Into swing of tournament

Jackie Hamilton, of Cromwell, takes her first swing as golfing women headed to Queens Park in Invercargill for the first day of the 101st Stead Cup.

Jackie Hamilton. PHOTO: LAURA SMITH
Jackie Hamilton. PHOTO: LAURA SMITH

The women’s tournament is held over three days and more than 50 entered its various categories.

Stead Cup spokeswoman Liz Joyce said it was a good number.

"It’s an opportunity, especially for the lower handicaps.

"It’s an opportunity for people to come and enjoy the golf and fellowship."

The cup was first won in 1919, and was last year won by Invercargill’s own Robin Boniface.

Players came from all over the country, some from as close as Cromwell and others from the North Island.

Ms Joyce said because many members had aged and found it harder to play the required number of rounds in the three days, they had introduced the American Foursomes.

As well as that, she said visiting players were impressed by the raffle and prizes.

The event was sponsored by ILT and Harcourts Real Estate. REPORT & PHOTO: LAURA SMITH

Add a Comment

 

suv-updated-banner_1.jpg

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Our journalists are your neighbours

We are the South's eyes and ears in crucial council meetings, at court hearings, on the sidelines of sporting events and on the frontline of breaking news.

As our region faces uncharted waters in the wake of a global pandemic, Otago Daily Times continues to bring you local stories that matter.

We employ local journalists and photographers to tell your stories, as other outlets cut local coverage in favour of stories told out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

You can help us continue to bring you local news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter