Seib, Lumsdon claim top prizes on home track

SPLASHDOWN: Country Club's Val Lynch splashes out of a bunker on Wednesday's final day of play. Photo: JUDE KEOGH
SPLASHDOWN: Country Club's Val Lynch splashes out of a bunker on Wednesday's final day of play. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

The Western Districts Ladies Golf Association annual tournament came to a close on Wednesday afternoon, with Country Club guns sealing the top two divisions’ main prizes.

Alison Seib won the Jubilee Brown and Alan Yuille Cup in division one, while Fran Lumsdon claimed division two’s Mabel MacKenzie Trophy.

Seib and Lumsdon were superb over the 36-hole tournament, on their home track, shooting the lights out to seal their prizes.

Seib shot a 36-hole total of 161 to win by nine shots from runner-up Sandra Schultz, from Duntryleague.

Lumsdon carded 185 in total, holding off fellow Country Club star Joanna Sangster’s (188c on a countback) charge.

In the top division’s handicap competition, Kerry McDonald (144) from Massey Park claimed the win from Toukley’s Judy Dind (146c/b).

Cowra’s Trish Moekerken (140) won the division two handicap award from Warren’s Trish McAlaray (144).

Mudgee’s Donna Doherty shot a 36-hole scratch total of 198 to win the Joyce Abbott Cupwon the from Duntryleague’s Ros Davis, who was just one shot behind on 199.

Dubbo’s Sue Drum (142) claimed the handicap prize.

In division four, Forbes’ Teresa Armitage (203) won the Eunice Bishop Bowl from Wellington’s Cheryl Royal (212).

Wellington’s Sue Martin prevailed in the handicap section of division four, finishing with 212 to claim the top prize with Dubbo’s Carmen Morely finishing in second.