Sun shines for Dorset ladies’at Lyme Regis

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The sun shone on the ladies of Dorset as they competed in near perfect conditions in the DLCGA County Championship at Lyme Regis last week, writes Richard Jackman.

Dave Everett and his team had prepared a wonderful course and Lyme Ladies acquitted themselves very well.

Club captain Jenny Scott came second in the Spring Silver Challenge.

Caroline Baker and Prue Russell both made it to the quarter final stages of the Johnson Cup, both narrowly losing to the eventual finalists.

Sophie Keech, Melissa McMahon and Jane Southcombe all made it through to the knock out stages of the County Championship.


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All played very well in their matches and Sophie made it through to the final, but had to settle for second place on the day. Well done to the staff, helpers and players who made the week such a success.

In the men’s’ section Roger Seed and Adrian Morgan won the Andrew Black Four Ball Better Ball with 43 points.

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Colin Baker and Andy Richardson second with 41 points. David Lock and Will White were third with 39 points.

In the May medal in Division 1, Brian Collis had a scintillating round of net 66, a lead of four shots over Stuart Scott with 70 and Malcolm Wilson coming third with 72. Division Two was an altogether tighter affair with the top three all finishing on net 70, countback deciding that David Binns took firstt place from Steve Thirlwell with Patrick Duke third.

In the Junior order of merit Bradley Rowe’s net 69 won him first place from Lewis Cottam on 73 and Lai-To Li on 74.

Special mention of young Cameron Moss who played in the junior order of merit and then went out to play another 18 holes to help Lyme’s Hardy B team notch up a narrow 3-2 win over Queen’s Park.

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