Wednesday, July 08, 2015

EUROPEAN WOMANS AND GIRLS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS - Scotland womans and girls teams struggle on day one

Both the Scotland Womans and Scotland Girls team had a disappointing opening day in their respective European Team Championships on Tuesday 7th July, leaving both teams well off the pace in the bid for reaching the top flite Matchplay stages.

In the womans championship at Helsinger Golf Club in  Denmark, Scotland’s best five scores from six totalled 378, leaving them trailing the leaders Switzerland by a full 21 shots, and crucially seven shots adrift of the final qualifying place for the top flight Matchplay group.

Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) returned a 75, the third best of the Scotland team scores on day one.
The Scotland team scores were:-

Rachael Taylor (70), Heather Munro (74), Connie Jaffrey (75), Jess Meek (79), Clara Young (80), Rachel Walker (83)

In the European Girls Team Championship at Kaskada Golf Resort in the Czech Republic, none of the six strong squad broke 80, leaving Scotland well adrift in fifteenth place after round one, 50 shots behind the leaders from Spain.

Ayrshire players Emma Hale & Hazel McGarvie (both Troon Ladies) each contributed scores of 81 towards the Scotland teams total of 406.

The Scotland teams scores were :-

Shannon McWilliam (80), Hazel McGarvie (81), Emma Hale (81),
Hazel MacGarvie (81), Chloe Goadby( (81), Claire Robertson (83), Joanne Free (89)

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