Sophie is named in team to face Europe

Sophie Lamb
Sophie Lamb

Clitheroe’s Sophie Lamb has been named in the Great Britain and Ireland team to face the Continent of Europe in the Vagliano Trophy match at Golf Club Bogogno in Italy.

The match will take place on June 30th and July 1st.

Elaine Farquharson-Black, who led GB&I to a 11½-8½ win over the USA in the Curtis Cup at Dun Laoghaire last year, will captain the team and will be looking to reverse a run of five consecutive defeats.

Farquharson-Black said, “‘I am looking forward to a great match. We have an excellent team, with a blend of youth and experience.”

The team is: Gemma Clews, Sophie Lamb, India Clyburn, Leona Maguire, Maria Dunne, Olivia Mehaffey, Alice Hewson, Annabel Wilson.