Thursday, August 03, 2006
Pat Hutton's Team wins the SVLGA Area Team Championship
Scotland won the Veteran Ladies Golf Association’s area team championship for the Miller Stirling Trophy at Formby Golf Club today.
The team, captained by Pat Hutton (Lanark and SVLGA -- West Division), clinched the title with a sweeping 7-2 win over North of England, last year’s winners. The victory completed a three wins out of three record over the three days for Scotland.
The Scots had one hand on the trophy when they made a 3-0 clean sweep of the morning foursomes and took the singles 4-2 with wins by Lorna Bennett (Ladybank), Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) and Pamela Williamson (Baberton) plus halved matches involving Moira Thomson (North Berwick) and Fiona De Vries (St Rule).
“It was a wonderful team to captain with such strength in depth,” said Pat
NORTH OF ENGLAND 2, SCOTLAND 7
Foursomes: A Wood & E Elliott lost to M Thomson & L Campbell 1 hole; J Rogers & C Williamson lost to P Williamson & M Tough 3 and 2; H Smyth & L Hague lost to F De Vries & K Sutherland 5 and 3 (0-3).
Singloes: Williamson halved with Thomson, Hague lost to Bennett 1 hole, C Kirk lost to Sutherland 3 and 1, Wood lost Williamson 5 and 4, Elliott halved with De Vries, Smith bt N Fenton 2 holes (2-4).
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report