Enniskillen Ladies held their AGM on Friday evening in the club house. Outgoing captain Orla Foster welcomed all the lady members and observed a minutes silence for those who had suffered losses throughout the year.
After the 2013 minutes were read and accepted Lady Captain Foster delivered her final speech thanking all those who had helped make her year so manageable and enjoyable.
The year had flown and in its course her fear of public speaking had been finally conquered. It was with a mixture of relief and regret that she handed over the badge of honour to the incoming Lady Captain, Audrey Williamson.
Audrey thanked Orla and congratulated her on her inspirational year, an observation that was reiterated by the club members who all agreed Orla had been truly an exceptional captain. Lady Captain Audrey then announced her new committee:
Lady Vice Captain Rita McKechnie, Lady President Josephine Condon, Past Captain Orla Foster, Secretary Deirdre Slater, Treasurer Helena Tisdall, Handicap Secretary Barbara Thompson, Competition Secretary Anne Reihill, PRO Rosemary Wylie, Committee Member Mags McCaffrey.
Prizegiving followed the inauguration of officers and the prizes for the last of the seasons club events were distributed. Silver spoon Jackie Crawford, Silver Medal Marina Brownlee, Bronze Medal Rita McKechnie, Junior Medal Alice Hurst, Birdie tree Mags McCaffrey, Winter Alliance Team event, Winners Audrey Williamson, Mags McCaffrey, Helena Tisdall, Patricia Durnien, Runners up Eileen Cochrane, Gladys Fisher, Dympna Slowey, Hilary Sanson, Most frequent players, first Deirdre Slater, second Eileen Cochrane.
With formalities complete the ladies sat down to enjoy a hearty Christmas dinner provided by the Aisling Centre.
The next golfing event on the ladies’ calender is the Winter Alliance which will take place on Saturday 13th December.
Best overall scores
1 Mags McCaffrey 139
2 Eileen Cochrane 138.4
3 Sandra McElroy 132.2
4 Rosemary Wylie 127.6
5 Deirdre Slater 121,8
6 Irene Bownes 121.4
7 Anne Reihill 120.8
Trudi Ellis Trophy
The Trudi Elis trophy was played on Sunday 26th October between the ladies from Enniskillen and Castle Hume.
This end of season competition was played in a friendly yet competitive manner.
The ten pairs, five from each club, played in very blustery conditions, but fortunately the rain stayed away.
Enniskillen came out victorious with four out of the five fourballs winning their matches. It was a great afternoon of golf and camaraderie with dinner and the presentation of the trophy completing the order of the day.
Enniskillen team captain, Rita McKechnie thanked everyone for the sporting way in which the matches were played and offered a special word of thanks to the late Trudi Ellis who donated the trophy.
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