Ladies News 2020/2021

Captain v Vice Captain Texas Scramble 15.9. 21

An annual event that everyone enjoys, especially when the sun shone as it did on Wednesday. Vice Captain Ann and her team were victorious this year. ( see photos below)

 

 

 

Away Day 8.9.21

The Away Day this year took place at Meridian Golf Club, Toft.

It was a very hot late summer's day and Captain Sue organised a great event for everyone, who really enjoyed the day.

 

 The overall winner, who was presented with the Away Day trophy, was Shelagh Byrne with an amazing 55 points. Well done Shelagh! 

 

There were other prize winners on the day too. 

Yellow ball team winners: Christine Barnes, Sui Hee Kim and Sui Wong. ( well done for not losing your ball!)

Front 9 Ann Martin

Back 9  Julie Harvey

Nearest pin (high) Sally Smith and Rosemary Rennie

Nearest pin (low) Lynne King

 

Photos of the day are below.

 

 

 

Ladies Club Championship 24th and 25th July 2021

 

A report from Captain Sue to all members.

 

Good afternoon ladies

 

The Club Championships were held this weekend.

Just 6 ladies entered but they enjoyed a good couple of days.

 

I am happy to tell you that the winner of the Clover Cup with a total of 168 shots on countback from Grace is Bridget. Our new Club Champion.

 

The winner of the Rowlinson Lady trophy with a nett score of 140 is Julie.

 

Congratulations and well played to both.

 

On Wednesday at about 2pm  after the golf competition concludes for the Carrington Bowl,  I will be presenting the trophies to our champions together with the Carrington Cup winner. 

best wishes Sue x

The winner of the Carrington bowl was Sally Smith with a nett 69, congratulations to her.

Photos of players and  winners are below.

Captain's Day Wednesday 21st July 2021

Lady Captain's Day

On one of the hottest days of the year members enjoyed Captain Sue's special day. In the morning a stablefore competition was played to win the Captain's Trophy. The course looked wonderful and the greens were very fast!

The winner was Rosemary Rennie with  38points, ocb from Sui Wong. 

Nearest the pin on the 5th  hole was Lynne King.   There followed a mixed 9 holes in the afternoon and Lynne & Neil King were the winners.

 

In the evening everyone gathered at Sue's home to round off  a very successful day,enjoy refreshments together and the prize presentation. In her speech the winner Rosemary said she thought the way to win is to stop talking!!!

Below are photos of the winners receiving their prizes and the players as they prepared to tee off on the first hole.

 

 

 

 County Grace Norman Foursomes match v Saffron Walden.

On Saturday 12th June our 3 foursomes pairs of Grace and Beth/ Bridget and Sally / Christine and Julie played an exciting match against Saffron Walden. Each match was a close fought event but home advangage gave Saffron Walden the edge and unfortunately we lost the matches 2-1.

Thank you to our team who represented us so well. 

Below are 2 photos of our team.

 

 

April 2021

Member Shelagh decided to introduce a new strategy to maintain social distancing for her golf ball!

She introduced the tree route !!!

 

 

 

Ladies Christmas Hamper 9.12.20

Dressed in Christmas costumes 18 members played in this 9 hole competition, the day started wet but soon the sun shone and despite the very wet conditions underfoot,which made play difficult, everyone completed their game. Usually the event is rounded off with the prize presentation of hampers to the winner and runner-up, a Secret Santa gift for everyone and refreshments. This year, due to the Covid 19 restrictions, there was no gathering after play... everyone went home and scorecards were sent in! However Captain Sue delivered  the  hampers to the homes of our winners. Congratulations to our winner  Grace Eastment with 14 points and Pat Birks runner- up with 13 points ocb from other players.

 

See below for photos of our winners and players.

Ladies Halloween Texas Scramble, Saturday 31st October and Wednesday 4th November. 

