International Bowl The Women’s International Bowl is a special annual competition run to support the Women’s Australian Open. The Competition is an 18-hole stroke handicap open to female amateurs and is played between 1 January and 30 September 2011. The Competition is played in three divisions: Division 1: Handicaps plus to 22, Division 2: Handicaps 23-32, Division 3: Handicaps 33-45. The Divisional Winners and Overall Winner are determined by the number of strokes (if any) the nett result is under the AWCR of the course on the day of play. 2011 saw 3168 Women participate in the International Bowl with the winners listed below: Division 1 Judy Smith -7 (The Coast GC) Division 2 Maureen Keogh -10 (Murrumbidgee GC) Division 3 & Overall Winner Mary O Connell -11 (Bondi Diggers & Golf Club) Mary will be rewarded with a trip to the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne in February 2012 as well as a place in the Pro-Am. Goodwill Plate The Women’s Goodwill Plate is a special annual competition to raise funds for donation to a Charity recommended by the Board of Golf NSW. The Competition is an 18-hole stroke handicap event open to female amateurs and is played between 1 January and 30 September 2011. The State Winner is determined by the number of strokes (if any) the nett result is under the AWCR of the course on the day of play. In 2011, 4614 Women across New South Wales and the ACT took part in the Goodwill Plate, whilst at the same time raising over $9,000 for Carers NSW and the Melanoma & Skin Cancer Research Institute. With a score of -12 Annie Waller from Richmond Golf Club was successful in winning the Goodwill Plate. She was presented with the Goodwill Plate and winners vouchers at the recent Richmond GC presentation function.
Author: Jon Shineberg