The Women's Champion of Champions Tournament and Gross Stableford Rosebowl were held at Christchurch Golf Club yesterday in perfect summery conditions with the course in great order.
The Women's Champion of Champion for 2023 is Catherine Palmer of Christchurch (pictured right) with a 1 stroke win over Alisia Ren (Russley). Both players played immaculate golf, with Catherine finishing 1 over the card for a 36 hole total of 149 and and Alisia 2 over the card on 150. The final hole was the decider when Catherine made a birdie 3 against Alisia's par 4. This is the third consecutive year Catherine has won this event, which is a great achievement.
The 9 Hole Women's Champion is Philippa Lemon (Avondale), pictured left, with a gross score of 59.
The Pat Rennell Salver was won by Templeton's Dorothy Kennard and Sue Smith with a combined 33 points.
The Hagley Trophy for best Silver Champions net was won by Joanne Harkerss (Ellesmere) with a 36 hole total of 150.
The Gross Stableford Rosebowl was won by Rangiora's Jo Kent, Sue McFarlane and Vicky Lucas with a combined total of 55 points, making it back-to-back victories for the North Canterbury Club. Both Jo and Sue were also members of last year's winning Rangiora team. This competition is a NZ Golf club based event played by Silver and Bronze champions and Bronze Runners-up in an off-the-stick stableford format, the winners scores going forward to compete against other New Zealand districts.
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