Melissa really is Whan to watch at Banbridge GC

Audrey and William Porter presented Melissa Whan with the winners prize in the Porter's Sponsored Lady's Open Competition  � Edward Byrne Photography INBL1420-233EB
Audrey and William Porter presented Melissa Whan with the winners prize in the Porter's Sponsored Lady's Open Competition � Edward Byrne Photography INBL1420-233EB

ladies’ open

The first Ladies’ Open was played in brilliant sunshine on Friday 16 May.

Players from Tandragee, Malone, Warrenpoint, Bevoir, Kilkeel and Royal County Down joined the Banbridge ladies to play for the beautiful prizes sponsored by PORTERS of Banbridge.

The winner on the day was Melissa Whan with a brilliant score of 42 points.

Runner up was Lady Vice-Captain Lorna Poots with 37 points.

Best Gross Helen Cocks

Section A (0-22) winner Susan Magennis 30 points, beating Helen Smyth on countback

Section B (23-29) winner Megan Whan 33 points, beating Kathryn Sawyers on countback

Section C (30-36) winner Marie Mills 27 points, Runner up Ann Blevins 25 points

Front 9 Denise Mc Brien 17 points

Back 9 Bea Boyce 18 points beating Teresa Mc Conville on countback

Nearest pin on 8th Diana Whan

Nearest pin on 15th Margaret Mulligan

Novice Nine holes winner Rosemary Dodds

Handicap cuts

Melissa Whan 23-20

Lorna Poots 31-29

peggy nelson competition

As many as 51 ladies played on Tuesday 6 May in the Peggy Nelson competition with the prizes being sponsored by Fionnuala Crossey, Anne Magennis and Mary Quinn

The competition winners were:

Section A (0-15) Fionnuala Crossey 33 point, runner up Helen Cox 31 points beating Mildred Hodgett on countback.

Section B (16-24) Mary Longmore 38 points, runner up Sheelagh English 36 points.

Section C (25-36) Karen Heslip 35 points, runner up Kathryn Sawyers 33 points beating Ann Blevins on countback.

There was four twos Dianna Whan on 10th &12th Babara Shields and Fionnuala Crossey on 12th

Golfer of the Year Points

Mary Longmore 6

Sheelagh English 5

Karen Heslip 4

Kathryn Sawyers 3

Anne Cromie 2

Fionnuala Crossey 1

rose bowl

On Tuesday 13, the ladies played for the Rosemary Cocks Rose Bowl

47 ladies played with the CSS 72.

Overall winner was VALERIE MALCOLMSON with 37 points.

Section A

Sheelagh English 33 points

Section B

Karen Heslip 32 points

Section C

Kathryn Sawyers 35 points

There was one two on the 12th hole by Mildred Hodgett

HANDICAP CUTS

Valerie Malcolmson 24-23

Kathryn Sawyers 30-29