French Ladies Under 21/U18s — Lurgan’s Annabel Wilson and Killarney’s Mairead Martin advanced to Satruday’s matchplay stages of the French International Under 18 Championship for the Cartier Trophy in Paris.
Wilson added a 77 to her opening 72 to qualify in tied 32nd on 149 as Martin tied for 38th after rounds of 74 and 77 at Golf de Saint Cloud.
In the Under 21 Championship for the Esmond Trophy, Swiss Gioia Carpinelli posted scores of 70 and 67 to pip Maria Parra of Spain by a stroke and lead the qualifiers for the matchplay stages. Scores/Draw
No joy for Boys in France
French Boys Championship — Eamonn O’Driscoll and Sean Doyle failed to qualify for the matchplay stages of the French Boys Championship at Omaha Beach.
Belgium’s Kristof Ulenaers shot a second successive 70 to lead the qualifiers by a shot from Andoni Etchenique and Clément Charmasson of France on four under par.
Doyle missed out by six shots as he finished 82nd on 13 over after rounds of 72 and 78 with O’Driscoll tied 99th on 16 over after after rounds of 78 and 82. Scores/Draw
UCC staff on top
Intervarsity — The UCC Staff Golf Society retained their national Intervarsity title at Cork Golf Club.
- Claire Adams & Barrie Curley 47pts
- Barry O’Brien & Mark Rea 45pts
- Alan Dobson & Maurice Conway 43pts
- Dan Walsh & Eddie McCarthy 40pts
- Cliodhna MacKenzie and Conor McCarthy 38pts
With the best four scores to count, they edged out Trinity College by three points overall with CIT third on 169 and NUIG fourth on 168