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THE WESTERN MORNING NEWS TROPHY - NORTH & EAST

THE WESTERN MORNING NEWS TROPHY - TIVERTON GOLF CLUB - 2nd August 2019

It was a dry, warm and sunny day where shade was keenly sought wherever possible. County Captain, Anne Norman, standing in for County President Carolyn Maynard, was at the 1st tee just after 9 o’clock when Fingle Glen and Axe Cliff, in club colours, began their Foursomes Stableford round.

There were 128 ladies from 16 clubs from the north and eastern divisions of the county playing for the WMN Cup which had been presented by The Western Morning News to the County in 1936. The first pairings were soon reappearing in the clubhouse ready to enjoy a sit down and some well-earned tasty refreshment. It wasn’t long before most of the tables and chairs inside and outside on the patio were full.

By 4:30pm the last players were in and the scores were being checked, recorded, added up and worked out whilst the anticipation was gradually rising within the clubhouse. The waiting was soon over and as a hush fell just before 5pm, the prize-giving was started when Maureen Postles, Lady Captain of Tiverton Golf Club welcomed DevonGolf and all the ladies. It was then over to Anne Norman to present the prizes.

Position Club Players Points
1st Downes Crediton Ying Wong & Fran Shrubsole 40
2nd Downes Crediton Doreen Warren & Shirley Stunell 38
3rd Okehampton Sue Davies & Sylvie Gowers 36
4th Saunton Lesley Banbury & Annie Saunders 35
5th Downes Crediton Sue Jackson & June Mitchell 34 cb
6th Tiverton Jane Gould & Maureen Postles 34
7th Woodbury Park Kim Burgess & Jackie Evans 33 cb

The winner of the Western Morning News Cup is the club whose teams have the best 2 Foursomes Stableford scores from 3 nominated pairs. The trophy was awarded to Downes Crediton with 78 points - Lyn Parry & Diane Parsons, Ying Wong & Fran Shrubsole and Doreen Warren & Shirley Stunnell.

Winning Ladies from Downes Crediton with
Tiverton Lady Captain Maureen Postles & County Captain Anne Norman

There were two 2s from Penny Lyne & Margaret Thompson (Sidmouth) on the 4th hole and Doreen Warren & Shirley Stunell (Downes Crediton) on he 12th hole.

Many thanks to all the staff and members of Tiverton Golf Cub for their help and support throughout the day.

For all results, click here

Kate Field
DevonGolf Competition Secretary


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