MILTON’S Kelsey Bennett has played a pivotal role in the Golf NSW team taking out the Australian Women’s Interstate Teams Championship at Glenelg Golf Club in South Australia this week.
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Bennett finished with three wins from three starts for the Blues and has earmarked herself as one of the up-and-coming stars of NSW and Australian Amateur golf.
The 18-year-old, playing at position number five in the final, showed her mettle in the strong winds and blizzard-like temperatures, delivering an early win for the Blues with a with a 4/3 win over her Western Australian opponent, Georgia Shears.
NSW eventually won the final against Western Australia four matches to two, to take home the Gladys Hay Trophy for the first time in nine years.
Bennett was thrilled with her performance over the week.
“I was very happy with how I played all week,” Bennett said.
“It’s been a great experience for me.
“The team vibe was awesome, all of the girls are so lovely, it’s great.
“It was good for us to take the win, being my first time in the team.”
Next up for her is the Northern Territory Amateur championship in June, which she believes she ‘can win’.
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