2019 County Ladies Foursomes Final

LRLCGA Noticeboard : 2019 County Ladies Foursomes Final

The final was held on Sunday 1st September at Rothley Park Golf Club. Weather conditions were near perfect with dry skies and a gentle breeze. The course had been presented immaculately.


Birstall, who finished Runners Up in last year’s final emerged victorious by a margin of 3 up against Glen Gorse.


In the first match, Katie Underwood and Sue Bailey of Birstall played Francesca Brimm and Lorraine Penrice of Glen Gorse. Glen Gorse reached the 10th hole 1 up and took the 10th and 12th holes to be 3 up.


Birstall took the 13th to reduce the deficit to 2 holes but lost the 15th to go back to 3 down. They won the 17th to get it back to 2 again but lost the 18th to finish their match 3 down.


In the second match, Clare Bailey and Jo Brocksopp of Birstall played Harriet Hewitt and Julie Hyatt of Glen Gorse. In this match, honours were shared at the turn but Birstall then took charge of the game, reaching the 16th tee 4 up.  A half at the 16th and wins on the 17th and 18th gave them a win of 6 up and the overall match went to Birstall by three holes.

Congratulations go to both teams for a fantastic match

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