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Appleby Golf Club Ladies section played the annual Captain (Joanne Tinsley) V Vice Captain (Claire Lyons) competition. With a good turnout of players some fantastic scores were returned with the weather on side that day, despite the annual Ramblers V Ladies Texas Scramble competition being abandoned due to the snow and hail earlier that week. The competition was played in a 4BBB format with best scores from each team of 52 points for the Vice Captains team of Sheila Raine and Janice Murchie and 48 points for the Captains Team by Helen Swaby and Nicky Baxter, however the final points total was a victorious 293 for the Captains Team against 284 for the Vice Captains Team. Thurs 3rd May was the Open Waltz competition with a total of 35 teams from all over the North of England , the competition was fully subscribed and the weather stayed fine with a good day had by all with some good close scores returned.
The winning team from Appleby with 76 points (after a card play off) were Brenda Fullerton, Joan Bowman & Nikki Baxter, second also with 76 points were Anne Cousin, Brenda Ewbank & Jill Thompson also from Appleby and third were Marlene Billington, Glynis Purnell & Julie North with 75 points also after a card playoff with 4 other teams with 75 points. Other results: Sophia Stephenson Trophy – 1. R Moyniham 37 points; 2. N Baxter 36 Points; 3. S Merone 34 points. Bertwistle Cup – 1. S Raine 96-24-72; 2. J McWhirter 77-5-72; 3. J Tinsley 81-8-73.