Forty-eight ladies played in the annual season opening fun matchplay competition at Co Armagh Golf Club on Thursday 5 March. As the second hole was closed the competition was played across 8 holes – hole 1, 3-7, 17 and 18.
Lady Captain, Mrs Anne McDonald welcomed everyone to prize-giving and there was much rivalry in the clubhouse as Honorary Competition Secretary Paula McCrory read out the results of each match in turn.
Lady Vice Captain Karen Edgar’s team took an early lead winning the first four matches before the first match victory was recorded for Lady Captain Anne. This was followed by a further four matches for Lady Vice Captain Karen before the second win of the day for Lady Captain Anne.
Lady Captain Anne played two matches, halving one and losing the second resulting in the halfway tally of 2 ½ to 9 ½ to Lady Vice Captain Karen.
The second halved match of the day was followed by a win for Lady Captain Anne’s team and then a win for the Lady Vice Captain’s team. Two further matches for Lady Captain Anne’s team were followed by a further win for each team before the last 6 matches were shared equally between both teams.
The final outcome was a 15 v 10 victory for Lady Vice Captain’s Karen’s team.