Friday, June 26, 2015

Hazel MacGarvie GB and I's only singles winner in Junior Vagliano Trophy

The Continent of Europe ended the opening day of the Junior Vagliano Trophy match with a 6-3 lead after taking the foursomes 2-1 and responding to the afternoon sunshine to win the singles session 5-1.
GB and I's only afternoon wi2 ner was Scot Hazel MacGarvie who beat Isabella Holpfer 2 and 1 after a match had swayed first this way, then the other.
MacGarvie won the 10th and 11th to turn a one-hole deficit into a one-hold lead and she was not fazed by being pulled back to all square again by the Austrian at the 13th.
The Scot promptly regained the advantage by winning the 14th and after halves at the 15th and 16th, she clinched a 2 and 1 victory by winning the 17th.
Fellow Scot Shannon McWilliam lost the lead-off singles on the 18th green to Agathe Laisne.
McWilliam was three down at the turn but dug deep against her French opponent to win the 12th, 13th and 16th. The Scot's birdie at the long 17th was not enough to win the hole - Laisne got an eagle 3 to square the game and then won the 18th as well for a two-hole victory.
Emily Price lost by 5 and 4 to Frida Kinhult who won the 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th to go from one up to shaking hands on the 14th green.
Mairead Martin lost by 4 and 3 to Mathilde Claisse who wonn the 12th 13th and 14th holes on her way to victory.
Annabel Wilson lost by 3 and 2 to Emma Spitz who was three up at the turn, having won the third, fourth and fifth.
Hollie Muse lost by 2 and 1 to Julia Engstrom after trailing most of the way. Engrstrom was two up after five holes and three up after seven.
Muse three times cut her deficit to two holes and won the 16th to be only one down.
Engstrom responded to the challenge by winning the 17th for a 2 and 1 win.

Great Britain and Ireland 1, Continent of Europe 5.
Shannon McWilliam lost to Agathe Laisne 2 holes.
Emily Price lost to Frida Kinhult 5 and 4.
Hazel MacGarvie bt Isabella Holpfer 2 and 1.
Mairead Martin lost to Mathilde Claisse 4 and 3.
Annabel Wilson lost to Emma Spitz 3 and 2.
Hollie Muse lost to Julie Engstrom 2 and 1