Foster shows fine form


Kentish Express Ashford & District - - New Homes -

SHELL FOSTER has been in good form in com­pe­ti­tions held by Ash­ford Golf Club ladies’ sec­tion.

The 19-hand­i­cap­per won the Sil­ver Divi­sion of the Novem­ber Stable­ford with 35 points. Hazel Bris­tow (h12) was sec­ond on 34. The Bronze Divi­son went to Jenny Belsham (h28) with 31.

And Foster also claimed first place in the De­cem­ber Satur­day Medal with a net 76, just edg­ing out Beryl Suther­land (h18) on count­back over the back nine. Karen Pick­er­ing (h17) won the De­cem­ber Frid

SIT­TING­BOURNE hold a one point lead in the East Kent Al­liance se­ries af­ter three rounds of com­pe­ti­tion.

Maid­stone’s Ridge Golf Club sit just be­hind in sec­ond place and be­low them in joint third, a fur­ther point back, are Ash­ford and Faver­sham.

The lat­est meet­ing at Broome Park, Can­ter­bury, saw Walmer & Kings­down pair N Pilcher and J Jez­zard claim victory on 44 points ahead of Ash­ford’s M Head and T Muchmore.

In third with 41 points were S Lovell and D Or­ton and in fourth were S Durl­ing and P English from The Ridge. Fifth place went to Sheer­ness pair A Jones and I Daniel. JOHN GLEE­SON was named Folke­stone Golf Club’s player of the year dur­ing their re­cent an­nual awards.

The Derby Plate, awarded for the best ag­gre­gate stroke­play through­out the year, went to Den Green.

The mid­week shield was won by Ray Pow­ell while Dave Coles fin­ished run­ner-up.

Ju­ve­nile of the year was 13-year-old Sam Can­non and he won the God­den Cup and the Cas­tle Tro­phy.

Sam’s nine-year-old brother Jack was awarded with the achieve­ment tro­phy af­ter fin­ish­ing near­est the pin in his first tro­phy com­pe­ti­tion.

The award cer­e­mony took place dur­ing the an­nual meet­ing where con­cerns were raised at the de­ci­sion not to in­clude the golf course on the list of im­prove­ments be­ing made to the sports cen­tre.

The club are al­ways seek­ing new mem­bers.

For more de­tails call sec­re­tary Ray Pow­ell on 01303 251065.

Above, Lon­don Beach Golf Club Ladies’ Sec­tion Tro­phy Win­ners, from left: Brigid Har­man (Gower Cup), Francine Ed­mond (Eclec­tic & Par win­ner), Pam Mills (Sum­mer League), Au­drey Bridg­land & Sally Hil­liar (Win­ter League) and Jean Mitcham (Five Club Chal­lenge), and right, club cham­pion Anne Cas­tle, left, re­ceives her prize from club cap­tain Pam Mills

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