Thursday, June 28, 2018

SCOTTISH SENIOR WOMEN'S OPEN STROKEPLAY - Glennie wins as Ayrshire players are to the fore at Prestwick St Nicholas

Alex Glennie
Ayrshire players were to the fore at the Scottish Senior Women's Open Strokeplay Championship, played at Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club, on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th June, with Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) winning the title and Liz Keohone (Loudoun) returning the best nett total of the championship. 

Glennie regained the title she last won in 2011 recovering from an opening day score of 80, which included only one birdie, with a second round score of 70 where she recorded birdies at the third, fourth, seventh, 10th and 11 in a round which was ten shots better than her opening effort and gave her the title by a single shot over the first round leader Frances Millar (Carnoustie Caledonia).

Liz Keohone

Seven handicapper Keohone's nett total of 140 took the top handicap award, and, along with Glennie she qualified for the matchplay championship which takes place on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June, again over the Prestwick St Nicholas links.

Leading final totals:-
150 - A Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) 80/70

151 - F Millar (Carnoustie Caledonian) 73/78152 - S Bland (South Africa) 77/75, L Allan (Glenbervie) 76/76153 - S Wood (Aberdeen Ladies) 78/75, E Moffat (St Regulus) 76/77154 - L Keohone (Loudoun Gowf) 76/78156 - S Penman (Gulane) 78/78157 - E Stewart (Glenburn) 79/79, M Richmond (Royal Liverpool) 78/79158 - G Kyle (East Renfrewshire) 79/79159 - A Baker (Crail GS) 79/80, A Ryan (Tain) 79/80, K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 78/81160 - D Jackson (Troon Ladies) 82/78, F De Vries (St Rule) 81/79, M Smith (Tain) 78/82

Other Ayrshire scores:-
162 - R Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas) 78/84
168 - L Wilson (Kilmarnock Barassie) 83/85
169 - J Sharp (Kilmarnock Barassie) 89/80
176 - J Faris (West Kilbride) 88/88
178 - L Mathie (Troon Ladies) 92/86

In the first round of the matchplay championship on Thursday morning, Alex Glennie plays Fiona De Vries (St Rule), whilst Liz keohone plays Maureen Richmond (Royal Liverpool) and Donna Jackson (Troon Ladies) plays Frances Millar (Carnoustie Caledonian).

In the opening round of the handicap matchplay competition, which runs in conjuction with the matchplay championship, Ros Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas ) plays isla McCrone (Turnhouse) whilst Joanne Sharp (Kilmarnock Barassie) plays Sandra Littlejohn (Erskine).

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