JUNE 2017 - LADY CAPTAIN'S REPORT
Official first day of summer celebrates Captain's Day on 1st June . Glorious sunshine perfect from Tee to Tea. 35 ladies showed up in their Team colours of Rainbow. The winning team was Yellow
with Cheng, Ann, Lin and Nisha with Best 3 scores of 105 pts. Division 2 Winner was Linda Howard with 36 pts and Ann Gossington was Runner Up with 33 pts. Wendy Barr came top in Division 1 with
38 pts and Runner Up Cheng Loo with 35 pts. Best Overall Winner Wendy Barr wins the Captain's Cup. (See pictures on the blog).
45 ladies including 5 of our friends came to lunch and we were all treated to a scrumptious meal accompanied by wines generously sponsored by friends of Captain. Raffle prizes kindly donated by various individuals have raised £275 and Chartridge Park Golf voucher for 4 was auctioned successfully at £68 to Wendy Barr. The day has also collected cash donations and the total day’s collection was close to £500! It was a perfect day thoroughly enjoyed by all. Thank you to everyone who came to support and generously donated to my charity, Action for Children.
4 ladies consisting of Diana, Cheng, Sian and Catherine played their first home Whitewebbs match against Huntswood. It's 4BBB Stableford format and Haste Hill ladies won by a very close margin of 4 points! Not an easy feat but fantastic win by our ladies!
We have very strong over 70 years old ladies amongst us who competed in our Golden Girls best front 9 on 15th June and Margaret Hindle has scored a winning 18 pts with Birgit Burn closing in with a runner up score of 17 pts. Salute to the girls! Well done. It goes to show age is only a number!
On 18th & 22nd June a total of 9 pairs have gone out to play PING 4BBB and burned the course with an amazing winning score of 44 pts by Mair Bird and Nilla Shah with runner up pairs Sally Jee-Yap and Violeta Laraya coming in very close with 43 pts. Top 50 clubs in England will go to the Grand Final and best of luck to the ladies.
Third scratch match was played away in Muswell Hill Golf Club on 25th June and sadly it was 4-1 lost but a great effort by Sally, Violeta, Diana, Cheng and Sian.
Friendly match against Aldenham was played at home on 26th June and it was a win 3-1. Well done to the ladies Diana, Cheng, Lin, Katherine ,Ann G , Anne Mc, Jessie and Carmel.
Jackie Taylor Salver and Rose Bowl ( for 33 handicap and above) was played on 25th & 28th June. Both competitions were tight as the winners have to be determined on count back. Katherine Yoon was the clear winner of Jackie Taylor at 36 pts and Maggie McCann was the runner up at 35 pts won on count back from Diana Wallace. Two ladies had 31 pts for the Rose Bowl and it was Anne McConnell who emerged the winner on count back from Beryl Herlihy. Congratulations to all the ladies.
MAY 2017 - LADY CAPTAIN'S REPORT
12 ladies participated in the Middlesex 5 Club qualifying round on 30th April and 4th May and was won by Cheng Loo with 38 pts. She qualifies to the Middlesex Final which will be played at Grims Dyke Golf Club on 5th July 2017. Best of luck to Cheng.
The first Away friendly match against Harrow was played on 5th May. Our ladies (Diana, Wendy , Krystyna, Anne McConnell, Bhavni, Jessie,Nisha, Nilla) halved 2 and lost 2.
There was a good turnout for May medal and the winner for Division 1 was Diana Wallace with nett 68 and runner up was Sally Jee-Yap with nett 70 on count back . Division 2 was won by Jessie Ngyou with nett 71 and Ann Gossington with nett 72. NTP in both Divisions was won by Lin Lee and Flora Giam. A new format of stableford play for handicap 31 and over was introduced. This new format will be played over May,June and July and a prize and a Cup will be given to the overall winner. It aims to give golfers of all levels to win a prize and a Cup. Mair Bird has come up top with 34 pts and Anne McConnell in second place with 32 pts.
Scratch match against Highgate was played at home on 13th May by Sally, Violeta, Cheng, Diana and Gill. Well played by all the ladies with a 3-2 win. Qualifying round to Coronation Foursomes was played Sunday 21st and Thursday 25th . A good number of 12 pairs have entered. It is a competitive format to play because no lady wants to let her partner down. The winning pair with plenty of experience playing together is Diana and Cheng with 40 pts and runner up pair is Elsa and Li with 38 pts. Well played ladies and good luck to the winning pair for the next round.
An amazing achievement from Diana Wallace who came up top in the EWGA South Regional qualifier played at Muswell Hill Golf Club on 31st May with a net score of 75 . She now goes through to the National Final of Bridgestone’s Chase Your Dream Trophy, run in partnership with England Golf. Best of luck to Diana on her final to be played in August at Woodall Spa, Lincolnshire
4 new ladies are joining and playing their 3 cards. This will bring our total golfing ladies to 55.
