Furniss wins Fields Cup at Sidmouth

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Mandy Furniss was the winner of the Fields Cup, played for by the ladies of Sidmouth GC on Wednesday.

The cup was presented to the ladies’ section in 1997 and runs in conjunction with an EGU medal.

Furniss won Division Three, the medal and the cup with a great score net 67, therefore having her handicap reduced by a shot to 35.

It was Mandy’s first win in her golfing career. Second place went to Maria Clapp with another good score of net 68 also being the lowest gross score of the day.

Third place went to Marian Thomas with a net 71 on countback from lady captain Angela Coles, who also had a net 71.

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Winner of Division One was Maria Clapp and Division Two Marian Thomas.

Two ladies achieved a two and they were Clapp and Coles, who will share the pot.

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The next rounds for both these competitions are to be announced.

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