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Thursday, November 05, 2009

Scots slump to fourth bottom in The Spirit tournament

Scotland's mixed amateur golf team slumped to 17th in a field of 20 countries competing at The Spirit tournament at Whispering Pines Golf Club, Houston in Texas today (Thursday).
Paul Shields (Kirkhill) and Mark Bookless (Sandyhills) have so far had better-ball rounds of 70 and 75 for a two-round total of 145 over the par-72 course. The 75 was the second-worst better-ball men's team score on the secon day.
The other half of the combined Scotland team, Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle) and Louise Kenney (Pitreavie) have scored 72 and 73 for 145.
The Scots' second-round total of 148 was six shots worse than their opening-day effort.
The Scotland total of 290 is 27 shots behind the leaders, United States (263), with Chinese Taipei (266) second and England (271) third.

263 United States (men: 68-65, women: 66-64).
266 Chinese Taipei.
271 England (men: 71-64, women: 65-71).
272 Colombia, Denmark.
273 Argentina, South Korea, Sweden.
275 France, Germany.
276 Italy.
277 Canada.
278 South Africa.
281 Belgium.
286 Australia.
288 Norway.
290 Scotland (men: 70-75, women: 72-73).
292 Philippines.
293 Czech Republic.
295 Mexico.

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