Thursday, September 01, 2016


Scotland beat the Czech Republic 4-1 in their opening match-play tie of the European senior women's amateur team championship Flight B competition at Sierra Golf Club in Poland.
Alex Glennie and Mary Smith won the foursomes tie 2 and 1.
Fiona De Vries (2 and 1) and Gillian Kyle (3 and 1) won in the singles and there were halves for Lesley Lloyd and Lorna McKinlay.
Other results in Flight B:
Germany 4, Poland 1.
Austria 3, Iceland 2.
Italy 4, Denmark 1.

In the Championship flight, the quarter-final results were:
England 4, Netherlands 1
Belgium 3, Spain 2
France 2, Sweden 3
Ireland 3.5, Switzerland.
England v Belgium
Sweden v Ireland.

The Irish Senior Women’s team overcame sixth seed Switzerland in the quarter-finals of Flight A at the European Senior Ladies Team Championships in Poland. The top foursomes match of Carol Wickham and Sheena McElroy was close throughout and finished in a halved match.
Swiss player Jackie Dangel-Orley dominated the second match against Suzanne Corcoran and gained a point for the opposing side with a 4 and 3 win.
 Irish Seniors close champion Gertie McMullen (The Island) proved her class and was next to secure a 7 and 5 win. Both Mary Sheehy (Tralee) and Laura Webb (East Berkshire) followed suit and with 3 and 2, and 4 and 3 wins, respectively.
Ireland will play Sweden in the semi-final tomorrow, after the Swedes overcame second seeds France in dramatic fashion, with the final two matches won on the 20th hole.



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