Monday, July 6, 2009

Championship gets off to a good start !

The first round of the Championship got underway after the completition of the Summer Meeting. The top eight scratch scores, available to play, went forward to compete in the first round matches in the afternoon. Thunder storms threatened but luckily everyone got finished without getting wet or being called off the course due to thunder & lightning.

Kirsty Simpson who took the Overall Net Prize in the Summer Meeting qualified in eight place and faced Rachel Hanlon top qualifier and winner of the Summer Meeting Scratch Prize. Kirsty who had her big sister Gillian on the bag put up a great fight, played some fantastic golf but unfortunately Rachel managed to find birdies when Kirsty was having some good pars . Rachel will now go forward looking to take the East Girls Championship Title for the first time.
Second qualifier, Gabrielle Macdonald played steady golf to beat Hannah Scott by 5&4, Kate McIntosh played equally well to beat Nikki Taylor by 3&2 and Alison Goodwin who was 4 up at one point in her match against Sam Munro managed a win on the 18th hole to go into the semi finals which tee off tomorrow morning from 9.30am.

Semi -finals :- Tuesday 7th July from 9.30am

Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus ) v Alison Goodwin (Glenbervie)

Kate McIntosh ( Broomiknowe ) v Gabrielle Macdonald
(Craigielaw )

The final will tee off at approx 2.00pm - 2.30pm

Spectators and supporters will be very welcome.