Rhonda Watson Brooch | Results

On Monday 16 August the Glenelg Golf Club hosted the 41st Rhonda Watson Brooch. Nine SA Clubs were represented. The day began with fresh baked pastries and Coffee after the golf ladies enjoyed lunch in the Member’s Lounge. Sue Tuohy, Rhonda’s daughter, attended to present the trophy.

Glenelg Golf Club is very proud of Rhonda. Hopefully this event will continue in the coming years to commemorate her service to golf and her many achievements.

The event is contested in two divisions, Silver for GA handicaps 15 and under, and Bronze for handicaps 15.1 to 23.9. In the Silver Division Glenelg was represented by Jo Ricourt, Louise Pike, Jill McDonald, and Bronze Division by Anna Standish, Joan Ferrier, Jennifer Carlaw.

Thanks to our Pro Shop and Hospitality Staff, and the Ladies Committee for running the event.

Annette Rieniets
Women’s President

Winner Kooyonga Aggregate Gross Score 255
Runner-Up Blackwood Aggregate Gross Score 261
Nett Winners Mt. Osmond   229
Runner-Up The Grange   237
Winner Mt. Osmond   104
Runner-Up West Lakes   93


Monday 16th August 2021

Silver Team Championship
Team of three stroke aggregate
GA Handicap 15.0 & under
Bronze Team Championship
Team of three stableford aggregate
GA Handicap 15.1 – 23.9
Entrance Fee: 
All players $40 each (Includes morning tea & light lunch)
Entries Close: Monday, 9th August 2021 at 3:00pm
Silver Brooch:
– Stroke Winning Team & Runner-Up Team
– Nett Winning Team
Bronze Brooch:
– Winning Team & Runner-Up Team
Important Information:
Draw will be available from Thursday, 12th August 2021 at www.glenelggolf.com
Please Note:
The Match Committee reserves the right to alter any conditions, time of play and umpire any disputes or protests.
If cancellation is within 7 days of the event the entry fee will be forfeited unless a substitute is found.
Entries will be accepted on a first come basis, and a waiting list maintained if entries exceed available tee times.

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Mrs Rhonda Watson OAM

Rhonda was born 13 October 1929.

Rhonda joined Glenelg Golf Club in 1948 as a Junior Member and in 1951 commenced her first year of 26 years playing for the Club in Pennant competitions.

Rhonda’s daughter Sue Tuohy, and grandson Ben Tuohy, were both Members of Glenelg’s successful Pennant teams and are active Members of the Club.

Rhonda won 12 State Championships and 13 Club Championships.

In 1959, Rhonda was the first lady to obtain a scratch handicap in South Australia.

Rhonda represented South Australia for many years as part of the State team and in 1962 and 1966 she was selected to represent Australia in the Tasman Cup Team.

In 1968, she won a Gold Laurel Wreath Brooch for playing par golf at Glenelg and in 1969, won the Champion of Champions trophy.

In 1970, Rhonda was non-playing captain of the Australia Tasman Cup team.

Rhonda was involved in the administration of Women’s golf at a Club, state and national level on various committees.

Rhonda was awarded:
• Life Membership of Glenelg Golf Club, the first lady to be honoured in this way
• Life Membership of the South Australia Ladies Golf Union
• OAM in 1978 for her services to golf
• Inaugural inductee into the SA Golf Industry Hall of Fame in 2011


Rhonda Watson OAM sadly passed away on 26 September 2019. 

A Tribute to Rhonda Watson