Emily Toy Wins Womens Amateur Championships

Emily Toy Wins Womens Amateur Championships

64 ladies qualified for the matchplay rounds of the womens amateur championships at Royal County Down.

On Thursday morning Emily played German, Polly Mack winning 4 and 3. In the afternoon she took on Italian Valentina Albertazzi winning 3 and 2.

Into the last 16 on Friday morning and a tough match against South Korean Min A Yoon with Emily eventually winning on the 20th hole. In the afternoon it was another close game against Swedish player Beatrice Wallin with a 1 up win for Emily to see her into the semi final on Saturday. Emily played another Swedish player Linn Grant winning 2 up and moving on to the final.

The final was played against New Zealands Amelia Garvey, this match was very close with the first 4 holes halved, Amelia going 1 up on the 5th. Emily came straight back with a birdie on the 6th to square the match, A few holes were exchanged and the match was still all square after 16. On the 17th a great birdie put Emily 1 up and a par on the 18th maintained the advantage and Emily had won the R&A Womens Amateur Championship.

This win gives Emily automatic entry to the 2019 Evian Championship, Womens British Open as well as the 2020 US Womens Open and the Augusta National Womens Amateur Championship.

Following this success Emily has been selected to play in the GB&I team to play the continent of Europe in the Vagliano Trophy at Royal St Georges from the 28th to 29th June 2019.

All of Cornwall is very proud of Emilys achievements and wish her good luck in the upcoming events.