Golden celebrations for club

March Golf Club 50th Anniversary''Tree planting, Teresa Layton, Stephen Layton, Maurice Wiles
March Golf Club 50th Anniversary''Tree planting, Teresa Layton, Stephen Layton, Maurice Wiles
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WHILE the Queen was busy celebrating her Diamond Jubilee over the Bank Holiday weekend, members of March Golf Club had their own milestone to celebrate.

The club marked 50 years at the Frogs Abbey site from the Friday, through to the Bank Holiday Monday.

March Golf Club 50th Anniversary'LtoR, Stephen Layton (club capt), Joan Aveling, Maurice Wiles, Teresa Layton (ladies capt), Stephen Barclay MP, Brenda Softley, Sushil Kalsi, Min Kalsi, bill Kalsi

March Golf Club 50th Anniversary'LtoR, Stephen Layton (club capt), Joan Aveling, Maurice Wiles, Teresa Layton (ladies capt), Stephen Barclay MP, Brenda Softley, Sushil Kalsi, Min Kalsi, bill Kalsi

The celebrations included golf competitions and an anniversary dinner on the Saturday evening at the club.

There was also a special tree planting to mark 50 years.

Monday evening was presentation time when the trophies, sponsored by Selby and Taylor Opticians, of March, were given out by Fenland MP Steve Barclay, and the grand draw was made.

Main trophy winners were: Ladies - Anna Robertson. Men’s - Isaac Rowlands. Seniors - Henry Cave.

Joan Aveling, one of the club’s longest serving members, had the honour of cutting the anniversary cake with club president Maurice Wiles.

The anniversary weekend had been organised by ladies captain Teresa Layton and club member Brenda Softley.