Thursday, 31 May 2007

Photographs of Inter County Foursomes at Douglas Park

1st Scratch: Gillian McGinlay and Maureen Skinner (Renfrewshire)
Gillian McGinlay and Maureen Skinner (RLCGA)
First Handicap: Enid Young and Fiona Cowan with County Captain Dr Helen MacGregor

Second Handicap: Hilda Everett and Margo Paterson with Captain Helen MacGregor

Third Handicap: Shirley McKnight and Valerie MacKinnon with Captain Helen MacGregor

Inter County Foursomes Winners

Douglas Park Golf Club - Thursday 31st May 2007

First Scratch - Gillian McGinlay and Maureen Skinner (Renfrewshire) 80

Second Scratch - Alex Glennie and Anne Edgar (Ayrshire) 81

Third Scratch - Donna Jackson and Alison McGinnigle(Renfrewshire) 82 bih

First Handicap - Enid Young and Fiona Cowan (D & A) 76.5

Second Handicap - Hilda Everett and Margo Paterson (Lanarkshire) 77

Third Handicap - Shirley McKnight and Valerie MacKinnon (Renfrewshire)77.5 bih

Barnardos Qualifier/ Captain's Prizes - Eastwood

Barnardos Qualifier 22/5/07, sss 72 css 73 entries 29
Winner: F. Thomson H'cap 22 Score 72
Runner up: C.Morton H'cap 9 Score 74
Scratch ; C. Morton 83 bih

Captain Wright's Prizes 29/5/07, sss 72 css 72 Entries 36
Winner L. Hay (15) 72 bih
Runner Up M. McLean (19) 72
Winner L. McLeish (36) 67
Runner Up F. Thomson (21) 71
Scratch L Hay 87

Wednesday, 30 May 2007

Ranfurly Castle Golf Club LGU Strokeplay

Played 30/5/07 30 entries SSS 73 CSS 73

Scratch A Judge 81 (7)
Silver S Lyons 73 (18), S Kirby 74 (9)
Bronze K MacKenzie 75 (28), H Abram 76 (26) bih

Allander League Results

Carol Gibbons (Clober) has set up a "Blog" with all the results from the Allander League. You will find all the results by clicking the following link ---- The Allander League--- plus for future reference you will find the link on the RHS of this website.
Well done Carol in keeping us all informed.

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

Greenlees Result: Lenzie 6.5 Largs 2.5

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

D&A -- Spring Meeting over Cardross

Spring Meeting
MacNaughtan Cup and Golf Foundation Brooch
at Cardross G.C.
on Tuesday 29th May 2007
No of Players 84
SS 75 CSS 76

Scratch : Helen Faulds (D.P.) 79
1st Silver Cherry Jamieson (H.P.) 88-14-74 (BIH)
2nd Silver Helen Faulds (D.P.) 79-5-74 (BIH)
3rd Silver Lynn Mitchell (C.&D.) 88-14-74 (BIH)

1st Bronze Lindsay McCubbin (H.P.) 100-22-78 (BIH)
2nd Bronze Helen Low (H.P.) 105-27-78

MacNaughtan Trophy Helen Faulds (D.P.)

Golf Foundation Brooch Cherry Jamieson (H.P.)

Monday, 28 May 2007

June Medal & 3rd Qualifier- Windyhill

June Medal & 3rd Qualifier Played 26th May 2007.
21 Competitors, Par 72, CSS 75 (RO)

Silver: 1st Carol Ferguson 93 (18) 75 BIH, 2nd Ashley Kerr 85 (10) 75
Bronze: 1st Sheena Baxter 106 (32) 74, 2nd Nan Jamieson 99 (23) 76
Scratch: Carol Whyte 81

Windyhill reach the 6th round of the Mail on Sunday

Windyhill played The Glen Golf Club, North Berwick, in the 5th round of the Mail on Sunday on Sunday on the 25th May, at Windyhill.
Windyhill won 4-1 and go forward to the next round.

Megan Briggs is leading West Player in the Ness Open

Aberdeenshire county champion Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon) followed up her semi-final appearance in the recent Scottish women’s amateur golf championship at Barassie, by winning the Ness Open SLGA Order of Merit 36-hole event for the first time in perfect golfing conditions at Inverness Golf Club today (Sunday).
Kelsey MacDonald, 16-year-old Nairn Dunbar player who missed the “Scottish” because of school studies, finished one shot behind Michele with scores of 74 and 70 for 144.
Roseanne Niven (Crieff), just back from her first five months at the University of California Berkleye, finished joint third with 16-year-old repeating Renfrewshire women’s county champion, Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm).
Roseanne had scores of 76 and 70 while Megan had 74 and 72.
Defending champion Laura Murray (Alford) finished seventh on 152 with a pair of 76s.

Par 144 (2 x 72). CSS 73 72
143 M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) 72 71.
144 K MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) 74 70.
146 R Niven (Crieff) 76 70, M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 74 72.

Other West of Scotland Players:
163 K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 80 83, E Briggs (Kilmacolm) 78 85.
168 S Wood (Drumpellier) 79 89.

Class 1 (0-7)
140 Annabel Niven (Crieff) (7) 68 72.
146 Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) (scr) 74 72 (better second round).
146 Sammy Vass (Tain) (5) 72 74.

