GPPA - Boiro
QUADRANGULAR INTERNATIONAL DECEMBER 2011
Catalonia won the Quadrangular International at Boiro, Galicia. The Catalans defeated the hosts by 5.5 matches to 0.5 in Friday's final. Portugal beat Andorra 4-2 in the third place play-off.
Catalonia qualified for the Quadrangular International final after the opening day's play. Catalonia defeated Andorra in the first semi-final.The Galicians and the Portuguese tied their semi-final encounter on Thursday. An 18 holes foursomes play-off on Friday went the way of the home side.
The semi-final line-up was decided by an 18 hole singles strokeplay. Catalonia led the way, followed by Galicia, Portugal and Andorra. Top Catalan lady Abby Nachson produced the best score of the day, a 2 under par 52.
Quadrangular International Strokeplay Qualiifying
SEMIFINAL 1: CATALONIA vs ANDORRA Catalan names first
Xavi Lopez/Abby Nachson vs Pepe Garcia/Josep Escabros W. And. 2/1
Olegario Argau/Sergi Martin vs Marta Tamarit/Carmen Gispert W. Cat. 7/5
David Riera/Marta Cucurul vs Joan Segura/Jaume Jou W. Cat. 6/5
Alexandre Albi˝ana/Amador Rodriguez vs Vicenš Soto/JJ Segura W. Cat. 7/6
Eric Puig/Jordi Serra vs Gorka E/Iker Etxebarrio W. Cat. 5/4
Antonio Penalva/Jordi Planas vs J Aparicio/Moises Pernio W. Cat. 3/1
TOTAL CATALONIA 5 ANDORRA 1
SEMIFINAL 2: PORTUGAL vs GALICIA Portugal names first
Arnaldo P/J. Gaspar vs V.Rodriguez/J Sarmiento Gal 4/3
Hugo Vieira/M Valenša vs ME Martinez/Maria Escudero Por 4/2
Hugo Espiritu/J Pereira vs Juan Rodriguez/Andres Peral Por 2/1
M Ramos/A Freitas vs A Salgado/M Blanco Gal 2/1
Adriano F/Rui Maia vs Diego C/Mario F Por 6/4
O.Peixoto/Xana Pereira vs JA Re˝ones/JC Surribas Gal 5/4
TOTAL PORTUGAL 3 GALICIA 3
Play off Friday 10:30 18 holes Foursomes