Date: September 16, 2011
Author: DM

2011 Women’s Bronze Medallion

Congratulations to Pymble Golf Club who have successfully managed to finish the 2011 Bronze Medallion with the lowest combined aggregate score amongst a team of four which was decided at both Cronulla and Wakehurst Golf Clubs on Friday 16 September 2011. PRIZE WINNERS FINAL RESULTS Friday 16 September the 2011 Bronze Medallion hit off at both Cronulla and Wakehurst Golf Clubs. This year there was 60 clubs represented from both the metropolitan and country districts with a total of 240 players competing, 120 at each of the host venues. The winning team from Pymble included, Lisa Green, Sandy Kimberley, Gretel Sutton and Deborah Naylor who, as a team, achieved a combined nett score of 299 finishing four strokes ahead of Magenta Shores who scored a 303 for their combined nett score. The Magenta players were, Glenda Baker, Carina Howarth, Helen Hill and Leah Knight, this is the first time that a team from Magenta Shores near The Entrance on the Central Coast has done this well in the Bronze Medallion. The teams from Carnarvon and Cromer who finished the day on 304 were right on the pace, only one behind the runners up with Carnarvon being fortunate enough to take out third place on a countback. Spokesman Sandy Kimberley, from the winning side Pymble, was at Wakehurst to receive her award and stated that all the team were so pleased to achieve this win and are looking forward to defending their title at their home course in 2012. Sandy Kimberley from Pymble, winning team at Wakehurst At Cronulla Golf Club Course Number One Anna Yoon from Strathfield Golf Club produced the best gross score of the day with an even 90 which was quiet a remarkable achievement when taking into account the other scores that were submitted whilst Castle Hill s Jo Power took out the best 18 holes nett prize on countback with a 67. The day started with cool and overcast conditions at Cronulla with 120 players entered into the field all hoping to contribute a low number to their home club s combined nett score. As defending champions, Cronulla Golf Club had the privilege of hosting one component of the event and scores suggested that despite the great weather conditions that prevailed in the end competitor s still found the Cronulla layout difficult to handle. At Wakehurst Golf Club Course Number Two Pat Robison from Long Reef Golf Club shot the best nett score of the day with 72 nett off a 27 handicap. This was an excellent score given the challenge of the Wakehurst course. One of the winning team members from Pymble, Lisa Green was successful in taking out the scratch with scoring a 92. At Wakehurst the day dawned &aposa perfect spring day&apos with the temperature hitting 25C by mid morning. All players were happy to see the sun shining and were looking forwarded to taking to the field to represent their respective clubs. The course at Wakehurst was presented in pristine condition with the greens running extremely fast as is the norm. The freshly fairway were appreciated by the players who found all aspects of the course challenging. Captain of Wakehurst Golf Club, Barbara Webster accepts the Host Club Medal from Golf NSW Match Official, Lynne Robson Bronze Medallion Format The Women’s Bronze Medallion is an 18-holes stroke handicap competition for teams of four players on handicaps from 23 to 32. The event is played on two courses, which are determined by the results of the previous year s Competition. Each Club entering the competition nominates the players to represent it and the courses on which each pair will compete. The Bronze Medallion is awarded to the team with the best aggregate of four scores.