Pleasington Putter success for Olivia Winning

Olivia Winning Pleasington Putter

Yorkshire’s Olivia Winning won a sudden death play-off for the Pleasington Putter with a birdie four on the first extra hole.

She beat Welsh international Becky Harries  after they both returned level par totals of 148, each scoring an identical 74, 74 at Pleasington, Lancashire.

Olivia, 17, has been selected for the England Golf team which will defend the title at the Girls’ Home Internationals at Radyr Golf Club, Wales, from 7-9 August.

Lancashire’s Bethany Garton and Brogan Townend were one shot behind the leaders. Bethany took the third prize on countback, thanks to her second round 72 which was the best of the day. Sophie Lamb won the net aggregate prize with a five-below par score of 143.

Caption: Olivia Winning (left) receives the Putter from Pleasington ladies' captain, Elizabeth Hedley.

Leading scores
Par 74, CSS 77 75
148 Olivia Winning (Rotherham) 74 74, Becky Harries (Haverfordwest)  74 74 Winning won on the first extra hole.
149 Bethany Garton (Royal Lytham & St. Annes) 77 72, Brogan Townend (Pleasington) 73 76
150 Claire Smith (Silsden) 77 73  
151 Sophie Lamb (Clitheroe) 76 75, Katherine O'Connor (Tadmarton Heath) 75 76
153 Abi Laker (Frilford Heath) 76 77
154 Hollie Vizard (Pleasington) 77 77
155 Emma Allen (Meon Valley) 80 75