Sunday, September 23, 2007

Helen Faulds beats the Border Champion

Downfield’s Heather Anderson, the North area champion, knocked out Midlands title-holder Lorna Bennett from Ladybank by one hole in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association championship at Blairgowrie today.
Lorna is a member of the Scotland team for the Senior Women’s Home Internationals at Royal Tara, Ireland from October 2 to 4.
West champion Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) is also in that team and she was in good form in reaching the semi-finals at Blairgowrie with a 6 and 4 win over former champion Liz Campbell (Torwoodlee), the Borders title-holder.
Christine McAndrew (Nairn Dunbar), the Highland champion, also played well to win by 4 and 2 against Ruth Brown (Lothianburn), the East title-holder.
Jean Brydson (Galloway) won at the 21st hole in her quarter-final against Pearl Beattie (Dumfries-shire).

The semi-final line-up on Monday morning is:
9am Anderson v Brydson.
9.10 McAndrew v Faulds.
Final will tee off at 1.30pm.

H Anderson (North) bt L Bennett (Midlands) 1 hole.
Jean Brydson (Galloway) bt P Beattie (Dumfries-shire) at 21st.
Christine McAndrew (Highland) bt Ruth Brown (East) 4 and 2.
Helen Faulds (West) bt Liz Campbell (Borders) 6 and 4