SATURDAY saw the official start of the season at Marsden Park Golf Club as the captains drove into office.
Lady captain Angela Frankland, captain John Earnshaw and junior captain Sam Balderstone (14) are pictured, above, before their drives (G020411/1a).
A nine-hole stroke play competition followed, and the winner of the men’s event was stalwart Mick Seaward (44-12-32). Second was John Hurst (35- 2.5-32.5), just beating Paul Timberlake (37-4.5-32.5) on a card play-off.
Charlotte Rolleston (48-16.5-31.5) took the ladies’ prize from Julie Alderson (50-14.5-35.5) also on a card play-off.
Tyler Baxter (48-16.5-31.5) was the winner of the junior event.