Paisley Golf Club Open Day / Jane Stewart Trophy

Ladies Open Day Stableford
Entries 56; CSS 74; 25/05/2007
Silver: G Mullen (6) 35pts; P Syme (Hilton Park 17) 34(BIH); J White(Irvine 18) 34
Bronze: K Bowman (23) 38pts; C Miller(Milngavie 25) 35; M McAnemy(Ralston 28) 33
Festival Cup K Bowman

Jane Stewart Trophy
-- Played 26/05/2007
G Mullen & K Black (12.5) 77.5
E Black & H Urquhart (18.5) 78.5

Friday, 25 May 2007

May Stroke Competition - Douglas Park

May Stroke Competition Played 25th May 2007 In Aid of Junior Development
SSS 72, CSS 74, Entries 62.
Silver: 1st C Fell(10) 74 bih 2nd A Miller (15) 74 3rd N Campbell (17) 75 acb
Bronze: 1st M Brodie (27) 71 2nd M Telfer (22) 74bih 3rd L Neilson(23) 74
Scratch: H Faulds 80

Ranfurly Castle -- Dorrie Hunter/Medal Finals

Played 25/05/07, 25 Entries,SSS 73, CSS 73
Dorrie Hunter : Winner V Howe 71 (18) R/UP R Ogilvie 73 (18)
Medal Finals: Silver V Howe 71 (18) Bronze M Cunningham 78 (26) bih

Greenlees Result - 1st Division

Greenlees Result : Cardross 9 Lanark 0

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

Daily Mail Foursomes

Marion Munro and Eileen Walker (Ranfurly Castle) beat Cathy Skinner and Shirley Cockburn (Clydebank and District) to progess to the 4th round

Jennifer Watson and Sheila Osbourne (Troon Ladies) beat Helen Faulds and Eilidh Neilson (Douglas Park) to also progess to the 4th round.

Very difficult to keep up to date with both the Mail on Sunday and the Daily Mail Foursomes Results --- so please email me with your result

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Eastwood 7.5 Cathcart Castle 1.5

Monday, 21 May 2007

News from Mearns Castle Golf Academy

Range opening times are now back to normal following the completion of the drainage works which represents a further £100,000 investment in the practice facilities at the Academy.

Over the next few weeks the green keeping staff will be installing new permanent distance markers and also upgrading the flag system on the target greens which will complete the upgrade programme.

Thanks to all our customers of their patience throughout this important programme of works which were sure will bring long term improvements to the range outfield and enhance your enjoyment of the practice range

Practice Range Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am - 10pm
Saturday-Sunday 8am-10pm

Last ball sales every day at 9.30pm

And also......
Nike Demo Experience - Tuesday 22nd May 4pm-8pm
Come along to the Academy to try out the best of this seasons Nike clubs

Sunday, 20 May 2007

The Open Mixed Foursomes -- Milngavie Golf Club

Winners of the 2007 Milngavie Open Mixed Foursomes
The Mulguy Wheel, which is an Open Mixed Foursomes competition was held at Milngavie Golf Club on Sunday, May 20th. Several torrential rain showers at noon threatened to cancel the event as several greens badly, but thankfully play continued despite the difficult conditions. Milngavie GC members were prominent amongst the prize winners.

Photo shows the winners, flanked by Brian and Elaine Adair who have organised the Wheel for the last 11 years.
1st and Winners of the Mulguy Wheel: Mary Kirkham and Laurie Russell (Milngavie) 71.5
2nd:Susan and Robin O'Neil (Milngavie) 72.5
3rd:Jean and David Snodgrass (Hilton Park) 73
4th:Jackie Sillars and Brian Adair (Milngavie) 75
Scratch: Jill and Alan Foggo (Milngavie) 79

Cunninghame Cup- Troon

Played May 18/19 CSS 78,Entries 23
One Class: D Roy (21) 74, C Tulloch (21) 78 acb, M Sharp (11) 78.
Scratch: J Mack 86

Jenna in Scotland Teams named by the SLGA

The following Scotland teams were named by the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association after the championship concluded at Kilmarnock Barassie yesterday:

St Rule Trophy, St Andrews, June 2-3: 1 Krystle Caithness, 2 Heather MacRae 3 Jenna Wilson. Reserves: 1 Emily Ogilvy, 2 Michele Thomson.

Ladies British open amateur championship - Alwoodley, Leeds, June 12-16: 1 Krystle Caithness, 2 Heather MacRae, 3 Jenna Wilson. Reserves: 1 Sally Watson, 2 Carly Booth, 3 Emily Ogilvy.

Irish women's open amateur championship - Clandeboyne, June 30-July 1: 1 Claire Hargan, 2 Elaine Moffat. Reserve: 1 Sara Bishop.

