CHLCGA - Latest News This feed displays the 10 most recent news articles added to CHLCGA. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:16:38 GMT en-us 2014 Officials and Delegates Cup Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Officials and Delegates Cup

St Neots Golf Club played host to the Cambs and Hunts Ladies Golf Association's Officials Cup Competition.

In ideal conditions Rosemary Farrow used her local knowledge to post an excellent score of 34 points. However, she needed countback to claim the trophy when Anne Lowe (Links, Newmarket) also recorded the same score. Third place went to Links' Edie Douglas with 33 points.

(Photo shows Rosemary Farrow with the Officials' Cup)


Allison Cunningham Trophy and Mansfield Salver Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT In near perfect conditions Menzies Golf Club hosted the final of the junior singles match play competition which saw Junior Captain Megan Willis (Old Nene) play Charlotte Platt (Bourn) for the Alison Cunningham Trophy. With both players playing off the same handicap the match was played off scratch. Megan was quickly into her stride and was three up after six holes. Charlotte battled gamely and won the next three holes to level the scores at the turn.

Megan went back into the lead on the 11th hole and increased her lead when Charlotte missed a short putt on the 13th hole. She then closed out the match in style with an eagle 3 on the 14th hole and a birdie on the short 15th hoe for a 4 and three victory.

The Mansfield Salver saw Morgan Tritton (St Neots) play Chloe Ashman (Ely City). With Chloe giving Morgan ten shots the match was very evenly contested with Morgan clinching victory on the 17th hole.

(Photo shows Megan Willis with the Alison Cunningham Trophy)


Jean Wilkinson Trophy Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Abbotsley, losing semi-finalists last year, returned with a vengeance to win the Cambs and Hunts Ladies County Golf Association's Jean Wilkinson Trophy. Menzies Golf Club played host to the team competition consisting of seven singles matches played off scratch within three different handicap bands.

Play in the two semi-finals got underway in heavy rain, which continued for the first hours play. In the first semi-final Links, Newmarket faced Royston. The first four matches were shared, but Royston then won the next two matches to clinch a 4-2 victory, with the final game being called in.

The second semi-final saw the two losing semi-finalists from last year battling it out for a place in the final. Abbotsley took an early lead winning the top two matches, but Saffron Walden reduced the arrears when they won the third match. Abbotsley then won the fourth match, but once again Saffron Walden fought back to take the seven match. Abbotsley sealed a 4 & 2 victory by winning the sixth match; with the one remaining match being called in.

The final got under way in bright sunshine and Abbotsley took an early lead when Kim Brantigan won her game against Marjory Humphries 7 & 6, but Royston levelled the score when Sandra Williams won her match against Jo Richardson 5 & 4. Abbotsley then took control of the game with Ali Jarrett beating Jenny Thompson 5 & 3 and Sue Hurren beating Pam Bonnett 6 & 5. Abbotsley's Marilyn Williams recorded their fourth victory with a 4 & 3 win against Carolyn Devaney. With Abbotsley's Ann Fiford 2 up on the 17th hole against Jane Millership and Helen Johnson 4 up on the 14th hole against Evelyn Fenton both matches were called in giving Abbotsley a resounding 6-1 victory.

(Photo shows left to right Ali Jarrett, Heather Davidson, Kim Brantigan, Ann Fiford, Sarah Rennie Captain), Jo Richardson, Sue Hurren, Marilyn Williams and Helen Johnson)



Scratch Foursomes Knockout Final Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scratch Foursomes Knockout Final - Success for Marie and Tabby

The final of the Cambs and Hunts Scratch Foursomes competition took place at the Menzies and Abbotsley's Marie Bayes and Tabitha Brain.

Marie and Tabby got off to a flying start and took the lead with some solid match play golf. They held their form and never allowed Sarah and Marcella back into the game. They eventually closed out the game with a birdie on the 13th hole to clinch the match 7 & 5.

(Photo shows left to right Marie Bayes and Tabitha Brain with their trophy)


Autumn Foursomes Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Autumn Foursomes - Convincing win for Sally and Alison

Players from Bourn and Ely City dominated the prize giving at the Cambs and Hunts Ladies Association Autumn Foursomes held at Girton Golf Club.

