New blood for county committee

The Durham County Ladies Golf Association has welcomed Rebecca Gibson, 27, and Emily Baxter, 21, to its executive committee.

Houghton-le-Spring member Emily currently represents Durham’s team and has a handicap of three.

Meanwhile, Rebecca is a three-time winner of the club championship at Blackwell Grange and has joined the executive committee as county junior organiser having represented Durham as both a player and captain.