Welcome to 2018 and our active Ladies Section
Our Lady Captain Miss Jen Booth would like to extend a warm welcome to all lady golfers.
Knott End Ladies played a 9 hole team of 3 Stableford competition on Thursday 10th January.
Kath Wright, Pauline Fawcett & Barbara Crosland with 34 points
Runners Up were
Jean Molloy, Muriel Naden & Linda Gregory with 33 points.
Knott End Ladies played an EG medal, the first Winter Eclectic and also donated to play in the now Breast Cancer charity competition.
Winner of the Now Breast Cancer Brooch was Joyce Wright with Nett score of 71
Silver & Bronze 1 Division
1st was Joyce Wright with a Nett score of 71
Lowest Gross was Joanne Kay with a score of 83.
Bronze 2 & 3 Division
1st was Sylvia Astbury with a Nett score of 73
Lowest Gross was Felicity Lawson with a score of 108
The weather did its best to put a dampener on the proceedings but Knott End Ladies battled through wind and rain to play 4 competitions in one day on Sunday.
The main competition was the Ladies Championship which is a gross competition played over 36 holes in one day.
Ladies Champion is Joanne Kay —84 + 81= 165
Runner up was Kath Wright —–91 + 94 = 185
The Connie Oldham is a nett competition played over 36 holes in one day.
Winner was Kath Coleman 74 + 84 =158
Runner up was Jean Gates —–78 + 82 = 160
The Marjorie Wilkinson Rose Bowl is a Nett competition payed over 18 holes.
Winner was Betty Lawrenson —–75
The 9 hole competition winner was Evelyn Preston —-38.5
The photo shows Lady Captain Jen Booth presenting Joanne Kay with her trophy.
Knott End Ladies were raising money for charity on Thursday when they donated money to play in a Stableford competition for McMillan Cancer Support.
Winner was Elaine Blackburn with a score of 37 points
Runner up was Kath Wright with a score of 34 points.
At the age of 92 Lilian Bradley no longer plays golf but she still takes a very active interest in the Ladies section of Knott End Golf Club and On Thursday she attended the club to see the Ladies compete for the annual Lilian Bradley 4BBB.
Winners were Joanne Kay and Kath Coleman with a score of 41 points.
Second were Fiona Forrester and Marion Hill with a score of 40 points ACPO
Third were Jose Hankinson and Elaine Wrench with a score of 40 points.
The sun shone on Knott End Ladies when they visited Pleasington Golf Club for their annual exchange day.
33 ladies played a 3 ball stableford competition and also took part in an 18 hole putting competition.
Winner of the putting competition was Sylvia Wilson with a score of 35
Winners of the Stableford completion were
Helen Trickett, Felicity Lawson & Joanne Kay with a score of 72
2nd were Jean Gates, Muriel Naden & Marion Hill with a score of 66
3rd were Pauline Fawcett, Jean Molloy & Elaine Blackburn with a score of 65
Linda Gregory won both the nearest the line & nearest the pin.
After a meal in the clubhouse Lady Captain Jen Booth presented the winners with their prizes and Muriel Naden had the ladies laughing out loud when she read out a poem she’d composed about the day.
The picture shows Lady Captain Jen Booth with the winners.
It was a different story on Sunday when gusting winds and torrential rain forced the abandonment of the Junior North West Open.
Juniors and their families had come from all over the North West to compete in this prestigious event but conditions proved impossible —Here’s to next year!
Blustery conditions continued on Monday when the members of Knott End competed in the annual Worsley Key Mixed competition, but at least it was only the wind to contend with and the rain stayed away.
Winners were Linda Smith & Dave Brocklehurst with a score of 71.4
Second were David & Fiona Forrester with a score of 71.6
Third were Trevor & Jean Molloy with a score of 73.2
Acpo with Brent and Alex Gardner
The silverware was out on show when Knott End Ladies held their presentation evening and dinner.
Ladies section secretary Kath Coleman made sure the evening ran smoothly and competition secretary Helen Trickett who has done a sterling job all year organising all the ladies competitions assisted Lady Captain Jen Booth in presenting the winners with their prizes.
This years Lady Champion was Joanne Kay.
The Championship is played over 36 holes in one day and Joanne won with a 1st round Gross score of 84 and 2nd round score of 81
The Connie Oldham Trophy winner was Kath Coleman.
This competition is also played over 36 holes in one day and Kath won with a 1st round Nett score of 74 and a 2nd round score of 84.
There was a special presentation to Alex Gardner who was the England Golf Medal winner.
This is the player who has returned the best 4 medal scores for the year and her scores were
58+67+70+71 total 266.
She was presented with a framed copy of her exceptional score of 58 nett.
She was also the most improved golfer reducing her handicap from 34 to 22
Altogether around 30 prizes were presented on the night.
The 1st photo shows Lady Captain Jen Booth with the Major competition winners and the 2nd photo Lady Captain Jen Booth with all the evenings winners.
Knott End Golf Club had the honour of hosting the Lancashire Ladies County Golf Association Interclub Bronze Team Trophy on Monday 2nd July.
17 clubs from around the North West played their qualifying round in glorious sunshine – possibly too glorious as they were very glad of the refreshments provided half way round.
There were 4 teams from each club playing a Stableford competition, best 3 scores to count.
Winners were Heysham with a score of 107 points
Runners up Shaw Hill with a score of 104 points.
Heysham & Shaw Hill go on to the LLCGA County Final at Preston Golf Club on Friday 7th September2018.