Women and golf

Women and golf

Catriona Matthew cards flawless 65 to lead in Ladies Scottish Open

CATRIONA Matthew may have an eighth professional title triumph in her sights after opening up a four-shot lead heading into the final round of the Aberdeen Ladies Scottish Open but the North Berwick woman believes her two daughters, Katie and Sophie, will still have more exciting things on their minds today.

Ladies Irish Open golf: Anne-Lise Caudal and Alison Walshe edge ahead of pack

FRANCE'S Anne-Lise Caudal and American Alison Walshe led the field by one shot after the first round of the Ladies Irish Open at Killeen Castle, Dunsany.

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Golf: Eilidh Briggs sparkles, but Scots toil

EILIDH Briggs scored an impressive singles victory over Irish Girls' Champion Paula Grant, but it was one of the few bright spots in a disappointing opening-day defeat for Scotland at the Girls' Home Internationals at Gullane yesterday.

Women's golf: Yani Tseng is toast of Taipei

YANI Tseng, the 22-year-old Taiwanese golfer who won the Women's British Open for the second straight year at Carnoustie on Sunday, is fast becoming the toast of Taipei and the rest of her home island.

Under 21s golf: Kelsey MacDonald hits top gear to share lead

A FOUR-under-par second round of 70 has drastically shortened the odds against Kelsey MacDonald completing a record-setting fourth win in a row in the Scottish Under-21 girls' stroke-play golf championship at Cardoss Golf Club today.

Women's golf: No surprise a Korean leads as low-key Meena Lee is bogey-free

IT WASN'T difficult to imagine that a Korean would be leading the Ricoh Women's British Open after the first day.

Women's golf: Scots hope for help from links link

IN recent weeks, Catriona Matthew and Janice Moodie have been bombarded with questions. Is it really the toughest course on earth? Will the weather be nasty? Should I bring the thermals?

Golf news in brief: Heather Anderson edged out for second year running

FOR the second year in a row Blairgowrie's Heather Anderson has found just one player too good for her in the Scottish senior women's match-play golf championship.

Golf news in brief: Hedwall carries narrow lead into final round

CAROLINE Hedwall will head into the final round of the Finnair Masters in Helsinki with a one-stroke lead after producing a six-under-par 65 in the second round.

Alex Glennie on course to complete double

ALEX Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie), winner of the Scottish senior women's amateur stroke-play title, is on course to complete the national over-50s double by winning the match-play championship at Portpatrick Dunskey GC.

GB and I women eyeing success at Lytham

Great Britain and Ireland will meet New Zealand today in the likely title decider on the penultimate day of the Astor Trophy women's amateur international team match-play round robin tournament at Fairhaven Golf Club, Lytham St Annes.

Swiss washout for Ladies Open

Heavy rain washed out a second day of the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open, with the final two rounds of the now reduced 54-hole event at Golf Gerre Losone to take place today.

Battling Brewerton sees off Ciganda in Tenerife

TENERIFE LADIES MATCH PLAY: Wales' Becky Brewerton fended off the challenge of Spanish rookie Carlota Ciganda to win the Tenerife Ladies Match Play title.

Top ten finish for Scots duo

Scotland's Catriona Matthew and Vikki Laing saved their best for last and clinched a top ten place with a closing 66 in the European Nations Cup at La Sella in Spain. Sweden's Anna Nordqvist and Sophie Gustafson successfully defended their title.

Catriona Matthew misses cut

Scotland's Catriona Matthew missed the cut in the first women's major of the season after a second round 73 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills in Palm Springs, California, writes Elspeth Burnside.

More misery as Carly Booth ends day in last spot

CARLY Booth's tough start to her professional career continued yesterday as the Comrie teenager found herself lying last after the opening round of the ANZ RACV Ladies Masters in Queensland.

Yani Tseng takes title

TAIWAN'S Yani Tseng became just the second player in the championship's history to successfully defend her title with a seven-stroke win at the 2011 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open at Commonwealth Golf Club in Melbourne yesterday.

Iben Tinning bows out with Dubai triumph

Iben Tinning marked her farewell from the Ladies European Tour with victory at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.

Carly Booth is going back to school

CARLY Booth is facing a return to the Ladies' European Tour Qualifying School after the Comrie player missed the cut in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, the final event of the season.

Carpet work gets Pamela Feggans holing more putts again

PAMELA Feggans made an encouraging start in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, helped by the practice she's been doing on her putting on the carpet at home in Ayrshire.

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