Leicestershire pair sweep up Midlands North trophies

Mid North Foursoms

Leicestershire and Rutland pair Sarah Haslum and Suzanne Pretty made a clean sweep of the trophies at the Midlands North regional foursomes at Scraptoft Golf Club.

Sarah, who plays off three, and Suzanne, a nine-handicapper, are members at Longcliffe and won both the handicap Challenge Cups and the Scratch Salvers with a gross score of 157, net 145. The trophies were presented by England Golf director Julie Wright, who was also a competitor in the competition.

The event, played on a rare rain-free day, attracted competitors from all six counties in the region: Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire.

The conditions were tough and the course played very long, but there were some excellent scores.

The runners-up in the scratch competition were Emma and Sophie Newlove of Beeston Fields, Nottinghamshire, with 161. Second place in the handicap competition went to Lynn Jones and Alison Horak from Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire, with 154.

Full scores can be found on the Leicestershire and Rutland county ladies’ website: www.lrlcga.co.uk
Image: Suzanne Pretty (left) and Sarah Haslum