Two of our ‘best dressed’ ladies, Gail Gore-Brown (l) and Jo Simmons. Image: contributed.

Yamba lady golfers elect their new Board

With Wednesday’s calendar hosting the Annual General Meeting there was no competition.

Friday’s competition was an American Foursome for the 45 members who participated and was an enjoyable way for our ladies to play a partner round with a focus on fun. Conditions were drizzly for most of the morning, but this did not deter Kay Caller and Lyn White from scoring a credible 70.125 to win the competition. Leigh Robertson and Sonya McLennan combined well, scoring 71.75 as runners up. The best putters on the day were Lee Daley and Jayne McCormack. It was great to have Jayne join us and win a prize for her efforts.

Janine Zietsch and Janelle Carpenter won the Flots and Jets 3rd hole NTP, while the Melt Massage & Beauty 12th hole NTP was taken out by Meg Kulmar and Sandra Wallace. Balls were awarded to teams with a score of 77.0 or lower.

On Saturday, Mary Hogan won the competition in a field of ten ladies with her score of 37pts. Tana Lowe was beaten on countback, also scoring 37pts; however, nobody could match Tana’s great shot on the Par 3 12th hole and she won the NTP as a result. 

Over 50 ladies attended our AGM on Wednesday morning. There is no doubt it has been a positive year for Yamba Ladies Golf despite the challenges thrown at us by the COVID-19 epidemic and associated restrictions.

Elections for the 2021 Committee were held with the following lady members being elected to volunteer in the following roles: Leigh Robertson (President); Lynne White (Vice President); Penny Cope (Captain); Margery Allison (Secretary); Kathy Lollback (Treasurer); Rae Blood (Committee); Jenny Dewar (Committee); Ann Groom (Committee) and Prue Leggoe (Committee). After standing down as President following three years of loyal service, Lynne White was given a special mention of thanks. Judy Palich was also acknowledged for her productive year as a Match Team Member in 2020.

Ladies are reminded that the ‘It’s in the Bag’ donation box is still in the ladies’ locker room. Monetary donations can be made at the pro shop and will assist Fay Gimenez and Sam Brown to make up bags of essential items to ensure vulnerable and at-risk women have the dignity they deserve. Thanks Fay and Sam!

Wednesday’s event is the much-anticipated Coloured Ball team event while Friday is a single Stableford round.

Next Wednesday will be our final round for the year followed by our Christmas Lunch and Presentation.

Happy golfing!

Leigh Robertson