The 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.