West Girls Medal - Paisley

Played Sunday 20th May 2007,SSS 74 CSS 74

Silver Winner: Emma Caddow of Colville Park 94 (20) - 74
Bronze Winner: Emma Haile of Troon Bendinck 97 (24) - 73
Scratch: Emma Caddow 94

The scores of the other girls who took part

Alyson McKechin of Elderslie - 101 - 82
Saorcha Warren of Eastwood - 102 - 78
Nicole Benson of Cawder - 122 - 93
Natasha Qayum of Ranfurly Castle - 104 - 88
Connie Jaffrey of West Kilbride - 115 - 90

Lanarkshire County May Medal

May Spoon at Kirkhill Sunday 20th May
SSS 71 CSS 74, Entries 28
Silver:P Casey (18)71, S Skinner (19) 72, A Devine (6) 74
Bronze: Roxy Brown (21) 80, Anne Robertson (22) 85
Scratch Silver: Angela Devine 80
Scratch: Bronze Roxy Brown 101
Winners of the Spoon Finals : May Hughes and Ann Robertson

Saturday, 19 May 2007

West of Scotland Jenna Wilson wins Scottish Title

Jenna Wilso -- 2007 Scottish Champion

Lanarkshire's Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) won the 2007 Scottish Ladies Amateur Golf Championship at Kilmarnock Barassie today. She beat Emily Olgivie (Auchterarder) 2 and 1 in this mornings final.
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the photograph.

Vets Trophy and Medal 4 -- Douglas Park

Veterans Trophy 14th May Entries 17 SSS 72 CSS 74 One division
1st C. Baird (26) 74 2nd J. Dow (24) 75 3rd A Miller (15) 75

Medal 4 18th May SSS 72 CSS 73, Entries 59
Silver: 1st K Brodie (17) 71, 2nd L Smith (11) 73, 3rd J Gemmell (7) 74
Bronze: 1st I Berry (21) 72, 2nd S Souter (21) 73, 3rd I Orr (22) 74
Scratch: H Faulds 80.

Friday, 18 May 2007

Scottish Championship -- Jenna through to Final

Top seed Jenna Wilson from Strathaven is through to the final of the Scottish women's amateur championship for the first time at Kilmarnock Barassie.
She will now meet in Saturday morning's 18-hole final Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) -- who beat Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon) at the 20th hole

Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) bt Heather MacRae (Dunblane New) 5 and 4.
Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) bt Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon) at 20th.

Wendy Nicholson (Broomieknowe) bt Pamela Williamson (Baberton) 2 and 1.

In the morning Jenna did not lose a hole and was three under par in beating Martine Pow (Selkirk) the 2006 Championship winner

Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) bt Martine Pow (Selkirk) 7 and 6.
Heather MacRae (Dunblane New) bt Elaine Moffat (St Regulus) 2 and 1.
Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) bt Edwina Lowery-Gold (Eaton) 3 and 1.
Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon) bt Claire Hargan (Mortonhall) 2 and 1.

Wendy Nicholson (Broomieknowe) bt Lesley Williamson (Kilmarnock Barassie) 4 and 3.
Pamela Williamson (Baberton) bt Liz Keohone (Loudoun Gowf) 5 and 4.

Ranfurly Castle Golf Club McMillan Cancer Relief Strokeplay

Played 18th May 2007 7 entries
SSS 73 CSS 73 One Class
Winner S Lyons 75 (18) bih, R/UP M Craig 75 (10)

2nd May Medal - Erskine G C

Played 16 May 2007  SSS:  73;  CSS  73;  31 entries
Silver:  L Morrow (8)  68; S Littlejohn (16) 73;G McDougall (13) 76
Bronze: J Ebner (24)  70;  J Roberts (22)  71; B Campbell (21)  73
Scratch:  L Morrow  76

D & A May Medal - Helen Faulds has best Scratch

May MEDAL played at Clydebank & District G.C. on Thursday 17th May - 61 played, SSS 71 CSS 73
Scratch: Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) 76
Silver: Lynn Mitchell (Clydbank & District) (15) 71 acb, Helen Faulds (Douglas Park)(5) 71 acb, Catherine Skinner(Clydbank & District) (10) 71 acb
Bronze: Barbara Robertson (Cardross) (22)74,Morag Bell (Hilton Park) (21) 75

Anne Maxwell MacDonald --- Stableford -- Haggs Castle

Played 17th May 2007, SSS 73, CSS 73, Entries 14.
Silver: Jennifer Mack (7) 35 points, Jennifer Graham (10) 33 points
Bronze: Marion Hunter ( 28) 35 points, Brenda McKay (28) 32 points

Thursday, 17 May 2007

2007 Scottish Match Play - Round 2 Results plus Clark Rosebowl

Jenna Wilson the leading qualifier in this years Scottish Championship is the only West of Scotland Player to reach the quarter finals:
Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) bt Claire MacDonald (Gullane Ladies) 6 and 4.
Martine Pow (Selkirk) bt Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth) 2 and 1.
Heather MacRae (Dunblane New) bt Dawn Dewar (Monifieth) 2 and 1.
Elaine Moffat (St Regulus) bt Rachael Livingstone (Musselburgh Old) 1 hole.
Edwina Lowery-Gold (Eaton) bt Krystle Caithness (St Regulus) at 20th.
Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) bt Sheena Wood (Aberdeen Ladies) 2 and 1.
Claire Hargan (Mortonhall) bt Rosalind Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas) at 19th.
Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon) bt Anne Laing (Vale of Leven) 4 and 3.

