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Foursomes Champions Beat the Weather

While the rest of the country battled the surprise April snowstorms, Cambs and Hunts County Ladies were sparring with each other in the County Foursomes Championships.  On Tuesday, 4th April, The Links GC, Newmarket hosted the Championships, welcoming players from 15 different clubs across the County.

Despite atrocious weather conditions, the players carded exceptional scores for the morning round with Julie Walter (St Ives) and Paula Parker (Abbotsley) heading the leader board.With torrential rain turning to sleet and snow, the afternoon round was cut to 10 holes. However, Walter and Parker maintained their steady morning form to hang on to their slender lead with a final gross score of 133.

The day’s final scores were:

1st Scratch and winners of the Holland Cups – Julie Walter (St Ives) and Paula Parker (Abbotsley) – gross score 133
2nd Scratch – Sue Meadows (Links) and Judy Freeman (Ramsey) – gross 136
3rd Scratch – Rosemary Farrow (St Neots) and Sue Saunders (Thetford) – gross 139
1st Handicap – Linda Lakey (Royston) and Val Squires (Royston) – net 123.4
2nd Handicap – Sheila Kingsley (Gog Magog) and Isobel Maclean (Gog Magog) – net 123.6
3rd Handicap – Edie Douglas (Links) and Sue Orwell (Links) – net 123.9
4th Handicap – Grace Eastment (Cambs MH) and Issy Dear (Cambs MH) – net 124.8