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Anna Possenniskie (left) and Debbie Donaldson.

It’s not often that two members of the same family compete for the winning place in the Womens’ Silver Golf Championships. But that is just what took place at the Martinborough Golf Club Sunday 7th November.  Debbie Donaldson and Anna Posseniskie, the daughters of Viv and Martin Napier, went head on to compete for the win. 

In the first half Debbie was in command with a score of 79 against Annas 83.  Debbie began the second half two up.

But after lunch Anna began to make a comeback. Tension increased. The atmosphere was electric.  But Debbie was not giving up without a fight.   She squared a few holes and won another.  A deviant drive, a missed chip through a slip of concentration and an unfortunate position down the bank on the 16th allowed Anna to finally win the game on the 34th hole.  It was a nail -biting finish and hard won. 

On examining the gross scores there was little in it.   The first half Debbie was 79 and Anna 83. In the second half Anna was 78 and Debbie was 83.                                                                                                                          Both girls played below their handicaps. Anna has a handicap of 7 and Debbie 8.

Afterwards Anna was thrilled with her win but shed a few tears because she really did not want to beat her little sister.  Then there were warm hugs all round proving beyond a doubt that sibling rivalry can have a harmonious outcome.

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