Kenwick Park captains' fundraising top £8,000

Kenwick Park golfer Julia Sales held her Lincolnshire Ladies' President's Day at her home club last week.

Captains Drive-out winning team, from left, Bob Briggs, out-going captains Graham Sykes and Penny Buckley, Karl Koslow and Jane Briggs EMN-160711-130736002

The day featured the Lincolnshire’s under 18 girls squad, nicknamed the County Chicks, who took part in a fun competition with senior golfers.

They played a texas scramble format, organised by county junior organiser Pat Jones.

There was plenty of good golf with the team of twins Charley and Leah Dennett (Gainsborough Golf Club), county ladies vice- captain Birdie Dawson (Kenwick Park) and Cindy Ireland (Woodhall Spa) winning with an impressive score of 63.4.

* A fantastic turnout of 100-plus golfers bid a fond farewell to their 2016 captains Graham Sykes and Penny Buckley.

The team of Bob and Jane Briggs, Karl Koslow and Graham Jacklin scored an impressive 88 points to win the am-am competition.

Neil Pridgeon, Sue Sykes, Trevor and Pam Haywood came second with 87, while Steve and Mabel Blackburn, Rose Stevenson and Robert Wilson took third place with 85.

Alistair and Julie Harvey, Matt Powell and Paul Graves came fourth with 84 on a countback from new vice-captains Steve Clarke and Sue Fisher, Rick Fisher and Bob Jones..

Gary Easby won the nearest-the-pin prize for the men at the eighth hole, and Lesley Burton won the ladies’ prize at the 17th.

Graham and Penny raised more then £8,000 for their local charities LIVES, Lincolnshire Emergency Blood Bike Service and the Louth Branch of Parkinsons’ UK.