North West lasses in Nations Cup showdown

NORTH West based internationals Gemma Clews, Sophie Lamb and Inci Mehmet will represent England in the Nations Cup at the Portuguese women’s amateur championship.


The 72-hole event will be played at the Montado Golf Resort on January 27-30, with the Nations Cup team event being decided over the first three rounds.

All three players were members of England’s winning team at the 2015 women’s Home Internationals.

Gemma Clews, 21, from Delamere Forest, had top 10 finishes in last year’s English women’s amateur and the Scottish and Irish stroke play championships. She tied 20th in the European Amateur and represented GB&I in the Vagliano Trophy. She helped England win the first mixed international against Spain.

Clitheroe’s Sophie Lamb, 18, was runner-up in the England Golf girls’ order of merit for 2015 and sixth on the women’s table. She was also runner-up in the ANNIKA Invitational Europe 2015 in Sweden; tied eighth in the British stroke play and was fifth in both the English girls’ and English women’s championships.

Inci Mehmet, 19, from Royal Mid-Surrey, had top 10 finishes in the 2015 World Girls’ Championship as well as in the English, Irish and Scottish women’s stroke play championships and in this year’s South Atlantic Women’s Amateur. She helped England win the team trophy at the 2015 British stroke play.



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