Ladies News

Captain's Day 25th July 2018

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.

Morning Stableford

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.

St. Neots Ladies Open, 2nd July 2018

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

County Week, Woodbridge, 21st June 2018

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. 

Snowdrop Golf 7th March 2018

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!

Ladies AM and Presentation Evening Friday 19th January 2018

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.

Christmas Hamper, 9th and 13th December

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.

Captains Dinner – 17th February 2018

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

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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

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Buffet of Chef’s choice desserts

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Tea, Coffee & Biscuits

 

The cost will be the same as Feb 2017 - £25 a head

Black Tie

7-15pm for 8-00pm

12-30pm carriages

 

Details will be pinned on Men’s Section notice board on Saturday 18th November together with a sheet for you to put you names down on the table plans. We do hope you will be able to support this event.  

 

Colin Start

Mens Section Captain

 

Roy Ashurst

Seniors Captain

 

Lynne King

Ladies Captain

Ladies Christmas Lunch, 6th December

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.

Halloween Open, 23rd October 2017

Following on from the success of our previous Halloween Opens, our 5th year was 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, nuns, ware wolves, 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.

The winners are as follows:

Winners: with 86 point - Paula Newman, Bourn; Cathryn Webb, Brampton Park; Deb Dale, Sprowston Manor; Lesley Miller, Bourn.

Runners up: with 79 points - May Burn, Kay Osborne, Roz Bartlett and Ann Norman from Brampton Park.

3rd Place: 76 points OCB - Sue Gravett, Penny Dudley, Di Tass and Kate Hinch from East Herts.

4th Place: 76 points OCB - Patsy Cowtan, Christine King, Ann Penny, Ann Burbridge from Bourn.

5th Place: Ely City were 76 points OCB also.

Nearest the line 4th: Vanessa Morris, Old Nene

Nearest the pin 5th: Jenny Hoare, Ely City

Nearest the pin 8th: Pat Atkin, Girton

Nearest the pin 13th: Kay Osborne, Brampton Park

Nearest the pin 15th: Jenny Buckle, Stowmarket

Nearest the pumpkin 11th: Ann Norman, Brampton Park

Best dressed golfers: (Were’wolves) Ann Peers, Kate Stevens, Caz Panby and Maureen Robbins from Heydon Grange (2nd year running).

Best dressed equipment: (Buggies) Pat Atkin, Tina Barker, Jean Bowyer and Sue Jeeps, from Girton.

Best dressed diners: (Ghost Busters) Sandra Wildmore, Mandy Lees, Lorraine Robinson and Mairead Scott from Toft (Lincs).

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.

Hi Lo Knockout Final, 14th October 2017

The final took place today with Rosemary Hay and Sue Williams, playing against Ann Martin and Shelagh Byrne. Rosemary and Sue were the eventual winners after a closely fought game.

Mary Cole Rosebowl, 4th September 2017

On Monday 4th September 2017 our club took part in the Mary Cole Rose Bowl.  This is a County Event which is a highlight on our calendar.  Three Ladies were selected to represent us – Maria Craven, Sandie Carrington and Sui Wong.  The venue was the inland links course at St Ives – a daunting course although luckily the weather was kind with little rain and moderate winds.  The greens were very tricky – I noticed as caddie that all three players in Maria’s group were struggling to get to grips with the pace and vagaries, very unlike our home well-coiffured and mostly flat greens.  One of the players in this trio, Sarah Greenall, represents Cambridgeshire and has a handicap of 5.  The event is a team effort with three scores combined to produce winner. 

 

Unfortunately, it was not to be our day.  However, the three scores, 87 (Maria), 81 (Sandie) and 75 (Sui Wong) combined to make it a very good effort on the part of our team.

 

Winners on the day were Newmarket Links – Sarah Greenall(73) , Marcella Tuttle (75) and Edie (74)combined well to get a great score.  Runners up were Saffron Walden – special mention was made for their young player, Hettie, who had the best gross score overall coming in with nett 71.  Lauren from Ely did very well to get 69.

 

If you are coming along to the Jean Wilkinson Semis and Finals day at our club on Monday 11th September, you are likely to see the Newmarket Ladies in action again.

Well done to our Ladies for stepping up and representing us!

