GOLF: Gala dinner marks 50 years at Louth Golf Club

Andrew Wilkinson & Moira Barker, captains of Louth Golf Club EMN-150705-133505001
Andrew Wilkinson & Moira Barker, captains of Louth Golf Club EMN-150705-133505001

A Gala Dinner was held at Louth Golf Club for the 50th anniversary of the club and hosted by the captains Andrew Wilkinson and Moira Barker.

Paul Brackenbury is one, of only three of the founder members still playing from 1965, starting as a junior, Paul gave a fascinating history of the club combined with his dry wit. The other two founder members still playing are Gerry Burley and Alan Blundell, the retired professional.

Any Partridge, Moira Barker (ladies Captain) and Jo Partridge'. EMN-150705-133612001

Any Partridge, Moira Barker (ladies Captain) and Jo Partridge'. EMN-150705-133612001

Mary Haynes gave a similar talk as the longest still playing ladies’ member having joined in 1974, 41 years ago.

The winners of the Alberg mixed foursomes stableford trophy were Andy and Jo Partridge with 38 points. There was a scrabble for the next third places, all on 33, second Keith and Linda West 33 (17b9, 15 b6); third Pat and Brian Castle 33 (17b9, 14b6); fourth Paul and Anne Brackenbury 33 (14b9); fitth Andy and Carole Craven 32.

In the Ladies section - Medal: 1st M. Barnes 76; 2nd A. Brackenbury 80; 3rd S. Daniels 80. Stableford: 1st S. Daniels 38p; 2nd S. Moloney 31; 3rd C. Craven 31; 4th M. Barnes 30: 5th L. Elliott 29.

The nine-hole Winter League competition was won by A. Brackenbury, second was J. Marshall. Viking and Lady Caroline Medal: The Viking 1st J. Ablott 72; 2nd P. Hales 75; 3rd J. Marshall 77; 4th M. Greenwood 77; 5th J. Hosking 78. The Lady Caroline 1st N. Templeton 82; 2nd S. Carpenter 82; 3rd A. Jarvis with 83.