SAMANTHA Ferguson shot her way to victory in CoolangattaTweed?s ladies championship yesterday.
SAMANTHA Ferguson shot her way to victory in CoolangattaTweed?s ladies championship yesterday.

Young gun grabs title



SAMANTHA Ferguson was all smiles yesterday after defending her Coolangatta-Tweed Golf Club ladies championship title.

The 18-year-old Ferguson, who plays off three, won by 12 shots after scoring an 85, 76 and 80 in the three-round strokeplay competition.

"It feels really good," Ferguson said.

"It's exciting. I knew heading into (yesterday's) play I had an 11-shot lead and so I wasn't that nervous."

Ferguson, who has been playing since she was nine, was recently selected in the Queensland Academy of Sport.

Other winners in the 54-hole event, which was contested by 176 players, were:

l Pauline Neuhaus won B-grade, Glad Wilson r/up;

l C grade Carole Jebb, r/up Beryl Lynch;

l A Grade Kathy Sawyer, r/up Patricia Cheevers;

Pauline Neuhaus won B-grade net with Dawn Mew runner-up; and Carole Jebb won Cgrade net with Beryl Lynch runner-up.



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