In the morning foursomes they took a 2 point lead after Catherine Malcolm (Prestwick St Cuthbert) and Linzi Allan (West Kilbride) won their match at the 18th and Liz Keohone (Loudoun) and Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) had an excellent 5&4 win. Audrey Thompson (Loudoun) and Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) also had a very close game which ended in a halved match.
Ayrshire Champion Catherine Malcolm showed the way in the afternoon singles with a 4&3 win over Lorraine Campbell (Cardross) and Debbie Watt (Belleisle) was unlucky when her opponent chipped in at the 18th to win the match. Jenny Linklater (Largs), Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) and Linzi Allan (West Kilbride) added a further 3 points to the Ayrshire total before Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) lost out in a very close match with Claire Hargan (St Regulus) which went to the 18th hole.
The final tally for today was 6.5 to 2.5 and Ayrshire will now play Lanarkshire in Day Two.
In the other match Renfrewshire also got off to a good start against Lanarkshire winning the morning foursomes by 2 matches to 1.
Lanarkshire had a great win in the opening singles match this afternoon but Renfrewshire won all the remaining matches to win their tie by 7 to 2.
Full results -
|West of Scotland Inter County Matches|
|Monday 15th June 2015|
|9.00am||Donna Jackson||1||Lesley Lloyd|
|5&4||Liz Stewart||Rachael Taylor|
|Carol Whyte||Fiona Norris|
|4&3||Gillian Kyle||1||Alyson Hendry|
|Katrina Milne||Susan Wood|
|Jennifer Rankine||1||Susan McGrenaghan||5&4|
|1.30pm||Gillian Kyle||1||Rachael Taylor||9&8|
|3&2||Katrina Milne||1||Lesley Lloyd|
|3&2||Denise Cowan||1||Molly Richmond|
|3&2||Donna Jackson||1||Kirsten Brown|
|3&1||Jennifer Rankine||1||Susan Wood|
|4&3||Carol Whyte||1||Fiona Norris|
|Total Points||7||2||Total Points|
|Time||Result||Dunbartonshire & Argyll||Points||Ayrshire||Result|
|9.30am||Anne Laing||1||Catherine Malcolm|
|Aileen Baker||Linzi Allan||1 up|
|Claire Hargan||Audrey Thompson|
|A/S||Jillian Farrell||0.5||0.5||Connie Jaffrey||A/S|
|Laura McGeachy||Liz Keohone|
|Fiona Alexander||1||Emma Hale||5&4|
|2.15pm||Lorraine Campbell||1||Catherine Malcolm||4&3|
|1up||Jillian Farrell||1||Debbie Watt|
|Lori MacDonald||1||Jenny Linklater||4&2|
|Aileen Baker||1||Emma Hale||6&5|
|Anne Laing||1||Linzi Allan||3&1|
|1 up||Claire Hargan||1||Connie Jaffrey|
|Total Points||2.5||6.5||Total Points|