GC C level Tournament 23 May
report by Richard Keighley (Tournament Manager)
A full complement of 16 players with handicaps ranging from 7 to 14 assembled in cool and breezy conditions to take part in this new tournament. Local interest was provided by Terry Collis and Chris Harrison, and Tracy Martin (Letchworth) and welcome groups from Northampton and Wingrave made up the numbers.
In the morning block play Tracy, Chris and Ann Udall (Northampton) each won all their games and Terry edged his block on hoop count. They were joined in the knockout stage by Gail Dowd and Vivienne Heard (both of Northampton) and Karen Gray and Christine Skidmore (both of Wingrave).
In the quarter finals, the form book prevailed with success for Tracy against Vivienne (7-
The final between Tracy and Ann turned into a classic with each hoop being closely contested. Inevitably, the 13th hoop was required to produce a winner. Ann eventually left a tap-
In the Plate competition, an all-
1. Tracy Martin
2. Ann Udall
3. Chris Harrison
4. Terry Collis
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