Jennifer Rankine Wins Scottish Schoolgirls’ Title

Jennifer Rankine (second left) Celebrates Scottish Schoolgirls' Victory

Jennifer Rankine (second left) Celebrates Scottish Schoolgirls’ Victory

Everything’s coming up roses for 15-year-old Jennifer Rankine who has notched up another victory at the Paul Lawrie Foundation Scottish Schoolgirls Championship.

The wins follows Rankine’s triumph at the Clark Rosebowl match-play competition at the Scottish women’s championship at West Kilbride.

A round of one-under-par, 70, was enough for her win the weather hit tournament at Murrayshall Hotel golf course near Perth. The event was reduced to one round after play was suspended for “imminent thunder and lightning.”

Rankine had a mixed bag of figures – an eagle 3 at the par-5 ninth, birdies at the third, 11th, 15th and 18th plus a double bogey 6 at at the 13th and bogeys at the first, 12th and 17th in halves of 35.

Local hope Kirsty Brodie (Strathmore) finished second, two behind with a 72 (36-36) with Shannon McWilliam (Aboyne) third with a 73 which included a double bogey 6 at the 10th in halves of 36-37.

Angus (Claire Robertson and Kirsty Brodie) won the team title with a 151 total. Dumbarton West (Jillian Farrell and Lorna McClymont) were runners-up with 153.

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