SERVICE TO SPORT AWARDS FOR  HOCKEY, TENNIS AND CROQUET  STALWARTS…..

  A leading Leighton Buzzard councillor has described the voluntary work carried out by people involved in supporting amateur sport organisations as the “heart blood of the community, encouraging the young and the elderly to be active for their physical and mental well-being.   Presenting Service to Sport awards to long serving members of Leighton…

GOLFERS IN CHARITY DRIVE….

Leighton Buzzard golfers launch a two-pronged drive today (Tuesday) to raise thousands of pounds for a charity which provides much needed support for children with life-threatening illnesses.   Lesley Bednarek gets the ball rolling with her Captain’s Day activities at the Plantation Road club, while Club Captain Graham Freer and his team have organised a…

DRIVE TO GET GIRLS INTO GOLF….

Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf club is to play an active role in a nationwide drive to encourage more young females to take up the sport. The Golf England initiative – Girls Golf Rocks – gets underway at the Leighton club on Saturday (June 4) with a six-week programme of coaching on all aspects the…

SOMMER BAGS GOLF TROPHY – AGED 11

An 11-year-old home-taught schoolgirl has won one of Leighton Buzzard golf club’s coveted trophies, beating experienced colleagues with single-figure handicaps with shots to spare. Sommer  Chan, who took up golf six years ago with a handicap of 54,won Leighton’s Beck Trophy playing off a handicap of 15 topping the table with a nett 65. Her…