Monday, May 04, 2015

 Top seed Sue Penman through to East Lothian last four, defending champ Mary Lou too
Today at Longniddry Golf Club the morning was dry and though windy there were pleasant conditions during the day. 
Sue Penman, the first seed, won comfortably this morning against Marie Young.  Mary Lou Watkins, the reigning champion, won through to the semi finals, beating Janet Fairweather in the morning and Kay Lannin in the afternoon
 Dawn Young had a close match against Sarah Stichbury in the morning, winning at the 18th,  but she lost to Sue Penman in the afternoon 4 and 3.  
 Liz Dunn Butler had a convincing win in the morning against Gail McKill and beat Stacey Cameron in the afternoon 
 Pam Hall lost out to Cynthia Guthrie in the morning.
 After beating Lilias McNicoll in the morning Jane Herd went through to the semi final after a closely contested match against Cynthia, which went to the 19th hole.


Sue Penman (Gullane Ladies) bt Marie Young (North Berwick) 8 and 7

Dawn Young (North Berwick) bt Sarah Stichbury (Gullane Ladies) 1 hole.

Liz Dunn Butler (Gullane Ladies) bt Gail McKill (Gullane Ladies) 7 and 6

Stacey Cameron (Gullane Ladies) bt Barbara Biggart (North Berwick) 1 hole.

Kay Lannin (Craigielaw) bt Dorothy Thomson (Gullane Ladies) 4 and 3

Mary Lou Watkins (Gullane Ladies) bt Janet Fairweather (Musselburgh) 6 and 4

Cynthia Guthrie (Gullane Ladies) bt Pam Hall (Royal Musselburgh) 6 and 5

Jane Herd (Musselburgh) bt Lilias McNicoll (Gullane Ladies)  2 and 1


Penman bt D Young 4 and 3.
Dunn Butler bt Cameron 4 and 3.
Watkins bt Lannin 7 and 6
Herd bt Guthrie at 19th.


The Handicap Quaich as ever was keenly contested and resulted in a final tomorrow between two North Berwick members, Sue Murray who won her semi final against Liz Edwards by two holes,  and Lesley Ross who beat Carol Murray  3 and 1.

Liz Edwards (Musselburgh) (26) bt Janette Buchanan (Musselburgh) (22) 2 holes.
Sue Murray (North Berwick) (25) bt Ann Blundell (Musselburgh) (16) 6 and 5.
Carol Murray (North Berwick) (20) bt Seline Stewart (Musselburgh) 6 and 5.
Lesley Ross (North Berwick) bt Wendy Thummamond (Gullane Ladies) (16) 2 and 1.
Sue Murray bt Liz Edwards 2 holes.
Ross bt Carol Murray 3 and 1.