Flag day for Mick and Mial on The Heath

MICK Joyner and Mial Walker led the qualifying round for the Cambridge Evening News County Foursomes event at Royston Golf Club on Sunday. Their nett round of 68.5 was a shot better than Ted Prestbury and Keith Cridland. Securing the third and final spot

MICK Joyner and Mial Walker led the qualifying round for the Cambridge Evening News County Foursomes event at Royston Golf Club on Sunday.

Their nett round of 68.5 was a shot better than Ted Prestbury and Keith Cridland. Securing the third and final spot for the matchplay rounds were Colin Saban and Alastair Horwood with 70.5.

The junior team led by Oli Bance beat the men on Sunday afternoon by two matches to one, with one drawn.

Although Bance and playing partner Tom Trimble lost to club captain David Drake and junior organiser Martin Shipley, the other three pairings, of Ben Charles and Michael Clapham, Chris Trimble and James Sandford, together with Tom Clapham and Zac Bennett, secured the points.


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County regular Jenny McGuigan, represented Cambs and Hunts in a national competition last week.

Having won the Midlands sub-divisional finals in July, Cambs and Hunts reprented the division in the ELGA County Finals at Copt Heath.

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They faced strong teams from last years winner, Yorkshire, Gloucestershire and Hertfordshire.

McGuigan won her singles matches against Yorkshire and Gloucestershire, but lost in her Hertfordshire match and in her foursomes against Gloucestershire, when paired with county skipper Sarah Greenall.

Yorkshire won the title for the third successive year pipping Gloucestershire on games won (20-19). Cambs and Hunts were third with 10 games and Hertfordshire finished with five.

Shirley Bradshaw won the Ladies Vets Trophy on Tuesday with 38 points, a full seven points ahead of runner-up Pam Bonnett. Carolyn Devaney finished third on 30.

Kath Caunce took the honours in the Ladies September Medal, but countback was required to separate the top three players.

Caunce had a better back nine ahead of Sally Woodhead and Janice Abrahams.

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