Johnson Wins the Johnson Goblets
The Johnson Goblets were played on Monday afternoon. The competition , which was Foursomes format was well supported with 10 pairs competing. It was a glorious afternoon and the first 3 pairs had the same score, with Paddy O’Connor and Gail Johnson taking first place with 29 points. Gail came through our Ladies Academy and is now enjoying playing in competitions with the ladies. Great win for you both. In second place also on 29 was Derek Wisbey and Brenda Softley, closely followed by Malcolm George and Michal Simpson also on 29 points. (first photo below). The Johnson Goblets were presented by Sandra Russell (Lady Captain 2019).
Shillings for Goddard & Pescud
The Seniors played the Shilling Shield pairs competition on Wednesday 31st July. Nearest the pin competitions on 2nd & 6th and was won on both occasions by Chis Cowell. The runners up with 64 points were Chris Cowell & Danny Daniel The winners of The Shillings Shield with 67 points were Ray Pescud & Paul Goddard, which was a very good score in the blustery winds and rain at the end of the round.
Seniors Captains Day Out
March Seniors Golf Club had their Captain’s day out at Spalding Golf club this year a great day was had by all, after a hard fought stapleford competition 1st place went to Les Forrester with 38 point’s, 2nd place with 36 point’s was Tom Dean, 3rd with 34 points was local Spalding player Paul Emmington, Les Forrester & Jock Findlay won the Blind pair’s. A big thank you goes to the staff at Spalding for a great day of golf.
Win for the Home Side
March mixed played a friendly at Ramsey on Sunday 4th August. Four pairs took part and unfortunately Ramsey were the better team on the day winning by 3 games to 1. A great meal was enjoyed after play and for Ramsey’s great hospitality.
The Sarah Oldham Salvers
The Ladies played for the Sarah Oldham Salver on Thursday 1st August which was very well supported on a bright warm day. In first place with 35 points were Emma Norman & Jean McAuliffe, 2nd place were Audrey Bond & Pearl Moss with 30 points and in 3rd place Gail Arnold & Jean Alterton with 28 points. We all gathered in the clubhouse for afternoon tea and was joined by Alex Oldham to present the prizes. (3rd photo are the runners up Pearl Moss & Audrey Bond & 4th photo winners Emma Norman & Jean McAuliffe below).