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Oh wins ladies golf

Rashneel Kumar
Sunday, June 08, 2014

GYE Oh fought off a tough challenge from Maxine Pretty on the final day yesterday to claim the Fiji Ladies Open title at the Fiji Golf Club course in Vatuwaqa.

Oh, who has been heading the leader board since day one, remained composed to clinch her fifth Fiji Ladies Open title.

The Fiji Golf Club member managed overall gross score of 307 and defeated Pretty in the playoff to claim the top prize.

Pretty from the Growling Frog Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia also scored 307.

"It was a tough competition. I played consistently and I think that helped me to overcome the challenges," Oh said.

"I won the Fiji Ladies Open title four times and it always feels good to win here."

Robyn Tuivakano of Tonga was crowned the nett winner after scoring 273 while Mi Jeon Park of Fiji Golf Club finished runner-up on 278.

Last year's winner Sylvia Joe claimed the division one best gross prize after scoring 317 while the best nett prize went to Luisa Balekana of Solomon Islands on 288.

Elina Raass of Tonga scooped the best gross prize in division two after scoring 361 while Margie Browne of Fiji Golf Club managed the best nett of 291.

The division three best gross went to Mereani Naisara on 402 while Sunny Lee won the best nett prize on 288.





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