Lesley Williamson (Kilmarnock)who lost out in the play off for the main flight has progressed to the semi final stages of the second flight --- Clark Rosebowl. She is joined by Liz Keohone

Lesley Williamson (Kilmanock Barassie) bt Jill Harrison 1 hole.,
Wendy Nicholson bt Gillian Kyle 3 and 2.
Liz Keohone (Louden Gowf) bt Sarah Herd at 20th.
Pamela Williamson bt Cara Easton 4 and 3.

SLGA Brooch - Eastwood Golf Club

SLGA Brooch 15/5/07, SSS 72, CSS 72, Entries 32
Winner : C Anderson H'cap 27 Score 71
Runner Up: I Watson H'cap 25 Score 73

Spring Meeting / Medal - Gourock Golf Club

Past RLCGA County Captain Elspeth Hanlon had a gross 76 net 70. The CSS was 73 so Elspeth drops her handicap to 5 again. Very Well Done and congratulations!!
Thanks to Maureen Skinner for the news

2007 Scottish Match Play - Round 1 Results

Only 2 West of Scotland Players progress to the quarter finals of the Scottish Championships at Kilmarnock Barassie --- Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) and Anne Laing (Vale of Leven)--- West of Scotland Players in Bold
J Wilson (Strathaven) bt L McLardy (Murcar Links) 5 and 4.
C MacDonald (Gullane Ladies) bt L Murray (Alford) 3 and 2.
M Pow (Selkirk) bt H Anderson (Downfield) 4 and 2.
R Wilson (Monifieth) bt A Niven (Crieff) at 20th.
H MacRae (Dunblane New) bt J Meldrum (Dullatur) 3 and 1.
D Dewar (Monifieth) bt K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 3 and 1.
E Moffat (St Regulus) bt A Thompson (Loudoun Gowf) 4 and 3.
R Livingstone (Musselburgh Old) bt F Gilbert (Carnoustie Ladies) 4 and 3.
E Lowrey-Gold (Eaton) bt M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 2 and 1.
K Caithness (St Regulus) bt R McQueen (Troon Bentinck Ladies) 2 and 1.
S Wood (Hazlehead) bt A F Ramsay (Kirriemuir) 4 and 3.
E Ogilvy (Auchterarder) bt J Turner (Mortonhall) 5 and 4.
R Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas) bt A Bushby (Strathmore) 1 hole.
C Hargan (Mortonhall) bt S Bishop (Cochrane Castle) 1 hole.
A Laing (Vale of Leven) bt J Carthew (Ladybank) 2 and 1.
M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) bt C Wilson (Murcar Links) 7 and 6.

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cathcart Castle 6 Greenock 3

Wednesday, 16 May 2007

Jenna Wilson -- receives 2 Trophies at Kilmarnock Barassie

Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) received two trophies at the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association prizegiving evening today at the conclusion of the 36-hole qualifying rounds.
She won:
THE GLOVER 21ST ANNIVERSARY CUP (lowest gross score in second round)
Winner - Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) 76.
Winner - Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) 75 76 - 151.

Ranfurly Castle Vets/Gillies Trophy - Stableford

Played 16/5/07 SSS 73 CSS 73 33 entries
Vets: Silver M Craig 40 (10), S Smyth 38 (12)
Bronze L MacDougall 34 (36), M Mitchell 33 (24)

Gillies Trophy: M Mitchell 33 (24), M Parrott 30 (20)

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT : Old Ranfurly 7 Whitecraigs 2

Draw for the 2007 Scottish Matchplay Stages and Clark Rosebowl

DRAW FOR CHAMPIONSHIP (West of Scotland Players in Bold)
8.30 Jenna Wilson v Laura McLardy.
8.38 Laura Murray v Claire MacDonald.
8.46 Martine Pow v Heather Anderson.
8.54 Annabel Niven v Rebecca Wilson.
9.02 Heather MacRae v Jill Meldrum.
9.10 Kylie Walker v Dawn Dewar.
9.18 Elaine Moffat v Audrey Thompson.
9.26 Fiona Gilbert v Rachael Livingstone.
9.34 Megan Briggs v Edwina Lowrey-Gold.
9.42 Rachael McQueen v Krystle Caithness.
9.50 Ann F Ramsay v Sheena Wood.
9.58 Jane Turner v Emily Ogilvy.
10.06 Alexandra Bushby v Rosalind Purdom.
10.14 Claire Hargan v Sara Bishop.
10.22 Jocely n Carthew v Anne Laing.
10.30 Carol Wilson v Michele Thomson.
Second round at 10min intervals from 1.40pm onwards.

10.46 Lesley Williamson v Mandy Easton.
10.54 Jill Harrison v Margaret Rae.
11.02 Wendy Nicholson v Gillian Scanlan.
11.10 Gillian McGinlay v Gillian Kyle.
11.18 Sarah Herd v Lynne Terry.
11.26 Liz Keohone v Karen Marshall.
11.34 Laura McGeachy v Cara Easton.
11.42 Eilidh Briggs v Pamela Williamson.
Quarter-finals at 10min intervals from 3.10pm.

