Sunday, May 12, 2019

GILLIAN KYLE WINS RENFREWSHIRE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP AT PAISLEY 

Gillian Kyle -- 2019 RLCGA County Champion
Photo courtesy of Fiona Armou
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Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) won the 2019 Renfrewshire County Championship at Paisley Golf Club 

Gillian who had been the losing finalist against Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) in 2018 and had previously been champion in 2015 against Donna Jackson  -- played well all week.
Alyson and Gillian on the first tee
The final was a close affair with Gillian winning the second hole and Alyson McGinnigle (Cowglen) cancelling out her advantage on the third hole. 

Holes 4 to 7 were halved with Gillian winning holes 8 and 9 to go 
2 up on the turn. 

The first six holes of the second nine went to and fro with Gillian closing out the match at the 16th and winning by a 3 and 2 margin. 

Beth Paterson, Gillian Kyle and Morag Little
Photo Courtesy of Fiona Armour

In the handicap trophy, last year's losing finalist Morag Little (Whitecraigs) played great golf all week and was able to pick up the trophy by winning today against RLCGA Vice Captain Sandra Littlejohn (Erskine)

Beth Paterson (Eastwood) was the winner of the Peggy Clark Trophy for the best net score in the qualifying round on Wednesday

   Championship 
Semi-finals results
Alyson McGinnigle (Cowglen)  bt Jennifer Rankine (Haggs Castle) 2 holes

Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) bt Julie Wilson (Williamwood) 1 hole
Final
Kyle bt McGinnigle 3 and 2

 Handicap - Irvine Trophy 
 Final
 Morag Little (Whitecraigs) bt Sandra Littlejohn (Erskine) 5 and 3



Prior to the final some of the Past Captains enjoyed a lovely Lunch at Paisley Golf Club

Past Captains' Lunch  - Photo courtesy of Fiona Armour

Click on the following links to view photographs from the event;

Selection from the Championship Competition (Carol Fell & others)
Championship Final and Presentation (Fiona Armour)
Handicap Trophy Final for the Irvine Trophy (Tracy Masterton)

VIDEOS - FINAL AND PRIZEGIVING (Courtesy Carol Fell)








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