Golf: Hickleton win women’s Danum Cup

Hickleton: back row - Nicola Slater, Pip Henery, Alison Knowles, Diane Hodgson, Liz Nevens. Front-row - Jasmine Rees, Maggie Fowler (captain), Trina Swain, Sonia Sugden.
Hickleton: back row - Nicola Slater, Pip Henery, Alison Knowles, Diane Hodgson, Liz Nevens. Front-row - Jasmine Rees, Maggie Fowler (captain), Trina Swain, Sonia Sugden.

Hickleton Golf Club continued their dominance of the women’s Danum Cup with a sixth success in the last nine years.

The club, who won the annual competition, which also features Doncaster and Wheatley, took the honours for the first three years after being invited to take part for the first time in 2008.

They also won the event in 2013 and last year.

They successfully defended the cup with a gross score of 549, 31 ahead of runners-up Wheatley.

Doncaster (595) finished third.