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100 Hole Charity Challenge Report with Photos

100 Hole Charity Challenge, Monday, 28th July, 2014

Raising money for our Captains' Charities

St. Margaret's Hospice, St. Mark's Hospital Research Foundation, Parkinson's UK

Thankyou to everyone who helped me achieve the 100 hole challenge – Thanks to Graham and Felicity for the use of the course and buggies, to the greenkeepers for starting the clover spraying on the other side of the course first, to the ladies and gents for accompanying me and plying me with vittles, to Caroline for her ball-out-of-the-hole retriever and to the players on the course who paid me to play through! Much appreciated. Total £140 donated on the course.

Carol, Hilary and Rupert got me going at 6 a.m. prompt off the 9th and we romped along on an empty course, playing 9, then 10-18 to make the odd 10 holes, followed by 5 complete rounds to total 100 holes! Gwen Clarke and Anne Agnew, Sally Taylor, Pat Whitehead, Kath Rushton, Caroline Lumley-Frank, John Searl and Dave Rogers all added their help at various stages during the day by buggy driving and 'walking with'. I rather took on the role of 'Where's Wally/Gilly' as the pace didn't drop and my guestimate schedule went to pot! Apologies to those who came to support me at the end, only to find it was all over...10hrs 40 mins, including one pit stop...this equates to 6 mins. 40 secs per hole. By my reckoning, adding in distances from greens to tees, I walked 21 miles plus. We checked my pace length, short, as you know, and at 22 ins. it was approx. 60,800 steps.

 

              Getting ready. 5.45 a.m.. Thankfully, cool and dry as I had left Martock in pouring rain.

                   Carol, Hilary, Rupert and self, all looking remarkably alert for that unearthly hour.

           

                     The very start, off the 9th.                                 Hard to see but am approaching the 9th!

                  

                                                                                          Getting lighter.

                  

                           

                                                                                                                                     Putting not improving.

                           

                                  16th on first complete round.         Coming down 100th hole with those who had managed to find me

                                   

                                                         Will the last putt go in? No! I ended up with an 8!

 My cards were

Holes 9 -18 (6.00 - 7.00 a.m.) 52,        First round (7 - 8.50) 97,

Second Round (8.55 - 10.35) 97,       Third Round (10.57 - 12.42) 96,

Fourth Round (12.50 - 2.45) 108,        Fifth Round (2.50 - 4.40) 95.

 

Thank you everyone. With monies collected and promised to date we should raise £830 plus.

Gill

Created: 31-Jul-14 22:24

100 Holes!!!

Before I get too old and further stunted I am planning to try for 100 holes on Monday, 28th July, with the proceeds being split between the three Charities being supported by Long Sutton.

Club Captain's Charity (St. Margaret's Hospice)

Seniors' Charity (St. Mark's Hospital Foundation)

Lady Captain's Charity (Parkinson's UK).

We'll see how far I get. Daylight is not a problem: it's how long will my feet last!

If anyone would like to donate for my effort, please sign the form in the Proshop.

Thank you.

Anyone willing to do a spell of buggy driving or 'walking with', just let me know.

 

Gill Edwards

Created: 25-Jul-14 00:40

Transformation ~ Thank you Ladies!

Created: 24-Jun-14 19:13

SLPCS at St.Pierre ~ Success for Long Sutton

Team Event at St Pierre

At the 8th weekend away team event of The Somerset Ladies Past Captains golf society held at St. Pierre our team of Ros Williams, Sheena Smith, Sandra Ford and Gwen Clarke managed to beat 22 other teams to win the trophy. With heavy showers and blustery winds the conditions were not easy. Gill Edwards and Eliza Vail were also part of a team that came 6th.

It is an extremely well organised event and a great time was had by all.

For a photo of the proud winners follow this link. http://www.somersetladiesgolf.org.uk/#/past-captains/4558254328

Gwen Clarke

Created: 15-May-14 13:47

SLPCS - 20th Anniversary ~ Cocktail Stableford

SLPCS - 20th Anniversary ~ Cocktail Stableford

56 Somerset Ladies Past Captains celebrated their Society's 20th Anniversary at Long Sutton with a Cocktail Stableford Competition for their Spring Meeting on Monday 28th April. The format was 6 holes 4BBB, 6 holes Greensomes & 6 holes Foursomes. Kate Holloway made our fabulous Celebration Cake & everyone taking part enjoyed a piece after their game. The winners of the Terry Lloyd Jenkins Sugar Bowls were Hilary Dennes & Eliza Vail from Long Sutton, a team from Mendip Spring took second place & a Bath & Lansdown combination took 3rd place.
Very many thanks to Felicity for creating a special card for our 'Cocktail' competition, to Graham & the Greenkeepers for their work on the course, particularly after the heavy rain the day before & to all the Clubhouse staff. Thanks too to Kath Rushton & Sally Taylor on the Reception desk, Alex Brown our Starter & to Carol Searl for presenting the prizes. Everyone helped to make it a very successful day.
Eliza Vail
Long Sutton Lady Past Captains Delegate
Created: 04-May-14 12:04
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