Anna Hubbard has been named by the Ladies’ Golf Union as the manager of the Great Britain and Ireland team for the 37th Curtis Cup match against America at The Nairn Golf Club, Scotland from 8-10 June, 2012.

Hubbard fills the gap left by the recent death of Sue Turner, also from Wales, and maintains the all-Wales team leadership with Tegwen Matthews, the team captain.

“It’s a great honour for me to accept this privileged position of team manager for the Curtis Cup,” said Hubbard.

“I shall strive to fulfill the highest standards set by my predecessor, Sue Turner, who will be dearly missed by all.

“My most memorable golfing experience was acting as the Wales team manager when Sue Turner was captain and led them to the Women’s Home Internationals title two years in a row – at Wrexham in 2008 and Irvine in 2009.”

An all-round sports enthusiast all her life, Hubbard represented her county at athletics, hockey, netball, badminton and golf and was an athletics under-18 Welsh international for two years

Meanwhile, Mary McKenna, who captained the GB&I at the 2008 and 2010 Curtis Cup matches and played in nine Curtis Cup matches between 1970 and 1986, has accepted an invitation from the LGU to be a team advisor.

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