EILIDH WINS RENFREWSHIRE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SIXTH TIME
|Eilidh Briggs - 2018 RLCGA Champion|
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Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) played Liz Stewart (Greenburn). Eilidh played some phenomenal golf considering the conditions and was 5 under over 10 holes making life extremely difficult for her opponent Liz. -- Eilidh won 9 and 8.
Alyson McGinnigle (Cowglen) played Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) in the second semi-final. This was a closely contested match with both players demonstrating excellent golf under difficult conditions. Gillian eventually won the match on the 18th.
Irvine Trophy (Handicap) Final
This final saw Jan Macnab (Ranfurly Castle) play Morag Little (Whitecraigs). As the rain continued to fall, conditions became very tough for both players but their standard of golf remained very high. It was a tightly contested match with Jan eventually winning on the 18th hole.
Although it was dry overhead for the afternoon thriller between Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) and Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) the conditions underfoot remained challenging. The front 9 was closely contested with a number of birdies from both players.
Eilidh, however, triumphed over Gillian in the back 9 winning the match on the 15th hole.
Eilidh was 4 under par and Gillian 1 over par when she finally won the title for the 6th time.
CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHPLAY RESULTS
Played over Haggs Castle Golf Course - Friday 13th April
Handicap Semi Final
Doreen Mainds lost to Jan Macnab 2/1
Morag Little beat Carol McNally 1up
Championship Semi Finals
Eilidh Briggs beat Liz Stewart 9&8
Alyson McGinngle lost to Gillian Kyle 1dn
Jan MacNab beat Morag Little 1up
Eilidh Briggs beat Gillian Kyle 4/3