Gilgar rises to challenge of Spring Meeting

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Forty-four ladies played the Constable course at Stoke-by-Nayland in the Spring Meeting last Thursday in glorious sunshine.

The course was tough, but Maria Gilgar triumphed, winning the Salcombe Salver (Silver Division) with a net score of 72 on count-back (ocb) from Margaret Bentley (net 72).

Third was Nora Hutchinson (net 75) and fourth Amanda Byham (net 79).

The Suzetta Platt Cup (Bronze Division) was won by Ann Major with a score of net 75, with Barbara Jones second with net 79, Betty Cox third with net 81, and fourth was Janet Hodge with net 82 (ocb).

A nine hole Greensomes competition was played on the Gainsborough course in the afternoon.

The winners on the front nine were Gill Dutton and Christine McVeigh with 18 points (ocb) from Lesley Hitchcock and Barbara Jones, also on 18.

On the back nine Anne Hemmings and Lesley Garnett won with 22 points.