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The course was beautifully presented and the weather kind for this years June Ladies open. Ladies from 19 clubs competed but the  absolute "Star of the Show" in the morning round and winner of the Turnor Trophy was junior lady Hattie Dow ( just 12 years old) who scored a fantastic Nett 59 (78-19-59). In second place was Gaynor Daykin from Belton Woods with 86-18-68, third, also from Belton Woods was Trudi Galloway with 83-14-69, fourth was Dorne Werner from Stoke Rochford with 84-14-70 and Sue Booth also Stoke Rochford came fifth with 84-13-71. The best Gross was won by Helen Lowe from Scraptoft with 75.

All of the nett prizewinners had handicap reductions - well played ladies.


The sun came out and the temperature rose rapidly for the afternoon foursomes competition played over 16 holes was won by June Miller (Stoke Rochford) and Alison Horak (Ullesthorpe) with 33 points OCB, in 2nd place were Pam Skidmore (Glen Gorse) and Shirley Bright (Scraptoft) with 33 point OCB and 3rd were Chris Rowley and Pauline Haggerty (both Stoke Rochford) also 33 points.

The ladies enjoyed the cakes at the halfway house and the meal in the clubhouse. Hattie, despite her young years made a fabulous speech to accept the Trophy and to thank the organising team on behalf of all of the competitors. A great day.