match of the Jean Wilkinson at Girton. March scored 6 points to Girton’s 8 which was a good result for March away.
The Ladies played the shorter trophy on 24th July with the results as follows: 1st Emma Norman, 2nd Pam Hawes and 3rd Pam Wallis.
Sarah Oldham Salver
The ladies held the inagrual Sarah Oldham Salver on Thursday 19th July with 75% of the ladies section taking part. Thank you to
all supported this inaugural event! With 36 points and winning the salver was Sarah’s old regular partner Penny Gilbert and “form girl” Carole Wood. Three points further back were three couples with 33 points and taking second place on count back was Roz Humphrey and Glenis Jones. Nearest the pin was won by Sandra Russell.
A lovely days golf finished off with Pimms and afternoon tea in the clubhouse.
The Ladies played the Garthwaite Cup competition on Tuesday 17th July and the results were as follows: Winner Jean McAuliffe nett 69, 2nd Fiona Wood nett 70 , 3rd place Margaret Butt nett 71 just beating Michal Simpson on c/b nett 71. Tina Roberts had a 2 on the 6th hole and and Jo Rowlett a 2 on the 2nd hole.
Medal on the Sunday 15th July
Winner Fiona Wood nett 66. 2nd place Pearl Moss nett 74, The 2’s was won by Sandra Russell
MGC Ladies v Old Nene GC
The ladies played a friendly match at Old Nene on Tuesday 10th July. 4 Pairs took part in the 4bbb match which resulted in Old Nene winning 3 to 1
The Ladies played in the Grannies/Non Grannies Cups on Thursday 12th July. The winner of the Grannies Cup was Penny Gilbert with nett 73, 2nd Audrey Bond with nett 74 and 3rd Pam Hawes with nett 76. The Non Grannies Cup was won by Victoria Collett with 27 pts , 2nd was Valerie Cook with 23pts and 3rd Glenis Jones with 20 pts.
Medal – 5th July
Ladies Medal was played on 5th July !st place Sandra Russell with nett 73, 2nd Fiona Wood with nett 77 and 3rd place was Jean Alterton with nett 78. Sandra’s new handicap is 20.2.
Lady Captain’s Day
Lady Captain’s Day was a great success on Tuesday 3rd July Good weather, good food and good company. First place went to Carole Wood with 41pts, 2nd Pam Wallis 38pts, 3rd Ros Humphrey 35pts, 4th Shona Kent 35pts, 5th Viv Shushall 33pts ocb from 6th Jean McAuliffe with also 33pts, 7th Jean Alterton 31pts. Viv Snushall beat Jean on countback but as there was one prize per person and viv got nearest the pin she gracefully allowed Lady Captain to give 5th Place to Jean. The other nearest the pin was won by Victoria Collett. The Captains trophy was won by Pam Wallis as she had the highest score for a past Captain. Shona Kent helped out with refreshments and Lady Captain made cakes.
Jean Wilkinson – Thursday 28th June
The Ladies played the Jean Wilkinson on Thursday 28th June at home and won 2 matches and lost 4. The return game is on Monday 23rd July at Girton.
Members & Friends Day on Tuesday 26th June
The sun shone and the temperatures rose to their highest levels this year. 20 players took part in teams of 4 and played an AM AM format. Nearest the pin for the guests was won by Elaine Cardwell (Lady Captain of Brampton Park) and nearest the pin for the members was won by Shona Kent. In second place with 76 points were Shona Kent, Gail Arnold, Jean Alterton and Carole Stimpson (Lakeside Lodge).The winners with 81 points were Lydia Molyneux (Lady Captain), Sandra Russell (Lady Vice Captain), Elaine Cardwell (Lady Captain of Brampton Park) and Jane McGlashan also from Brampton Park. A great day was had by all and finished with sandwiches and cakes in the clubhouse.
Ladies 9 Hole Stableford on Tuesday 19th June
. A very good turn out – 28 ladies played. Winner was Pam Wallis with 19points beating Tina Roberts on c/b also 19points. On Thursday 21st June Ladies Dunham Cup was won by Fiona Wood nett 72 . 2nd place Ros Humphrey nett 73.
