Tuesday, September 15, 2009

West Vets Captain -- Helen Faulds in top 40 after Round 1 at the British Seniors

Fiona de Vries (St Rule) spearheaded the Scottish challenge in the first round of the 54-hole Senior Women's British Open amateur golf championship over the Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club links in South Wales today.
In windy conditions, Fiona shot a seven-over-par 81 to be six shots behind joint pacemakers Roz Adams (Addington Court), Denise Richards (Bargoed) and Ireland's Helen Jones (Strabane).
Fiona goes into the second round sharing 11th place in a field of 75.
Second best Scot is East Vets Webmaster Noreen Fenton (Dunbar) in joint 19th place with an 82.
Lorna Bennett (Ladybank), who finished fourth in this championship last year, is sharing 22nd place with an 83.
Scottish Vets Captain Lynne Terry (Cruden Bay) and West Vets Captain Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) both had 87s for joint 38th place while Scottish Vets Vice Captain Pamela Williamson (Baberton) was tied for 49th place with an 89.
The leading 40 and ties after Wednesday's second round will qualify for the final 18 holes.
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