Lyn leads South West region qualifiers to Grand Medal Final

Lyn Withey: Regional Winner 2016

Somerset golfer Lyn Withey has led 10 qualifiers into the England Golf Grand Medal Final to find the country’s champion woman medal player.

Lyn, of Mendip Spring Golf Club, won the South West Region final at Kingsdown Golf Club, Wiltshire, with a net score of 72, one-under par.

The other players who won places in the Grand Medal Final, are: Sue Stanbury of Okehampton Golf Club, Devon; Fiona Carpenter of Teign Valley Golf Club, Devon; Shirley Percy of Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club; Jackie Smeeth of The Point at Polzeath, Cornwall; Tracey Crow of Chippenham Golf Club, Wiltshire; Fiona Hudman of Tewkesbury Park Golf Club, Gloucestershire; Gill Brown of Mendip Golf Club, Somerset; Penny Long of Downes Crediton Golf Club, Devon; Pauline Henson of Dorset Golf & Country Club.

The regional final was contested by players from across England Golf’s South West region which covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. All the regional finalists had returned the best four scores at their club in the England Golf Medals during 2015.

The successful 10 players will meet qualifiers from five other regional finals at the Grand Medal Final at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire on Thursday, 13 August.

The Grand Final will be a feature of Golf Week, staged by England Golf to create a national grand finale for a host of handicap and team championships.