In glorious spring sunshine Lakeside Lodge played host to the Cambs and Hunts Junior Golf Spring Meeting. A total of 39 girls between the ages of 7 to 17 took part in the event.
The top nine girls competed for the Lesley Ford Trophy on the 18 hole Lodge course. Despite the bright sunshine the course played long after the recent heavy rain, but Ella Mason (Ely City) made light work of the conditions with an excellent round of 72, one under her handicap, to clinch the 18 hole medal competition for the Lesley Ford Trophy. Second nett prize went to Eleanor Gamble (Ely City) who produced a solid round of nett 73.
The scratch prize went to Lindie Tapping (Gogs) with a gross score of 89. Jessica Hollingsworth (Girton) and Lucy Pepper (Gogs) won the hidden pairs prize with a combined score of 161.
An 18 hole stableford competition for girls with a 36 handicap was won by Sienne Mason (Ely City) with 22 pts.
The younger girls all received coaching from Club Professional Andy Fletcher as well as taking part in skills games, putting and chipping before moving onto the 9 hole and Par 3 courses.
A total of 8 girls with either club or county handicaps competed on the 9 hole Manor course. Paige Hardwidge (Kingsway) played some very good golf to record a score of 22 pts to take first place, with Brampton Park’s Lauren McMaw in second place with 19 pts. The hidden prize was won by Ruby Davis (Links) and Immy Longstaff-Biggs (Bourn).
Twenty younger players competed on the Par 3 course where Beatrice Routledge (Gogs) took first place with a score of 35 on countback from Libby Mott (Melbourn) who also scored 35 pts.
Maddy Roitman (Bourn) took first prize in the putting competition with 21 putts and Isobella Routledge (Gogs) took first place in the chipping competition.
(Photos show Ella Mason with the Lesley Ford Trophy and left to right Sienne Mason, Lindie Tapping, Ella Mason and Elleanor Gamble)