Ffion Tynan just missed out on quarter-final spot.

Ffion Tynan’s Women’s Amateur Hopes Dashed

Ffion Tynan saw her run at the Women’s Amateur Championship ended after a battling display at the West Lancashire course near Liverpool.

The Pontyclun prospect narrowly lost 2&1 to Curtis Cup golfer Annabell Fuller to just miss out on a spot in the quarter-finals.

Roehampton’s Fuller last week won the English Women’s Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship  when Tynan was the highest placed Welsh finisher in fifth.

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Tynan had came through two tough rounds on Thursday at the competition entered the matchplay phase, first beating Italy’s Carolina Melgrati at the first extra hole.

The 17-year-old, who has won a golf scholarship to the University of Arkansas, then overcame Ireland’s vastly experienced Laura Webb 2&1 in the second round before bowing out in the last 16 round.

On Thursday, fellow Welsh golfers Harriet Lockley and Darcey Harry went out in the second round with Jordan Ryan a first round loser.

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