Yorkshire golf: Rochelle Morris leads fine White Rose showing at Formby Ladies GC

Woodsome Hall GC's Rochelle Morris.
Woodsome Hall GC's Rochelle Morris.

WOODSOME HALL GC'S Rochelle Morris went close in the Leveret Trophy at Formby Ladies GC, finishing second by just a shot.,

And she was one of three Yorkshire players who finished inside the top six, with Rotherham GC's Olivia Winning placing fifth and Lees Hall GC's Holly Morgan sixth.

Morris, who finished second in both the English women’s amateur championship and the English women’s open stroke play championship last year, shot rounds of 70 72 at Formby to finish level par as Cleobury Mortimer GC's Emily Price took the trophy (72 69).

Winning (70 74) was one shot better than Morgan (72 73).

Other Yorkshire competitors were Selby GC's Ellie Goodall (74 76, 15th), Woodsome Hall's Melissa Wood (81 70, 16th), Ganstead Park GC's Abigail Smee (72 79, 20th), Flamborough Head GC's Georgina Hirst (77 78, 29th), Garforth GC's Laura Morrison (79 77, 31st), Hessle GC's Jessica Smee (79 80, 35th) and Hickleton GC's Nicola Slater (85 80, 46th).