East Devon Ladies’ Spring Meeting success for Sue Harrison

PUBLISHED: 14:11 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:11 16 May 2018

The East Devon ladies at their 2018 Spring Meeting.Picture by BARBARA MELLOR

The East Devon ladies at their 2018 Spring Meeting.Picture by BARBARA MELLOR

Archant

The competitive golfing year finally got under way for the ladies of East Devon Golf Club as they competed for the first trophies of the season in the Spring Meeting, writes Helen Chivers.

East Devon's Paul Newcombe East Devon's Paul Newcombe

The weather had frustrated the players for weeks, with competitions cancelled due to snow, rain and fog, so it perhaps is no surprise that the Spring Meeting also fell foul of the fickle British weather – being played over two weeks rather than the customary two days!

In the individual medal competition, Sue Harrison claimed victory over the 77-strong field to take home the Burden Trophy for the best nett score. Her four under par round of nett 70 was two shots clear of Annie Dent.

Emily Morey recorded the best gross score of the day, taking home the Baker Cup on countback from Judy Murray and Sue Harrison as they all recorded scores of 88.

Sue and Judy took the first two places in Silver Division, Judy recording a nett 75 with Carole Brailey taking third place a shot further back on nett 76. Rowan Edbrooke was fourth on countback from Hilary Shiels as they both recorded scores on nett 77.

Annie Dent was well clear at the top of Bronze Division with a two under par round of nett 72, five shots clear of the rest of the division. Linda Longmuir took second place on countback from 2018 ladies’ captain Maria Heard as they both scored nett 77. A shot further back on nett 78 were Margaret Webb, Judy Robinson and Jane Morton, Margaret taking fourth place on countback.

The foursomes stableford competition was won by the pairing of Marilyn Gerrard and Jane Williams, who came home with a three under par round of 39 points.

They were two shots clear of the pairings of Ali Miller and Shirley Horsburgh and Helen Chivers and Jennie Stogdon on one under par 37 points.

Fourth place went to Sue Burley and Nina Hawkins on 35 points with Hilary Greenaway and Anne Serle in fifth with 34 points.

Marilyn and Jane will represent the ladies at the next round of the Coronation Foursome competition staged by the R&A, the grand final of which will be played in September on the Eden Course, St Andrews.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cranbrook Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cranbrook Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cranbrook Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:00

Last Monday, the President’s team held its first home fixture against Dawlish Warren, writes Maria Clapp.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:26

Back in July of last year Honiton started their pre-season training for the 2017-18 season, writes Jerry Rice.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

Sidmouth SE Golf Croquet Team travelled to Kingston Maurward to play in the South West Federation Golf Croquet League, writes Richard Thurlow.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:57

Here’s our weekly chat about all things Sidmouth CC with chairman Fionn Wardrop.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:59

An amateur rider from Dalwood, Axminster, Fiona Benger, has qualified for the prestigious Horse of the Year Show.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:41

Budleigh Salterton Under-13 girls’ team ended their Devon Girls League season with a 5-1 Greenway Lane defeat at the hands of Signal Box Frankfurt, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:40

Past and present members gathered at Sidford to celebrate the LTA’s Great British Tennis Weekend and the club’s 70th anniversary and helped provide a highly memorable occasion, writes Daryl Bass.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:30

The South West area point-to-point for the final weekend of May is being held at the Upcott Cross course where the South Tetcott will host their meeting on bank holiday Monday (May 28), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:28

In the LNBTL competition, the Ottery ladies suffered a double defeat last week, writes Michael Smith.

Read more
Thu, 19:28

Withycombe RFC held their annual presentations for the mini and youth players.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 14°C

Useful Links

Facebook
Twitter
Photo Orders
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Cranbrook Herald e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Cranbrook's trusted business finder

Find planning applications