Saturday, July 04, 2015

Thomson and Dryburgh in the Swedish mix

Two North-east born players, Ellon's Michele Thomson (Meldrum House) and Aberdeen's Gemma Dryburgh (Beaconsfield) are in the top seven as the weekend's LETAS 54-hole event, the inaugural Boras Ladies Open, moves into Sunday's final round at Boras Golf Club, Sweden.
Thomson posted a second-round 69 for a tally of 142, for a share of fourth place. Michele started bogey-bogey but then covered her remaining 16 holes in five under par with birdies at the third, fourth, 10th, 13th and 18th.
Former Curtis Cup player Dryburgh, playing in only her second tournament since she turned pro, has had scores 72 and 71 for seventh place on 143. Two late birdies, at the 15th and 16th, kept alive her hopes of a top-three finish.
Leading the field is an amateur, Olivia Cowan (Germany), daughter of a Liverpool-born club pro in Germany. Olivia played for the winning Continent of Europe team against GB and I in last weekend's Vagliano Trophy match in Belfast. She leads the field by two shots with a seven-under-par tally of 137 (68-69).
  Glasgow's Gemma Webster (Succession Group) misse the cut by four shots with rounds of 76 and 81 for