Jenna Wilson is top Qualifier at the Scottish Women's Championship

Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club.----- QUALIFIERS FOR MATCH-PLAY
Par 150 (2 x 75). CSS 77 77.
151 J Wilson (Strathaven) 75 76.
153 M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) 75 78.
155 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 76 79.
156 R Livingstone (Musselburgh Old) 77 79, E Ogilvy (Auchterarder) 72 84, H MacRae (Dunblane New) 76 80.
157 R Wilson (Monifieth) 79 78, A Bushby (Strathmore) 79 78, M Pow (Selkirk) 79 78, A F Ramsay (Kirriemuir) 76 81, S Bishop (Cochrane Castle) 76 81.
158 D Dewar (Monifieth) 80 78, E Moffat (St Regulus) 78 80, K Caithness (St Regulus) 77 81, J Carthew (Ladybank) 75 83.
159 C MacDonald (Gullane) 79 80.
160 L Murray (Alford) 82 78, A Laing (Vale of Leven) 81 79, R McQueen (Troon Bentinck Ladies) 77 83.
162 A Thompson (Loudoun Gowf) 79 83.
163 K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 77 86.
164 S Wood (Aberdeen Ladies) 80 84.
165 C Hargan (Mortonhall) 86 79, A Niven (Crieff) 82 83, H Anderson (Downfield) 82 83, J Meldrum (Dullatur) 81 84, J Turner (Mortonhall) 81 84, R Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas) 81 84, F Gilbert (Carnoustie Ladies) 79 86.
166 E Lowrey-Gold (Eaton) 80 86.
167 (after play-off) C Wilson (Murcar Links) 83 84, L McLardy (Murcar Links) 81 86.

167 (after play-off) L Williamson (Kilmarnock Barassie) 85 82.
170 G Kyle (East Renfrewshire) 84 86,
174 L McGeachy (Windyhill) 89 85, M Rae (Kilmarnock Barassie) 89 85, L Keohone (Loudoun Gowf) 85 89.175 G McGinlay (Cochrane Castle) 88 87
176 E Briggs (Kilmacolm) 88 88.
181 A McGinnigle (Cochrane Castle) 93 88, S Adams (Loudoun Gowf) 91 90.
185 B Paterson (Eastwood) 93 92.
193 L McDougall (Greenock) 95 98.
194 R McIntyre (Windyhill) 97 97.
200 N Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 99 101.
203 L Mathie (Cochrane Castle) 95 108.
206 C King (Windyhill) 103 103.

Tuesday, 15 May 2007

Lanarkshire - Inter County Foursomes

Qualifying round played over Lenzie. Played May 14th 2007,Entries 16 couples
J Hamilton and N Young (22.5) 77.5, J Glass and I Cooper (21.5) 77.5, M Brodie and J Allan (19) 79.
Scratch: L Lloyd and F Scott 78, J Lees and G Campbell 89, A Lloyd and P Casey 95

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Troon 8 Douglas Park 1

1st Round Scores -- The 2007 Scottish Closed Championship

Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) was the leading West of Scotland player in the 1st round of the Scottish Closed Championship at Kilmarnock Barassie today with a level par round of 75 -- 3 behind the leader Emily Ogilvie (Auchterarder)
72 E Ogilvy (Auchterarder) 37-35.
75 J Carthew (Ladybank), M Thomson (McDonald Ellon), J Wilson (Strathaven),
76 H MacRae (Dunblane New) , S Bishop (Cochrane Castle) , A F Ramsay (Kirriemuir) , M Briggs(Kilmacolm).
77 R McQueen (Troon Bentinck Ladies) , K Caithness (St Regulus) , R Livingstone (Musselburgh Old) , K Walker (Buchanan Castle) .
78 E Moffat (St Regulus).
79 R Wilson (Monifieth), F Gilbert (Carnoustie Ladies), M Pow (Selkirk), A Bushby (Strathmore), A Thompson (Loudoun Gowf), C MacDonald (Gullane).
80 S Wood (Aberdeen Ladies), E Lowrey-Gold (Eaton), D Dewar (Monifieth).
81 R Purdom (Prestwick St Nicholas), J Turner (Mortonhall), A Laing (Vale of Leven), L McLardy (Murcar Links), J Meldrum (Dullatur).82 H Anderson (Downfield), L Murray (Alford), W Nicholson (Broomieknowe), K Marshall (Baberton), A Niven (Crieff).
83 C Wilson (Murcar Links).
84 G Kyle (East Renfrewshire), S Leslie (Westhill).
85 L Williamson (Kilmarnock Barassie), R Dunsmuir (Cruden Bay), L Fraser (Kingsknowe), L Keohone (Loudoun Gowf), C Gruber (Royal Dornoch), P Willliamson (Baberton).
86 C Hargan (Mortonhall), J Sneddon (Alyth), C Easton (Dalmahoy).
87 L Terry (Cruden Bay), J Harrison (Cruden Bay), A Hunter (Monifieth), F De Vries (St Rule).
88 E Briggs (Kilmacolm), G McGinlay (Cochrane Castle), S Herd (Dunblane New).
89 M Rae (Kilmarnock Barassie), L McGeachy (Windyhill), F Macgregor (Thornhill), G Scanlan (Hamilton).
90 C Taylor (Royal Dornoch), G Lockhart (Kilmarnock Barassie)
91 M Easton (Dalmahoy), S Adams (Loudoun Gowf).
93 A McGinnigle (Cochrane Castle), B Paterson (Eastwood), B Waugh (Moor Hall).
95 L Mathie (Cochrane Castle).
96 L McDougall (Greenock), D McIntyre (Windyhill).
97 S Ireland (Prestonfield), R McIntyre (Windyhill).
99 N Qayum (Ranfurly Castle).
101 R Archibald (Merchants of Edinburgh).
103 C King (Windyhill).
104 A Anderson (Loudoun Gowf).

