As Coffs Harbour prepares to welcome song writing great Elton John this month, compatriot Dame Laura Davies arrives to contest her third Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort.
The 56-year-old, who is always a crowd favourite at Bonville, will put the rookies through their paces on the championship course, where the Dame has made the cut on both occasions she has played previously. Davies finishing in 16th place in 2018 and 69th last year.
“I just play golf, I love the competition. For me, the pleasure begins on Thursday morning when a tournament starts. I come along and try to win. And that’s what I enjoy.” - Laura Davies.
The four-time major winner boasts career earning of over $3.2 million and has won 84 tournaments around the world. She says a down-to-earth attitude and a swing easy approach to the game is what keeps her going.
“I just play golf, I love the competition,” Davies said. “For me, the pleasure begins on Thursday morning when a tournament starts. I come along and try to win. And that’s what I enjoy.”
The 2020 Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic Bonville will feature some of the best female golfing talent in the world including Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year Esther Henseleit, Solheim Cup winner Anne Van Dam, 2019 NSW Open winner Meghan MacLaren, defending champion Marianne Skarpnord and returning Aussie Sarah Kemp.
The final round Sunday will be televised Free to Air on SBS television. Spectators can register for their FREE season pass at www.ausladiesclassic.com.au