Royston ladies win Mail on Sunday Trophy

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DURING a busy week at Royston Golf Club, the Ladies’ team of Jenny Jarvis, Lyn Barker, Jane Millership, Jenny Thompson and Emma Logan won the Mail on Sunday Trophy at Aldenham Golf Club near Watford 3 �-1 �.

Meanwhile the Ladies’ Fun Competition on Tuesday was won by the team of Alice Lewis, Tina Collins and Jenny Jarvis while Josie Seward’s team with Libby Toby and Pam Bonnet won the threesome competition.

The senior section and midweek golfers met for their usual 8.00am tee time to play a special Leap Day Yellow Ball Game on February 29 – perhaps to avoid any unforeseen proposals from girlfriends.

In first place was the team of Stuart Knight, Mike King, Keith Taylor and Fred Wilding scoring 42 points on the front nine and an enormous 55 points on the second nine, to win with 97 points.

In second place were John Fyson, Brian Hyde, Derek Hayden and Steve Ogilvie with 94 points ahead of third place team Jim Hopkins, Mike Taylor, Tony Blatchford and Gavin Williams on 93 points.

The Saturday Stableford was won by Christopher Kneafsey at the weekend with 37 points off his 15 handicap with David Sharman, Wayne Hunt, Robert Hart and Peter Tidey all on 36 points following behind.

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In the Sunday Medal, on a miserable rainy day, 71 players braved the wet blustery conditions. In Division One, Nigel Thomas played to a net 69 and a cut in handicap to 10 with Peter Prentice and Darren Thompson in second and third. Darren having holed in one at the par-three sixth hole.

In Division Two, Mark Crowley played to 68 off his 23 handicap (now cut to 22), with John Collins and Mark Pearson close behind.