Saturday, 29 June 2019

Tara Mactaggart defeats top seed Jessica Meek in Scottish Quarter Finals

To read the full report go to the Scottish Golf Website
Tara Mactaggart caused the biggest upset on Day 2 defeating top seed Jessica Meek as she secured her place in tomorrow’s Semi Final on the 18thhole at Kilmarnock Barassie. After a dominant display in the first round of matchplay, Meek was unable to overcome Minto’s Mactaggart in difficult conditions which saw play delayed for over two hours due to lightning. 
Chloe Goadby was also unaffected by the lengthy break in play, backing up a 3&2 morning victory over Clara Young with a convincing victory over Kate McIntosh in the Quarter Final
Aboyne Golf Club’s Kimberley Beveridge booked her place in tomorrow’s Semi Final with a 3&2 win over Penelope Brown. 
Completing tomorrow’s Semi Final line-up is West Kilbride’s Louise Duncan who beat Rachel Foster (Prestwick St Nicholas) 4&2 to set up a battle with Chloe Goadby. 
Tomorrow’s Semi Finals will get underway at 8.30am, with Mactaggart and Beveridge leading the way, followed by Goadby and Duncan at 8.45am. The Final will then take place in the afternoon with a 13.20 tee off.
First Round 
Jessica Meek (Carnoustie) beat Jennifer Saxton (Muckhart) 5&4
Tara Mactaggart (Minto) beat Katie Wright (Stranraer) 7&5
Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) lost to Kimberley Beveridge (Aboyne) 5&4
Penelope Brown (Worthing) beat Katy Alexander ( Blairgowrie) 3&2
Alison Muirhead (Jumeirah Golf Estates) lost to Kate McIntosh (Broomieknowe) at the 22nd
Chloe Goadby (St Regulus) beat Clara Young (North Berwick) 3&2
Jasmine McIntosh lost to Rachel Foster (Prestwick St Nicholas) 1 Hole
Louise Duncan (West Kilbride) beat Fraser Mirren (Dumfries and County) 6&5

Quarter Finals
Meek lost to  Mactaggart 1 Hole
Beveridge bear Brown 3&2
McIntosh lost to Goadby 4&3
Foster lost lost to Duncan 4&2

Semi Finals (Sunday)
Mactaggart v Beveridge 
Goadby v Duncan

In the Clark Rosebowl Jennifer Rankine (Haggs Castle) beat the 2018 Scottish Champion Gemma Batty in the quarter finals by 1 hole and now meets Megan Robb (Banchory) in the semi finals.  Megan had beaten Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) by the same margin.
In the other half of the draw Ellie Docherty (Moray) is through to the semi finals and now meets Carinne Taylor ( Nairn) winner over Milngavie's Lorna McClymont at the 20th hole

First Round
Luisa Gibson (Irvine) lost to Jennifer Rankine (Haggs Castle) 3&2
Gemma Batty (West Linton) beat Jillian Farrell (Cardross) 1 Hole
Susan Woodhouse (East Kilbride) lost to Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) 2&1
Cameron Nelson (Alvaneu Bad) lost to Megan Robb (Banchory) 19th
Kirsty Brodie (Strathmore) lost to Ellie Docherty (Moray) 2 Holes
Porscha Wilson (Burntisland) lost to Megan Ashley (Strathmore) 7&5
Lorna McClymont (Milngavie) beat Gillian Paton (Ladybank) 4&3
Carinne Taylor (Nairn) beat Clair McLaughlin (West Kilbride) 1 Hole

Quarter Finals
Rankine beat  Batty 1 Hole
Jaffrey lost to Robb 1 Hole
Docherty beat Ashley 1 Hole
McClymont lost to Taylor at the 20th

Semi Finals (Sunday)
Rankine v Robb
Docherty v Taylor