Date: October 18, 2010

Speechley strides to Tasmanian Stroke Play win

Final Results Golf Australia National Squad member has Jessica Speechley completed a three stroke victory at the Elvie Whitesides 72-Hole Stroke Play Championship at Ulverstone Golf Club in Tasmania. Speechley, who led by 11 strokes going in the final round, finished with a final round 81 but had enough of a buffer to ensure her victory. Tasmania&aposs Ashlee Dewhurst fired her best round of the week in the final round with a 1-over par 73 to finish at 8-over. Victorian Breanna Elliott, West Australian Whitney Hillier and Queenslander Courtney Massey finished at 10-over, 11-over and 12-over respecively. Sarah King finished in outright sixth at 13-over par. The Tasmanian Women’s Senior, B & C Grade Amateur Championship concluded on Monday. Jane Donohue, Robyn Hatton and Jan Stokes won the Senior, B and C Grade events respectively.