April 17, 2024

Double Delight for Steeden at State Medal

Worrigee Links’ Elizabeth Steeden made it a double delight at Stonecutters Ridge yesterday, snaring overall honours and the Division Two Country Medal at the Women’s Medal State Final.

Representing the Women’s Golf Illawarra, Steeden, playing off a handicap of 28, carded an impressive nett 65 to win by four shots from Bonnie Doon’s Margaret Spicer. Debbie Carter of Muirfield shot 72 nett to finish third.

In Division One, Port Kembla’s Nerida Edmonds took the country prize with a nett 73, while 13-year-old Emily Leong of Bonnie Doon was declared the metro winner, also on nett 73.

Division Two saw Steeden claim the country honour, while Spicer was declared the Metro winner with her two under par nett 69 effort.

In Division Three, Tanilba Bay’s Jayne Berriman took the country Medal with a nett 78, while Julie Quigg carded a nett 74 to take the Metro Prize.

Remarkable Effort

Shelly Beach’s Kim Burke was the overall gross winner after carding an 82, while special mention a special mention must be made of the performance of 90-year-old Nancy Smith from Gundagai, who was finished in third place in Division Three with 79 net 

Held annually since 1921, The Golf NSW Women’s Medal Competition is played in three divisions, over six rounds at club level.

With Competition beginning in February, the winner of the Medal in each Division at their home club is the player returning the lowest nett aggregate of three (3) scores at the end of the six rounds.

Club level qualifiers are eligible to compete in their respective District & Metropolitan playoffs. The winners of the district playoffs and the top three metropolitan place getters in each division qualify to play in the State Final.

Overall State Final Winner – Elizabeth Steeden – HCP 28 (Worrigee Links GC) – Net 65

Division ONE

Country Winner – Nerida Edmonds – HCP 21 (Port Kembla GC) – Net 73

Metro Winner – Emily Leong – HCP 14 (Bonnie Doon GC) – Net 73

Division TWO

Country Winner – Elizabeth Steeden – HCP 28 (Worrigee Links GC) – Net 65

Metro Winner – Margaret Spicer – HCP 30 (Bonnie Doon GC) – Net 69

Division THREE

Country Winner – Jayne Berriman – HCP (Tanilba Bay GC) – Net 78 CB

Metro Winner – Julie Quigg – HCP (The Coast Rec & GC) – Net 74

FULL RESULTS – https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/6842666785934719678

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