Castle Rising popular event attracts 76 players from 16 clubs
King’s Lynn Golf Club hosted their annual Mixed Open on Sunday in glorious weather.
It could not have been a more perfect day to shoot a low score. This popular event attracted 76 players representing 16 different clubs.
The format for the day was better ball Stableford. The event was 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.
The hot weather saw some of the early competitors scores drop on the back nine, with 36 points leading the competition for a long time.
It was the later starters who achieved the better scores. For some it was their first time entering this competition and it was a first timer who actually won.
The winners were Carol Jones and Jeremy White from Saffron Walden Golf Club with 42 points.
Other results: Second place Tina and Stephen Hurst from Gog Magog GC, 40pts OCB; third Zhanna Tarasko and William Selfe from Bourne GC, 40pts OCB; fourth Vanessa and Bob Morris from Nene Park GC, 40pts OCB. Best front nine: Clair and Mark Howell with 23 points. Best back nine: Ray Stonnell and Corrine Everett, 24pts. Nearest the pin on the 5th (Men) Ken Squires, Spalding GC; on the 16th (Ladies) Marie Smith, John O’Gaunt GC.