MELTHAM golfer Pauline Hazelden came within a shot of winning the Yorkshire Ladies Challenge Bowl staged at Shipley Golf Club.

Hazelden was the only local golfer to make it through to the final 16 qualifiers and shot a nett 71 to finish one shot behind the winner Lesley Turner from Otley.

Pauline is pictured (centre) with the Pontefract Ladies Trophy for the runner-up, flanked by Brenda Parker (left), president, and Lynn Wallis, the captain of the Yorkshire Ladies County Golf Association.

Scores: 1 Lesley Turner (Otley) 90-20=70, 2 Pauline Hazelden (Meltham) 81-10=71, 3 Morag Wilkinson (Otley) 87-16=71