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Moorland course to host top ladies' county event

By This is Devon  |  Posted: November 20, 2010

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YELVERTON will host the Devon County Ladies' Golf Association county championships next year.

The ladies' county championships will be held at the Moorland course over three days in May.

The county championships are the jewel in the ladies' season and will tee off at Yelverton on Friday, May 13 and run through until the evening of Sunday, May 15.

Exeter's Lauren Pearce is the 2010 county champion.

Once again the ladies' county association is offering up a busy schedule throughout 2011 with a number of major events being held in West Devon.

As well as the county championship, the area will also host the Doris Willes-Little Finals Day, at Bigbury, on Tuesday, July 26.

Thurlestone hosts the South & West County Foursomes on Friday, August 12 while Staddon Heights is set to stage the Sheelah Creasy Bowl quarter-finals the following week, on Monday, August 15.

The ladies' County Bowmaker takes place on Friday, October 7 at Tavistock, stage for next season's men's centenary amateur county championships.

The DCLGA annual meeting will be held at Exeter on Monday, January 10 but the draw for next season's inter-club Still Cup has already been made.

Holders Exeter, who beat Saunton in this year's final, have been pooled in division two along with Tavistock, Thurlestone and Saunton.

Staddon Heights are in division three along with Churston, Torquay and Royal North Devon. East Devon, Stover of Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Tiverton are in division one.

The Devon Ladies' County Veterans hold their championships in Plymouth, at Staddon Heights on Tuesday, June 14.

Two days later the lady veteran's Flitch Vase will be staged at Tavistock while the DLCV Spring Meeting is hosted by Bigbury on Thursday, May 5.

Bigbury will also stage the annual lady county veteran's match against Devon County Lady Captains' Golf Society on Tuesday, September 13.

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