Our Open was well supported again this year with 19 teams entered (57 ladies) and 13 different clubs represented.
In comparison to our Autumn open 2013 which was a complete washout the weather on this day was very favourable.
A number of ladies remarked on how nice the course looked and what good condition it was in.
Our format of the day was best 2 stableford scores on par 4s & 5s and all scores to count on par 3s, a number of high scores were posted but the winners were:
1st place: 88 points
Denise Swindell – Malkins Bank GC
Sue Foden & Rosemary Proudlove both from Astbury GC
2nd place: 84 points
Judy Bartlett, Jude Pearce & Kit Ford all from Uttoxeter GC
3rd Place: 82 points
Lynda Ely, Della Cunningham, Karen Clarke all from Drayton Park GC
4th Place: 82 on count back
Mandy Ambert - Trentham GC, Janet Coope - Isaak Walton GC, Pam Burton - Westwood GC
Nearest pin 2nd Hole
Visitor – Aileen Churchill – Chatsworth GC
Member – Pam Burton – Westwood GC
Nearest pin 11th Hole
Visitor – Sue Foden – Astbury GC
Member – Jean Johnson – Westwood GC
2 x 2s were achieved by Linda Baston - Chesterfield GC - 2nd hole and Lynn Ball – Leek Birchall GC - 11th hole
Following the competition prior to the presentation the ladies enjoyed refreshments of assorted sandwiches, chips & salad tea/coffee all inclusive of the entry fee, there was a very good happy, cheerful and noisy!! atmosphere in the golf club. The bar/catering staff provided a very good service during the day, a number of ladies arrived earlier and took the advantage of having lunch and drinks prior to the shotgun start.