Be my guest! Betty Gedney and Julie Bereton are Kirton Holme Gold Club Invitation Day Champions

Compared to last year’s event, Invitation Day was played in good weather for the ladies at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

At least this year, the ladies manage the full 18 holes of competition.

Forty competitors turned out on, playing a better ball stableford.

There were some outstanding scores.

The winners with 57 points were Betty Gedney and her guest Julie Bereton.

In second place was Jackie Ward and guest Pam Hyde (55) points.

Chris Gill and Jean Markham were third with 54 points.

The nearest the pin for the guests was Pam Hyde, and the top member was Betty Gedney.

Nearest the Pin in two for the guests was Emma Clouston-Jones. Jackie Ward won it for the members.

The stableford competitions continue.

Pat Marshall won the first of the month with 19 points, seeing off Shirley Raynor (15), who pipped Diane Hunter on countback.

In the 18-hole stableford competition saw Chris Gill win with 38 points.

Second was Mary Piper with 31 points and, in third place was Ingrid King with 30 points.

Paula Kidby won the second 18-holer with 35 points.

In second place was Jane Grayling, with 28 points.

The first monthly medal was won by Hazel Smith with a gross 92, nett 64, which led to a handicap cut.

In second place (on countback) was Anthea Hall (86, 68) and third was Jackie Ward (78, 68).

The second medal event saw Yvonne Prior win with a gross 102, nett 71.

Diane Hunter (108, 76) was second on countback and third was Sheila Woodhead (110, 76).

Lorraine Bush was awarded the Sandra Chester Trophy.

The ladies’ played a friendly home match against Seacroft, the visitors winning.

It was worth the wait for Merna Atkins, who won the Lady President’s match at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

Her score of 35 points was enough to win the event, which had been postponed three times.

The Hidden Hole in the team competition was won by the High Fivers, and the individual winner owas Margaret Johns.