The Queensland Country Women's Golf Championships concluded at Rydges Golf Course at Yeppoon with Downs and South Western players figuring keenly amongst the hierarchy. Approx 400 women golfers from all country districts in Queensland competed in the event
Tops of them all was young Samantha Foley one of our junior players from Inglewood, now a Warwick member. She took out both the Championship and Silver net on a count back from local players. A first round score of 79 was followed by a superb par round of 72 on a very difficult course to give Samantha the title.
Other Downs and South Western players gave good showings to make the Top 10 in various Divisions.
Margaret Richards from the City Golf Club was the best of the Silver Division players with a 9th in both the gross and net events, edging out many local low markers. Margaret is one of the District's consistent Meg Nunn representatives,
Leigh Ann Geddes (also from the City Golf Club was up there in Silver Division net event and finished 7th overall.. Leigh Ann combined with Aliecia Freeman also from the City Golf Club to be 9th in the Foursomes Division 2 Gross.
Another player from City, Kerri Wheeler showed them how it was done in Bronze 1 Division 1 by finishing 5th in the gross event and 9Th in the net event. Kerri also combined with Nanette Ford from the Toowoomba Golf Club to finish 6th in the Foursomes Division 2 gross event.
Other achievements were all from the City Golf Club. Noela Hazzard came 6th in Bronze 1 Division 2 net event, Del Webster was 10th in the Bronze 2 Stableford event
Glenda Murray and Masifili Lyons finished 6th in the gross and 4th in the net in Foursomes Division 1
Congratulations to all players from associated clubs in the Downs and South Western District, who travelled to Yeppoon to compete at these Championships-