Wednesday, April 25, 2012
WEST VET MAY HUGHES WINS THE LANARKSHIRE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
West Vet May Hughes, the Lanarkshire County No 3 seed, won the Lanarkshire Women's County Golf Championship for a fourth time at Bothwell Castle Golf Club today.
In wet conditions, May beat Jenny Potter (Cathkin Braes), the No 8 seed and conqueror of defending champion Rachael Taylor (Germany) in the quarter-finals, by 2 and 1. in the final.
Jenny was two up after three but May won the fifth and sixth to square the match and after nip-and-tuck over a sequence of holes, May went one up for good at the 14th.
She birdied the 16th to be two up and the 17th was halved.
Semi-finals - Jenny Potter (Cathkin Braes) beat Susan Wood (Drumpellier) 4 and 3; May Hughes (Lanark) beat Emma Caddow (Strathaven) 2 and 1.
Final - May Hughes beat Jenny Potter 2 and 1.