Noreen Bradford wins at Kenwick Park Golf Club

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All the ladies who had won stableford competitions throughout the year played to determine the overall winner at Kenwick Park Golf Club.

Due to essential maintenance work taking place, the final was played over 15 holes and Noreen Bradford (24) won with 26 points.

The runner-up was Mary Osmond (35) with 25 on a countback from Karen Archer (25).

The remaining ladies also played a stableford and Birdie Dawson (10) won the silver division with 27 on a countback from Julia Labbett (14) Kay Smart (36) won the bronze with 31 and Pam Hayward (34) came second with 29.

When the work was completed, the ladies were able to play medal winners final over the full 18 holes in very blustery conditions.

Penny Buckley continued her recent run of good form scoring 100 - 24 = 76 to win.

Allison Cook (22) was second with a net 77 and Andrea Smaggasgale shot the best gross of 89. The other ladies played a medal and Jeanette Stephenson won with a score of 97 - 20 = 77. Alex Davies was the runner-up with a net 80 and Julia Sales shot the best gross of 93.

Jeanette Stephenson played well again in a close fought final for the Anne Dickinson Salver defeating the lady captain Ann Walker at the 1st extra hole. Andrea Smaggasgale won the summer electric competition.

Anne Gardiner, the lady vice captain and her team beat the lady captain Ann Walker and her team 3-2 in the penultimate competition of the season.

The final of the men’s scratch singles matchplay competition between James Lee and Mick Upton was very close. James Lee won by a margin of 2-1 to claim the beautiful King Cup.

The environmental panel organised the fur and feather event which included hot refreshments, kindly sponsored by Ian Flockton, after nine holes. This is an individual stableford competition for both men and ladies held over a weekend to raise money for projects to improve the course. Junior player Sam Done, who has played consistently well this year reducing his handicap from eight to three, scored an impressive 41 points to win the men’s competition on the Saturday and then shot another good score of 38 on the Sunday. Cameron Littlejohn (9) was second with 38 ahead of Jason Bartup (6) in third with 37. Shaun Howsam (8) was fourth with 36 on a countback from Andy Sudlow. Ruth Howdle (30) won the ladies competition with 35 points. A countback on 32 placed Mabel Blackburn (25) second ahead of Suw Guilliatt (15) in third place from Cheryl Gilliatt (24) in fourth. The £600 raised will be used to enhance the appearance of the newly created lake on the thirteenth hole.