Thursday, April 15, 2010

Lesley Hendry wins

Ayrshire title No 5

Lesley Hendry (Routenburn) today won the Ayrshire women's county championship at Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club for the fifth time in the past six years.
Lesley, who qualified fourth, beat Rachel McQueen (Troon Ladies), the No 10 qualifier, by 6 and 5 in the final.
Hendry, pictured receiving the trophy from Prestwick St Nicholas club captain Gordon Gilchrist, took a grip on the outcome by surging three up after only four holes.
In the morning semi-finals Hendry, winner of the title in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, beat 13-year-old Connie Jaffrey (West Kilbride), also by 6 and 5.
McQueen squeezed through at the 21st in her semi-final against the 2004 champion, Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie).
Today's results:
Lesley Hendry (Routenburn) bt Connie Jaffrey (West Kilbride) 6 and 5.
Rachel McQueen (Troon Ladies) bt Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) at 21st.
Hendry bt McQueen 6 and 5.