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Worrigee Links Golf Club

2019 WGI Open Tournament

The WGI Open Tournament will be held on Mon 23rd, Tues 24th, Wed 25th September 2019 at Worrigee Links.

The 2019 Club Committee Day will be held at Gerringong Golf Club on Monday 25th February.

Golf NSW are replacing the Fourball Championship with a new event. Details will follow once received.

 
 
Colleen Bell








Joint Foursomes Winners

2018 WGI Open Tournament Results

Congratulations to Colleen Bell, a Wollongong Golf Club member, who won the Open District Championship contested over 36 holes. Colleen scored 170 gross for the 36 holes with Debbie Byrnes, from Port Kembla, the runner-up on 173.

Colleen also won the Champion of Club Champions event contested on the first day. Players from 18 clubs enjoyed the 3 days of competition on the Port Kembla golf course.

The District Foursomes event, with 128 ladies braving the cold & rain, produced joint winners scoring 84 gross. Congratulations to Colleen Bell & Alsion Webb (Wollongong) and Debbie Byrnes (Port Kembla) & Lynne Townsend (The Australian/Wollongong).

Please find the day's results here.

 
 
Jeanette Whitehead

2018 WGI Trophy and Medal Playoff

The WGI Trophy event was played in conjunction with the first round of the Tournament. Jeanette Whitehead, a qualifier at Port Kembla, was the winner of the valuable watch.

The NSW Women's Medal Playoff was contested in conjunction with the 2nd round of the Tournament. The Division winners were Debbie Byrnes (Port Kembla), Sue Earle (Worrigee Links) and Robyn Dorney ((KIama) who now progress to the State Final at Horizons Golf Resort in December.



 
 
Judi O'Brien and Pam Middlebrook

2018 WGI District Fourball Qualifier

Judi O'Brien & Pam Middlebrook (Jamberoo) are on their way to the State Final at Bonville Golf Resort in November as winners of the WGI Playoff for the NSW Fourball Championship at Worrigee Links on Monday 27th August. Judi & Pam scored a creditable +6 in this 4BBB Par event played on a very cold day. Well done and good luck in the State Final.

Please find the day's results here.

 
 
Deb Weeks

2017 WGI Open Tournament Results

The 2017 WGI Annual Tournament was held on Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th October 2017 at St Georges Basin Country Club. Deb Weeks had great success at the Open Tournament winning the District Championship with gross scores 78 & 77. Wollongong's Lynne Townsend was only one shot behind with 75 & 81 gross scores. Deb also won the highly contested Champion of Club Champions event, following a playoff with Peta Griffin from Shoalhaven Heads. Players from 22 clubs enjoyed the 3 days of competition on the well prepared St Georges Basin course.

 
 
Aoauli Carrett

2017 WGI Trophy and Medal Playoff

The WGI Trophy event was played in conjunction with the first round of the Tournament. Aoauli Carrett, a qualifier at Worrigee Links, was the winner of the valuable watch. The NSW Women's Medal Playoff was contested in conjunction with the 2nd round of the Tournament. The Division winners were Debbie Byrnes (Port Kembla), Trish Orford (Gerringong) and Kerry Michie ((Links Shell Cove) who now progress to the State Final at Horizons Golf Resort in December.



 
 
NSW Womens Fourball Championship Qualifier

NSW Women's Fourball Championship District Qualifier

Congratulations to Julie Kemp and Vicki Critcher (St Georges Basin) who won the WGI Playoff for the NSW Fourball Championship at The Links Shell Cove on Monday 28th August. They now progress to the State Final at Bonville Golf Resort in November. Julie & Vicki scored +6 and won on a countback from Lyle Kite & Wendy Thomson (Highlands). 102 ladies braved the very strong, icy wind to play this 4BBB Par event.

Please find the day's results attached.

 
 
State Finals of the Women's Medal Competition

State Final of the Women's Medal Competition

The State Final of the Women's Medal Competition was played in extreme heat and strong winds at Stonecutters Ridge GC on Wednesday 14th December. Congratulations to all 3 WGI Medal winners who had great success in this State Final. Bonita Bruce (Port Kembla GC) (centre in photo) was the Country Gold Medal Winner. Kerry Michie (The Links Shell Cove) (right in the photo) took out 3rd prize in the Country Silver Medal. Stella Kelly (Sussex Inlet GC) (left in the photo) was Runner-up in the Country Bronze Medal.

