Lancashire pair win Northern foursomes

Northern Foursomes Clare Seddon Gill Nutter

Lancashire’s Gill Nutter and Clare Seddon are the new England Golf women’s North Region foursomes champions.

The pair, from Formby Ladies, fought back from three down to win the title with a 2/1 victory over Fiona Stoddard and Didi Powers of Moortown, Yorkshire. The event was held at Alwoodley, Yorkshire.

It’s the second year in succession that a Lancashire pair have won this title, following last year’s success of Chris Stokes and Sophie Lamb of Clitheroe.

The event is open to players from Cheshire, Cumbria, Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland and Yorkshire.

Challenge Cups
Winners: Gill Nutter & Clare Seddon (Formby Ladies)
Runners-up: Fiona Stoddard & Didi Powers (Moortown)
Semi Finalists:
Susan Ridyard & Pat Harrison (Otley)
Elizabeth Burns & Maggie Ayers (Penwortham/Ashton & Lea)

34 pts Joan Lee & Carol Dudley (Woodsome Hall)  
33 Gill Travers & Hilary Taylor (Crosland Heath); Jan Keelan & Alison Lancashire (Childwall)  
Stableford team event
70 pts Jayne Helliwell, Linda Randerson, Sharon Bayton, (Bingley St Ives) and Cheryl Brown (Keighley)                        
60 pts Beryl Pickering, Ann Spencer, Glenys Smaer, Anne Weston (Moortown)

Caption: Clare Seddon and Gill Nutter, pictured before the final.