Championship decided on last putt.June 4, 2014 3:50am
Leanne Busch secured a one putt victory against club champion Helen Emery in the Valley View women’s championship last Wednesday.
In a close contest the entire day, Busch recorded her second championship victory with the final putt deciding the result of 181 to 182.
Busch said she thought Emery would come back and win, despite leading for most of the contest.
‘‘Helen played really well on the second nine and she really came back at me,’’ she said.
‘‘When we got to the last hole I wasn’t sure who was leading, whether I was in front or not, but after I put my last putt in Helen put her hand out and said congratulations and I just asked ‘are you sure?’
Busch said it was not until she had a chance to count the scoring cards that she was able to accept that she had won.
‘‘I was a bit nonchalant at first because I didn’t know the score when I putted out,’’ she said.
‘‘I wanted to add up first and then I realised ‘oh my God I have won’. It really only hit me though once you go inside and sit down and people congratulate you and you are presented the trophy with the other winners that it begins to feel more like a championship win.’’
Ms Busch has been playing golf for 26 years and won the Valley View women’s championship in 2009.
She maintains that she only plays the sport because it’s what she loves to do and has no particular goals for future championships.
‘‘Nothing really, I will just keep plodding along like I am now,’’ she said.
‘‘I’ll just do what I normally do because it’s what I enjoy.’’
Shepparton police are investigating the theft of an expensive Italian-made Pinarello cycle from inside a house during the weekend.
The Yarrawonga Chronicle and Travel and Cruise Yarrawonga are offering shoppers a chance to win an incredible cruise package this summer.
Last week Victorian Collections passed a major milestone, with the 50000th historical object record from the state’s heritage collections uploaded to the site.
Hellrazor has crossed first to win the 2014 Barrie Beehag event on Saturday.
Rochester Secondary College student Georgia Mundie will perform at an Equitana exhibition in Melbourne.
Fourteen parties and 37 candidates will contest the Northern Victoria Region for the Victorian upper house at the November 29 election, with the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) claiming the top billing on the ballot paper.
Playgroup of the Month for November.
Andrew Richardson and Matt Jackson have been appointed co-coaches of Finley's senior football side.
Two new Neighbourhood Safer Places for the Pyalong and Tooborac communities have been announced.
Runners from the Sri Chinmoy Peace Oneness-Home Peace Run visit local students to share message of goodwill.
Deniliquin’s Luke Harrington is hoping to start a horse riding club for people with a disability.
South African course builder Brian Lavery, now based in Melbourne, set a testing track for the Hunter Group World Cup Showjumping Qualifier on Saturday that brought some of the sport’s big names undone.
Scott Upston had a decorated career as a paralympic coach before moving to Benalla this year.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.