Thursday, April 15, 2010

Carol Whyte surprise packet of Renfrewshire champion

Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze), runner-up in last year's championship played some great golf to progress to tomorrow morning's semi-finals of the Renfrewshire county championship at Ranfurly CastleGolf Club today.
She beat first Sara McCorkell (Williamwood) and then Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) to reach the last four.
Carol Whyte (Windyhill) was the surprise player today when she beat the holder and Scottish champion, Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm), in the morning and Liz Stewart (Greenburn).
On a beautiful sunny day, all the golf was of a very high standard with the putting the deciding factor in many of the games.
Jennifer Mack beat young Alyson McKechin in the morning at the 19th, then lost to another youngster, Lesley Cosh, at the 18th.
Eilidh Briggs progressed to the semi-finals by beating Donna Jackson in the morning and new county member Nichola Henderson in a very tight match that finished on the 18th.
Today's results:

Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) bt Sara McCorkell (Williamwood) 5 and 3.
Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) bt Linsey Stevenson (Elie & Earlsferry) 3 and 2.
Carol Whyte (Windyhill) bt Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) 3 and 1.
Liz Stewart (Greenburn) bt Gillian McGinlay (Cochrane Castle) 1 hole.
Nichola Henderson (Haggs Castle) bt Patricia Davidson (Erskine) 6 and 5.
Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) bt Donna Jackson (Cochrane Castle) 3 and 2.
Lesley Cosh (Cowglen) bt Sally Foster (Kilmacolm) 4 and 3.
Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) bt Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) at 19th

Carlton bt Kyle 5 and 4.
Whyte bt Stewart 2 and 1.
Eilidh Briggs bt Henderson 1 hole.
Cosh bt Mack 1 hole.
Carlton v Whyte
Eilidh Briggs v Cosh