Wednesday 12th December 2018 dawned bright and sunny. It was very cold but the bright winter sunshine warmed us all.
After the game which was won by Sue Kent with 18 points followed by Debbie with 16 points ocb from Sui Wong we all gathered in the golf bar for mulled wine and nibbles.
The ladies enjoyed a 9 hole stapleford competition for our annual Christmas Lunch game. We were very fortunate with the weather in that the rain held off until the final group had finished. The winner was Maria Craven with 16 points and the runner up was Ann Martin with 15 points.
After the match we all enjoyed a lovely three course lunch followed by coffee and chocolates . The lunch was prepared and served to us by the Hotel staff.
Photographs of the day can be seen below.
Following on from the success of our previous Halloween Opens, our 6th year was as always a ghoulish delight and enjoyed by 104 ladies from all over East Anglia. Everyone entered into the true spirits of the occasion and fully played the part of witches, skeletons, pumpkins, ghosts and other horrific characters. Our lady members were triumphant in team spirit and provided a magnificent spread of cakes and nibbles for the ladies to enjoy throughout the day and the hotel staff provided us with great service which included a beautiful Halloween themed meal to complete proceedings together with prize giving. Thank you also to the men and seniors of our club who entered in to the tru spit of occassion and supported us in this wonderful day.
The winners are as follows:
Winners: with 83 points were Heather Wood, Roz Longstaff, Gwen Sutton and Shirley Osborne - St Ives and Brampton Park.
Runners up: with 82 points were Julie Miller, Jane McGlashan, Maine Blewett and Teresa Neeson - Brampton Park.
3rd Place: with 81 points were Elaine Cardwell, Marilyn Williams, Roz Bartlett and Ann Norman - Brampton Park.
4th Place: with 80 points were Sally Palmer, Ann Gibb, Debbie Wastling and Sally Acton - Brampton Park.
Nearest the line 4th: Roz McKenzie - Colmworth
Nearest the pin 5th: Jaine Fieldhouse - Saffron Walden
Nearest the pin 8th: Jacqui Storey - Girton
Nearest the pin 13th: Cathy Lee - Toft
Nearest the pin 15th: Sally Palmer - rampton
Nearest the pumpkin 11th: Roz Bartlett - Brampton Park
Best dressed golfers: Stella James, Sarah Russell, Lyn Lambert, Sue Anderson - Links and Elton Furze.
Best dressed equipment: Linda Harness - Old Nene
Best dressed diners: Terry Robinson, Ursula Rain, Tina Forbes, Joy Walker - Ely City
Photographs of the day are below. If you missed out on the opportunity to speak to Laura at the end of the day and would like to gain a copy of any of the pictures, please contact us with a donation to our Lady Captain's charity, we would be delighted to send you a copy.
On 16th and 17th of October, when they played golf, the ladies and senior men used the occasions to provide each other with a half way house. The donations made went to Macmillan Cancer Support. The weather was very good. A little chilly early on but the hot tea and coffee at the halfway house was very well received. We raised in excess of £177.00
You will find some photographs below which were taken on the day.
Winners with 86 points - Sue Kent, Shelagh Byrne, Sue Smith and Kim Pittans
Runner's up OCB 84 points - Ann Martin, Sui Wong, Joan Butterfield and Kiki
Nearest the Pin hole 5 - Dee Roberts from S Walden
Nearest the Pin Hole 15 - Bridget Hendry
During the day we celebrated our Lady Captain's Lynne's 60th Birthday. Everyone had a fun filled day.
Lady Presidents Day this year was held at Girton Golf Club on 24th August. Two teams of our ladies represented The Cambridgeshire as part of the 116 ladies who took part. One of our teams came third with 91 points. We were represented by Rosemary Rennie, Sue Kent, Shelagh Byrne and a former Cambridgeshire lady Sandy Carrington. Rosemary Rennie also won a ‘nearest the pin Prize’.
Although quite chilly at times, the rain held off until we had all finished our games.
Girton Golf Club made us all very welcome and I’m sure that our Lady President will have been very pleased with her day.
This event was held at Saffron Walden Golf Club on 9th August 2018. 57 players took part including several members from our club.