APRIL 2017 - LADY CAPTAIN'S REPORT
25 ladies headed out to Chartridge Park Golf for their spring outing on the 3rd of April. We were greeted with glorious sunshine and every lady identified themselves with their team flower. The true blood of African bird of paradise (Bhavni, Nisa, Wendy, Jessie, Carole T) were the winning team with runner-up Welrish daffodils (Diana, Mair, Maggie, Beryl H, Pam O). A day thoroughly enjoyed by all. Chartridge Golf have generously sponsored a 4 ball voucher which to be auctioned off on Captain's day. First friendly match was played with Northwood at home on the 8th. Haste Hill ladies (Diana,Cheng,Sally,Judi,Sian,Wendy,Carole T,Krystyna ) won 4-0.
April medal was played on Sunday 9th and Thursday 13th , winners are Kathleen Yoon(nett 67) and runner-up Judi Walshingham (nett 71) for Division 1 and Li Oikam (nett 69) and runner-up Jessie Ngyou (nett 71) for Division 2. Nearest to the pin was won by Maggie McCann and Margaret Hindle in Division 1 & 2 respectively. Overall winner of the April stableford was Li OiKam with an impressive 46 points and runner-up Wendy Barr with 38 points. No nearest to the pin for division 1 but division 2 was won by Li OiKam. There was a total of £60 donations to Captain's charity from friends of the Captain.
Haste Hill came in fourth in the Middlesex Eclectic which was played over the winter months from October 2016 to March 2017. Charity Eclectic has started in April and will run through summer to July. 20 cards are needed and winner of this Eclectic will have all proceeds to her named charity. 4 Ladies, namely Sally, Cheng, Diane and Gill, played in with the men in the Mixed Hawtree first round against Rickmansworth and won through to the next round.
MARCH 2017 - LADY CAPTAIN'S REPORT
On the 2nd,, a new fixture and format of fun game “Beat the Captain” was played. A good number of ladies shown up and had tremendous fun beating the Captain. Unfortunately Sunday ladies on the 5th did not get to play out the format due to rain.
The first monthly medal was played but was decided to be non-qualifying due to conditions of the course. There were 2 divisions : handicap 10-26 division 1 and handicap 27-36 division 2. Division 1 was won by Cheng Loo (nett 71)) with runner up Sian Whitbread (nett 75)) and Division 2 was won by Wendy Barr (nett 66) and runner up was Maureen B (nett 72) on count-back. A new NTP in 2 shots was introduced for handicap 30-36 on the 17th hole and was won by Maureen B. No winner for NTP on the 1st hole for Division 1.
Doris Scott stableford - First qualifying competition of the year which was played in 2 divisions for the first time. Winner in Division 1 was Gill Mannion (36 points) with Wendy Barr as runner up (34 points). Division 2 was won by Anne McConnell (29 points) and joint runner up Mair Bird and Jessie Ngyou (28 points) with Mair won on count-back. NTP went to Elsa Pawley on the 1st hole and Anne McConnell on the 17th hole in 2 shots. The day ended with freshly baked scones which everyone enjoyed. 5 clubs practice - Many ladies were gamed for 5 clubs fun practice and Linda Howard and Nisha Shah have scored an amazing 38 points and 35 points respectively.
Scratch Match - First match was played by Sally, Cheng, Diana , Sian and Gill at Enfield golf club and it was a close match but unfortunately the result was 4-1 loss. Mary Foster Bowl - 3 ladies played their last round yesterday at Haste Hill. Cheng, Diana and Sian played well coming in second in their group but unfortunately it wasn't enough to go through to the final round. There was however a happy ending as Sian scored a hole in one on the 17th hole! Congratulations Sian.
Buddy System - It was set up to assist 9 ladies whom the committee identified needed guidance on etiquette and basic rules of golf. Charity 7 day access Pass - It was awarded to Mr S Ooi who has bidded £595 of which all proceeds go to Captain's charity. Many thanks to Mr Ooi. A new llady, Oikam Li is doing her 3 cards and will be joining the ladies.
FEBRUARY 2017 - LADY CAPTAIN'S REPORT
On the 2nd, first committee meeting was held after Chinese New Year fun game to usher in the year of the Rooster. Almost every lady came in prosperous red and enjoyed a wonderful day finishing off with delicious cakes and snacks. The format was the team who came in with the most 8 points per hole win and the winning team was Margaret Hindle, Nisha Shah and June Dickins . The rest of February was just roll up fun .
Two new ladies have joined making a total of 49 members and 9 ladies on the Friends of
Haste Hill list.