Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Scotland beaten by England at the Seniors' Home Internationals

Scotland Seniors Team at Sheringham. Back row (left to right): Noreen Fenton, Ann Ryan, Mary Smith, Moira Thomson, Lorna Bennett. Front row: Heather Anderson, Pamela Williamson (team captain), Emma Wilson (SLGA president), Fiona de Vries. Image by courtesy of the Ladies Golf Union - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Scotland lost their grip on the senior women's home golf internationals title when they were well beaten, 6 1/2-1 1/2 by England at Sheringham Golf Club, Norfolk.
The Scots had drawn their first-day match with Wales.
Scotland's only winner was Ladybank's Lorna Bennett who staged a grandstand finish, winning four holes in a row from the 14th, for a 2 and 1 win over Susan Dye.
The half-point came in the morning foursomes, courtesy of Fiona De Vries (St Rule) and Ann Ryan (Tain) who halved their tie with Roz Adams and Jo Ashmore.
The other match today ended in a 4-4 draw between Ireland and Wales.

Day 2 Results

Foursomes - M Smith and M Thomson lost to C Marron and S Dye 4 and 2, L Bennett and H Anderson lost to J Melville and F Christine 4 and 2, F De Vries and A Ryan halved with R Adams and J Ashmore (1/2-2 1/2).
Singles - De Vries lost to Marron 3 and 1, N Fenton lost to C Quinn 5 and 3, Anderson lost to Adams 5 and 4, Thomson lost to Christine 1 hole, Bennett bt Dye 2 and 1 (1-4).


Foursomes: V Thomas and J Rees bt M MacNamara and N Giblin 1 hole, J Doleman and L Fleet lost to H Jones and P Doran 3 and 2, A Lewis and D Richards lost to S McElroy and P O'Gorman 1 hole (1-2).

Singles: Rees bt V McBride 2 holes, Thomas lost to MacNamara 1 hole, Lewis bt Jones 2 and 1, O Davies bt Doran 1 hole, Doleman lost to McElroy 3 and 2 (3-2).

England 2 pt, Wales 1pt, Scotland 1/2pt, Ireland 1/2pt.

Scotland v Ireland, England v Wales.

To read the full report for today's match against England go to the East Vets Website