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Welsh Ladies Team Champions 2021
Congratulations to the Scratch Team for being crowned Welsh Ladies’ Team Champions after beating Newport 3-2 in the Final. The Team, lead by Ladies’ Captain Jeanette Williams, included Julie Brown, Ann Lewis, Julie Snelson, Jane Hallows and Clare Warman.
Finalists RSD and Newport
The winning team and caddies.
Four ladies from RSD reached the last 8 of The C&A County Championships which was played at Maesdu. Congratulations to Ann Lewis who beat Jeanette Williams in the final.
Lady Captain Jeanette Williams welcomed 38 competitors for her Ladies’ Captain’s Day. Penny Elsmore, with 38 points, won the first prize, a painting of the golf course by Sue Mills.
The bank holiday weekend continued with the Castle Bowl, won by Mair Eluned with a nett 75 and then on the Sunday the Coronation Trophy, a par competition. Carol Magee was the winner of this with a score of 4.
The following Wednesday the Nancy Wright salver was won by Ann-Marie Magee with a nett 72.
Ann Lewis and Elaine Calvert both had a nett 77 in the May medal. Ann, who was placed second in a card play-off, won the Eve Breen Turner salver – to qualify you must have been a medal winner or runner-up during the previous 12 months.
Elaine won the BonBon Dish, competed for by ladies who did not qualify for the Eve Breen Turner salver.
The May stableford was won by Mair Eluned with 34 points.
- June stableford Lynne Hawksworth 37 points
- July stableford Lynne Hawksworth 41 points
- Well done Lynne!!
Wales Golf competitions
Medal & Bowls: Rebecca Gray came 4th in the area final at Abergele with a nett 75 and will play in the Final at Cradoc Golf Club near Brecon in August.
- Australian Spoons: Liz Daplyn and Joy Lacy 33 points
- Centenary Greensomes: Elaine Calvert and Sue Mills 41 points
- Both these teams go through to the finals at Mold in September.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Jeanette Williams was appointed as Lady Captain for 2021-22 at the AGM held by Zoom at the end of March. We very much look forward to her year in office, a year late because of the pandemic.
Here are photos of the socially-distanced presentation: Jeanette presented the outgoing Captain, Ann Lewis, with a floral bouquet and Ann gave Jeanette her Captain’s badge.
We also welcome Sue Lapsley as our new Vice-Captain.
Easter Competitions: On Good Friday The Countess of Winchilsea was won by Chris Wheatley with 33 points and on Saturday Chris John won the Miss J D McKay Memorial Bowl with a score of 35 points.
Wales Golf Challenge Bowls
Through to the area final in Abergele are:
- Silver Bowl – Rebecca Gray
- Bronze Bowl – Penny Elsmore
- Medal – Carol Wolstenholme nett 70
- Stableford – Chris John 36 pts Chris also won the Eryl Gwyn Griffith trophy (To qualify for this you must have played in at least 6 Wednesday competitions during the winter)
Easter Bowl (played in May!) Jeanette Williams nett 73
The Winchilsea Foursomes was open to ladies for the first time this year. Congratulations to Clare Warman who reached the semi-finals with her partner Brendan Shiner.
We are looking forward to a full programme of events over the remainder of the year.