Fields in Trust
LADIES INDIVIDUAL MERIT
CHAMPION 2017 - KERRY BROWN
Kerry Brown came through a long day at Leyland Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, venue of the BCGBA World Club Championship, to be crowned the BCG Ladies Merit champion for 2017.
The South Yorkshire lass defeated Burton & District’s Sharon Tatem 21-15 in the final.
With sixty-four ladies competing, played over two greens, Brown started with a 21-18 success over Jo Webster (Dudley & District) while on the other green Tatem beat Heidi Sutton (Lancashire) 21-11. A change of green saw Brown oust Sue Worrall (Mid Cheshire) 21-15 with Tatem getting out 21-17 against Gemma Davies (Dudley & District). With both finalists back on the green of their first round games, Brown booked her place in the last eight with a 21-13 defeat of the 2013 Merit winner, Helen Gilroy (Yorkshire). Tatem booked her quarter-final place with victory of Lynsey Gorman (Merseyside), 21-12.
With the remaining games all being played on the same green Tatem was first to book her place in the last four with a resounding 21-3 triumph over the 2005 winner, Maggie Barnes (North Midlands) while Brown was involved in a close match with Burton & District’s Hannah McDonald, winning 21-17.
Two contrasting semi-finals followed. Brown blowing away Margaret Shaw (Greater Manchester), leaving her on 5 but Tatem was relieved to come out on top against Warwick & Worcester’s, Shannon Kernick, eventually winning 21-19.
British Crown Green Ladies Bowling Association
LADIES INDIVIDUAL MERIT 2017
Sponsored by COUNTRY GARDEN ROSES
Leyland Sports & Social Club
Fox Lane, Leyland, PR25 1HB
on Saturday 8th July 2017
commencing at 10.00am