Sunday, October 12, 2008

Scottish Seniors Strokeplay Champion -- Mary Smith is the best Senior at the Champion of Champions

Mary Smith -- Scottish Seniors Strokeplay Champion was the best Senior in the Champion of Champions event played over the Glasgow Gailes links in Ayrshire this afternoon. Fiona De Vries (Scottish Vets Champion) was the next best Senior followed by Lorna Bennett (Scottish Seniors Matchplay Champion)
Final results:
76 Alexandra Bushby (North of Scotland), Carly Booth (Scottish Girls) [Bushby won after a playoff]
78 Rachael Livingstone (Midlothian) bih, Cara Gruber (Northern Counties)
79 Mary Smith (Senior Strokeplay)
80 Susan Wood (Drumpellier -- Lanarkshire)
82 Fiona de Vries (Veterans)
83 Laura Walker (Perth and Kinross)
86 Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm -- Renfrewshire)
87 Rebecca Wilson (Angus), Lorna Bennett (Senior Matchplay)
88 Ruth Carroll (East Lothian), Lindsay Kirkwood (Dumfriesshire)

To read the full report go to Gillian Kirkwood Website

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Scotland win against Ireland in the Home Internationals

Foursomes: L Bennett & F De Vries bt H Jones & S O'Brien-Kenney 3 and 2; M Smith & H Anderson halved with V Hassett & V McBride; J Harrison & F Hunter bt M McKenna & M Madden (2 1/2-1/2).
Singles: Bennett lost to O'Brien-Kenney 4 and 3, De Vries bt Jones 3 and 2; Smith bt Madden 5 and 4, Anderson bt Hassett 3 and 1, Harrison lost to McBride 2 and 1 (3-2).
Wales shocked hot favourites England - bidding to win the title for a sixth year in a row - by beating them 5-3 in the title decider on the last day of the senior women's home internationals at Little Aston Golf Club, near Birmingham.
1 Wales 3 wins, 2 England 2 wins, 3 Scotland 1 win, 4 Ireland 0 wins.
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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Scotland lose to England in the Senior Home International

Foursomes: C Quinn & C Watson bt L Bennett & F De Vries 4 and 3; J Collingham & BN Laird bt M Smith & H Anderson 2 and 1; C Stirling & C Kirk bt F Hunter & J Harrison 2 holes (3-0).Singles: S Dye halved with Bennett, Kirk lost to De Vries 3 and 2, Collingham bt Anderson 4 and 2, Watson halved with Harrison, Stirling bt Hunter 4 and 3 (3-2).
To read the full report go to the Gillian Kirkwood Website