Golfer Jenny hits her third hole-in-one

Jenny Rickett recorded her third hole-in-one.
Jenny Rickett recorded her third hole-in-one.

Kenwick Park Golf Club’s men played a stableford competition for the Roger Markham trophy, with Kieron Spencer-Chaplin getting the better of the unpleasant weather to win with 34 points.

John Hood was second with 33 while a countback gave Sam Mountain third place ahead of Ben Darke as both finished on 32.

Val Pattinson hosted the Lady President’s Putter on a dry but windy day.

Birdie Dawson won with a great score of 38 points on countback from Elaine Houlton, cutting her handicap to eight.

Elaine Houlton took first prize in the silver division while Joan Fairbank was second with 34 on a countback from Jenny Rickett.

Carol Morrell won the bronze division with 37 as Chris Goldsbrough took second place with 36 on a countback from Cheryl Gilliatt.

As a result of her victory, Birdie reduced her handicap to eight. The Lady President Val kindly provided all the ladies with a delicious tea in the clubhouse after play.

Jenny Rickett really enjoyed this competition as she scored a hole in one at the 143-yard par three 17th hole over the lake using her driver.

This is her third hole-in-one but the first she has scored at Kenwick Park.

The Ladies’ Open, a betterball stableford competition, was won by Moira Crellin and Lesley Wood from Wheatley Park, who scored 43 points.

Kenwick Park’s Lady Vice-captain Penny Buckley and Pam Hayward were the runners-up with 40.

A count back on 39 gave third place to Boston’s Ruth Simpson and Yvonne Schaffarczyk, ahead of Kenwick Park’s Jenny Baxter, playing with Cindy Ireland from Blankney.

A foursomes medal was won by Carol Morrell and Pam Hayward, who will represent the club in the Daily Mail Foursomes.

They scored nett 77 to pip Mabel Blackburn and Jane Briggs (79).

An individual stableford for ladies not taking part in the foursomes competition saw Andrea Smaggasgale win on the silver division with 32 and Sue Letby the bronze with 33.