Lightning stops Tolf ladies match

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Toft ladies’ first friendly match of the year took them to Elton Furze Golf Club, a new venue in their calendar.

The match got underway normally until thunder sounded when the first couples were on the 6th green, swiftly followed by forked lightning which closely missed players on the 4th green. The klaxon sounded and play was suspended.

Torrential rain took over and the match had to be cancelled so there was no match result but the excellent meal and friendly hospitality offered were appreciated by the Toft ladies who will return to conclude the match another day.

Results of other competitions: Susan Sadler Winter League Knockout Competition - winner Cathy Lee 33 points, 2nd Alison Ravenhill 32, 3rd Judith Childs 28; Saturday Stableford - 1st Lorraine Robinson 39 points, 2nd Karen Parsonage 33, 3rd Mandy Lees 32

Nine-hole Qualifier - 1st Sally Burton 18 points (new member’s first win), 2nd Eileen Wynne 17, 3rd Rosemary Delaine-Smith 16