Mae Cornforth gave the local crowds plenty to cheer about when she stormed to victory in the North West Championship at Goldfields West Golf Club on Monday. Cornforth carded rounds of 71, 76 and 69 to triumph on three-under-par 216, four shots ahead of Ekurhuleni’s Sarah Bouch five clear of Gauteng North’s Magda Kruger. The 18-year-old Potchefstroom golfer took the first round lead at the classical Bob Grimsdell-designed layout ahead of Monja Richards from Mpumalanga, who opened with a 72.
Kaleigh has moved to the most coveted position in Ladies Golf Gauteng, Number One golfer in our Union. Kaleigh just won the Curro Junior International by one shot from Bianca Theron. Kaleigh carded rounds of 79,69 and 74 to take the title.
The Order of Merit for 2014 is under way after two junior tournaments namely the Boland Junior Championships and the Western Province Junior Championships. The following girls have accepted invitations from Ladies Golf Gauteng President, Gill Van Der Meulen, to be part of our squad.