Thursday, April 17, 2008

RLCGA Championship Final Day

The semi finals and final were played today at Bonnyton Golf Club in bitter cold and blustery conditions with the odd blink of sunshine.

In the first semi final the holder, Megan Briggs, defeated the ten times former Champion, Donna Jackson, by 4/2. In the second semi final the up and coming 14 year old, Eilidh Briggs beat the 2002 Champion, Sara McCorkell (nee Harman), by 1 hole.
Megan retained the County Championship for the third time in a row by beating her younger sister 4/3. After nine holes Megan had played to par and was 1 up. Birdies at the 10th and 15th hole saw Megan clinch the title.Howard Lockhart, the Green's Convener at Bonnyton refereed the final and was most impressed not only by the high standard of play but by the sisters' speedy pace!

Bonnyton is a valued supporter of the RLCGA and players and spectators alike were made to feel very much at home. It was just such a pity our Championship cannot be played a bit later in the season to do Bonnyton's beautiful course justice.