Sidmouth Golf Club ladies compete in annual captain v secretary match-up

Sidmouth Golf Club ladies’ captain Penny Lyne and ladies’ secretary Gerri Whitrow selected their teams for the annual captain versus secretary match.

A total of 32 ladies took to the course in blustery conditions with some heavy showers.

Some of the players were fortunate to avoid the rain altogether, whilst some were not so lucky!

The trophy played for was first presented to the ladies’ section by past captain Jill Powell in 1981.

The overall result of the 2020 meeting was a win for the captain’s team by a score of 10.5 to 5.5.

The Sidmouth ladies’ secretary Gerri Whitrow and the Sidmouth ladies captain Penny Lyne after their respective teams met in the annual match. Picture: Sidmouth Golf Club


The Sidmouth ladies’ secretary Gerri Whitrow and the Sidmouth ladies captain Penny Lyne after their respective teams met in the annual match. Picture: Sidmouth Golf Club

After play the winners of the cumulative competitions played throughout the season were announced as unfortunately there will be no official prize-giving this year due to the Covid restrictions.

Congratulations to all winners.

Mo Borer will represent the club in the England Golf Regional finals to be played next season at Lyme Regis.

As for the other trophies; The Birdie Trophy was won by Sheila Faulkner while Maria Clapp wins the Eclectic Cup.

The Par Trophy has been won by Penny Anderson while the Most improved Golfer award goes to Wendi Abraham, and the Most improved Academy Player award goes to Sharon O’Brien.

The award of Lady Golfer of the Year goes to Gerri Whitrow.

The lady captain thanked competitions secretary Susan Hackett and her assistant Maria Clapp for all their hard work in getting the competitions played during what had been a very difficult year.

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Bad weather but bright scores at Sidmouth Golf Club