Piltdown Ladies dedicate day to Child Help Hassocks

Lynne Macdonald dressed for the Piltdown Ladies' Black-and-White Day.
Lynne Macdonald dressed for the Piltdown Ladies' Black-and-White Day.

The Piltdown Ladies dedicated their Thursday this week to Child Help Hassocks, a charity which supports disadvantaged children throughout East and West Sussex.

The theme of the day was Black and White, and the winning team were Ebony and Ivory (Sue Gould-Davies, Annie Orgill, Lucy Jackson and Alison Hailwood). They received black and white prizes for their outstanding 92 points. The event raised a wonderful £620 for the charity.

On Saturday the club team beat West Sussex on that superb course then rushed back to take part in another brilliantly organised Mike Whitlam quiz. The questions were interesting and unusual, paid due regard to the age and predilections of most of the competitors, and the kitchen staff produced a delightful meal at half-time. The winning team included Jason Partridge, the Club Professional, who seems to have acquired new skills in addition to golf and wit. Not only that, he led a club team that beat the Police on Saturday – rather unwisely, one may think.

On Monday the Kelly Autumn Trophy, in memory of Terry Kelly, attracted 36 entrants and was won by Nigel Steele (39 points), with Ken Bulteel (37) second and Alan Coulthard (36) third. Nine entered the Blue Tee competition, which Richard Kyle (38) won, and George Duncan (36) came second.