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Monday, August 31, 2009

Raffi Dyer adds South Region girls'

title to her collection

Hampshire’s Raffi Dyer added another title to her 2009 collection when she won the EWGA South Region girls’ championship at Worplesdon.
The 18-year-old from Hayling was one-under par for the day with rounds of 73 and two-under 70. She was four shots clear of her closest challengers, Emma Carberry of Sussex and Sian Evans of Kent.Raffi and Lauren Davis – who had a top five finish - also won the team shield for Hampshire.
Earlier this season Raffi won the English schools’ championship and has just captained the girls’ team to a win over Wales in the annual schools’ international.
Next month she will again lead out the girls in the match against Scotland. Raffi is also the Hampshire girls’ champion and has won a place in the grand final of the Faldo Series in Brazil.The championship was contested by players from Hampshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex.
Leading gross scores
Par: 144 (2x72) CSS 72 72
143 Raffi Dyer (Hayling) 73 70.
147 Emma Carberry (Highwoods) 72 75, Sian Evans (Faversham) 71 76.
148 Alice Barnes (West Chiltington) 76 72, Lauren Davis (Meon Valley) 75 73, Abigail Cammack (Worthing) 71 77.
150 Daisy Wakelin (East Brighton) 75 75.
153 Nicole Hamilton (Dartford) 76 77.
155 Nicola Foster (Pinner Hill) 80 75; Tiffany Hewetson 76 79
Handicap trophy:
Alice Barnes (West Chiltington) net 136; runner-up Charlotte Ann Barrow (Brokenhurst Manor) net 137.
U15 trophy:
Nicole Hamilton (Dartford) net 68
U13 prize:
Charlotte Ann Barrow (Brokenhurst Manor) net 64
Lyndsey Hewison
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