Williams has a spring in her step

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THE Royston Golf Club ladies’ section Spring Meeting was played by 20 members in what can only be called inclement weather at the weekend.

But despite the wet, windy and thundery conditions, Sandra Williams, pictured, had the best round in the Silver Division with a nett 74 and qualified for the Mercedes Competition at Hanbury Manor. Sandra was followed closely by Jane Millership in second.

Josie Seward came first in the Bronze Division with a nett 75, followed in second place by Alice Lewis.

The ladies’ Winter Eclectic Competition Silver Division was won by Bridget Long, with the in-form Sandra Williams in second place. The Bronze Division was won by Karen Pearson, with Marjory Humphreys in second place.

Meanwhile, junior section, led by their Junior Organiser, Martin Shipley, has been busy during the past few weeks with the start of their summer schedule.

The junior section recently hosted Cambridge Meridian Golf Club in the CAGU League and managed to draw the match three games all. The match was played as singles, and the Royston team of Ryan Sharp, Robbie Norman, Guy Curtis, Luke Bailey, Robert Brain and Emily Smith all found good form on the day.

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The junior section also played host to Peterborough Milton Golf Club in the first round of the British Legion Poppy Cup, but despite good efforts by the Royston players, the team were unfortunately eliminated, losing both matches.

During the month, Junior George Sanders won the April Medal ahead of Robert Brain, and the two ‘Robbies’ came to the fore with Robbie Norman and Emily Smith winning The Rotary Charity and Robbie Ponting winning the Junior Stableford ahead of Alexander Brain.

In pouring rain on Saturday, 67 members entered the Hospital Cup Charity, 17 of whom decided to give up half way round, returning to the clubhouse to dry off. In first place with 37 points was Trevor Lawton (now cut to 17) followed by three-handicapper Peter Rutter with 36 and a cut to 2 handicap. Mark Westwood was in third with 35 followed by Martin Walker and Mark Asker.