Stoke Rochford’s lady captain Roseanne McKee held her Captain’s Day to raise funds for her chosen charity, Child Lung Foundation.
Roseanne’s eldest grand-daughter, three-year-old Sienna, has been a sufferer since birth and has already won several life-threatening battles. Despite her struggles she managed to join the Stoke Rochford Ladies for the whole day and delighted everyone by giving out the prizes.
The stableford competition awarded prizes in two divisions.
The winner of the best decorated visor in the CHILD colours was chosen by Sienna and went to Dorne Werner and the day raised more than £700.
Results – Division One: 1 Pam Watson 39pts, 2 Sue Booth 35pts, 3 Chris Rowley 33pts. Division Two: 1 Roni Proctor 33pts ocb, 2 Jane Selby, 3 Jean Hough 31pts. Nearest the pin: June Miller and Mags McArthur.
* The Stoke Rochford ladies’ team finished second in the LLCGA Handicap League Division One South and will again compete in the top division mext year.
* Pam Watson won the Stoke Rochford’s Ladies’ Club Championship with a gross score of 86+79=165 from runner-up Dorne Werner (94+89=183).
The nett trophy went to Sue Booth with 72+74=146 from June Miller (79+83=162). Phillippa Smith carded the best nett morning round of 89-15=74, and Judy Rawson (98-19=79) took the afternoon prize.
The Alternative Trophy, a stableford competition run in conjunction with the Club Championships, was won by Joan Lennard with 32 points.
* Stoke Rochford’s mixed team lost at home to a strong Burghley Park team, but won on their travels at Birstall who changed the format from betterball matchplay to betterball stableford.
STOKE ROCHFORD MIXED 2 BURGHLEY PARK 4
Scores: Norma/Philip Varley lost 6 and 5; Alan/Janet Jessop lost 2-down; David/Carol Hamilton lost 2-down; Charles Scott/Joan Lennard lost; Tim Haward/Roni Proctor won 3 and 1; Bob/Avis Griffin won 5 and 4.
BIRSTALL MIXED 2.5 STOKE ROCHFORD 4.5
Scores: Don/Dorne Werner won 41-37; Tim Haward/Roni Proctor won 33–28; Steve & Cate Cullington halved; Greg/Lynn Ewart lost 38–44; Jim/Mags McArthur won 41–37; Ken Taylor/Carol Hamilton lost; David Hamilton/Sue Taylor won 40–33.
* In blustery conditions with very slick greens, Stoke Seniors fought hard with many close matches, but were edged out at Stanton before returning the favour at home to Kibworth.
STANTON ON THE WOLDS SENIORS 4.5 STOKE 3.5
Scores: Graham Manton/Adrian Stannard halved; Mike Dickinson/Eddie Malloy lost 6 and 5; Tim Haward/Trevor Harvey lost 3 and 2; Brian Keightley/Barry Mitchell won 1-up; Mike Nixon/Ken Taylor won 3 and 1; John Wright/Greg Ewart won 1-up; Ray Elsome/Cliff Mills lost 3 and 1; Brian Ayto/Phil Hughes lost 2 and 1.
STOKE ROCHFORD SENIORS 4.5 KIBWORTH 3.5
Scores: Graham Manton/Ray Beal won 1-up; Chris Woof/Barry Mitchell won 1-up; Phil White/John Wright lost 4 and 2; Cliff Mills/David Hamilton won 2-up; Brian Keightley/Tim Haward lost 2-down; Mike Graves/Barry Coop won 1-up; Philip Varle/Mike Thornton halved; John Batty/Roger Nicholls lost 3 and 2.