Suffolk pair win East region foursomes

Mid East Forsomes

Suffolk’s Sharon Luckman and Amanda Norman are the new East region foursomes champions, winning the title by six shots at The Links, Newmarket.

The pair, from Felixstowe Ferry, deposed Bedfordshire’s Sally Shayler and Bridie Quinn, who have won this event for the past two years. On this occasion they finished as runners-up, ahead of third- placed Tracey Williamson and Karen Young from Norfolk.

The handicap winners, Sue Henderson and Shelley Pleasance (Dunston Hall, Norfolk), played consistent golf with net 74 in both rounds, and were seven shots better than their closest challengers.

The event attracted 48 pairs from Bedfordshire, Cambs & Hunts, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

They had to contend with cold, wet weather for the morning rounds but conditions improved in the afternoon.

Leading scores

153 Sharon Luckman and Amanda Norman (Felixstowe Ferry)
159 Sally Shayler & Bridie Quinn (The Bedfordshire/ South Beds)
162 Tracey Williamson & Karen Young (Royal Cromer/Eaton)
148 Sue Henderson & Shelley Pleasance (Dunston Hall)
155 Jane Mitchell & Pat Nixon (Ely City); Nicky Wylie & Iet Cuppens (Royal Norwich)