Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Top Teenager Wins Open Title

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Top Teenager Wins Open Title

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SIXTEEN-year-old Kate Law from Maryborough outshone her opposition with flawless ball striking to win the Bundaberg Ladies Open Championships with 77, three strokes ahead of her nearest rival Kathy Nelson from Bargara on Sunday.

Kay Tischler, after the benefit of a week's golfing on Norfolk, won on a countback from Jessica Williams (Bargara) for the B1 gross and Marion Mobbs, also on that trip, finished better on the final nine than Karen Thompson to win B2 with 102. Karen has returned from a trip playing many different courses.

Helen Hannah (105), who only plays our course, was the C-grade winner.

Sadly this year we lost both of our lady life members but their trophies were played for and Maryborough won the Jess Douglas Shield for four best gross scores and Bundaberg won the May Latham Trophy for the best netts.

The success of this event is thanks to our generous sponsors of Keith and Chris Herrmann, Mark and Jazz Haster, All Master Painters, Brian Guppy of the Globe Hotel and Brett and Di Kleidon of Kleidon Masterbuilt Homes.

Dave Cowie may have to put his retirement plans on hold after his sizzling 64 nett in Saturday's Monthly Medal.

If you persevere long enough Dave you must crack a good one occasionally. His 89 off the stick was not good enough to get the gross as Roy Price came in with 88.

Ross Noffke, who has had quite a few good rounds of late, has cracked the B-grade medal and gross but Edwin Albances was salivating at his good round of 67 as it's been some time coming.

One had to be careful looking skywards on Saturday as one eagle is rare but two were scored on the 12th hole.

Dave Cartwright had no need to putt to get his in and Bryce Pereka's effort most certainly helped him to get his 68 but it was not quite good enough to get him the medal shirt as Peter Zandona, in the last group home, had a better last nine to win on a countback. …

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