County Championship & Spring Meeting 2019
Well done to Esme Hamilton of Notts Ladies winning her first County Matchplay Championship at Worksop Golf Club on Sunday 11th May 2019. Playing some exemplary golf, Esme had an exciting win against last year’s finalist, Emily Rowbottom., Congratulations to Esme.
Saturday’s quarterfinals resulted in wins for Esme v Jodie Peacock, Emily v Vicki Johnson, Amelia Wan v Caron Harrison and Rachel Bolton v Lauren Spray. Sunday’s semi’s was a match-up between Esme v Amelia and Emily v Rachel. There was some excellent play in both semi’s with Emily and Rachel’s match going to the final putt on the18th.
The 36 hole strokeplay event started in damp conditions, however this didn’t stop Emily Rowbottom of Notts Ladies having an excellent first 18 with a gross 73, one under the par of 74. Emily was the Spring Meetings Scratch winner. On the second 18, some fine putting by Emily on Worksop’s excellent greens resulted in a solid gross 77 and she won the Challenge Cup with a brilliant 150 over the 36 holes.
The Spring Meeting was won by 12 year old Amelia Wan from Notts Ladies off a handicap of 5 with an excellent nett 71. Amelia also won the Josephine Bright Cup with a nett score of 141, which included 7 birdies. She also took the Stacia Scrimshaw Cup, awarded for the best score for an under 21 player. Notts Ladies won the Spencer Watson Team Shield for the best 3 gross scores.
Thank you to Worksop Golf Club for hosting the Notts County Championship. Notts officials and all the players were made very welcome. The course proved an excellent test of golf
County Week Selection
The following players have been selected to represent the County at Midlands North Region County week, which this year will be at The Shropshire from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th June 2019. In alphabetical order, Rachel Boulton (Springwater) ,Esme Hamilton (Notts Ladies), Caron Harrison (Sherwood Forest), Vicki Johnson (The Nottinghamshire), Libby Kilbride (Notts Golf Club), Leoni Muir (Notts Ladies), Jodie Peacock (Rufford Park), Lauren Spray (Notts Ladies) and Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies). Substitutes will be Carol Houghton (The Nottinghamshire) and Kristina Lazarevic (Notts Ladies).
|NCLGA Champion 2018
||Esme Hamilton (Notts Ladies|
|Runner Up||Emily Rowbottom (Notts Golf Club)|
|Semi finalist||Rachel Boulton (Springwater)|
|Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)|
|36 Holes Scratch||Emily Rowbottom (Notts Golf Club)||73 + 77 = 150|
|36 Holes Handicap||Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)||71 + 70 = 141|
|Stacia Scrimshire Salver||Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)||76 + 75 = 151|
|18 Holes Scratch PM||Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)||75|
|18 Holes Handicap PM||Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)||70|
|18 Holes Scratch Spring Meeting||Emily Rowbottom (Notts Ladies)||73|
|Runner Up||Jodie Peacock (Rufford Park)||80|
|18 Holes Handicap Spring Meeting||Amelia Wan (Notts Ladies)||71|
|Runner Up||Ankita Anand (Ruddington Grange)||74|
|3rd Place||Charlie Inger (The Notting'mshire)||75|
|Spencer Watson Sheild||Notts Ladies||468|
County Championship Matchplay
|1||Emily Rowbottom||Emily Rowbottom||Emily Rowbottom||Esme Hamilton|
|5||Rachel Boulton||Rachel Boulton|
|3||Esme Hamilton||Esme Hamilton||Esme Hamilton|
|7||Amelia Wan||Amelia Wan|
The NCLGA County Champion, Esme Hamilton
with Runner-up, Emily Rowbottom
Champion, Esme Hamilton with Country Captain, Carol Houghton and
County President, Maureen Clarke
Trophy Winners; Emily Rowbottom, Esme Hamilton
and Amelia Wan