Ladies Alliance: Victory for home duo

Huddersfield, Halifax Ladies Winter Alliance'From the left, winners Irene Battye and Carol Crowther with Outlane 'Lady Captains Elaine Horsfall and Lynne Knight
Huddersfield, Halifax Ladies Winter Alliance'From the left, winners Irene Battye and Carol Crowther with Outlane 'Lady Captains Elaine Horsfall and Lynne Knight

Seventy two players took part in the latest Huddersfield, Halifax & District Ladies Winter Alliance meeting at Outlane Golf Club on Wednesday.

Home club pair Irene Battye and Carol Crowther made their course knowledge pay to registered a comfortable victory in a Greensome Stableford played over 18 holes.

Combinations from Lightcliffe and Crow Nest Park filled the places on a lovely February day with unbroken sunshine. The course was in excellent condition.

The format will be the same for the next event at Meltham Golf Club on Wednesday, March 27.

Result: 1, Irene Battye and Carol Crowther (Outlane) 34 points; 2, Luba Brierley and Jane Schofield (Lightcliffe) 32 points; 3, Carole Hampson and Elaine Mackie (Crow Nest Park) 31 points.