England’s schoolgirls scored a resounding 7-2 win over Scotland in the annual schools international at Royal Lytham & St Annes.

They lost just one foursomes and one singles, when Scottish girl international Sammy Vass holed a 20ft birdie putt on the last to win her match.

The England successes included a fine singles win for girl international Holly Clyburn (pictured) over the Scottish U21 champion Kelsey MacDonald.

The team was:

Heidi Baek (Felixstowe Ferry & Kesgrove High School)

Holly Clyburn (Woodhall Spa & The Grimsby Institute)

Sophie Godley (Lindrick & Worksop College)

Katherine O’Connor – (Tadmarton Heath & Banbury College)

Emilee Taylor (Gainsborough & John Leggett College)

Jamie Leigh Voss (Kirby Muxloe & Fulhurst Community College)

The England schoolboys also won their match, beating Scotland 9½-8½.


Girls’ results:


Holly Clyburn & Jamie-Leigh Voss beat Kelsey MacDonald & Sammy Vass 2 up

Heidi Baek & Sophie Godley beat Eilidh Briggs & Rachael McQueen 2/1

Katherine O’Connor & Emilee Taylor lost to Lesley Atkins & Jill Meldrum 2/1


Clyburn beat MacDonald 2/1

Voss beat Meldrum 6/4

Baek lost to Vass 1 down

Godley beat McQueen 3/2

O’Connor beat Briggs 5/4

Taylor beat Atkins 2/1