Trophy joy for Julia

On the throne: Ombersley Lady Captain Dr Sue Jenkins.

On the throne: Ombersley Lady Captain Dr Sue Jenkins.

First published in Sport

JULIA Liddington won Ombersley’s Lewis Trophy in a hard fought battle.

She emerged triumphant despite having the same score as Sue Hele, in second, and third-placed Helen Lane because of count-back.

Nadine Anderson won the September weekday Medal with a score of 72, beating Althea Rannie into second and Lane into third.

The weekend monthly medal was won by Melanie Leroy on count-back, followed by Margaret Leatherby and Jenny Taylor.

Meanwhile, a group of Ombersley lady golfers travelled to The Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake recently to support the Women’s British Open.

They chose the driest day of the tournament which was won by South Korea’s Jiyai Shin with a score of 279 over four rounds.

Ladies captain Dr Sue Jenkins took her rightful place on the sponsors throne at the tournament. It was particularly apt as Dr Jenkins had earlier that week scored an eagle on the ninth hole at Ombersley while playing in the captain’s pairs.

Results — Lewis Engineering Trophy: 1 Julia Liddington 39 points (countback); 2 Sue Hele 39; 3 Helen Lane 39.

September Medal (weekday): 1 Nadine Anderson 100/28/72; 2 Althea Rannie 93/19/74; 3 Helen Lane 94/19/75.

September Medal (weekend): 1 Melanie Leroy 100/25/75 (countback); 2 Margaret Leatherby 95/20/75; 3 Jenny Taylor 97/21/76.

  •  Jane Cahill won the Gaudet Luce GC’s September Ladies Medal with a nett score of 73.

Meanwhile, Adam Throssell topped the Gents Fernihough Trophy Bogey Competition.

Results — Thursday Ladies Medal: 1 Jane Cahill 73 nett; 2 Mal Atkins 74 nett; 3 Sarah Woodhams 76 nett.

Ladies nine-hole Stableford: 1 Jenny Hazelwood 25; 2 Barbara Clinton 20pts (c-b); 3 Olive Peters 20 (c-b).

Gents Fernihough Trophy Bogey Comp: 1 Adam Throssell +5; 2 Phil Berry +4 (c-b); 3 Steff Kotlarzewski +4.

Ladies Fernihough Trophy Bogey Comp: 1 Jeanette Williams +5; 2 Jane Cahill 0; 3 Jackie Jackson -2.

Junior Fernihough Trophy Bogey Comp: 1 Sharna Lucas +6; 2 Mitchell Watton +3; 3 Ben Blackmore +1.

Junior nine-hole Stableford: 1 Kirsten Porte 18 points (c-b); 2 Abigail Pope 13 (c-b); 3 Holly Stokes 13 (c-b).

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