Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Eighth seed Nichola Ferguson topples leading qualifier

Anna Telfer in quarter-finals of D&A championship

Leading qualifier Anna Telfer (Milngavie) was beaten 6 and 4 by No 8 seed Nichola Ferguson (Clober) in today's quarter-finals of the Dunbartonshire & Argyll women's county golf championship at Hilton Park Golf Club.
Nichola now plays the No 5 seed, Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) for a place in the final. Helen won by 5 and 3 in the quarter-finals against Kirstin Scott (Milngavie), beaten in last year's final by Kylie Walker who has since turned professional.
In the other semi-final, Aileen Baker, playing over her home course, will meet the No 6 seed, Fiona McLean, also a Hilton Park member. Aileen was three up on the 16th tee in her quarter-final against the 10th seed Laura McGeachy (Windyhill) but lost the last three holes. Baker squeezed through to the last four by holing a 20ft birdie putt at the 19th.
Today's results:
Anna Telfer (Milngavie) bt Babs Robertson (Helensburgh) 4 and 2.
Nichola Ferguson (Clober) bt Sheila Steele (Hilton Park) 2 holes.
Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) bt Margaret Kinvig (The Carrick 2 and 1.
Kirstin Scott (Milngavie) bt Lynn McCall (Bearsden) 1 hole.
Lorraine Campbell (Cardross) bt Christina MacPherson (Hilton Park) 5 and 3.
Fiona McLean Hilton Park) bt Gayle Smith (Clober) 4 and 2.
Laura McGeachy (Windyhill) bt Jorden Ferrie (Kirkhill) 4 and 2.
Aileen Baker (Hilton Park) bt Kay McColl (Hilton Park) 8 and 7.
Ferguson bt Telfer 6 and 4.
Faulds bt Scott 5 and 3.
McLean bt Campbell 4 and 3.
Baker bt McGeachy at 19th.
Lyndsay McCubbin (Hilton Park) bt Denise Harrow (Hilton Park) 3 and 1.
Josephine Monaghan (Dumbarton) bt Hellen Low (Hilton Park) 5 and 4.