GOLFBOX SENIORS CUP 2012
Teams Event Winners: Mandurah Country Club 71pts Marlene Helliar / Barbara Hall
Senior Veterans' Nett Winner: Marlene Helliar (Mandurah) 37 pts
Senior Veterans' Runner-Up: Peta Pracilio (Gosnells) 32 pts
Darwell Cup Gross Winner: Rosalind Fisher (Gosnells) 28 pts
Gross Runner-Up: Rosemary Boyd (Royal Fremantle) 24 pts
Veterans Cup Winner: Leonie Breen (The Links) 38 pts
Veterans Cup Runner-Up: Barbara Hall (Mandurah) 34 pts
Presented by the South African team Manager (Mrs. Darwell) in 1953 after they had visited
They were entertained extensively, the by South West and Great Southern Clubs, including going to Katanning where they took part in a mixed event.
They had almost a fortnight after their last official event before their ship sailed. They were extremely grateful and took up a collection and presented Women's Golf with a cheque, to buy a trophy for the State Championships in addition to presenting the Darwell Cup for the veterans event - GROSS.
The Cup was replaced in 1989 because the original had become very fragile. It was originally called Mrs. Darwell's trophy.
The Veterans Cup - Mrs O.Negus Trophy
Best Nett 18 Holes
The Main trophy for this event.
In 1938 when Mrs. Negus captained the first State Team to travel away, she had already been State Champion five times. The trip was subsidised by money raised by two Golf Balls, held in 1936 and 1937, and a levy of one shilling per player.
The team went to
She was also the first Western Australian to be chosen in an international team. She was a Life Member of WA Club and served on Womens Golf Executive. She presented the trophy for this event in 1951.
In 2003 The Veterans Cup became the Seniors Cup in line with Womens Golf