Date: January 16, 2011

Elliott captures Lake Macquarie Amateur

FINAL RESULTS Victorian Tier 2 National Squad member Breanna Elliott secured her first win in a National Ranking event at the Women&aposs Lake Macquarie Amateur at Belmont Golf Club near Newcastle. Elliott, from Yarrawonga Golf Club, won by one stroke from local favourite Julia Boland who was aiming for a fourth consecutive Lake Macquarie Amateur title. Elliott and Boland were level as they came up the 18th hole but Boland&aposs second shot bounced off the back of the green while Elliott&aposs found the front edge. Unable to get up and down, Elliott had two putts to seal the win. Queensland&aposs Courtney Massey finished third – one stroke behind Boland. Tier 2 National Squad duo Jessica Speechley (WA) and Ashley Ona (QLD) finished in fourth and sixth place respectively with Junior Squad member Minjee Lee (WA) in outright fifth. 2011 Champion – Breanna Elliott (VIC) 2010 Champion – Julia Boland (NSW) 2009 Champion – Julia Boland (NSW) 2008 Champion – Julia Boland (NSW)