Weekly news October 21st


Royston Golf Club Ladies have been celebrating the season with their 2019 Autumn Meeting. Lady Captain Kim Bradfield organised a successful day and was delighted to present Jenny Jarvis with the Winning Prize. Sandra Williams came second on count back with 30 points. Various other awards were made, including the Silver Division Birdie Prize, which also went to Sandra Williams and the Bronze Division Prize to Helen Steverson. In addition the Ladies played in the Stableford and MacMillan Spoon game which Steph Denton won, with a fabulous 37points, followed by another good round of 36 points from Nichola Goddard. Finally the Ladies Medal game this week was won by Sandra Williams, with Kiyoko McLellan in second place.In the Men’s Medal on Thursday, Andrew Ball came in with net 71 and Mick Joyner in second place with net 73. Although on Saturday the Medal was won by Richard Howorth with a wonderful net 66, followed by Tony Skinner’s 67. The Medal Winner’s Final was played last weekend and both James Smith and David Shaw returned with fabulous scores of net 66. The former winning on count back.Other Competition news shows Oliver Gardiner scoring 39 points on Sunday, to win the 3 Person Team Competition for 1 player, whilst in second place was Lee Bonney with a very creditable 36 points.We congratulate Pete and Sue Dean, who have battled through several rounds this summer, to eventually win the Secretary’s Cup Knockout Competition, after playing the Final against Steph Denton and her partner Mark Bonnett last weekend in the rain.And finally the Club house was full of Past Captains on Saturday as they prepared to play their annual match of Past Captains against Past Lady Captains. This year the hugely successful event was organised by Past Lady Captain Sandra Williams and Past Captain Stuart Steverson.28 Past Captains were persuaded to play, [although that included our 2 present Captains to make up the teams] in a 4 Ball Better Ball format which the Past Lady Captains were thrilled to win 4 and half to 2 and half. The game was followed by a delicious meal and a very enjoyable evening.