In near perfect conditions Sally Pinnock and Alison Peake (Bourn) scored 35 points in the morning to take a one shot lead into the afternoon round. In the afternoon they held their form with a score of 33 points for an overall score of 68 points to clinch top spot by six clear points.

Second place went to Marilize Snyman-Harvey and Cindy McIntyre (Bourn) with 62 points with Bourn's Lindy Clemmow and Linda Brown taking third place on countback from Ely City's Carol Harrison and Sharren Chatteris, with both pairs scoring 61 points.

The best morning round went to Liz Smith and Greta Barclay (Ely City) who scored 34 points, whilst the best afternoon round went to Elaine Randall and Mary McDonald (Bourn) with 34 points.

(Photo shows left to right Sally Pinnock and Alison Peake)


Junior Lady Greensomes Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Junior/Lady Greensomes

Ely City's Natasha Bamford and Greta Barclay produced some excellent golf to claim the Cambs and Hunts Junior/Lady Greensomes trophy at Old Nene Golf Club. In ideal conditions they produced some solid golf to score a magnificent 42 points to take top spot.

Second place went to Ella Mason and Rachel Ashman (Ely City) with 36 points on countback from Chalani Allen and Keitha Bryce-Smith (Gogs) who won the prize for the best nine out with 19 points.

The prize for the best nine in went to Lindsey Green and Libbi Pikett (Girton) with 19 points.

(Photo shows left to right Natasha Bamford and Greta Barclay with their trophy)


2014 Mary Cole Rose Bowl Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT  

Rose Bowl success for Girton


Girton produced a great team effort to clinch the Mary Cole Rose Bowl played at Royston Golf Club. Sixteen teams, represented by three players, took part in the 18 hole stroke play competition, with all three scores counting towards the team score.


In near perfect conditions of glorious sunshine and a gentle breeze the Girton team of Sarah Peake-Voult (75), Sue Hill (84) and Jacqui Storey (78) put together a solid score of 237 to win the trophy by two shots.


For the second year running The Links, Newmarket finished as runners-up with their team of Marcella Tuttle (80), Sarah Greenall (74) and Lynn Lambert (85) recording a team score of 239.


The best individual score of the day was 73, scored by Rachel Evans (Menzies).


Photo shows l-r: Sue Hill, Barbara Laman (Captain), Jacqui Storey and Sarah Peake-Voult

2014 President's Day Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT President Day - Local teams take the honours

In warm overcast conditions twenty-four teams battled it out in the Cambs and Hunts Ladies County Golf Association's Presidents Day at Brampton Park. The team of Roz Irons, Jo Nice, Sandra Jeram and Stella James (Brampton, Wyboston and Menzies) found the conditions to their liking with an excellent score of 90 points to finish in top spot.

Jane McGlashan, Fay Allison, June Cowper and Karen Cox (Brampton and St Ives) were second with 89 points.

Ely City's team of Carol Harrison, Binnie Bridgeman, Diane Parr and Barbara Woods claimed third place with 87 points on countback from fourth placed Jan Gilfillan, Sally Acton, Lynda Hall and Yvonne Palfrey (Brampton Park).

(Photo shows left to right Jo Nice, Sandra Jeram, Roz Irons and Stella James)



2014 Junior County Match Days Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT  

Suffolk hosted the Junior County Match Days at Bury St Edmunds Golf Club on 18th-20th August. The eight girls selected to represent Cambs and Hunts at this year's event were Junior Captain Megan Willis (Old Nene), Vice Captain Chalani Allen (Gogs), Chloe Ashman (Ely City), Jade Guest (Gogs), Sophie Nicoll (Gogs), Charlotte Platt (Bourn), Lindie Tapping (Gogs) and Emily Smith (Royston).


The format of the competition was six singles games with the players playing in handicap order against each of the following counties: Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk over two and a half days.


On the first day Cambs and Hunts faced Hertfordshire, the reigning champions. The team really took the fight to Hertfordshire and pushed them all the way. Jade Guest and Lindie Tapping produced some excellent golf each winning their games 5 & 4. Captain Megan Willis put up a tremendous fight to secure a 2 & 1 victory, giving a match result of 3 all, giving Cambs and Hunts their best ever start in the competition. Other results on the day were Bedfordshire drew 3 all with Essex and Norfolk beat Suffolk 4 -2.


