6th Women's World Golf Croquet Championships hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay 2-9 February 2019
All the Players and some of the Organising Committee, Managers & Tournament Director


This photo was taken by Willy Ransfield of Design Studio who made the scoreboards. He framed it and donated it with the instructions that it be auctioned at the Presentation Dinner with the proceeds to go to Cranford Hospice. The winning bid was from the Heretaunga Croquet Club for $750.

NZ Players and Officials - 6th Women's World Golf Croquet Championships hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay 2-9 February 2019.

Left to right: Jenny Clarke (Canterbury) Ashley Cooke (Bay of Plenty) Helen Reeves (Hawkes Bay) John Christie (Tournament Director Thames Valley) Sue Truman (Waikato King Country) Ann Sharp (Otago) Phyllis Young (Thames Valley) Moya Lewis (Taranaki) Eleanor Ross (Nelson) Pat Anderton (Counties Manukau) Marion Taylor (Auckland) Sally Cole (Auckland) Dallas Cooke (Bay of Plenty) Sonya Sedgwick (Hawkes Bay) Geoff Young (Manager Thames Valley)
Sue Roberts (Bay of Plenty) Annie Henry (Nelson)

2019 Golf Croquet Nationals Results

Edmund Fordyce has secured his 2nd CNZ GC Nationals Championship title, defeating the current World U21 GC Champion and top seed Felix Webby 7-4, 7-3, 7-6 in Nelson.
18 year old Fordyce was dominant throughout the event and after finding his formidable shooting form after the doubles competition, won 27 of 28 games on the way to his 2nd title – his only loss being a -1 game against U21 compatriot Nathan Bullen in the first round of the KO.

In a similar run of results, Auckland’s Hamish McIntosh and Josh Freeth paired up to win this year’s GC National Doubles title with an unblemished record throughout 9 qualifying rounds, with just one game dropped to the Nelson combination Dennis Bulloch/Jace Hobbs in their Bo3 semi final match. Webby and Auckland’s Phillip Drew were runner’s up.

                                                                    

           Edmund Fordyce                                                           Hamish McIntosh (L) & Josh Freeth (R)

2019 GC National Singles Champion                                   2019 GC National Doubles Champions

 

 

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