The Grass Roots Finalistsby Patricia Duke-Cox at Northampton
The final at Northampton saw 16 competitors playing 7 rounds of progressive doubles golf croquet before establishing the final four to play 13-point singles games.
The final four places went to Margaret Yeats from Bury with 28 points, John Keats from Eynsham and John Harvey from Sapcote both with 27 points and 5 wins, and John Norman from Woodhall Spa with 27 points and 4 wins who played off against Bob Potter, also from Woodhall Spa, with the same points and wins.
In the semi-finals, John Harvey beat Margaret Yeats 7:4 and John Norman beat John Keates 7:3. John Keates played Margaret Yeats and won 3rd place with a
7:3 score whilst John Norman played John Harvey and became the cup winner with a 7:0 score.