Ladies AGM and Trophy Presentation Evening 2018
Out going Captain Amanda Head chaired the AGM and Trophy presentation evening on Monday 22nd October. Mandy highlighted the years of service given to the ladies section by retiring committee members, Gill Edwards, Handicap Secretary, Connie Stolworthy County Representative,Caroline Lumley Frank ,Senior Rep, to name just one role and Sandra Basford.Without such members the Ladies Section would be a poorer place.
The Ladies Gallery displays numerous photographs of this years trophy winners, inparticular, Denise Tomblin Ladies Champion, Jo Cook Nett Champion, Sylvie Coach-Tucker Bronze Champion and Eliza Vail Senior Champion.
Mandy raised an amazing £5,503 for her two chariites, SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiography) and the Special Care Baby Unit at Yeovil Hospital,
Incoming Captain Sarah Uzzell introduced her Vice Captain to the ladies, Denise Tomblin and Sarah's charity is Somerset & Devon Air Ambulance service.
The ladies wished Sarah and Denise her Vice -Captain a very sucessful year and thanked Mandy for her brilliant year as Lady Captain, Mandy was presented with flowers and gifts as a token of the sections appreciation..,
Somerset Senior Ladies 9 hole Bowmaker and County AGM.
Long Sutton GC hosted the County Seniors Bowmaker and AGM, 8th October 2018. It was a delightful sunny autumn morning for golf as 74 ladies played in the teams of three, two scores to count event. Club Captain John Paterson kept the ladies amused as he started them off. The course played well and the greens were ideal. A putting competition kept the ladies occupied until everyone was in for the AGM.
Caroline Lumley Frank ( Long Sutton GC) SCSLGA's President chaired the AGM and the trophy presentation. Long Sutton ladies did well in the events throughout 2018 and won the 9 hole bowmaker event on the day, winning team Amanda Head, Gwen Clarke and Valerie Thomas 41pts, beating Burnham & Berrow GC on the back 9, Bath GC 3rd with 40pts beating another Long Sutton team into 4th place on count back, Carole Paterson, Christine Turner and Eileen Arundell.
Carole Paterson was announced as Somerset's Senior Captain for 2018/2019. Long Sutton lady members are prepared to take on quite a few County roles, we have Hilary Dennes as County Senior Treasurer and Sandra Ford will become the Somerset Ladies Golf Association Voting member and representative for England Golf.
The President thanked the many Long Sutton ladies and club staff who helped make this day a day to remember.
Ladies take back the Redwood Cup from the Senior men.
The annual Redwood cup played between the Ladies section and the Senior men was concluded on Wednesday 3rd October. The ladies had a 0.5 lead from the first leg which was played on June 1st. Amanda Head and her team were determine to win the cup back after a loss in 2017. Both sections fielded a strong team to play 4bbb match play. The jokes and leg pulling are a traditional part of this event. On a lovely autumn morning the ladies gave the men a tough time and won the match 9.5 to 5.5
Both Lady Captain Amanda Head and Senior Vice Captain Bill Bond gave fun speeches after the meal and a few drinks. All those involved look forward to the event in 2019.
South West Ladies Foursomes 4th October
14 ladies from Long Sutton GC entered the South West Foursomes held at Weston Super Mare Golf Club. This is quite a high profile South West event, attracting scatch and low handicap players, many of which are County players from the 6 Counties in the South West. The winning Foursomes medal score was Gross 74 from a Dorset pair with a combined handicap of 2.5. A Saltford GC pairing took the best nett prize with a nett 72.
Long Sutton Ladies were well represented and Amanda Head / Ros Williams secured 5th place in the nett category with a nett 73.5. Eileen Arundell / Carole Lancaster were 4th in the Stableford category with 32 points. The Long Sutton ladies did well in a field of 110 players
Well done to all Long sutton Ladies who took part and supported this South West event..
Carole Paterson South West event organisor.
Long Sutton Team take 3rd place in the SW Bowmaker
34 teams played in the South West Bowmaker on 28th September at Lansdown Golf Club. Teams from all 6 South West Counties are eligible to enter this event. Lansdown GC hosted the event for Gloucestershire the organising County. Lansdown recently affiliated to Gloucestershire from Somerset.
The course plays long with 54 bunkers to hinder your play!
1st Team - Home Club Lansdown 83pts.
2nd Tracy Park 81 points
3rd from Long Sutton - Carole Paterson Connie Stolworthy and Caroline Hunter with 80pts.
This event moves to Isle Wedmore GC Somerset for September 2019.
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