Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Results from East of Scotland Girls' Championship

Catherine Goodwin had a 3 & 2 win over leading qualifier, Shannen McGuire, while Lauren Whyte and Fiona Liddell also won through to the semi-finals. The last match of the morning was closely contested. Hannah Scott was 4 up with 5 holes to play however Clara fought back and squared the match at the 18th with a birdie 4. Four holes were halved in par before Hannah won at the 5th extra hole.

In the semi finals, Lauren played steady golf with Catherine keeping in touch until Lauren gradually edged ahead, winning at the 15th. The match between Hannah and Fiona was close, Fiona won the 15th and 16th to square the match. The 17th was halved and at the 18th, Hannah holed a good birdie putt to win the match.

The final between Lauren and Hannah will be played at a later date, which has to be confirmed.

Quarter Finals

Catherine Goodwin (Glenbervie) beat Shannen McGuire (Canmore) by 3 & 2
Lauren Whyte (St Regulus) beat Jennifer Allan (Glenbervie) by 6 & 5
Fiona Liddell (Glenbervie) beat Megan Brown (Dunfermline) by 5 & 3
Hannah Scott (Broomieknowe) beat Clara Young (North Berwick) at the 23rd

Semi Finals

Lauren Whyte beat Catherine Goodwin 5 & 3
Hannah Scott beat Fiona Liddell 1 hole

Monday, July 2, 2012

Shannen McGuire is leading qualifier in East Girls' Championship

Shannen McGuire, Canmore, was leading qualifier in this year's East of Scotland Championship which began today at Murrayfield Golf Club. Shannen won the new Trophy which was presented by the Stephen Gallacher Foundation, beating Clara Young (North Berwick) on the better inward half.
Championship Qualifiers:

  1. Shannen McGuire (Canmore) 79 (bih)
  2. Clara Young (North Berwick) 79
  3. Fiona Liddell (Glenbervie) 82
  4. Lauren Whyte (St Regulus) 84
  5. Jennifer Allan (Glenbervie) 86
  6. Megan Brown (Dunfermline) 88 (bih)
  7. Hannah Scott (Broomieknowe) 88
  8. Catherine Goodwin (Glenbervie) 90
Matchplay begins Tuesday 3rd July, also at Murrayfield Golf Club

Shannen McGuire v Catherine Goodwin
Jennifer Allan v Lauren Whyte
Fiona Liddell v Megan Brown
Hannah Scott v Clara Young

Our thanks to the Stephen Gallachen Foundation www.sgfoundation.co.uk who have sponsored this year's Summer Meeting and Championship.

Leading Qualifier, Shannen McGuire, with the Trophy which was presented by the Stephen Gallacher Foundation.

Jennifer Allan wins Summer Meeting

Jennifer Allan (Glenbervie) won the East of Scotland Girls' Summer Meeting today at Murrayfield Golf Club with an excellent score of 86 less a handicap 14 for a net 72. The competition was played in very difficult conditions with heavy rain throughout the morning. Our thanks to the Green Staff who worked extremely hard to keep the greens free from water.
Shannen McGuire (Canmore) took the Scratch Prize with a 79, winning on the better half from Clara Young (North Berwick). Well done to the girls who all completed their round on such an awful day.

Par 73, SSS 72, CSS 74

Overall winner (net) : Jennifer Allan (Glenbervie) 86 - 14 - 72 
Scratch: Shannen McGuire (Canmore) 79 (bih)
Under 16 net: Clara Young (North Berwick) 79 - 0 - 79
Under 18 net: Megan Brown (Dunfermline) 88 – 10 - 78
Under 21 net:  Gabrielle Macdonald (Craigielaw)  77 – 1 - 76

Prizewinners, left to right:
Megan Brown, Clara Young, Shannen McGuire, Gabrielle Macdonald, Jennifer Allan

Sunday, July 1, 2012

East Girls' Summer Meeting and Championship

The Stephen Gallacher Foundation has sponsored this year's competition and has presented a Trophy for the leading qualifier in the East of Scotland Girls' Championship.

The Stephen Gallacher Foundation will be running an Order of Merit for under 18 girls and further details of events will be available at the competition tomorrow. Full details are also on the Foundation website www.sgfoundation.co.uk

The East of Scotland Girls' Summer Meeting is the first event in the series and there will be points for both Scratch and Handicap scores for the Stephen Gallacher Order of Merit.