Cuckfield Ladies Win the Trophy

Monday 22nd August was the final of the SCLGA Division matches at Cottesmore Golf Club. The journey started back in March 2022 with the Group Knockout stages being played home and away, Cuckfield Golf Club Ladies Division 3 were drawn to play against West Sussex, the Dyke and Cooden Beach Golf Clubs.

Handicaps for Division 3 were 20.0 and above, 7 players in a team, playing singles off scratch going out in handicap order. Cuckfield ladies won the group stage and went into the quarter final playing Chartham Park at Chichester Golf Club, a match that had to be postponed due to a red weather heat warning… a win on the rescheduled day earnt Cuckfield a place in the Semi final.

Another sweltering day on top of the Downs as the ladies played against Willingdon at Lewes Golf Club, staying hydrated and keeping their cool they won 5&2.

The finals day the ladies were playing against Copthorne at Cottesmore, a strong team full of determination and a belief they could do it won the day 6&1. Lesley Horne, Team Captain on the day said ‘This is a fantastic win for Cuckfield Ladies, we are so proud to have represented our Club and put us firmly on the map of competitive golf’.

The winning Team L-R Elaine Violaris, Paula Laird, Jan Neill, Louisa Rydon, Angie Smith, Lesley Horne (Team Captain), Kate Miles, Pat Johns SCLGA. Other players in the squad not pictured Alison Smith, Pam Grinyer, Wendy Waite, Karen Lewis, Clare Parkinson & Annie Rees.

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