County joy for ladies

HOME ADVANTAGE: New Mills Golf Club members Brenda Wheeldon and Joyce Hadfield, winners of the Derbyshire Ladies' County Golf Association Foursomes. Photo contributed.
HOME ADVANTAGE: New Mills Golf Club members Brenda Wheeldon and Joyce Hadfield, winners of the Derbyshire Ladies' County Golf Association Foursomes. Photo contributed.

A PAIRING from New Mills Golf Club made home advantage count to win the Derbyshire Ladies’ County Golf Association Foursomes competition.

Brenda Wheeldon and Joyce Hadfield played the game of their season to post a winning nett score of 68.5.

In total, New Mills fielded six teams of two in the foursomes medal contest, played over 18 holes at the Shaw Marsh course.

Wheeldon and Hadfield finished ahead of Christine Cole (Horsley Lodge) and Jeanette Brown (Maywood), with a nett score of 71. The prize for the best gross score went to Sian Mansey and Jane Byatte, of Horsley Lodge and Tapton Park respectively, with 81; ahead of Debbie Deakin and Lesley Watson, from Mickleover, with 84.