Sidmouth Fields Cup win for Sheila Faulkner

Sheila Faulkner receiving the Fields Cup from a representative of Fields.

Sheila Faulkner receiving the Fields Cup from a representative of Fields. - Credit: Archant

On Wednesday, Sidmouth ladies played for the Fields Cup, which was presented to the ladies’ section in 1997, writes Maria Clapp.

This is always an enjoyable day, where a representative from Fields comes to present the trophy on the day.

We were quite lucky with the weather, but did have the occasional shower! An enjoyable day was had by all.

It was nice to be playing golf again! Several Wednesdays have had to be cancelled recently due to the winter weather. Hopefully, this is the beginning of the spring weather – and more golfing!

The Fields Cup is run in conjunction with a club medal. The results were very close. In first place was our lady captain, Sheila Faulkner, with a nett 69.

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Second place went to Mo Kendall with nett 70 and Mandy Furniss came third with nett 71. The club medal was won by Sheila Faulkner. Therefore, Division One was won by Sheila, Division Two was claimed by Mandy Furniss and Division Three went to Mo Kendall.

These results meant that Sheila and Mo have both had their handicaps reduced. Well done, girls.

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Only one player had a two and therefore won the pot of money, which had built up over a few weeks.

The lucky player was Maria Clapp, who had a two on the fourth hole. Maria went out last today as she was playing with one of our senior ladies, Paddy Hutchings. I will not give her age away, but she is 30 years older than Maria. What a feat to complete 18 holes of golf! Well done, Paddy.

Sidmouth ladies are most grateful to Fields for their support over the recent years. The winners also received a splendid gift and gift voucher to spend in Fields.

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