East Bierley’s lady golfers celebrate successful campaign with awards night

The East Bierley Golf Club Ladies Section brought the curtain down on a successful season.

The East Bierley Golf Club Ladies Section brought the curtain down on a successful season.

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East Bierley Golf Club’s ladies section brought the curtain down on a successful season with their prize presentation evening when awards were handed out to the various competition winners.

Jackie Barraclough and Ruth Senior picked up three awards apiece.

Barraclough won the Mrs Bean’s Salver, Ellison Trophy and the past captain’s prize, while Senior claimed the Silver Trophy and Veterans Salver, while partnering K Thornton to win the Silver Trophy Fours competition.

Award Winners

Silver Trophy: R Senior

Winder Trophy: K Thornton & L Durham

Silver Trophy 4s: R Senior & K Thornton

Mrs Bean’s Salver: J Barraclough

Ellison Trophy: J Barraclough

Past Captain’s: J Barraclough

Stableford Medal: D Naylor

Medal Final: J Gledhill

Verans Salver: R Senior

Mrs Boyles Trophy: K Barraclough

Hanging Heaton Golf Club staged an 18 hole Medalford competition, which saw nine holes played in a Stableford format, followed by a second nine holes as a medal competition.

Results saw the Stableford score subtracted from the medal score to obtain the eventual winners and the competition proved popular, attracting a total of 75 couples over two divisions.

Results

Division 1

M Howe and I Booth 4.

S Robinson and D Dransfield 6.

T Hooley and P Ratcliffe 7.

Division 2

T Hetherington and R Pearson 6.

S Ruecroft and B Glover 7.

J Jennings and C Potter 9.

75 couples competed.

Yorkshire teenage golfer Olivia Hamilton was in an upbeat mood despite finishing bottom of an elite field in her final appearance as a junior at the 2016 Telegraph BMW Junior Golf Championship at Quinta do Lago in Portugal.

Hamilton was making a second successive appearance in the prestigious event in the Algarve but the 17-year-old, from Bradford, who will take up a golf scholarship in America next year, recorded scores of 81, 76 and 85, which left her 22 strokes behind eventual winner Hannah Screen.