Spring Meeting and Senior Trophy - Haggs Castle

Played 12th May 2007, SSS 73, CSS 74, Entries 22
Scratch: Jennifer Graham 83
Silver: Jennifer Graham (10) 73, Rhona Graham (14) 76.
Bronze: Pat Kerr (26) 75, Carol McAuslin (24) 78.
Bronze Scratch : Pat Kerr 101

Gala Day at Milngavie Golf Club

Played Sunday, May 13th 2007

Milngavie Gala Day Prizewinners
Front row, Jill Foggo (Silver) Morag Dunan (Veteran's) Lesley Wilkie

Prizewinners after the event
Silver: Jill Foggo 37pts (bih), Moira MacLeod 37pts, Nanette Mutrie 35pts
Bronze: Lesley Wilkie 44pts, Susan O'Neill 37pts, Alene Campbell 36pts

Scratch: Lois Connell 81 (bih)
Longest Drive: Jill Foggo (Silver), Alene Campbell (Bronze)
Nearest the Pin : Davina Lavery (Silver), Susan O'Neill (Bronze)
Fewest Putts: Nichola Ferguson (Silver), Jackie Woodburn (Bronze)

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

Milngavie Greenlees Team
Following their expulsion from the Greenlees League last year, Milngavie Golf Club marked their return to the competition with a convincing 8-1 victory over Eastwood GC on Monday, May 14th.
They are seen here modelling thier very smart new shirts and slipovers - sponsored by Arnold Clark.

Monday, 14 May 2007

1st round draw for the Scottish Championships

The draw for the 1st round of the Scottish Closed
Amateur Championship
at Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club
from the 15th - 19th May can be seen by clicking this link

SLGA - Scottish Championship Draw

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Williamwood 8.5 Lenzie 0.5

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Kilmacolm 6.5 Hilton Park 2.5

Sunday, 13 May 2007

West Girls v East Renfrewshire Boys

West Girls Team
West Girls v East Renfrewshire Golf Club Boys
Played Sunday 13th May
The girls lost all four matches but thoroughly enjoyed the match.

4 Club / May Medal --- Paisley Golf Club

Four Club Competition 04/05/2007; Entries 7; CSS 74;
1st Class K Bowman(23) 78; 2nd Class A Drummond(33) 73.

May Medal 05/05/2007 & 09/05/2007; Entries 22; CSS74;
1st Class K Black(19) 74(BIH); L Forsyth(14) 74;
2nd Class P Buttar(25) 75; M Kennedy(27) 76.

Saturday, 12 May 2007

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Old Ranfurly 3.5 Troon 5.5

Invitation Greensomes - Douglas Park

Over 50 couples played in Douglas Park's Invitation Greensomes on Friday 11th May 2007

Number of Putts on the Green (Bronze): Olive Mackay and Liz Fleming 30 putts
Number of Putts on the Green (Silver): Helen Faulds and Sally Coster 29 putts (bih)
Longest Drive 8th Hole (Silver) : Susan Lemond and Linda Stevenson (Whitecraigs)
Longest Drive 10th Hole (Bronze) : Olive Mackay and Liz Fleming (Cardross)
Nearest the Pin 3rd Hole (Bronze) : Sheena Gardiner and Cherry Jamieson
Nearest the Pin 12th Hole (Silver) : Gladys Speedie and Betty Stewart (Haggs Castle)
Nearest the Pin 17th Hole (All) : Joan Gemmell and Margaret Gibb (Hilton Park)
Nearest the Pin in 2 at the 6th (Silver) : Lynda Smith and Dale Reid (East Renfrewshire)
Nearest the Pin in 2 at the 18th (Bronze) : Anne Reid and Alison Thompson

Bronze: Winners : Helen Robertson and L Watt,
Runners Up : Olive Mackay and Liz Fleming (Cardross)
Silver : Winners Lynda Smith and Dale Reid (East Renfrewshire)
Runners Up: Irene Berry and Anne Barraclough (Hilton Park)

Past Captain Alison Nicholson who organised the raffle would like to congratulate and give a BIG THANK YOU to all the ladies who helped raise £439 for ALZHEIMER SCOTLAND

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Friday, 11 May 2007

Calloway / LGU Thistle Brooches / Coronation Foursomes - Old Ranfurly Golf Club

Saturday 28th April 2007 - Calloway Competition
SSS 72 - No CSS, 18 Entries - One Class
A Moss 81-9pts = 72 pts, B Clark 83-9pts = 74 pts

Monday 30th April 2007 - LGU Thistle Brooches
SSS 72 - CSS 71,15 Entries
Silver A McKenzie (8) 73, S McKnight (14) 73
Bronze A Adams (22) 71,F MacPhee (22) 73
Scratch A McKenzie 81

Monday 5th May 2007 - Coronation Foursomes
SSS - 72 - No CSS, 24 Entries
S Fleming & A MacDougall (22) 38 pts.S McKnight & M Mitchell (14) 35 pts

