Weekly news January 27th


The Ladies Section began their season this week with the January Luncheon on Thursday. This 12 hole Stableford game, which was followed by lunch with Past Lady Captains and guests, has been part of the annual functions for the last 45 years. The overall winner was Yvonne Rogers with a wonderful score of 25 points, whilst second place was taken by Kath Caunce with 23. In addition to an important ‘get together’, the Ladies took the opportunity to award the final Trophies of 2019. Congratulations go to the Winner of the England Golf Medal, Helen Steverson, who will go on to represent Royston at the Regional Final and to the Most Improved Player for 2019, Kim Bradfield.The Ladies also played their Bogey game on Tuesday, which Wendy Hallums won with a score of +1 and it was Denise Moody who followed in second place.

Also on Thursday the Men’s Roll Up enjoyed good conditions for the time of year and also good scores. The winner, Ian Rumbold, came in with 41 points and he was followed by Barry Buckerfield with 39.The Friday Winter League saw Club Captain Alan Greenbank scoring 39 points in the Stableford, followed by Roger Craigen’s 37.

Then at the weekend the Saturday Swindle was won by Stewart Hart with 42 points, whilst Simon Clark came in second with a very close 41.