Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club get new season underway

Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club's captains for the 2014 season, Colin Rhodes and Dr Vicky Yates.
Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club's captains for the 2014 season, Colin Rhodes and Dr Vicky Yates.

The start of Kirkby Lonsdale Golf Club’s season was enjoyed by 61 competitors in the first competition of the season, the Captain’s Drive In.

Kirkby’s new captains for the 2014 season, Colin Rhodes and Dr Vicky Yates both managed to tee off competently with the dreaded Hickory Driver that has been used for the last 17 years.

The winners were Lucy Carr with 42 points and Graham Parsons with 38.

The club have this season also got a new Mower and Greens Iron with members having clubbed together to raise more than £8,000 for the latter.

Dr Yates said “I can’t wait to see the improvement out on the course this year.

“With all the extra help been put into the club by our hardy volunteers, I’m looking forward to the season ahead.”