Thursday, 10 May 2007

Lady's Captains Day -- Eastwood Golf Club

Lady Captains Day/ Extra Medal/ 3rd Rnd Club Championship Qualifiers
Played 8th May 2007, SSS 72, CSS 75,Entries 39
Silver : Winner - B.Paterson (7) 78 bih
Runner up: H. Williamson (15) 78 acb
Bronze: Winner - C. Anderson (29) 72
Runner up: I. McCutcheon (23) 75

Spring Meeting and May Medal - Windyhill

Spring Meeting - 5th May, 2007. Par 72, CSS 71, 14 Competitors
Silver: 1st Tracy Cochran 84 (14) 70 , 2nd Leanne Johnston 89 (1) 72
Bronze: 1st Margaret Paterson 92 (23) 69, 2nd Nan Jamieson 96 (23) 73
Scratch: Ashley Kerr 83

April Midweek Medal 9th May, 2007. CSS 72, Par 72, 8 Competitors
Silver: 1st Ashley Kerr 82 (10) 72, 2nd Christine Kelly 91 (15) 76
Bronze: 1st Moira Taylor 100 (21) 79 (BIH), 2nd Mary McWilliam 111 (32) 79
Scratch: Ashley Kerr 82

Ranfurly Castle Spring Meeting for Captain's Prizes

Played 9th May 2007 55 Entries
SSS 73 CSS 73 (Reduction only)
Scratch A Robinson 82 A Judge 86
Silver A Robinson 72 (10) S M Gray 74 (19) (bih)
Bronze H Dunn 69 (35) K MacKenzie 71 (28)

Wednesday, 9 May 2007

Ayrshire County Foursomes --- Brunston Castle

Foursomes Results 8th May 2007
Brunston Castle SSS 73

SCRATCH J Bowden & M Short (Belleisle) 89

1st J Pollock( Belleisle) & V Stephens(PSt Nicholas) 98(21.5) 76.5
2nd J Mutter & F Cameron (LGCTroon) 103(23) 80BIH
3rd J Neilson & J Kellock(West Kilbride 95(15) 80

RLCGA Spring Meeting / May Medal- Old Ranfurly

Played over Old Ranfurly on 9th May 2007 , Entries 39, SSS 72, CSS 73
Handicap: Scratch - 12:
1st Merope Dunlop Old Ranfurly 85, 11, 74(bih)
2nd Maureen Skinner Gourock 79, 5, 74
3rd Maureen Cook Lochwinnoch 88, 12, 76

Hnadicap 13 and Upwards
1st Shirley McKnight Old Ranfurly 83, 14, 69
2nd Maureen Taggart Old Ranfurly 96, 14, 72
3rd Lindsay Mathie Cochrane Castle 89, 16, 73

Scratch: Maureen Skinner (Gourock) 79
May Medal -- Overall Winner - Shirley McKnight (Old Ranfurly) net 69

Helen Faulds is the 2007 West Vets Champion

Jennifer Mack and Helen Faulds

The final of the 2007 West Vets Championship took place today at Renfrew Golf Club. Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) completed a hat-trick of West Vets Championship wins by defeating Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) 5 and 4

Mary Irving and Maureen Rennie

In the Bronze Championship Maureen Rennie (Douglas Park) defeated Mary Irving (Ranfurly Castle) 4 and 3 ----- A GOOD DAY FOR DOUGLAS PARK

Tuesday, 8 May 2007

LGU Area Finals at Haggs Castle- Eilidh Briggs is a winner

Eilidh Briggs, 14-year-old Kilmacolm Golf Club junior member, led the Silver Division section with a net 71 off six in the West Division final of the Ladies Golf Union Medal at Haggs Castle Golf Club today. The CSS was 74 (+1).
The eight qualifiers for the Grand Final at Crieff Golf Club on Sunday, June 3 were:
Silver Division – Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) (6) 71; Christine Whitelaw (Largs) (11) 72; Elaine Whyte (Windyhill) (12) 73; Pat McWhirter (Westerwood) (15) 75 (bih).
Bronze Division – Susan Campbell (Whitecraigs) (24) 63; Vivien Howe (Ranfurly Castle) (20) 69; Margaret McDevitt (Gourock) (22) (bih), Patricia Brown (Ralston) (21) 73 (bih).

2007 West Vets Championship at Renfrew Golf Club

Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) the 2006 Champion reached the final of the West Vets Championship at Renfrew Golf Club today by beating Sheila Shaw (Lochwinnoch) in the quarter finals in the morning and then Anna Telfer (Milngavie) in the semis in the afternoon. She now meets Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) tomorrow who beat leading qualifier Janice Paterson (Drumpellier)in the morning and Pat Hutton (Lanark) in the afternoon. The final takes place at 11am tomorrow.
In the Bronze Championship Mary Irving (Ranfurly Castle) meets Maureen Rennie (Douglas Park)
Championship Quarter Finals: Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) beat Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) at the 19th, Pat Hutton (Lanark) w/o Heather Anderson (Caldwell) withdrew, Anna Telfer (Milngavie) beat Fiona Roger (Ranfurly Castle) 2/1,Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) beat Sheila Shaw (Lochwinnoch) 7/6
Semi Finals: Jennifer Mack beat Pat Hutton 2/1, Helen Faulds beat Anna Telfer 6/5
Bronze: Mary Irving (Ranfurly Castle) beat Anne Deacon (Whitecraigs) 3/2
Maureen Rennie (Douglas Park) w/o Pat Kerr withdrew

