Western District Ladies Golf Association Amateur Open underway

THE Western District Ladies Golf Association (WDLGA) Amateur Open Championship is underway at the Bathurst Golf Club.

The three-day tournament, beginning on Tuesday, is the 91st edition of the prestigious event.

The competition has attracted 156 entries from 30 Clubs.

Entrants will be playing a scratch and handicap event on each of Tuesday and Wednesday with foursomes on Thursday.

There’s four divisions of action in the 36 hole category being held on the Tuesday and Wednesday.

Division one are competing for the prestigious Jubilee Bowl (Open) and the Alan Yuille Cups (Closed).

These two perpetual trophies have been played for continuously since 1927.

Many of the ladies who have entered will have travelled some considerable distance given that the District is  NSW.

There are also ladies travelling from the metropolitan clubs such as Hunter Valley, Temora and Horizons.

Representing the local District are Chelsea Litchfield and Katrina Ferris from Bathurst plus Susan Fenwick from Duntryleague.

The club will host the Presentation Dinner Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.