Sally drives off to start new season

Sleaford Golf Club's new ladies' captain EMN-150323-094121001

Sleaford Golf Club's new ladies' captain EMN-150323-094121001

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Sleaford Golf Club has a new ladies’ captain.

The ladies’ section opened their golfing year with the traditional drive-off by their new captain, Sally Downey.

The event attracted a large turn-out and the players enjoyed fine weather and produced some good scores

In the Team Medley event, Kay Beeton, Barbara Parr and Val Flemming won with an impressive 82 points.

In second place were Sue Pick, Val Power and Joan Carpenter, while Joyce Pow and Joy Young shared the prize money for the approach shot to the 18th. It was a special day for Eileen Harris, who secured her first hole-in-one on the fifth.

n In the March Stableford, Charlotte Robinson took first place with 38 points. Val Flemming was four points behind in second place on 34.

n Ann Lyon and Tracey Harrison represented Sleaford Golf Club in the national foursomes competition, winning their game at Stoke Rochford 3 & 2.

n Pictured right, Sleaford Golf Club’s new ladies’ captain Sally Downey, with club president Nick Musson, right, and club captain Alan Thomas.