Henderson shoots 70 at Amherst Ladies Invitational

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Coleman breaks 100 for first time

New Glasgow’s Julia Henderson (left) was the overall winner of the Amherst Ladies Invitational and Amherst’s Janice Coleman was the low net of the field Wednesday afternoon at the Amherst Golf Club.

AMHERST – New Glasgow’s Julia Henderson shot a 70 to capture the 2014 Amherst Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament trophy Wednesday afternoon at the Amherst Golf Club.

“My putting went well and didn’t go so well,” said Henderson, who was playing the Amherst Ladies Invitational for the first time. “I had a couple three-putts but I also had a few birdies.”

Henderson birdied hole numbers 4,5,8 and 15, and bogied hole numbers 12, 16, 18.

“Eliminating three-putts is always something I look to do in a round,” said Henderson.

Janice Coleman was the low net of the field after shooting a 98. With a handicap of 31, Coleman played in the third division and finished with a net score of 67.

“My putting and my drives were working well today, and it’s the first time I broke a 100, so I had a lucky day,” said Coleman, who was playing her third Amherst Ladies Invitational.

Coleman says she needs to improve her chipping game.

Both players said the course was in great shape.

“The course is in beautiful shape. It’s absolutely perfect,” said Henderson.

Temperatures reached a humid 26 C.

“It was very muggy out there but the rain held off, pretty well, until everybody finished,” said Coleman. “People got hit by rain on the last couple holes but that was about it.”

– Amherst Ladies Invitational results are as follows (score in brackets, gross/net):

Overall winner – Julia Henderson (70/69)

Low net of the field – Janice Coleman (98/67)

Division 1

First low gross – Helen Castonguay (78/72)

First low net – Jean Boudreau

Second low gross – Phyllis Longobardi (80/74)

Second low gross – Susan Tumblin (82/73)

Third low gross – Faye Gunter (86/76)

Third low net – Heather Mitton (91/75)

Division 2

First low gross – Dorreen Vienneau (88/70)

First low net – Joyce Creighton (92/69)

Second low gross – Ardith Barron (92/73)

Second low net – Sandy Huntley (97/69)

Third low gross – Sandra MacDonald (94/76)

Third low net – Heather Polley (93/71)

Division 3

First low gross – Karen George (103/71)

First low net – Phyllis Simons (109/71)

Second low gross – Nancy Spicer (106/72)

Second low net – Joan Quinn (109/75)

Third low gross – Su Carlsen (108/78)

Third low net – Barbara Oke (110/78)

Closest to the hole on No. 4 – Pam Sabean

Closest to the line on No. 11 – Heather Durant

 

Organizations: Amherst Golf Club

Geographic location: New Glasgow

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