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King's Lynn Golf Club annual Mixed Open sees 80 players from 30 clubs taking part

By Pete Woodhouse

Once again King's Lynn Golf Club's annual Mixed Open on Sunday was a very popular event, with 80 players representing 30 different clubs taking part.

The weather was perfect for playing golf, warm with a cooling breeze.

The format for the day was better ball stableford played off the white tees for men and the red tees for ladies and only open to away players. The competitors found the course challenging but in excellent condition.

Kings Lynn golf Mixed Open 2019. Nigel Chettleburgh (Club Captain), Tessa Summers, John Summers and Anita Goddard (Ladies Captain) (13683386)
Kings Lynn golf Mixed Open 2019. Nigel Chettleburgh (Club Captain), Tessa Summers, John Summers and Anita Goddard (Ladies Captain) (13683386)

The cooler weather saw some of the early competitors score well on their front nine and overall some high scores were achieved.

The winners were Tessa and John Summers from Aldeburgh Golf Club with 43 points.

Other results. Second place went to Jackie and Mike Luetchford from Royal Cromer GC with 42 points. Third went to Jo and David Ashmore from Bawburgh GC with 41 points. Fourth went to Monica and Bruce Dorrington from Eaton GC with 40 points OCB. Fifth went to Rachell Nicholls and Wayne Porter from Greetham Valley GC with 40 points.

Best front nine went to Simon Tate and Kelly Saunders from Diss GC with 21 points; best back nine: Alan Shaw and Clare Shaw with 22 points OCB. Nearest the pin on the 5th (Men): Chris Cooper from Eaton GC, nearest the pin, 16th (Ladies): Monica Dorrington from Eaton GC; nearest the pin, 18th in two (everyone) :Jane Darling, Stowmarket GC.

• KLGC Ladies President’s Day.

King's Lynn Golf Club Winners lady president day 7.19 (13683384)
King's Lynn Golf Club Winners lady president day 7.19 (13683384)

Ladies president, Helen Marsters, held her competition day on Tuesday, with 42 members playing a stableford competition.

Even though the competition was played on a cloudy day and the sun didn’t shine, it didn’t prevent the ladies enjoying it, with good scores recorded. At the halfway house the ladies were enticed with Pimms and cakes made by friends.

After play the president entertained the ladies to tea with a presentation of prizes provided by her. She announced that with entry fees and donations £170 was raised for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, her chosen charity, and thanked the ladies for their support.

Results, Division 1. Winner: Tracy Rawlings 38 pts, second Mary Wilson 37 pts. Second Division: Winner Susan Willson 39 pts, 2nd Judith Gough 32 pts.ocb. Nearest the pin: 5th Hole Soon Letchford, 16th Hole Pauline Ring.


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