The penultimate stableford competition of the season was held on Thursday 27 th September with 58 ladies taking part in the weekly competition and also getting into the Ryder Cup spirit by representing either Team Europe or Team America.

Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney, who had returned from the Albatross Course at le Golf National in Paris welcomed everyone to the club, which was decorated with American and European flags . First place in the stableford competition went to Valerie Gordon with 37 points beating Jacqueline Kelly on a countback. Third place went to Gladys Villiers with 35 points.

Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney 1st place winner Valerie Gordon and Club Stableford prizewinners

The categories were also highly contested.

Cat. A Lily McMullan 32 points

Cat. B Bridget McEneaney 35 points

Cat. C Lynne Brown 34 points

Cat. D Bernie McBride 31 points

Front Nine Maggie McKee 19 points.

Back Nine Lena Duffy 18 points

9-hole competition: 1 ST Tish Burke 17 points beating Maura McCoy on countback.

The only two of the day was recorded by Valerie Gordon @ 7 th .

Time for Nine :- Paula McCrory 19 points.

Valerie thanked her playing partner Ellen for a lovely round of golf and thanked Elizabeth for the prizes.

The ladies Ryder Cup competion resulted in a win for the Europeans under the captaincy of Audrey Kellett beating the American team captained by Ann Attwell by 14 points to 13 points. A delighted Audrey thanked her players for their efforts and expressed her sincere wish that the outcome would be replicated in Paris on Sunday evening. At the time of going to press her wish had been granted as Thomas Bjorn's European Team had regained the Ryder Cup with a score of 17 ½ to 10 ½.

Audrey Kelly “Captain” for Team  Europe, Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney and Ann Attwell “Captain” foe Team USA.