The photos below shows all the prize winners with County President Maureen and huge congratulations go to Grace Eastment who won the overall prize of Lowest Gross Score with an amazing 79.
You'll also notice Edie Robinson in the picture who came 3rd ocb in the Division 3 category, with a net 78, well done Edie.
Our Captain's Day this year was played in glorious sunshine... it was very hot but we didn't complain especially as our Captain Lynne provided us with ice creams at the halfway house!
We played 18 holes Stableford in the morning and a hardy( or was it foolhardy!) few of us were joined by some men members to play a 9 hole mixed competition in the afternoon.
Congratulations to everyone listed below for winning a prize, with a special well done to Mary who was a runaway winner in the morning with 41pts.
Nearest the Pin 5th Hole Izzy Dear
Nearest the pin 15th Hole -Mary Clydesdale
Overall Winner Mary C with 41 points
Runner up Sue Williams 36 points OCB
Third - Rosemary Rennie 36 points OCB
Fourth - Christine Barnes - 36 points
Mixed Greensomes in the afternoon
Winners Sui and Michael Wong 20 points
Runners up - Mary & Michael Clydesdale
Nearest the Pin - Sui Wong on 5th
Nearest the Pin 8th - no man on the green but Michael Wong was picked out from the pot of golf !!!
Enjoy the photos below... more will be added soon.
A photograph of a group of our Ladies after having played in the St. Neots Ladies Open.
The match was played in beautiful golfing weather. The course was in good condition although some of the greens were quite tricky!
A very enjoyable day was had by all
On 21st June, a group of ladies from our club went as spectors to County Week at Woodbridge Golf Club, Suffolk. A very enjoyable day was had by everyone as we watched some excellent golf. Cambs and Hunts Ladies were doing extreemly well but unfortunately were beaten by Norfolk on the final day.
This is a photo of our Lady Captain, Lynne King, presenting first prize to the winner of Snowdrop Golf, Mary Clydesdale. Mary had 19 points, a very good score in very muddy conditions. Well done, Mary!
The Annual Meeting of 2017 was held on 19th January 2018. The meeting began by remembering the significant contribution that Rachel Evens had made during her 20+ years as a member. Everyone felt very sad that she had recently died, after a brave fight against cancer, and we will miss her.
Draft minutes of the Annual Meeting meeting are to be found on that particular page. After the meeting members enjoyed a 3 course meal which was followed by the presentation of all the trophies and prizes for the 2017 season. Photos of the event which were taken by Maria Craven are below.
On Saturday 9th December the Christmas Hamper was won by Christine Barnes with 14 points and Ann Martin was runner up with 13 points.
On Wednesday 13th December the weather was so poor that Shelagh organised an indoor competition for us all to participate in. It was a great success and was won by Izzy Dear with 13 points. (Subtly desguised as 'Elf'. As we were unable to play Golf for the Hamper, it was decided that we would all draw names out of a hat, the winner of this was Sue Kent.
As 2017 is drawing to a close the CMMC are now turning our thoughts to the Captains Dinner Dance booked for 17th February 2018.
The event we held in Feb 2017 was a great success with over 120 members & guests attending. The 8 piece band, QED, are booked again for our dinner dance on 17th Feb 2018.
The menu will be as follows
Chefs homemade leek and potato soup with rosemary croutons
Classic prawn and crayfish cocktail served with brown bread butter
Creamy button mushroom and smoked bacon served in a pastry basket finished with herb oil
Roast topside with horseradish
Roast Norfolk turkey crown with cranberry
Roast leg of pork with apple sauce
All the above will be served with chefs potatoes and fresh vegetable
Buffet of Chef’s choice desserts
Tea, Coffee & Biscuits
The cost will be the same as Feb 2017 - £25 a head
7-15pm for 8-00pm
Details will be pinned on Men’s Section notice board on Saturday 18th November together with a sheet for you to put yu names down on the table plans. We do hope you will be able to support this event.
Mens Section Captain
21 ladies enjoyed 9 holes in challenging conditions. The winner was Sui Wong with 15 points. The runner-up on OCB was Mary Clydesdale. Fun from the day can be seen below.