Sophie Lamb loses out at semi-final stage

Sophie Lamb
Sophie Lamb

Clitheroe golfer Sophie Lamb’s hopes of adding the Lancashire County Championship to her long list of successes were dashed at the 18th hole of her semi-final match by a birdie 4 from former champion Corisande Lee, last Tuesday.

Played at Clitheroe Golf Club over the Bank Holiday weekend, the competition attracted a top-quality field, with the 16 leading stroke-play qualifiers playing off in match play over two days for the Championship Trophy.

The eventual winner was Hollie Muse from West Lancashire Golf Club who raced to a 5 and 4 victory over Lee of Rossendale Golf Clubto become the youngest ever Lancashire Ladies’ Champion at 14.

The Plate Final was won by Manchester Golf Club’s Sophie Powell 4 and 3 despite Laura Johnson of Bolton Old Links aceing the par three 8th.