Kirton Holme ladies are spoons champions

Vee King.
Vee King.

Barbara Pell and Mary Piper have won the Australian Spoons event at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

The event is a stableford foursomes tournament for women with handicaps of 15 and over.

They will now go forward to the next round in June at Matlock, Derbyshire.

April began with a nine-hole stableford competition.

Pirjo Bennett was first with 18 points, Ingrid King second on 14 points.

In third place was Di Hunter with 12 points.

Ladies section vice-captain Mavis Ablard won the Birthday Bowl with a score of 42 points, earning a handicap cut.

Second place went to Yvonne Prior, with 36 points, and third was Penny Wainwright, with 35 points.

Nearest the Pin was Val Richardson and Elaine McCartney won the Longest Drive.

Prizes were also awarded for the winter events, with Mary Piper taking first place in the Winter League.

Barbara Pell, was second, and Chris Gill third.

Tricia Sharpe was first on the Annual Birdie Tree, with Yvonne Prior taking top spot on the Annual Par Tree.

In first place in the Winter Eclectic was Vee King, ahead of runner-up Jane Grayling.

Tricia Sharpe won the Pink Champagne award for the Lady Captain’s Drive In

The ladies earned a 2.5-1.5 league match victory at Tydd St Giles, which was followed by a friendly victory at the same course, culminating in the same result.

Another friendly saw Kirton Holme win 3.5-0.5 at Coningsby.