Sally Brown wins Ifield Golf Club Championship

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Sally Brown won the Ifield Golf Club Ladies Championship for the sixth time when she finished ahead of the 23-strong field, winning by a massive 14 shots.

Played over 36 holes, five-handicapper Sally carded a gross 76 which is four-over-par.

This was eight shots of nearest rivals in joint-second Leanne Caffyn, handicap eight and Ingrid Birrell-Gray, handicap 11 with a gross 84.

Brown played very well - the highlight of her round was an eagle three down the par 5 15th hole. Her second shot went to within 75 yards of the green and her third pitch shot went in the hole.

In the afternoon Sally played consistently and finished with a gross 79 for a total of 155.

Leanne also continued her good form, and finished with a gross 85 for a total of 169.

Lisa O’Donnell added a gross 82 to her morning round of 88 to gain third place on countback from Ingrid Birrell-Gray.

The MacLean Trophy got the best nett score was won by Veronica Strachan, handicap 30, with a nett total of 142 - 69 in the morning and 73 in the afternoon.

Val Young, handicap 16, came second with a total of 144 - 71 and 73. The ladies enjoyed fine weather and the course was in good condition.