Thursday, April 13, 2017


Conditions were not quite as bad as yesterday’s qualifier in this mornings Renfrewshire County match play ties, but still very cold and windy.

Game 1
Eilidh Briggs  Elaine Robb
Eilidh won over Elaine by 8 and 7.
Elaine played steady golf but Eilidh birdied the 3rd, 7th and 9th. With the exception of the 8th Eilidh parred the remaining holes during their match.

Game 2
Shirley Back v Carol McNally
Shirley beat Carol 4 and 3.
Both played some mixed golf and although Carol put up a good fight, Shirley dug-in and eventually manage to win.

Game 3
Julie Wilson v Elizabeth Hale
Julie beat Liz 5 and 4.
The front nine was pretty close with Julie being two up on the turn. Both missed scoring opportunities on the back nine with Liz losing out in the end.

Game 4
Fiona Cameron v Denise Cowan
Denise beat Fiona by 2.
This was Fiona’s first time in the knock-out stages and although a closely contested match Denise ran out winner in the end.

Game 5

Gillian Kyle v Marion Stewart
Gillian beat Marion 6 and 5.
Both played steady on the way out with Gillian being one up after eight. However, Gillian’s length proved too strong for Marion on the back nine.

Game 6

Carol Whyte v Donna Jackson
Donna beat Carol 7and 6.
Carol played steady but Donna’s parr golf for the front nine was enough to win the match.

Game 7
Alyson McGinnigle v Anne Judge
Alyson beat Anne 4 and 3.

Game 8
Sara McCorkell v Liz Stewart
Liz beat Sara 2 and 1.
This was probably the closest game in this round. Sara was 3 up at one point but Liz pulled it back to all square at the 15th and then won the next two holes to win the match.