Leicestershire & Rutland Vs Lincolnshire
On a bright sunny day at Holme Hall in Scunthorpe, the first foursomes match out was Ellie York and
Gemma Parkes-Walley – fellow Lutterworth team mates, these lead the team out with confidence
going up early and were 3up after 9 holes. Going onto win the match 3 & 1
The 2nd foursomes match pairing was Jo Morris-Bourne and Tracy Bourne from Willesley Park. The
pairing demonstrated quality golf and fought hard to turn their match round from being 3 down
after 9, marginally losing out with the last putt on the 18th and losing 1 down
Karen Haynes, Holly Waterfield and Caz Parkes-Walley made up the 3 morning singles matches.
Karen came up against Ellise Rymer a really tough opponent currently in the England squad, losing
out on the greens and lost 5 & 4
Holly Waterfield played another tough opponent, India Clyburn, Holly played some fantastic golf and
narrowly lost 2 down on the 18th hole.
Caz Parkes-Walley started really well and was 3 up at the half way mark and like Holly her match also
went to the 18th and Caz lost on the final putt on the 18th green – 1 down
Result 4 – 1 to Lincolnshire
Leicestershire & Rutland Vs Staffordshire
Out first in the foursomes were Victoria Mayfield and Eleanor Parkinson both playing excellent golf,
going up early and maintaining the lead at halfway to win their match 5 & 3
The second foursomes pairing were Karen Haynes & Diana Miller, they played very steady and while
3 down at the turn rallied late after going dormy 3 to lose on the 18th hole 2 down
Caz Parkes-Walley, Francesca Brimm and Holly Waterfield made up the 3 singles matches of the
Caz played Rachel Bishop who constantly held some magnificent putts to win holes and the result
was a 4 & 3 win to Staffs.
The next singles match was contested between Francesca Brimm and Chloe Williamson.
Unfortunately Fran came up against a very tough opponent leaving no room for error and lost 6 & 4
The last singles match was Holly Waterfield against Olivia Whittle – a very close contested match
seeing some excellent golf from both players. Holly was one down going to the 18th tee and holed a
magnificent birdie putt to finish her match all square
Result 3.5 – 1.5 to Staffordshire