Classic ladies one, two, three

hole in oneLOSING A HOLE having shot par can be frustrating, and losing a hole with a birdie even more so. But, happily, neither Martha Cooling nor Fiona Straszynski seemed to mind too much when Cathie Pattison aced her tee shot on the 107 yard par three 16th hole of the West Course, although Martha was not about when the above picture was taken over celebratory drinks in the West Course clubhouse!

Cathie can be seen second from the right in the back row and Fiona seated front right. Cheers and congratulations to you all for some fine shooting! You are also featured on this month’s online Women and Golf magazine’s news’ pages:

Ashdown ladies triumph as men come second

M4's winners RAF 2013Royal Ashdown Forest has won the Morrice Foursomes competition held by Sussex County Ladies Golf Association. The knock out tournament started last April with 50 teams battling for the trophy.

In vile conditions at East Brighton Golf Club the Ashdown team of Jan Hobden, Jane Bowers, Katherine Russell, Rosie Hockey, Julia Thompson and Sue Wheeler beat Copthorne two to one in the final. Ham Manor defeated the other losing semi-finalist, Brighton & Hove, to take third place. Continue reading