Valerie Williams and Margaret Swift (Parkstone) are the only ladies pair in the whole of Dorset to have entered the Titleist Footjoy Matchplay Championships. Having had a Bye in the first round, on Thursday June 22nd they played at Knighton Heath in Round 2 against two Knighton Heath men - Andy Brown (10) and Chris Hill (6). They had a very convincing win of 5/4 and so progress on to the Quarter Finals.
Becky Hobell and Georgina Wrixon were were playing at Tehidy Park Golf Club (Cornwall) in the England Golf, South West Women's Regional final against all the other south west region golf clubs.
Becky placed 3rd out of 72 players with a 76 (one off the winning score) (Broadstone)
Georgina finished 7th out of 72 with a 79 (Ashley wood)
As such they will both now go forward to the England Golf national final, to be played on 18 August during England Golf Week at Woodhall Spa. This championship was formerly known as the England Golf Grand Medal.