Top flight qualification for Irish Seniors in Poland

​​​Senior European Team Championships, Sierra Golf Club, Poland, 30th August – 3rd September 2016

  • 01 September 2016

Caption: Laura Webb (East Berkshire)



The Irish Seniors competing in the European Team Championships added a steady second day score to qualify in third place for the match play stages.

Laura Webb (East Berkshire) opened with a bogey on day two and added two more on the front nine but she erased her mistakes with a flawless back nine, which included eight pars and one birdie. She signed for a 74 and helped the Irish side to stay close to the top of the leaderboard.

Mary Sheehy (Tralee) added another consistent score of 79 to her opening 76. Gertie McMullen (The Island) carded an 80, while both Sheena McElroy (Grange) and Suzanne Corcoran (Portumna) shot scores of 81. Carol Wickham (Laytown & Bettystown) signed for a non-counting 82.

Ireland play sixth seed Switzerland in the first round of match play.

European Senior Ladies' Team Championships – Flight A
Ireland V Switzerland
09:32 - Carol Wickham & Sheena McElroy V Anne Argi & Nathalie Roduit
09:41 – Suzanne Corcoran V Jackie Dangel-Orley
09:50 – Mary Sheehy V Marie-Christine De Werra
09:59 – Laura Webb V Mimmi Guglielmone
10:08 – Gertie McMullen V Katherine Hills Peppler

Irish Qualifying Scores
154 - 80, 74 Laura Webb
155 – 76, 79 Mary Sheehy
155 – 74, 81 Sheena McElroy
158 – 77, 81 Suzanne Corcoran
159 - 79, 80 Gertie McMullen
163 - *81, 82 Carol Wickham

For further information on the Senior European Team Championships please visit the official website HERE