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Ross 10th at Scottish Women's Amateur

​​Eight Irish have travelled to Royal Troon to compete at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship. 

  • 19 April 2019

​Caption: Jessica Ross (Clandeboye) (Image: Pat Cashman Photography)

Results available HERE 
Eight Irish travelled to Royal Troon to compete at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship. 

The Championship, named after five-time Scottish Ladies Champion Helen Holm from Troon, sees two rounds played on the Portland Course before a final round on the Old Course on Sunday. 

The first Championship in 1973 was won by Belle Robertson (Scotland) who went on to win on two further occasions. Other notable winners are Solheim Cup players Catriona Matthew and Mel Reid who, in 2007, became only the second to win back-to-back titles. Most recently, Olivia Mehaffey (RCDL) captured the title in 2015, while Danielle McVeigh (RCDL), Leona Maguire (Slieve Russel) and Martina Gillen (Beaverstown) have also been successful at the Ayrshire course.

The event this year will be closely watched by Great Britain & Ireland selectors, including Junior Vagliano Captain Maria Dunne. Players have until after the St. Rule Trophy (1 & 2 June) to confirm their place on the GB&I team to take on the European side in the Vagliano Trophy at Royal St. George’s.

Irish Players
Shannon Burke (Ballinrobe)
Ciara Casey (Hermitage/MU)
Elisa Corcoran (Grange)
Valerie Clancy (Killarney)
Maura Diamond (Royal Portrush)
Meadhbh Doyle (Portarlington/MU)
Jessica Ross (Clandeboye)
Rachel Thompson (Cork)