TOP SEEDS PROGRESS AT SENIORS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

16/02/2010

The top four seeds all won through the first round of matchplay in the New Zealand Women’s Seniors Championship in Hamilton today.

Top qualifier and favourite Robyn Boniface (Invercargill), second seed Sherry Weatherstone (Martinborough), third seed Carol Leary (Waimarino) and fourth qualifier Robyn Pellow all won through at Lochiel Golf Club today.

There were some upsets in the championship draw with 12th qualifier Tui Thomas (Cambridge) and 11th seed Denise Hunt (Putaruru) beating fifth seed Pat Kwok (Hamilton) and sixth qualifier Jan Malcolm (Hukanui) 1up and 2 and 1 respectively.

Players enjoyed still and humid conditions, ideal for good scoring at the Lochiel course today.

The quarterfinals are tomorrow with semifinals and final on Thursday.

Results, matchplay round 1: Robyn Boniface (Queens Park) bt Sharron Yeates (Te Puke) 7 and 6, Saida Wilson (Judgeford) bt Jillian Reakes (Pirongia) 1up, Robyn Pellow (Ngaruawahia) bt Colleen Woodham (Hamilton) 7 and 5, Tui Thomas (Cambridge) bt Pat Kwok (Hamilton) 1up, Sherry Weatherston (Martinborough) bt Mariana McDermott (Martinborough) 3 and 2, Lois Jones (Hamilton) bt Trish McBride (Hamilton) at 19th, Carol Leary (Waimarino) bt Mary Mackwell (Hamilton) 2up, Denise Hunt (Putaruru) bt Jan Malcolm (Hukanui) 2 and 1.

 

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