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Golf: Briggs wins to kickstart Ganton scratch success
3:22pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in Sport
Ganton are the 2013 Yorkshire Ladies Scratch Team champions after beating Hallamshire five matches to two in the final.
The Yorkshire Ladies County Golf Club Association interclub Scratch Team Championships finals, held at the Hallowes Golf Club in Sheffield, also featured Malton & Norton GC, who were beaten in the semi-finals.
Finals day began brightly with several close matches. Malton & Norton’s Emma Brown beat Ganton’s Sara Garbutt in a thrilling 21-hole contest. The second match was also an exciting encounter as Malton’s Judy Butler beat Ganton’s Chloe Stokes again on the 21st hole.
Ganton rescued the win after veteran Ann Briggs defeated Janet Rushworth on the 20th hole.
In the afternoon, Hallamshire went on to beat Shipley to earn a spot in the final, but they lost to Ganton in the final.
Other teams in the championships included Huddersfield, Lindrick, Rotherham and Harrogate.
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