Celia 'drives in' at Diss
At Diss Golf Club new lady captain, Celia Pearson, drove 137.9 metres off the first tee to mark the start of her captaincy.At the drive-in she was surrounded by a group of very colourful supporters who had entered into the spirit of this traditional, festive day and clapped and cheered at such a fine strike.
At Diss Golf Club new lady captain, Celia Pearson, drove 137.9 metres off the first tee to mark the start of her captaincy.
At the drive-in she was surrounded by a group of very colourful supporters who had entered into the spirit of this traditional, festive day and clapped and cheered at such a fine strike.
It was a tie between Lou Adams and Deanna Boult, for guessing the length of the drive and a draw resulted in Deanna winning the prize.
Mulled wine and mince pies were served in the clubhouse before the start of the morning's golf by vice-captain Di Randall.
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Raffle tickets were sold by Wendy Cheek and Carol Bourne and �155 was raised.
After a tasty lunch and thank-you speeches to Judith Bedwell for doing the cards and Marianne Haines for organising the competition, to name but a few, an auction was held, led by Brian Langmead with assistance from Bob Attwood and Dave Pearson.
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Special thanks went to Sombra Patrick for her donation of magnificently knitted dolls, which are always well sought after. The auction raised a further �614 towards captain Celia's chosen charity - the RNLI.
Jane Lovell, Di Randall and Jane Izod, three members of the newly-formed Pudding Club, stood tall and had the golfing audience in stitches and humming to the tune A Winter Wonderland during their repertoire.
Lady captain Celia presented prizes to first and second placed teams of the eight-hole Texas Scramble and a special prize went to Judith Ewens, for being the most colourful golfer on
First team: J Bedwell, S Edwards, lady capt Celia, C Bourne, B Lee 20.9 pts; second team: J Halil, M Langmead, lady capt Celia, L Burroughes, E Logsdail 21.7 pts.
Over 36 people attended the golf competition and long-standing-members dubbed the Golden Girls - Margaret Thompson, Joy Walker, Sombra Patrick, Rhona Foster, Agnes Crerar and Joan Thornett, arrived later to enjoy lunch.