CA Logo
CA Logo

Hunstanton 122nd Annual (AC) Tournament

[<<] [>>] by Philip Eardley at Hunstanton
6th September (AC - Mixed)

24 players enjoyed Hunstanton's elegant lawns and hospitality over an extended bank holiday weekend, although Sunny Hunny only lived up to its nickname for brief moments. The lawns got a dawn mow every day, prompting appreciation from the players and grumpiness from a nearby non-player.

Neil Adams played a lot better than even his new handicap: 5, in only his second season. Betty Bates had the highest handicap, won all her 3 advanced (level) games but lost all 8 handicap games.

Somehow we completed no fewer than 6 events in 4 days, although the runners up prize for the handicap had a 5-way tie resolved by a golden hoop shoot out. The new manager has returned to work for a rest, and in admiration that Martin Kolbuszewski had smoothly managed this tournament for decades.

Winners:

Handicap: Neil Adams

Runner up: David Houston

A Class: Philip Eardley

B Class: Peter Thompson

C Class: Neil Adams

D Class: Betty Bates



 

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed on this news web page are those of the Editor and contributors. The Croquet Association is not responsible for statements other than those clearly identified as being made on its behalf. The full editorial policy is available online. The Web News Editor is the CA Office.