Moffat sees off competition to win Scottish Senior Women’s Open Championship

Elaine Moffat from St Regulus Ladies Golf Club overcame this week’s heat to become the winner at the Scottish Senior Women’s Open Championship at Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club.

A previous Scottish Women’s Champion 20 year’s prior, Elaine put on a solid performance throughout the competition, placing 5th after the first two rounds.

Qualifying into the Championship Match Play rounds, Elaine won her way through to the competitions grand final match beating Aberdeen Ladies Golf Club Sheena Wood by 2 up,

“It’s absolutely fantastic to walk away today a winner”, she said. “I’ve just turned 50 so this is actually my first seniors event so it’s been a great couple of days.

“I’ve felt that my putting has been particularly strong and I’m happy to have played against some fantastic golfers. We usually have to put up with much worse weather as well!

“I’ve really enjoyed the competition as a chance to meet up with so many old friends and even make some new ones. It means a lot to me as golf in Scotland has always been a huge part of my life.”

The competition ran from Tuesday 26th June until Friday 29th June.