KirkwoodGolf: Scottish women's county finals at Stramraer

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Scottish women's county finals at Stramraer

Angus beat Midlothian in title decider 

Angus have won the Scottish women's county championship for the third time in the past four years.
In the deciding match at Stranraer today between the only two teams with 100 per cent records after two days' play, Angus came from behind to beat Midlothian 5.5 to 3.5.
Angus had won their foursomes 3-0 against Ayrshire and Dumfries-shire in the earlier matches but they lost the morning play 2-2 to Midlothian/.
But that only stirred Angus up to take the singles by a 4.5-1.5 margin.
Gillian Paton (Royal Montrose) scored her sixth win in six starts by beating former Scottish champion Gabrielle MacDonald (Craigielaw) and set the ball rolling for Angus.
Ann Ramsay put Angus 3-2 in the lead with her fifth, beating Louise Fraser 5 and 3.
Kate McIntosh stopped the Midlothian slide with a 3 and 2 win over Jacqueline Sneddon but back came Angus to get the title-winning points through Carnoustie Ladies' Claire Robertson and Ailsa Summers.
Jemma Chalmers completed the the Angus total with a half-point from a halved match with Karen Marshall.
Ayrshire finished third in the table by beating Dumfries-shire 5-4.
How they finished:
1 Angus 3pt, 2 Midlothian 2pt, 3 Ayrshire 1pt, 4 Dumfries-shire 0pt.
Foursomes: 1-2 
G Paton and A Ramsay bt K McIntosh and W Nicholson 3 and 2.
A Summers and K Reid lost to K Marshall and H Scott 3 and 2.
J Sneddon and J Brown lost to G MacDonald and L Fraser 4 and 3.
Singles: 4.5-1.5
Paton bt MacDonald 5 and 4
Ramsay bt Fraser 5 and 3
Sneddon lost to McIntosh 3 and 2.
C Robertson bt Nicholson 3 and 1.
J Chalmers halved with Marshall
Summers bt Scott 1 hole.


Foursomes: 2-1
L Allan and C Malcolm bt J Graham and K Malcolm 3 and 2.
D Watt and H MacGarvie bt E Greenlees and L Jack 3 and 1.
A Thompson and L Keohone lost to D MacDonald and M Fraser 2 and 1.
Singles: 3-3
Allan halved with Graham
E Hale lost to MacDonald 1 hole.
J Linklater bt Jack 6 and 4.
C Malcolm halved with Greenlees.
MacGarvie bt Fraser 4 and 3
Watt lost to K Malcolm 3 and 2.