THE DICL team for golfers of handicap 24 or less from The Vale ladies started their season of competitive league matches with a win at home to Ombersley and a loss at Kings Norton.

They are looking forward to the next match against The Herefordshire in May.

The ladies started their official season of individual competitive golf with an 18-hole stableford qualifier.

Forty-nine ladies competed and each division was well contested.

Lyn Robinson won the Silver Division with 34 points, Trish Hulburd the Bronze with 37 and Annie Gusterson the Copper with 31.