Rachael Goodall wins Harper Salver

Cheshire’s Rachael Goodall scored four-under par to pip English champion Hannah Barwood by a stroke in the Harper Salver at Bath

Rachael Goodall

Rachael, 17, from Heswall, opened with a level par 74 and followed up with an afternoon 70, which equalled the low round of the day. Meanwhile Hannah, also 17, from nearby Knowle, scored 72, 73.

Another Knowle player took the handicap honours. Shelby Smart, aged 13, was two-under her handicap both morning and afternoon and now plays off six.

Danielle Anderson of Rochford Hundred, Essex, had a hole in one on the 14th hole and received a memento from the organisers, the Bristol & District  Lady Golfers Association.

The event, which is sponsored by local author Diney Costeloe, attracted players from 39 clubs as far away as Yorkshire, Dorset and Essex.

Leading scores.

Harper Salver:

144 Rachael Goodall (Heswall) 74, 70

145 Hannah Barwood (Knowle) 72, 73

148 Julia Norman (Exeter) 71, 77

150 Charlotte Austwick (Pike Hills) 77,73; Laura Cutler (Warley Park) 76, 74

Handicap section:

Net 144 Shelby Smart (Knowle) 72, 72.

145 Gillian Kinnear (Copthorne) 75, 70; Portia Abbott (Kingsdown) 74, 71

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