Haywood retains junior golf trophy at Lakeside

PUBLISHED: 10:48 29 April 2010 | UPDATED: 13:58 19 May 2010

LAKESIDE Lodge Golf Club hosted the Cambs and Hunts Junior Spring Golf meeting at the weekend. Fifty girls took part in the event which included coaching by the professionals at Lakeside Lodge, skills training and separate competitions for all grades of

LAKESIDE Lodge Golf Club hosted the Cambs and Hunts Junior Spring Golf meeting at the weekend.

Fifty girls took part in the event which included coaching by the professionals at Lakeside Lodge, skills training and separate competitions for all grades of player.

In the 18-hole competition on the Lodge Course, for the second year running, the Lesley Ford Trophy for the best nett score went to St Ives young golfer Harriet Haywood with a score of nett 75. Sarah Smith was runner-up with a score of 78.

Gogs player Miranda Brain took the Scratch Prize with a round of 82 while the hidden prize went to Megan Willis (Old Nene) and Tabitha Brain (Gogs).

Bourn's Jessica Gibbons took first place in the nine-hole competition on the Manor course with a magnificent 32 points, with Lindie Tapping (Gogs) taking second place with 18 points and Zoe Butler (Gogs) in third with 17 points. The hidden prize went to Megan Howard (St Ives) and Charlie Davis (Links) with 26 points.

The winner of the par three (best 4 holes) was Yana Efinova (Girton) who scored 13 points, while second place went to Georgie Goodwin with 16 points and Olivia Satchwell finished third with 16 points.

Elsewhere, Cambs and Hunts Veterans took on Essex Veterans, and in the first match of the season, Cambs and Hunts got off to a flying start with a resounding 4 - 0 win over at Royston.

Playing conditions were ideal with just a light breeze and marvellous sunshine, and the home team took full advantage of their knowledge of the Royston course to ensure an excellent day's work.

Top pairing Rosemary Farrow (St Neots) and Liz Smith (Ely City) won 3 & 1, while Geraldine Fleming (St Ives) and Linda Kelsey (Saffron Walden) also performed well as they won 2 & 1.

Royston's Jenny Jarvis and Mary Thompson (St Neots) made their debut for the Veterans' team, and they ran out comfortable winners by 4 & 3. Sue Hill (Girton) and Greta Barclay (Ely City) had a tough battle and secured a one-up victory with the last putt on the 18th.

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