GOLF: Milton member Thalia wins county championship

Northants county champion Thalia Martin.
Northants county champion Thalia Martin.
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Peterborough Milton’s Thalia Martin was crowned county champion at the weekend (May 9).

The 19 year-old six-handicapper won the Northants Ladies County Championship on her own club course at Castor after three days of intense competition.

Martin, a former county tennis champion, fired two excellent rounds of 74 and 78 to finish top of the leaderboard going into the knockout stages.

Then she fought her way through the quarter-final and semi-final stages before beating her Northants county colleague Mary MacLaren from Wellingborough 2 and 1 in the final.