Midland Veterans Ladies Golf Association

English Seniors Match Play  Enville GC 13-17 May

Helen Lowe1Midland Vets turned out in force to play in the English Seniors Match Play this season. Everyone was treated to fantastic weather and a beautiful golf course, in fantastic condition. Players found the course a real challenge, with fast running greens and the course playing long.

In the championship flight Helen Lowe Scraptoft qualified in 1st place with greats scores of 77/74. The following qualified for the match play stage; Debbie Warren 6th, Lindsay Shaw 7th, Catrin Russell 12th, Tracey Willianson 13th, Carol Houghton 16th, Sue Spencer 18th, Julie Brown 22nd. Debbie Warren was the best finsher making it through to the quarter finals.

In the Ann Howard Trophy for the Over 60s, again Midland Vets showed their class in the 36 hole qualification with Jane Fletcher qualifying in first place and the defending champion Carol Wild qualifying in 2nd place. Other qualifyers were Sue Penfold 7th. Pat hale 9th. Ros Moor 10th. Gill Snelson 11th. Sue Westall 13th. Liz Moverely 14th.
Carol went on to successfully defend her title playing some good golf and winning the final by one hole against Sheree Dove-Wilde She felt the pressure going into this tournament and new it would be a tough ask.
Full results can be found on www.englandgolf.org.uk

English Seniors Stroke Play, St Enodoc GC 19-21 June

What A fantastic venue for the English seniors stroke play championship. This season, for the first time, England Golf had introduced a handicap event. This was in addition to the main event and consisted of 2 rounds with handicap taken into consideration. Everyone who made the trip to Cornwall was blessed with fabulous weather for the first 2 days of play with Midland Vets fairing well.

The first 2 days of play saw 6 Midland players qualify for the final days play, putting in some good scores. The final days play was brutal in terms of the wind and players found the conditions very tough. Final scores Tracey Williamson 6th, Helen Lowe 8th, Lindsay Shaw 11th, Marcella Tuttle 11th, Sue Spencer 13th, Debbie Warren 16th. Tracey Williamson took the 50-54 age group prize.

In the Handicap event Jenny Smale of Whittington Heath played the round of her life, playing 6 shots below her handicap and going on to win the title by 6 shots. Chris Fisher, another Midland Vet and also from Whittington Heath, came 3rd in the same event.

Tracey Williamson1  Jenny Smale1  Chris Fisher1 
Tracey Williamson Jenny Smale Chris Fisher