The Ladies District Championships held 15th & 16th August at Toowoomba Golf Club 100 plus ladies competed over the two days. Tuesday was a great start to the Championships with some nice scores from all divisions but Wednesday the wind decided to play havoc with us and the conditions weren't as pleasent but having said that the course held up really well and the scores were very close at end of the day. Congratulations to all players for participating as without your support we could not hold these events so Thank you to all the ladies that travelled and supported the District, very much appreciated. Once again thanks to Toowoomba Golf Club for your Support.
HOLE-IN-ONE Congratulations to MAJELLA KAHLER(WARWICK) on the 18th HOLE
Monday 14th August the Downs & South Western District Ladies Golf Assoc. Inc. held the Ladies District Foursomes Championships at Toowoomba Golf Club. The 130 plus ladies enjoyed the day with great weather and beautiful course conditions. We would like to thank the managment and Ladies Committee at Toowoomba Club for all their support and great work for having the course in such great condition. Of course the beautiful morning tea it was delicious.
Ladies travelled from a wide area of the district to compete and I am sure they were not disappointed with the day as it was a good warm up to the two days to follow.
The Overall Gross Winners were Margaret Richards(City) and Sam Hinze(Warwick) with a score of 88 Gross. The Overall Nett Winners were Cathy Merker and Sandra Speers(Chinchilla) 73 1/2 Nett.
Our Federation Cup this year was played at Inglewood we had 17 teams nominated with players from City, Chinchilla,Stanthorpe,Cecil Plains,Texas,Pittsworth,Clifton,Cabarlah,Oakey,and Warwick.The ladies had a most enjoyable day with beautiful weather and lovely food provided by the Inglewood ladies. The course was in perfect condition and a pleasure to play on thank you Inglewood Golf Club. The winners of the Federation Cup with 46 points on a count back was
M. Adcock and M.Young (Warwick) and runners up were M.Richards and G.Murray(City)46 points.
eiThe Executive Challenge this year was to be held at Allora but unfortunately had to be cancelled due to hugh rainfall in the district. The District Committee would like to thank the clubs that travelled on the day only to be told it was cancelled due to the course being unplayable.We would also like to thank Allora Golf Club for all their efforts in having the course ready for the day and the morning tea. The District Committee held a meeting on the day, and thank you again to the ladies that stayed, it was decided to reschedule the tournament to a later date but unfortunately had to be cancelled again due to more rain received.
Our District Matchplay Championships for 2017 were played this year at Stanthorpe with a good number of nominations from around the District. Stanthorpe put on a great couple of days with great weather,with some awesome golf played. Thanks to the Stanthorpe Club for their hospitality.
This years champions were Silver Division Margaret Richards(City) Bronze 1 Division Deb Wilmot(Stanthorpe) Bronze 2 Division H.Jones(Stanthorpe)
This years Meg Nunn Salver was hosted by Sunshine Coast Burnett & District at Kingaroy Golf Club from the 5th-8th September 2016. Our team this year consisted of Natalie Hollis 7(Toowoomba Club), Cate Wilmot 11(City),Cheryl Nugent 13(City),Ann Cass 14(Goombungee),Carol Champion 14(St George),Sharon Middleton 17(Pittsworth).Team Captain Iris Thompson and team Manager Aleicia Freeman. Congratulations to Central Qld & Central Highlands as the winners again after 20 years, they were so excited. Our ladies came 5th overall great effort. On behalf of the District I would like to thank all the ladies in the team for making themselves avaliable for such a prestige event we are proud of your efforts and contributions to our Meg Nunn event. We would also like to thank our caddies who gave up their time for the week to support our team,your hard work and support to our ladies has not gone unrecognised. Our Meg Nunn Salver next year will be at McLeod Club.