Monday, April 18, 2016

Irish Seniors beat Scottish Vets 10-2  in Mary McKenna 

Trophy match at Lahinch

Scottish players, back row, left to right:  Fiona De Vries, Lorna McKinlay, Carol Whyte, Meg Sievwright,  Kathleen Sutherland (capt), Lesley Lloyd, Lorna Bennett, Alison Bartlett, Sheena Wood
 Irish players, front row, left to right:  Gertie McMullen,  Carol Wickham   Mary Dowling,  Pat Doran,  Pauline Walsh, Capt,  Sheena McIlroy, Laura Webb, Mary MacLaren, Suzanne Corcoran

Ireland's senior women's team beat the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association Select 10-2 in the annual two-day match for the Mary McKenna Trophy at Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare.
The Irish went into the second day leading 3-1 from the four-ball matches and then took the singles - played over 14 holes so that the Scots could be sure of catching their flights homes - by a 7-1 margin.
Scotland's only winner in the singles was Lorna Bennett who had a bag of five birdies as she beat Mary Dowling 3 and 2


(Irish names first) 
Carol Wickham and Pat Doran bt Sheena Wood (Aberdeen Ladies) and Meg Sievwright (Buckpool) 3 and 2
Laura Webb and Mary MacLaren bt Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) and Lesley Lloyd (Hayston) 6 and 5
Susanne Corcoran and Sheena McIlroy lost to Lorna McKinlay (Dunnikier Park) and Carol Whyte (Milngavie) 1 hole
Mary Dowling and Gerty McMullen bt Fiona de Vries (St Rule) and Alison Bartlett (Royal Dornoch) 1 hole

(played over 14 holes)
Wickham bt Sievwright 2 and 1
Webb bt Wood 2 and 1
Corcoran bt Lloyd 2 and 1
MacLaren bt Whyte 3 and 2
Dowling lost to Bennett 3 and 2
McIlroy bt Bartlett 1 hole
Doran bt McKinlay 1 hole
McMullen bt De Vries 6 and 4