The stroke competition played at County Armagh Golf Club on Thursday last was played for by 54 ladies in mixed weather. Oliver's Fruit and Vegetable store on Thomas Street Armagh very kindly sponsor this competition annually. It was also a qualifier for the Steenson Bowl which was kindly donated by Eileen Steenson, and the top 16 ladies go forward to play for the bowl.
The top golfer on the day was Carina Oliver with a fantastic score of 63 and was a clear 7 shots ahead of her nearest rival Emma Oliver. The gross was won with an 85 by June Humpheries, and Lynn Brown was 3 rd with 71. Carina's handicap dropped a whopping 6 shots while Lynn reduced hers by 1 shot.
The category winners were as follows: A G Rafferty 71, B L Megaw 75, C L Abbott 76, D D Carolan 78. The front 9 was B Hamilton's with 30.5 and K Edgar was best with 34.5 on the back 9. The par lady was C McAleavey and the 9 hole prize was picked up by Judith Humperies.
The past captain Paula McCrory presented the prizes to the winners in the absence of the lady captain. Paula thanked both sponsors for their generosity to the club.
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