FOURSOMES MEETING 2017
THURSDAY 20th JULY
Weybrook Park Golf Club
This year’s Foursomes Meeting was on the same day as the opening round of The Open and like the weather at Royal Birkdale it turned from stormy early on to stunning sunshine by the end of the day. 48 pairs joined us from 20 clubs across the county. Special recognition to Rowlands Castle for sending 9 pairs!
Our winners didn’t seem to let the wind and rain affect them and for our 3rd place winners it was a mother and daughter success for Sonia Price and Mandy Yerbury from Rowlands Castle. I hope Sonia won’t mind us mentioning that she will be celebrating a very significant birthday next year.
The front nine, with its new 6 holes from 3-8, proved challenging for many although 380 yds shorter than the old course. Local knowledge proved invaluable as runners up were Lady Captain from Weybrook Park Janet Hodges and her partner Sheila Harris with 37 points, scoring on every hole.
Our thanks to Janet and her vice captain Carole for organising the ball spotters out on the course and to President of Weybrook Maggie Lowe for starting everyone in changing and challenging conditions.
However a great 38 points from Weybrook’s Sue Gale, newly crowned Seniors’ Champion from a fortnight ago, and immediate past HLCGA Veterans’ Captain, Lesley Donnegan saw them take the trophy for 2017. A magnificent third shot from Sue on the par 5 6th ended up at the bottom of the cup for an eagle 3 for 5 points helping them towards their total.
Well done to all and thanks to so many who stayed for the presentations and to Weybrook Park for hosting a very successful and enjoyable day.