Saturday, September 19, 2009

Denise Walker wins Auckland Ladies Open

Denise Walker formerly of West Auckland now resident in Queensland, Australia has returned to New Zealand on holiday and won the Auckland Ladies Open earlier today at the West City Darts hall, Ranui beating Gail Taylor of Waihi in the final 4 to 2 and taking home $600 in prize money. On the way to the final Denise showed fine form with consistant scoring and finishing to beat Sandra Mathews, Peggy Wikaira and Bubs Sylva all of Auckland. Gail defeated Gerry McDonald and Jo Kinita on her way to the final.
There were 44 entries and 23 qualifiers. The highest finish of the day was Peggy with 145. Mayreen Tai, Diane Fergus and Maria Kokiri scored 180's. This was the most entries since the Auckland Open started 4 years ago. The tournament is New Zealand Dart Council ranked.