On Tuesday morning our opponents were Bedfordshire. The Bedfordshire team were in sparkling form and ran out winners by 4 -2, with Lindie Tapping and Charlotte Platt recording excellent wins for Cambs and Hunts. Other scores in the morning saw Suffolk draw with Hertfordshire 3 all and Essex beat Norfolk 4 - 2.


On Tuesday afternoon Cambs and Hunts returned to their earlier good form for the match against Essex. In the top match Jade Guest won a hard fought match 2 & 1 to set Cambs and Hunts on their way. In the third match Chloe Ashman was involved in a very close match but she held her nerve to claim her first victory when she closed her match one up. Charlotte Platt continued her good form with another solid performance for a 2 & 1 victory to earn Cambs and Hunts a 3 all draw. Other results on the afternoon were Norfolk and Hertfordshire drew 3 all and Bedfordshire beat Suffolk 4½-1½/


On Wednesday morning we played Suffolk. In the top match Jade Guest got Cambs and Hunts off to a flying start with a brilliant 5 & 3 victory. Playing at number three Emily Smith recorded her first victory of the competition with a solid 2 & 1 win. Megan Willis and Charlotte Platt both fought hard to record 2 & 1 victories, giving Cambs and Hunts a match winning score of 4 - 2, their first ever victory in the competition. Other morning results saw Norfolk beat Bedfordshire 5 - 1 and Essex beat Hertfordshire 3½ - 2½.


On Wednesday afternoon our opponents were Norfolk. Once again Jade Guest lead from the front and won an evenly contested match 3 & 1. After some exciting play Lindie Tapping, Chloe Ashman and Sophie Nicoll just lost out with their matches finishing on the 17th hole. However, Charlotte Platt fought her way to a well earned 2 & 1 victory, to maintain her hundred percent record of four wins, giving a match score of 4 - 2 to Norfolk. Other afternoon results saw Hertfordshire beat Bedfordshire 4 - 2 and Essex beat Suffolk 5 - 1.


A special mention should be made of Jade Guest who won four of her five matches playing at number one.


The winners of the competition were Essex with 4 points, with Norfolk in second place with 3½ points. Cambs and Hunts finished in fifth place with 2 point.


(Photo shows Back Row: Rachel Ashman, Lindie Tapping, Megan Willis (Captain), Charlotte Platt, Emily Smith, Sophie Nicoll and Chloe Ashman

Front Row: Jade Guest, Mo Poole (County President), Maureen Mansfield (County Junior Organiser) and Chalani Allen)



2014 Junior Championship Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT  

Junior County Championship – Lindie claims her first County title


In near perfect conditions Lindie Tapping (Gogs) claimed her first Cambs and Hunts Junior Girls Championship at Lakeside Lodge Golf Centre. In the morning round she stamped her authority on the competition with a stunning round of 76 to establish a four shot lead over her nearest rival, and eight shots ahead of last year’s Champion Emily Smith (Royston).


In the afternoon round of the 36 hole competition defending Champion Emily put up a tremendous fight in defence of her title, with a round of 77, but Lindie held her nerve to record a score of 84 to win the title by one shot with a score of 160, with Emily and Jade Guest (Gogs) one shot further back on 161.


Lindie completed a perfect day by winning the Biddy Wade Trophy for the most improved player with a score of 20 under par on her best four scores of the year, with Charlotte Platt (Bourn) second on 18 under par.


The Handicap Cup was won by Emily Smith with scores of 75n & 68 for a total of 143. Morgan Tritton (St Neots), in her first ever 36 hole competition took second place with rounds of 74 & 70 for a total of 144.


In the 18 hole Stableford Competition Brampton Park’s Chloe Drewery produced a brilliant round to score 41 points with Anna Guest (Gogs) in second place with 36 points.


Paige Hardwidge (Gogs) scored 16 points to win the 9 Hole Stableford competition, with Ili Brooks (Ely City) second with 15 points.


The Par 3 competition was won by Grace Sadler with a great score of 20 points.


(Photo shows Lindie Tapping with her Championship Trophy and the Biddy Wade Cup)