 
 
Lynne Townsend

2016 WGI Open Tournament Results

The 7th Annual Tournament was held at Kiama Golf Club on 10th to 12th October. Players from 20 clubs enjoyed good weather for the 3 days of competition. Wollongong's Lynne Townsend, playing off a Daily Handicap of 5, was the District Champion. Lynne scored 80 & 80 to win by 3 shots from her fellow club member, Colleen Bell (Handicap 2).

Click here to download the 2016 Tournament results including the WGI Finals' Events.



 
 
Colleen Bell

2016 WGI Finals Events

WGI Finals' events were held in conjunction with the WGI Tournament.

The 2016 Champion of Club Champions was won by Colleen Bell with an 83 gross. Pat Mackie from Shoalhaven Heads was the winner of the WGI Trophy, following a countback from Judi O'Brien (Jamberoo).

The WGI Medal was contested in conjunction with the 2nd round of the Tournament and the winner was Bonita Bruce (Port Kembla) with a 71 net.



 
 
Bonita Bruce

2016 NSW Women's District Medal Final

The Division 1 winner was Bonita Bruce (Port Kembla) with 71 net.

Kerry Michie (The Links Shell Cove) won Division 2 with 74 net and Stella Kelly (Sussex Inlet) with 72 net, won Division 3.

These 3 ladies progress to the State Final at Stonecutters Ridge on 14th December.



 
 
Foursomes Teams

2016 WGI Foursomes

Colleen Bell (Wollongong) partnered Alison Webb (Wollongong) to win the Foursomes Championship with 79 gross.

Last year's winners, Liz Cullen & Deb Weeks (St Georges Basin) were the Runners-up.

 
 
Trish Swan and Noni O'Donnell

2016 Fourball Championship

The NSW Women's Fourball Championship District Playoff was contested at Nowra Golf course.

Congratulations to Trish Swan & Noni O'Donnell (Kiama) who won the Fourball Championship District Playoff and now progress to the State Final at Bonville Golf Resort in November. This event was held in conjunction with a WGI Open 4BBB Par. Please find the day's results attached.

The State Final will be contested over 36 holes at Bonville Golf Resort on 22nd to 25th November.


 
 
Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club

2015 WGI Open Tournament Results

This 6th Annual Tournament was held at Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club on 6th to 8th October. Players from 20 clubs enjoyed playing on this relatively new 18 holes layout. Colleen Bell, playing off a Daily Handicap 4, was the Open Champion as well as the Closed Illawarra Champion. Colleen scored 82 & 78 to win by 6 shots from St Georges Basin's Deb Weeks who scored 79 & 87.

Deb Weeks combined with Liz Cullen (St Georges Basin) to win the Foursomes Championship by 5 strokes with an 83 gross score.

Click here to download the Tournament results including the WGI Finals' Events.

 
 
Deb Weeks from St Georges Basin

2015 WGI Finals Events

The WGI Finals Events were held in conjunction with the WGI Open Tournament. Deb Weeks from St Georges Basin won the prestigious Champion of Club Champions event with her 79 gross in the first round. Jeanette Whitehead from Port Kembla was the winner of the WGI Trophy following a countback from Marie Farrant (Jamberoo) and Kaye Mullgan (Wollongong). The WGI Medal was contested in conjunction with the 2nd round of the Tournament and the winner was Catherine Hayward (St Georges Basin) with a 71 net.
 
 
Liz, Jenny, Judi & Margaret

2015 WGI Fourball Championship District Playoff

This event is a 4BBB Par and was played at Wollongong Golf Club on Monday 7th September. Once again, due to the number of entries at club level, 2 pairs from the WGI District were able to progress to the State Final. Liz Cullen & Jenny Hartman from St Georges Basin (score +6), as well as Jamberoo players, Margaret Cook & Judi O'Brien (score +5), won the right to progress to the State Final at Bonville Golf Resort. The State Final is 36 holes played over 2 days on 25th & 26th November.

The photo of the successful ladies includes Liz, Jenny, Judi & Margaret.

The event was played in conjunction with a WGI Open 4BBB Par competition. Judi Newell & Val Leiner from Wollongong Golf Club won this open event with a score of +8.