Cheshire County Ladies Golf Association

Latest News 2007


Cheshire News:

Ruth Whitehead is the first chairman of the operational board of the new English Women’s Golf Association, which comes into being on January 1st 2008. The CCLGA wish her well in this key role. News Release

Caldy Golf Club ladies have won the new ELGA Trust Club Stableford Trophy and a laptop computer. Well Done. News Release        

East West Shield Finals Crewe 24th September Honours were shared when East met West at Crewe for the A & B Finals. Sandiway (photo) beat Runcorn in the A Finals & Royal Liverpool (photo) beat Didsbury in the B Finals

East Cheshire Inter-Club Shield Finals Mellor & Townscliffe GC 17th September. Sandiway GC (photo) beat Tytherington GC (photo) in the A Team Final; Didsbury GC (photo) beat Ringway GC (photo) in the B Team Final & Tytherington beat Prestbury GC in the Plate Team Final. Sandiway & Didsbury play the East A & B Final winners at Crewe on 24th September.

Announcement of Vice Captain for 2008 Mrs Julia Leary. At the presentation of the Doris Chambers Cup, Julia Leary was announced as the Vice Captain for 2008 (photo)

Percival Trophy Final Caldy GC 10th September. Peover GC (photo) beat Royal Liverpool GC (photo) in the final of this popular match play foursomes competition played for in West Cheshire

West Cheshire Shield Finals Antrobus GC 3rd September. Runcorn GC beat Vicars Cross in the A Team final and Royal Liverpool GC took the honours in the B Team Finals from Bromborough.

Portal Beginners 9hole Presentation 1st September 2007. Following the last of the competitions at Portal for beginners, the girls enjoyed sandwiches and chips in style at the newly built complex. The Portal Cup was presented to the most improved player, Emily Andrew. (photo)

Styal Beginners 9hole Presentation 25th August 2007. Following the last of the competitions at Styal for beginners, the girls enjoyed a meal and presentation. Lexi Garnett (photo) was the overall winner of the Styal Cup and all girls were presented with a medal for attendance.

Northern Girls Close Championship Swinton Park GC 14th August. In very difficult playing conditions Gina Brown (Mere GC) recorded a two round gross score of 151 to take runner’s up spot in the championship behind overall winner Rebecca McGinley from Durham with a score of 147 which included a second round course record of 69. Harriet Wilson (Heswall) was also runner up in the under 16-over 14 age category with a 155 total for the two rounds behind Helen Searle from Yorkshire on 152. In the same age category Zoe Evans (Styal GC) won the best net total of 148 (photo)

Northern Jamboree Wakefield GC 7th-8th August. The Junior team of Gemma Clews, Abbie Cowlard, Charlotte Leathem, Flossie Logan, Fraya Rowlands & Imogen Wilson took part (photo) and successfully brought home the trophy to Cheshire (photo) with 88 points winning on a count back from Durham also on 88 points. Lancashire came 3rd with 83 points, Yorkshire 4th with 79 points, then Northumberland 78 points and finally Cumbria 66 points. Well done to all.

July Newsletter (click on link to view-large file might take time)

Congratulations to:

Jade Evans who was top a girl in the Joanne Morley Junior Challenge at Sale GC.

Laura Jones for earning her first career victory overseas. Laura, a freshman at Oklahoma City University, shot rounds of 70 & 66 to gain top slot and together with the team captured the Oklahoma Intercollegiate for Women Title at the Territory Golf Club on 16th October.

Gina Brown for winning the JJB Sports Manchester Evening News Women’s Championship Final at Marriot Worsley Park for the second year running

Kim Jackson & Carole Ryder (Tytherington) for finishing 3rd at the Grand Final of the Ping 4 Ball Better Ball played at the Marriot Forest of Arden with a 2 under net 70. Maureen Nicholson (Wilmslow) jointly won the putting challenge

Sue Wilson & Wendy Hurst (Sandiway GC) for their fine performance in the Peugeot Coronation Foursomes Grand Final on Monday 24th September at St Andrew’s, Duke Course. They were 1 point behind the final winners finishing in third place on count back.

Charlotte Wild for being invited to join the Team England Futures Select North squad for 2007-2008.

Charlotte Leathem & Charlotte Wild for their great performances in the M.E.N. Great Manchester Junior Open at Sale claiming the girl’s section & gross prizes respectively. Overall winner was Nikki Foster from Lancashire. Full Report

Charlotte Wild for making the cut at the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Conway GC despite a 10 on the par 5 16th in the second round. Complete scoring details can be viewed on the LGU website

Maureen Nicholson & Linda Turner (Wilmslow) who won the Ping 4 Ball Better Ball Regional Qualifier at Marriot Worsley Park on the 20th August with a net 69 on a card playoff from another Cheshire pairing of Terri Byrne & Mel Greaves (Lymm). The top 8 qualifiers, which also included from Cheshire Kim Jackson & Carole Ryder (Tytherington) net 71, Helen Rogers & Sue Morrissey (Peover) net 71 & Rosie Hadfield & Verity Gilbert (Bramall Park) net 72; will compete in the Grand Final at Marriot Forest of Arden on October 2nd.  Good Luck in the finals.

Jade Evans for achieving her second ‘Hole in Won’ on the 5th hole at Styal Golf Club on the 9th August.

Sue Wilson & Wendy Hurst who won the Area final at Rochdale Golf Club on 1st August for the Peugeot Coronation Foursomes representing Sandiway G.C. Good Luck in the Grand Final on the Dukes Course at St Andrews on 24th September. Michelle Smith & Emma Szymura (Wychwood G.C) came 4th in the Area Final played at Ulverston on the 16th July.

Charlotte Wild for reaching the KO stage of the Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship at Southerndown Golf Club. Unfortunately, Caroline Masson from Germany beat her, in the first round.

Gina Brown for spectacular shots of the day reported from the Royal Birkdale Scratch Trophy on 3rd August - an eagle three on the 440yd sixth and an albatross two on the 422 yard 13th

Charlotte Wild, Kate Whitmore & Rachael Goodall for reaching the KO stage of the English Girls Close Amateur Championship at Old Fold Manor Golf Club. Unfortunately all lost in the first round, Charlotte and Kate narrowly on the 20th & 19th holes respectively

Bronte Law for coming third in the English Girls’ under 13 Championship at Brickendon Grange GC 31st July- 2nd August

Kamilla Lawton for winning the ELGA Northern Division Ladies’ Close Championship at Wilmslow GC 3rd-5thJuly

Sue Dye for winning the Senior Ladies English Strokeplay Championship at Northumberland GC 18th-20th June by a five shot-winning margin

Laura Jones for winning the Leveret Trophy at Formby Ladies on March 31st beating a very strong field in this 36 hole event


Last updated: Tuesday, 11-Nov-2008 06:41:07 GMT