Friday, July 12, 2019

EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS - Men's team face England in the semi finals but Ladies' team lose in quarter finals.

Scotland will face England in the semi finals of the European Men’s team Championship at Ljunghusen Golf Club in Sweden on Friday, 12th July, after overcoming Spain in their quarter final match on Thursday.

Scotland took both foursomes ties in the morning, with Euan Walker (Kilmarnock Barassie) combining with Euan McIntosh to secure a single hole win.

Despite Walker losing his afternoon singles tie, Scotland won two and a halfo points from the five singles in the afternoon to win the overall match by 4.5 – 2.5.

Match details (Scotland names first):-

Euan Walker & Euan McIntosh beat Euginio Lopez-Chacarra & Adrian Mata by 1 hole
James Wilson & Sandy Scott beat Victor Pastor & Eduard Rousaud by 4&3

Euan Walker lost to Alejandro Del Rey by 4&3
Sandy Scott beat Eduard Rousaud by 2&1
Jamie Stewart lost to Euginio Lopez-Chacarra by 4&3
James Wilson halved with Victor Pastor
Ryan Lumsden beat Ignacio Montero by 5&4

SCOTLAND    4.5    SPAIN    2.5

The other quarter final results were:-

Ireland 3 Denmark 4
Sweden 5.5 Germany 1.5
England 4 Wales 3

In the European Ladies’ Team Championship, being played at Is Molas Golf Club in Italy, Scotland lost out to Spain in their quarter final match on Thursday by 4-3.

Hazel McGarvie (Royal Troon) paired up with Chloe Goadby in the morning foursomes, winning by 2&1 as the foursomes were shared 1-1 overall.

In a tight match the afternoon singles were poised at 2-2 with just McGarvie’s tie remaining to be decided. All square after eighteen holes, the match went into extra holes but unfortunately the 20th was lost by McGarvie and the match slipped from Scotland .

Match details (Scotland names first):-

Hazel McGarvie & Chloe Goadby beat Marta Perz Sanmartin & Marta Garcia Llorca by 2&1
Shannon McWilliam & Hannah Darling lost to Ana Pelaez & Teresa Toscano by 5&4

Hazel McGarvie lost to Maria Herraez Galvez at the 20th
Hannah Darling lost to Teresa Toscano by 2 holes
Penny Brown lost to Ana Pelaez by 1 hole
Shannon McWilliam beat Marta Perez Sanmartin by 1 hole
Chloe Goadby beat Marta Garcia Loorca by 3&1

SCOTLAND    3    SPAIN    4

On Friday Scotland play Ireland in the matches to determine who finishes 5th to 8th in the championship.

In the Europeam Boys’ Team Championship Division 2 matches being played at Toya Golf & Country Club Wrocław, Poland this week, Scotland moved into joint top spot with Wales after the second round of strokeplay qualifying on 11 over par 731.

Ruben Lindsay (Ayr Belleisle) added a second round of 71 to his score for a total of 144 which saw him move up to joint third in the individual table, just one shot behind the leading two players on 143.

The championship moves to matchplay on Friday where Scotland will face Russia and wales take on Belgium in the Flight A matches to determine the ultimate winners and the 1st to 4th places in the event.

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