SW GOLF Toy is youngest Cornwall ladies champion

Carlyon Bay teenage ace Emily Toy has become the youngest ever Cornwall Ladies amateur golf champion.

The 15-year-old beat six times finalist and past champion Rachael Lloyd-Phillips 1 up at Tehidy Park in yesterday's 36 hole final.

The match was close throughout and all square at 27 through to 34 before Toy edged ahead at the 35th.

Toy sank a 20 foot putt to secure victory with a par four at the last.

Toy and Lloyd-Phillips top the Cornwall 10 – including Truro's England international ace Sarah-Jane Boyd - selected for June's South West Counties Championship women's team event at Woodbury Park.

Cornwall SW Counties selection Emily Toy, Eugenie Knight (Carlyon Bay) Rachael Lloyd-Phillips (Tehidy Park) Sammie Giles (St Mellion) Sarah-Jane Boyd (Truro) Nikki Hodge, Jan Sargeant (Perranporth) Judith Ryder (West Cornwall) Jan Harrison (Launceston) Georgia Price (Bude & North Cornwall) non travelling reserves Wendy Briggs (St Mellion) Fiona Telfer-Brunton (Perranporth)

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Cornwall's amateur men's team beat Wiltshire 12-3 in their first home 2013 Channel League match at West Cornwall Golf Club yesterday reports ROSS REID.

Defending champions Devon maintained their winning start - following an opening 9-6 win over Cornwall at Tavistock - by edging home 8-7 away to Gloucestershire at Bristol & Clifton.

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