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.

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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