Bronte’s top of the shots in Adelaide

BRAMHALL ace Bronte Law was top points scorer in the Astor Trophy, Women’s Amateur International Team Matchplay Championship played every four years and won by GB&I at Fairhaven in 2011.

BRONTE LAW

BRONTE LAW: Top scorer in Adelaide

She racked up 6,5 points out of eight but host nation Australia claimed the title for a fifth time at Grange Golf Club in Adelaide today .

The team of Shelly Shin (16), Hannah Green (18), Jenny Lee (18), Becky Kay (15) and Gennai Goodwin (20) completed a 100 per cent winning record through the four-match programme by beating South Africa 5-2 on the final day.

Australia led 2-0 after the morning foursomes and took the singles 3-2.

New Zealand beat Canada 5-2 in today’s other closing encounter, winning the foursomes 1.5-0.5 and the singles 3.5 to 1.5.

Australia’s previous triumphs in the Astor Trophy – formerly known as the Commonwealth Tournament – came in 1983, 1995, 1999 and 2003.

GB&I finished on two points, two behind Australia alongside New Zealand and South Africa.

 

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