West Lancashire Golf Club celebrates 125 years of ladies’ golf
PUBLISHED: 00:00 22 September 2016
A special dinner was held to celebrate 125 years of ladies’ golf in West Lancashire.
West Lancashire Golf Club
Bob Lindsey, Jan Owen, Dan McDowell, Jackie Bickerstaffe (the Lady Captain) and Chris Barker (a past captain)
Past captain, Alex Potter, and his wife, Philomenia, with Club President, Brian Whitlock-Blundell, and Ann Long
Club Captain, Anil Sharma, and wife, Kiran
Captain of the Liverpool Society of Lady Golf Captains, Carole Fitzgibbon and husband, George, with Christine and Steve Wheeldon, Linda Callagan (Lady Captain of Southport and Ainsdale GC) and husband, Gordon
Sheila Walker, Jan Eaton, Hilary Softley, Fran McBrien, Kathie Stubbs and Millie Lynch
Past Captain of West Lancs GC, Peter Evans with Meryl Wilson (Immediate Past Lady Captain), Doug Kennaugh and Caryl Evans
Dougal Rae with his wife, Marian (President of England Golf) with West Lancs GC Lady Captain, Jackie Bickerstaffe, and Leo Coligan (a Past Captain of West Lancs GC)
West Lancs GC Immediate Past Captain, Neil Dalton and his wife, Linda
Susan Cork with 99 years old Past Lady Captain, Babs Robinson
Matina and Madge McCaul with Cian McCaul and Linda Forsyth
Janet Towse, Mike and Lorna Sharman and David Anderson
Diana Dickinson, Audrey Marton, Sylvia and John Bramham, Marjorie Stone and Win Jardine
Mary Cave, Irene Kermode, Mavis Goodall, Elaine Martin and Sandra Sugden
Guests gathered at the West Lancashire Golf Club in Blundellsands to mark the occasion, enjoying a dinner and talks from guest speakers Marian Rae, president of England Golf, Susan Forbes, captain of Formby Ladies’ Golf Club and The West Lancashire Golf Club lady captain, Jackie Bickerstaffe.
The ladies’ club, which was founded in 1891, have this year hosted the Lancashire County Senior Ladies’ Championship, the Lancashire Ladies’ County Championship and the English Women’s Amateur Championship.