Midland Veterans Ladies Golf Association

French Seniors 2017

France17b2France17d2The French Seniors, at Golf de Chantaco, is fast becoming one of the premier senior tournaments in Europe with over 160 women taking part in 2 tournaments. The Trophy is for 0-6 handicaps and the Cup for handicaps 7-14. It is played in the beautiful Basque region of France in Saint Jean de Luz and is run by the Lacoste family who provide a warm and friendly welcome.

The hospitality is fantastic with cocktail parties, dinner , fashion show, and of course the wonderful Basque chorus. This year 13 Midland Vets made the trip , with several entering for the first tim.

Sue Spencer was in good form again, in the Trophy, and placed herself in a good position with rounds of 74,73. She finished in 16th place.

In the Cup there wers several qualifiers from the Midland Vets: Pat Hale, Marsha Button, Di Gillen, Pauline Bramley and Jayne Fletcer.  Pat finished in a creditable 5th place with a final round of 80.

Midland Vets taking part were: Sue Spencer, Sue Penfold, Caron Harrison, Jayne Fletcher, Chris Fisher, Di Gillen, Pat Hale, Marsha Button, Anne Parry, Debbie Purcell, Sue Pidgeon, Pauline Bramley and Gillian Stump.

Andrea Stockdale