Below are photos of the above event. It took place instead  of the usual Halloween Open which unfortunately had to be cancelled this year.  Whilst the usual 100+ visitors were misssed everyone enjoyed dressing up and having a small celebration afterwards.... whilst following social distancing of course! 

Sally Smith, Maria Craven, Rosemary Hay, Ann Martin, Christine Barnes and Julie Harvey were the winners over the 2 days and were very happy to receive prizes of Halloween chocolates donated by Captain Sue.

Cambridge News Report 10.11.20

As sent in by our Press Officer Edie Robinson immediately after the event. Thank you Edie.

 

Ladies Club Championship 2020

On Saturday 26th September, on a bitterly cold morning 11 ladies teed off on the first day of the club championships. Despite the weather everyone made it through. The second day, Wednesday 30th began in fine weather and everyone completed their round before the rain began to fall again!

Our Club Champion for 2020 and winner of the Clover Cup for the best gross score is Grace Eastment with 2 excellent rounds of 85 and 81. Many congratulations to her. The winner of The Rowlinson Lady, for the best nett score is Bridget Hendry, well done Bridget and the winner of The Carrington Bowl for the best score on the 2nd day is Ann Martin, well done Ann. Each winner was presented with a small gift to celebrate the event. The presentation of trophies will happen at our annual presentation evening, hopefully in February 2021.

 Below are a selection of photos of the winners and all players (socially distanced of course) during the 2 days. Players clothing will indicate which day is which!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Lynne King who had a hole in 1 on the 8th hole during the September Stableford on Saturday 5th September. Well played Lynne. 

 

 This is Lynne's first hole - in - one at our club but she did have one a few years ago at Bourn G. C. in a ladies invitation day.

 

 

 

News from Lady Captain Sue,  August 2020

 

This has been a very strange and unsettling year. We had to cancel all club competitions and friendly matches and of course our Awayday and Lady Captains Day.

These have all been rearranged for 2021.

However from 1st August we are recommending monthly medals and some more prestigious competitions. We will also run eclectic comps for both August and September. We hope to hold a Ladies Club Competition in September incorporating the Carrington Bowl.

 

Our annual Halloween Open has also been cancelled but within the club we aim to play a Texas Scramble in October which all members can enjoy and maybe dress up for.

 

Both McMillan and Poppy Charity days will take place as normal.

So although 2020 has not been the year we all hoped for, let’s still enjoy some competitive golf and maybe some social events once the hotel is up and running again.

 

Sue Williams 

Lady Captain 

Photos of golfers enjoying the 1st day of club competitions on 1st August

Observing Social Distancing, 1st June 2020

A few ladies enjoying a refreshing drink after golf whilst observing 'social distancing'.

 

Snowdrop Golf, 3rd March 2020

On Wednesday 3rd March 2020 the ladies section gathered together for our 1st session of the season. The weather was beautiful as 12 of us set off for our Snowdrop Golf event. 

 

The winner with 15 points was Maria Craven. 

 

All the ladies were each given a small pot of spring flowers from our new Captain Sue Wiliams. Please see the photographs below.

 

Ladies Presentation Evening, 7th February 2020

On the 7th February the Ladies section met for our Annual Meeting, the presentation of prizes and the inauguration of our new Captain Sue Williams.

 

After the Annual Meeting members enjoyed a very good meal before Bridget presented  the 2019 Prizes and Trophies.

 

To complete the prize presentation Club President Rosemary was delighted to award the Presidents Putter for 2020  to Christine Barnes for her long term commitment to and work for our golf club.

Lady Captain Bridget then putted out and Sue Williams putted in to begin her role as Lady Captain 2020.

 

See below a selection of photographs taken on the evening.

On 11th December, 14 ladies took part in our annual Christmas Hamper competition. On a crisp winters morning we set off despite the mud under foot. The competition was won by Shelagh Byrne with Debbie Tiplady as runner up. We enjoyed mulled wine and nibbles in the golfers bar,

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