GOLF: Middleton Hall Golf Club held their annual Captains’ Drive to welcome the club’s new captains.

 The four captains: Anthony Stannard (men), Mary Hawkes (ladies), John Burdett (seniors) and Kieran Jeavons (juniors) drove off down the 18th fairway using a six iron.

A competition to guess the total distance driven was won by John Burton, while Jason Whitmore won the throwing the golf ball, narrowly missing a hole in one.

A total of £203.25 was raised for the captains’ charities and will be shared between the chemotherapy unit at the QE hospital, Arthritis Care/UK and Tapping House.

A Texas scramble saw 88 members in teams of four with a net 58.2 earning victory for Andrew Orford, Lee Nicholls, Matt Houchen and Nick Miles. Nearest the pin prizes went to Julia Wilkerson and Richard Griffiths .

* King’s Lynn Golf Club ladies section held their annual past captains’ lunch with 23 former captains attending, plus three who were captains at other clubs before joining Lynn.