Moorina Golf Club Wins Barclay Shield
Moorina Golf Club fought gallantly to secure a well-deserved victory in the Barclay Shield at Ulverstone Golf Club. The team of Diane Rattray, Tania Thompson, Lyn Mullins and Colleen Krushka won the team foursomes event with a net score of 151. Thirlstane Golf Club placed second on a count-back behind Moorina and one stroke in front of Llanherne Golf Club in third on 152. Thirlstane Golf Club was represented by Liz Sumpton, Glenda MacDonald, Pat Timmerman and Wendy Richardson. While Llanherne was represented by Lynda Targett, Pam Richardson, Mercedes Ellis and Sue Richardson. The day’s best 18-hole nett was presented to Llanherne Golf Club’s Lynda and Pam on 73½. The Llanherne pair finished half a stroke in front of Moorina’s Golf Club’s Diane and Tania on 74. Pauline Pearson from the Riverside Golf Club has been declared the overall winner of the International Bowl, winning by one stroke from Mary Snooks of Prospect Vale. The state-wide event supports the Women’s Australian Open and as winner, Pauline will be supplied with season passes and associated cocktail and proam spots. In the A-grade silver division, Prue James from Port Sorell won with seven-under and Raylene Taylor of Bridport was runner-up on six-under. The B-Grade bronze one division, Pauline won with nine-under ahead of Denise Morgan of Sheffield, Ulverstone’s Ros Dabner and Longford’s Toni Burton all on six-under. In the C-Grade bronze two division, Mary was eight-under and won by one stroke from Louise Gatenby of Longford at seven-under. Ulverstone Golf Club’s Sarah Johnstone won the Tasmanian Business Women’s Open title. The 26-year-old took out this year’s championship at Wynyard Golf Club with a four-over-par round of 75. Sarah defeated her nearest rival Georgia Milbourne from the Tasmania Golf Club by two strokes on 77 (+6). Third place went to Port Sorell Golf Club’s Sharon Crowden who returned a round of 83 (+12). The club teams event was won by the host club defeating Ulverstone by seventeen strokes. Wynyard’s Sue Young and Di Gray combined for a nett total of 130 with Rosemay Paton and Sarah representing Ulverstone.