Ladies Long Handicap on the 5th June
Winner Michal Simpson net 83, 2nd Carole Wood nett 85 and 3rd place Jennifer Lamb nett 94.
Ladies Medal on the 7th June
Ladies Medal on the 7th June was won by Viv Snushall 78 points beating Emma Norman on c/b also on 78 points, 3rd place also closely contested with Jean Alterton 81 points beating Pam Wallis on c/b also 81 points.
Ladies 9 Hole Stableford played on 10th June
Ladies 9 Hole Stableford played on 10th June was won by Fiona Wood with 18 points, 2nd Maureen Pope 17 points and 3rd Viv Snushall 15 points beating Jean Alterton on c/b 15 points.
Winner : Gail Arnold nett 78, 2nd : Fiona Wood nett 79, 3rd (on c/b) Pam Wallis nett 80.
Jean Wilkinson – Old Nene
The Ladies played the return leg of the Jean Wilkinson trophy against Old Nene at home on Thursday 24th May. The afternoon was glorious warm sunshine and the teams had a great match which resulted in a win for March of 8 points to 6 points. We finished the day with a meal and get together in the club house.
Friendly Match against Gedney Hill
The ladies played friendly match at home against Gedney Hill. 4 pairs took part on a surprisingly very cold day Wednesday 29th May with very strong winds. Despite this the ladies enjoyed the course and the day and the result was an honourable half.
Ping Four Ball betterball
Ladies Ping Four Ball Betterball was played Tuesday 15th May – Winners: Pam Wallis and Brenda Softley 35 points, Runners Up : Lydia Molyneux and Emma Norman 34 points, 3rd : Gail Arnold and Margaret Butt 31 points. 10 pairs played both winners and runner ups receive prizes from Ping. The winners may be eligible to qualify for the Plate Final or the Grand Final to be played at Thonock Park, Gainsborough GC at the beginning of September.
MacMillan Stableford – 17th May
The Ladies played the Macmillan stableford on Thursday 17th May 1st Fiona Wood 35pts, 2nd Sandra Russell 33pts, 3rd Ros Humphrey 28pts.
The weather was certainly kind this year to the twenty nine Ladies who played their Spring meeting on Tuesday 8th May. The format was individual stableford and the winner was Emma Norman with 33 pts, followed in 2nd place Maureen Pope with 30pts and Jean Alterton in 3rd on count back with 29pts. Nearest the pin on 2 & 11 hole was won by Margaret Butt and Nearest the pin on 6 & 15 was won by Glenis Jones who also won the straightest drive nearest the line on hole 8. It was a great way to start the season which finished with a lovely meal and get together in the club house.
Ladies Medal 17th April
The Ladies Medal was played on 17th April with the winner being Jean Alterton with nett 80, 2nd Pam Wallis with nett 86 beating Emma Norman in 3rd place on count back with also nett 86.
Ryston Park GC v MGC Ladies
Ladies played their first friendly at Ryston Park on April 19th and started the season with a win 21/2 to 11/2. All had a very enjoyable day on their lovely course. The weather was superb and the company very convivial and welcoming and we look forward to playing them at March next year.
Grace Norman Knockout
The Ladies played in the County competition Grace Norman Knockout on Sunday 22nd April at home. 3 pairs competed and after a close match unfortunately lost to Lakeside Lodge 2 games to 1. We wish Lakeside well in the next round.
The Ladies Addie Sole Rosebowl competition took place on Tuesday 24th April and was won by Jean Mcauliffe by 2 shots from in second place Gail Arnold who pipped Carolyn Morton on count back.
9 Hole Competition
The Ladies first 9 hole competition of the season was played on Thursday 5th April with a convincing win by Carole Wood with 16 points, 2nd Ros Humphrey with 13 points beating Pam Wallis on count back with also 14 points.
Coronation Foursomes was won by Jean Alterton and Shona Kent (again!) with 31 points who now go through to the Regional finals as they did last year- well done. Sunday’s 9 hole Stableford was won by Viv Snushall on 16 points and runner up Pam Wallis 14 points.
Brampton Park GC v MGC
Our first friendly match was away at Brampton Park. We had lovely weather and came away with a creditable 2 1/2 to 1 1/2 loss which is, in my opinion, admirable on such a tricky course away from home.