STAFFORDSHIRE ladies veterans team had a practice match cancelled, but Leek came to their rescue by finding 20 men to play against the them at short notice.
The match was staged at Leek last Monday and resulted in a 6.5-3.5 victory for the men, with many games reaching their climax on the 18th green.
Staffordshire captain Sue Simmons said she could not praise their hosts highly enough for "not only providing a team at short notice, but providing a wonderful course, with excellent greens, a sunny day and excellent sportsmanship – a credit to Leek Golf Club."
Ladies: Blairs/Wootton/Gilbert prize
1 Jayne Baxter 37; 2 Pauline Swindells 35; Nell Boulton 34.
Men: Spring fourball
1 K J Moss/M Shea 66; 2 A Damianjovic/M Matthews 6; 3 M Andrews/N Wittich 6.