Saturday, April 18, 2009

Scots Vets lead Irish by One Point at Cruden Bay

The Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association select will start the second and last day of their annual Mary McKenna Salver match with a 2 1/2-1 1/2 lead over the Irish Seniors team at Cruden Bay Golf Club.
The match finishes with eight singles, the first of which tees off at 11am on Sunday.
The Scots' winners today were Lorna Bennett and Fiona De Vries who beat Sheena McElroy and Marilyn Henderson 3 and 2, and Jill Harrison, and Fiona Hunter who beat Helen Jones and Mary McKenna by one hole in a match of rare quality - the better ball was an amazing 10 under par.
Ireland's win came from Valerie Hassett and Violet McBride who beat May Hughes and Kathleen Sutherland by 2 and 1.
The halved match featured Scotland's Heather Anderson and Mary Smith against Ireland's Mary Madden and Pauline Walsh.


Scots names first
FOURSOMES (2 1/2-1 1/2)
Lorna Bennett & Fiona De Vries bt Sheena McElroy & Marilyn Henderson 3 and 2.
Heather Anderson & Mary Smith halved with Mary Madden & Pauline Walsh.
May Hughes & Kathleen Sutherland lost to valerie Hassett & Violet McBride 2 and 1.
Jill Harrison & Fiona Hunter bt Helen Jones & Mary McKenna 1 hole.
Thanks go to Colin Farquharson for the report