Saturday, July 13, 2019

EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS - Men's team lose to England in the semi finals

Scotland lost out to England in the semi finals of the European Men’s Team Championship at Ljunghusen Golf Club in Sweden on Friday, 12th July, going down by 4 – 3 in the match.

Euan Walker (Kilmarnock Barassie) and Euan McIntosh lost their morning foursomes on the final green and the scots went into the afternoon singles 2 – 0 down.

Wins by Sandy Scott in the lead tie and Ryan Lumsden in the anchor tie, along with a single hole win by Euan Walker gave the Scots some hope but James Wilson and Jamie Stewart lost on the sixteenth and seventeenth holes respectively to give England a 4 – 3 win and a place in the final.

Match details (Scotland names first):-

Sandy Scott & James Wilson lost to Tom Sloman & Tom Plumb by 3&2
Euan McIntosh & Euan Walker lost to Alex Fitzpatrick & Matty Lamb by 2 holes

Sandy Scott beat Tom Sloman by 6&4
Euan Walker beat Alex Fitzpatrick by 1 hole
James Wilson lost to Tom Plumb by 3&2
Jamie Stewart lost to Harry Hall by 3&1
Ryan Lumsden beat Ben Jones by 3&2


In the other semi final Sweden beat Denmark 6 – 1

On Saturday Scotland will play off with Denmark for third place in the championship.

In the European Ladies Championship, being played at Is Molas Golf Club in Italy, Scotland beat Ireland 3.5 – 1.5 on Friday in the matches to determine the teams placed 5th to 8th in the championship.

Despite losing the one foursomes tie heavily, Scotland took 3.5 points out of four in the singles, which included a walkover awarded to Hazel McGarvie (Royal Troon)

Match details (Scotland names first):-

Eilidh Briggs & Penny Brown lost to Lauren Walsh & Shannon Burke by 6&5
Hazel McGarvie received a walkover against Julie McCarthy
Hannah Darling beat Annabel Wilson by 1 hole
Shannon McWilliam beat Paula Grant by 2 holes
Chloe Goadby halved with Jessica Ross

SCOTLAND    3.5   IRELAND   1.5

On Saturday Scotland will play England to determine who finishes fourth and fifth in the championship.

In the semi finals of the European Boys team Championship Division 2, Scotland lost 5 – 2 to Russia on Friday at Toya Golf & Country Club in Wrocław, Poland.

Scotland lost the two morning foursomes and three of the five afternoon singles, with the outstanding performance from the Scots coming from Ruben Lindsay (Ayr Belleisle) who recorded an 8&7 victory in his singles tie.

Match details (Scotland names first):-

Cameron Gallagher & Gregor Graham lost to Artemy Yalovenko & Egor Eroshenko by 6&5
Calum Scott & Aamar Saleem lost to Alexey Karasev & Erik Shukhart by 2 holes

Ruben Lindsay beat Alasand Borodin by 8&7
Aamar Saleem lost to Alexsey Karasev by 4&2
Calum Scott beat Artemy Yalovenko by 1 hole
Ben Carberry lost to Erik Shukhart by 3&1
Cameron Gallagher lost to Egor Eroshenko by 2 holes

SCOTLAND    2    RUSSIA    5

In the other semi final Wales beat Belgium 5 – 2.

On Saturday Scotland face Belgium to determine who finished third and fourth in the championship.

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