Bronte’s birdie blitz wins US title

first_img English champion Bronte Law produced a birdie blitz to win her second title on the US women’s college circuit. Bronte, from Bramhall in Cheshire, was four-under par on her final nine holes of the Stanford Intercollegiate in California, hosted by Dr Condoleezza Rice, and won by two shots. She had four consecutive birdies from the 11th and although she dropped a shot on the short 17th she finished with another birdie on the last. It helped the Curtis Cup player to a total of eight-under par for the 54-hole event. Bronte, a student at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), had scores of six-under 65, 71 and 69. Her college finished third in the team event. Bronte (Image © Leaderboard Photography) is enjoying a run of low-scoring. In the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship in Japan last month she was 14-under par for four rounds and tied for third place in the individual table. So far in this US college season she is also 14-under par, for her nine rounds played The 19-year-old international is in her second year at UCLA and has played in two Curtis Cup teams. She won the English women’s amateur in July. Bronte is a member of the England Golf Women’s Squad. 21 Oct 2014 Bronte’s birdie blitz wins US title last_img read more

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Smith takes low gross at 108th PSC monthly tourney

first_imgFriday August 19 – GreenwoodGreenwood was this month’s choice for the August Pattaya Sports Club members monthly tournament.  There were 67 participants – and it would have been 71 had not a group of 4 gone to Green Valley by mistake!  Arriving at the clubhouse players were welcomed by Golf Chairman Joe Mooneyham ably assisted by Bob Linborg and Steve Mann.Sign in here. The weather could not have been better, cloudy and pleasantly warm.  The course was its usual immaculate self and one comment heard was, ‘if you cannot putt on these greens you cannot putt at all’.Just 7 ladies today and two produced the best scores (40 and 44) beating all the chaps!  It was good to see Paul Smith back today who came in with the best gross of 77.Martin Todd, winner in A Flight (left) with the PSC Golf Chairman Joe Mooneyham.The presentation and buffet were at Lewiinski’s and once again Colin and his team provided an excellent spread (always different) and great service.  After the buffet, and a few drinks, it was time for the presentation.Drinks Sir?Regular PSC Emcee Nigel Cannon introduced Golf Chairman Joe Mooneyham who expressed his appreciation for the support from members for today’s tournament.  Nigel then announced the winners with Joe presenting the prizes followed by the lucky draw – this month drawn by the day’s lady winner Duan Butpanya.This month’s 50/50 lucky draw winner, drawn by Joe was Noi Emmerson who was accompanied by daughter Emily.The next PSC Monthly is on Friday September 16 at Crystal Bay –sign up at the PSC office.Low Gross 1st Paul Smith – gross 77A Flight1st Martin Todd (7) net 712nd Jeff Wylie (6) net 723rd Alan Sullivan (11) net 73B Flight1st Eddie Beilby (15) 39pts2nd Dennis Jaycock (16) 35pts3rd Mike Jeffreys (16) 35ptsC Flight1st Henry Wong (24) 39pts2nd John Haddon (24) 35pts3rd Andrew Krawiec (19) 33ptsLadies1st Duan Butpanya (27) 44pts2nd Arisa Hennings (23) 40ptsNear Pins:  Jeff Wylie (2), Mashi Keneta, Mike Jeffreys, Yves Philibert, Duang Butpanya, Billy Fitzgerald, John Freehan, Joel Flor, Sim DavisLong Drives:  Jeff Wylie, Barry Copestake, Jean Morel, Arisa HenningsLadies top two, Duan Butpanya and Arisa Hennings.Noi and Emily, the 50/50 winners.last_img read more

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McGahan magic at Green Valley

first_img3rd Mark William (9) 38ptsB Flight1st Kevin Hamilton (19) 39pts2nd Tom Breslin (26) 38pts3rd Steven Phillips (29) 37ptsTwo flights on Wednesday at the groups home course of Green Valley.  The scoring was good, especially in the A Flight were Phonsie McGahan returned a superb 43 points to take the win ahead of Brian Orr, who himself came in with a great 41 point return.  Mark William was third with a ‘meager’ 38 points. PSC golf from The Caddy ShackWednesday, Jan. 4, Green Valley – StablefordA Flight1st Phonsie McGahan (7) 43pts2nd Brian Orr (15) 41pts In the B Flight Kevin Hamilton came out on top with a 39 point haul to finish one better than Tom Breslin in second and two up on Steven Phillips in third.  Steven had the consolation of recording the only birdie ‘2’ of the day.Friday, Jan. 6,Crystal Bay –StablefordA Flight1st Ted Gardner (6) 39pts2nd Doug Crowe (8) 39pts3rd Emmet White (10) 38ptsB Flight1st Olly (22) 40pts2nd Bruce Tollitt (19) 35pts3rd Dave Bramley (18) 35ptsThe good scores continued at always tough Crystal Bay on Friday with Olly top scoring on 40 points to claim the B Flight honours ahead of Bruce Tollitt and Dave Bramley; Bruce getting the better of the count back in the battle for second place.Ted Gardner meanwhile took out the A Flight with a fine 39 points off his 6 handicap to just edge Doug Crowe on another count back, and Emmet White completed the podium a further point behind.Doug Crowe, Mark William, Jim McGovern and Brian Orr shared the ‘2’s pot between them.last_img read more

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