West Essex’s Megan Jenkins has won the Essex Ladies Championship at Chelmsford Golf Club.

Jenkins, 16, won the qualifier against 24 other women, playing 36 holes and finishing with a gross score of 149 on the par 72 course.

After a further two rounds of match play, Jenkins won her semi-final game against Dulcie Sverdloff one up.

Jenkins met Sophie Madden – also of West Essex Golf Club – in the final after Madden beat Ashley Croft to progress.

The final was closely contested against Madden but Jenkins won three and one.