Tuesday, April 14, 2015

AYRSHIRE LADIES COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP - Allan remains on course for title defence

Defending champion Linzi Allan (West Kilbride) is still on course in her bid to defend her crown as she secured her place in the semi finals of this years competition at Western Gailes on Tuesday afternoon.

In the quarter finals, Allan defeated former winner and County Vice Captain Liz Keohone (Loudoun) by 5 & 3, having beaten Joanne Sharp (Kilmarnock Barassie) by 4 & 3 in the first round on Tuesday morning.

In the semi finals, Allan will play Audrey Thomson (Loudoun) who followed a first round win over Lesley Barker (Kilmarnock Barassie)  with a quarter final victory at the first extra hole against Pauline Patrick (Irvine).

The first semi final on Wednesday morning will feature top seed Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) and former champion Catherine Malcolm (Prestwick St Cuthbert).

Hale beat past champion Jane Finnie (Troon Ladies) by 5 & 3 in the first round and followed up with a 3 & 1 victory over Louise Duncan (West Kilbride) in the last eight, whilst Malcolm had a first round win by 8 & 7 over Katie McGarva (Troon Ladies) and booked her place in the last four with a 3 & 2 win over fellow past champion Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie).

The semi finals begin at 9.00 a.m on Wednesday with the final due to start at 2.00 p.m.

Tuesdays results

Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) beat Jane Finnie (Troon Ladies) by 5 & 3
Louise Duncan (West Kilbride) beat Rosalind Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas) at the 21st
Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) beat Sheila Adams (Loudoun) by 3 & 1
Katie McGarva (Troon Ladies) lost to Catherine Malcolm (Prestwick St Cuthbert)  by 8 & 7
Audrey Thomson (Loudoun) beat Lesley Barker (Kilmarnock Barassie) by 3 & 1
Lauren Gilbert (Largs) lost to Pauline Patrick (Irvine) by 2 & 1
Liz Keohone (Loudoun) beat Jenny Linklater (Largs) by 8 & 7
Joanne Sharp (Kilmarnock Barassie) lost to Linzi Allan (West Kilbride) by 4 & 3

Hale beat Duncan by 3 & 1
Glennie lost to Malcolm by 3 & 2
Thomson beat Patrick at the 19th
Keohone lost to Allan by 5 & 3

SEMI FINALS - Wednesday 15th April
Emma Hale Vs Catherine Malcolm
Audrey Thomson Vs Linzi Allan

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