Tracey Cooper of Selby holds off Patricia Harrison of Otley to clinch the Yorkshire Ladies Challenge Bowl
Cooper beat Otley’s Patricia Harrison 2&1 in the final after the pair each went through 18 qualifying holes and then three match play contests.
Harrison had hit the title decider’s first shot, winning the first with a par single, but Cooper turned it around by taking holes four and five and was never caught from that point.
Three times Harrison cut a two-hole deficit in half, but a superb chip and a run just inches from the cut at 17 allowed Cooper to close out the contest.
Tina Ives (Huddersfield) and Jane Henderson (Oakdale) were the beaten semi-finalists.
Ilkley’s Judith Booth was awarded the Victory Bowl for the highest qualifying net score of 71.
Ilkley’s Sue Atkins, Kath Chivers and Booth won the Hamilton Trophy and silver medals for the lowest team net score of 232, while Helen Drake Salver and gold medals for the lowest team gross score of The lowest team of 273 went to Oakdale’s Karen Leake, Patsy Rochester and Penny Baxter. .
The Everard Trophy for the tri-am competition was awarded to Anne Jones, Joyce Slater and Christine Downing of Oakdale with 82 points. Thirty-six runs scored by Hallowes’ Sandra Barnes and Marie Lethaby won them the Ilkley Trophy in the countdown in the greensomes event.