 

Sue Kent

Ladies Competition Secretary

Lady Captain's Day, 26th July 2017

The rain held off for the start of the 18 hole stableford qualifier with 21 ladies playing.

 

Our half way house was manned by Lynne and her helper Shelagh.

Unfortunately the ladies did get wet but the weather changed for the better in the afternoon greensomes which 20 players took part in.

 

We then had an enjoyable evening hosted at my home in Fenstanton with Neils assistance. We enjoyed afternoon tea with plenty of liquid refreshments and then I took pride in presenting the prizes.

 

The results are as follow:

18 Hole qualifier

Winner of the Day: Bridget Hendry 37 points

Second: Sui Wong 36 points OCB

Third: Deb Tiplady 36 points

 

Nearest the Pin hole 5: Rosemary Hay

Nearest the Pin hole 15: Janet Tilley

 

Greesomes in the afternoon

Winners Mary & Michael Clydesdale 21 points

Runners up Lynne and Neil King 19 points OCB from Ann and Peter Martin

 

Nearest the Pin hole 5: Ladies Ann Martin

Nearest the Pin hole 8: Clive Hay

 

Team - yellow ball winners: both with 20 points

Sui and Michael Wong

and Mary and Michael Clydesdale

 

An enjoyable day was had by all!

 

Monday Club

Some of our Monday Club ladies enjoying a drink to cool down after a game on a very warm day.

St Neots Golf Club Ladies Open, 4th July 2017

Shelagh enjoyed the Open at St Neots Golf Club as a guest of 3 lady members from Lakeside Golf Club, 'The Pink Ladies'. 

Ladies Club Championship June 10th-11th 2017

 

Congratulations to Grace Eastment who is once again our Ladies Club Champion -how many years running have you now won this Grace? What an achievement once again but Grace was chased all the way by Ann Martin, winning by 1 shot over the 2 rounds. Grace gross 176, Ann gross 177.

 

Congratulations Ann for not only being runner up in the Club Championship but for also being runner up in the nett category -nett 151 ( The Rowlinson Lady Trophy) and for actually getting over the line first for the Carrington Bowl with nett 73! ( played for on the Sunday of the Championship and on Wednesday 14th  ( the alternate day)

 

Well done to Rachel Evans winner of the Rowlinson Lady with a nett 150 over the 2 days of the Championship

 

Sue Kent also deserves a mention for being 3rd in both the Club Championship and the Rowlinson Lady.

 

 

 

Please note the new page

Ladies Information Booklet 2017 Click on the left hand bar to view and download.

Ladies Away Day, 13th May 2017

Following a lovely day of golf at Colmworth Golf Club, the results were as follows:
 
Nearest the pin on hole 9 - Izzy Dear
Nearest the pin in two on hole 15 -  Bridget Hendry
 
1st place - Mary Clydesdale - 36 points OCB
2nd place - Deb Tiplady -36 points
3rd place - Christine Barnes 34 points
 
Yellow ball - team 36 points - Edie Robinson/ Stella James / Bridget Hendry.

Snowdrop Golf 4th and 8th March

Our Snowdrop  competition starts the main season of golf for us with 9 holes of golf, refreshments, prizes of plants for everyone, (but special ones for the winners on Saturday and Wednesday) and the sharing and distribution of information by our new Lady Captain Lynne.

On Saturday 4th the winner was Janet Tilley with 15 points, ocb from the Lady Captain.

On Wednesday 8th March the winner was Stella James with 13 points on countback from Sue Williams.

The Cambridgeshire Golf Club

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Club Matches Aug/Oct 2018

Ladies

Thurs 16 Aug v Girton

Thurs 30 Aug v Bourn

Mon 10 Sept  v Saffron Walden

Thurs 11 Oct v Ely

Men

Sat 25 Aug v PPWR

Fri 31 Aug v Lakeside Lodge

Seniors

Fri 10 Aug v Newmarket

Mon 20 Aug v Gog Magog

Thurs 13 Sept v Ely

Wed 19 Sept v Ramsey

Mixed

Sun 19 Aug v Brampton

Fri 7 Sept v Girton

Sat 15 Sept v Lakeside Lodge

Sun 7 Oct v Haverhill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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