Sophie Lamb loses out at semi-final stage

Sophie Lamb
Sophie Lamb
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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.