Date: September 09, 2014
Author: Golf Australia

Entries are closing soon for Australian Women�s Senior

ies are closing soon for the Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship at Riverside Golf Club, Launceston on 27-31 October 2014.

The Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship is in its 29th year and places are filling fast with 66 entries received from all over Australia and overseas.

Five time champion Sylvia Donohoe will by vying for another title to her name along with defending Champion Josie Ryan (Qld). Other top contenders include Jacqui Morgan (NSW) who won the title in 2012 and Robyn Puckett (USA) who won the title in 2010.

Riverside Golf Club is an 18 hole, par 73 golf course, measuring 5,339 metres for ladies. The course is situated in Launceston in Tasmania and is known for its lush fairways and greens.  With the Tamar Valley Wine Route not too far away and the many activities on offer in Launceston itself, the venue is sure to be fantastic for players on and off the golf course.

The Championship is open to women aged 55 years and over (as at 27 October), with a maximum handicap of 20.0. It is played over 36-holes qualifying, followed by elimination match play. The leading 16 players will qualify for the major championship, with another eight players in four age divisions qualifying for match play flights. The State Stroke Teams Event will again be played in conjunction with the qualifying rounds, with three players representing their state in the aggregate scratch competition. A Handicap Competition will also be held over the first two days.

Off the course, players will be able to renew friendships at the Welcome Cocktail Reception on Tuesday evening, and conclude with the Presentation Reception on Friday afternoon, all included in the entry fee. Once again, any player who introduces a friend to the Championship for the first time will go into the draw to win a prize for a $200 voucher to spend at the Riverside Golf Club pro shop.

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