Yet another late autumn day that was virtually perfect for golf. Just a gentle breeze and the sun shining through. Well, if it is not going to rain it had may as well be sunny. With no autumn break and the late onset of winter there was still plenty of run on the fairways with preferred lies allowed to one club length. Driving down the centre was, as always, a considerable advantage and any player who found the middle was well rewarded. The greens were somewhat slower than over the weekend but were in great condition; well grassed and putting very true. Competition was fierce during the 1st round of the club champs and count backs needed to separate the days top three handicap results. On another beautiful morning for golf the results were;
Winner; Wendy Gosden – 102/30/72, c/b from Jenny Hartley – 97/25/72, c/b from Elaine Scanlon – 104/32/72.
Stroke scores after Rd 1; Darlene Baker – 91, Jenny Hartley – 97, Beryl Cole – 98 & Wendy Gosden – 102.