Date: March 14, 2013
Author: Golf Tasmania

Tasmanian Women�s Team Announced

Golf Tasmania is pleased to announce its women’s team to contest the 2013 Australian Women’s Interstate Teams Matches in Tasmania during April and May. There are three newcomers to the team of six this year, replacing outgoing members Ashlee Dewhurst, Amanda Smith and Josephine Webberley. Returning to the team in 2013 is Launceston Golf Club member and former Australian Mid-amateur and Elvie Whitesides champion Tammy Hall. Hall is making her long-awaited return to the National scene since retiring from representative golf following the 2002 interstate series in Adelaide. Fellow Launceston Golf Club member Maree Coulson has been rewarded for her consistent performances in State events over the past few months. As has Ulverstone s Sharon Crowden who also received the call-up to State duties through hard work and diligence. These three ladies will be joined by seasoned campaigners Karen Calvert, Jane Hyland and Sarah Johnstone. The team will be keen to build on their performance at last year s series held at West Lakes Golf Club, Adelaide where the Apple Isle finished in fifth place ahead of South Australia. Royal Hobart Golf Club member Anne Medlycott will manage the team while Mowbray Golf Club Professional Brent Barlow has been named Coach. WOMEN S TEAM: Karen Calvert (Elderslie), Maree Coulson (Launceston), Sharon Crowden (Ulverstone), Tammy Hall (Launceston), Jane Hyland (Kingston Beach), Sarah Johnstone (Ulverstone), Amanda Smith-Non Travelling Emergency (Riverside), Anne Medlycott-Manager (Royal Hobart) and Brent Barlow-Coach (Mowbray). The Australian Women’s Interstate Teams Matches will be conducted at the Royal Hobart Golf Club, Seven Mile Beach from April 30 to May 4. States play each other over singles match play in a round robin format, concluding with a Final and each women&aposs teams consist of six players. The Australian Women&aposs Interstate Teams Matches are Australia&aposs pinnacle Amateur Team Golf Championships and entry is free to spectators.