Monday, 7 May 2007

West of Scotland Championship --- Hailstorm cancels 2nd round

Lesley HendryKirstin Scott (Windyhill)
A freak hailstorm in the midst of gale-force winds forced the cancellation of the second round of the scheduled 36-hole West of Scotland women’s amateur stroke-play championship at Drumpellier Golf Club today (Sunday).
Ayrshire county champion Lesley Hendry was declared the winner with a first-round 77,five over the standard scratch but a good score in such awful May weather.
Lesley had a stroke to spare from Elaine Cuthill (Lanark) with Liz Keohone (Loudoun) and Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle), the new Lanarkshire women’s champion both on the 79 mark.
Lanarkshire (Elaine Cuthill, Pamela Pretswell and Susan Wood) won the team event with ease with a total of 238.
Kirsten Scott (Windyhill) won the handicap prize with a net 73 off 13, despite incurring a two-stroke penalty for inadvertently starting at the wrong hole.

Drumpellier GC. Second round cancelled because of bad weather.
77 Lesley Hendry (Routenburn).
78 Elaine Cuthill (Lanark).
79 Liz Keohone (Loudoun), Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle).
81 Susan Wood (Drumpellier), Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie).
83 Judy Galbraith (Cowal), Sara Harman (Williamwood), Lesley Williamson (Kilmarnock Barassie), Ruth Rankin (Lanark), Audrey Thompson (Loudoun).
84 Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm), Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle), May Hughes (Lanark).
HANDICAP – Kirsten Scott (Windyhill) (13) 73.
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for this report
(Photographs of the winners were taken on the last day of the Inter County Matches in July when they were presented with their trophies)

Sunday, 6 May 2007

Welsh open amateur stroke-play -- Jenna Wilson is the best in the west

Dunblane’s Heather MacRae added her name to the list of Scottish winners of the Welsh women’s open amateur stroke-play golf championship at Newport Golf Club today (Sunday)
Heather, 23, recaptured the form that won her the British stroke-play title at Nairn in 2005, with rounds of 70, 75 and 74 for a total of 219 – three shots ahead of runner-up Bronwyn Mullins-Lane (Harefield Place).
West of Scotland Players --- Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) was the next best Scot this weekend with rounds of 79, 75 and 77 to share 13th place on 231.
Clare-Marie Carlton (Stirling University and Fereneze) was joint 23rd on 238 with scores of 80, 80 and 78.

Par 216 (3 x 72). CSS 75 75 75
219 Heather MacRae (Dunblane) 70 75 74.
222 Bronwyn Mullins-Lane (Harefield Place) 75 75 72.
Others---West of Scotland Players:
231 Jenna Wilson LANARKSHIRE (Strathaven) 79 75 77, Other Scottish scores:
238 Clare-Marie Carlton RLCGA --(Fereneze Stirling Univ) 80 80 78 (jt 23rd).
248 Kylie Walker D&A-- (Buchanan Castle) 85 86 77 ( 45th)
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Saturday, 5 May 2007

Mail on Sunday - Erskine v Douglas Park

The Erskine Mail on Sunday team
Erskine played Douglas Park in the 4th round of the Mail on Sunday yesterday at Erskine. In a closely contested match the home team won 3 - 2 and now progress to the next round.
Erskine Team: Sandra Carruthers, Patricia Davidson, Fiona Campbell, Lorraine Morrow and Janette McCartney
Douglas Park Team: Sally MacFarlane, Lindsay McLean, Elinor Grant, Carol Fell and Joan Gemmell

Friday, 4 May 2007

May Medal --- Haggs Castle Golf Club

Played 3rd May, Entries 35, SSS 73, CSS 73,
Scratch : Jennifer Mack 78
Silver: 1st Carol Smith (12) 71, 2nd Jennifer Mack (6) 74
Bronze: 1st Pat Kerr(26) 74, 2nd Susan Gallatly (23) 77
Bronze Scratch: Pat Kerr 100

Thursday, 3 May 2007

May Medal --- Eastwood Golf Club

May Medal/Gleneagles Medal/Medal Finals/2nd round Club Championship Qualifiers
Played 1st May 2007 ,SSS 72,CSS 72,Entries 48
Silver : 1st M. McLean (20) 68, F. Bennett (17) 75
Bronze : 1st S. Warren (26) 67, A. Brabson (22) 71

LGU Area Finals at Haggs Castle

The Draw for the LGU West Area Finals at Haggs Castle for Tues 8th May is available. Click on this link
LGU Medal Finals Draw

Wednesday, 2 May 2007

Ranfurly Castle May Medal

Played 2nd May 2007, 47 Entries, SSS 73, CSS 72

Scratch: A Judge 80
Silver: S Kirby 72 (8), E MacGregor 73 (14)
Bronze: J Irvine 64 (23), L Snodgrass 69 (21)

D & A County Championship at Milngavie Golf Club

Jill Meldrum and Anna Telfer
Jill Meldrum
Jill Meldrum of Dullatur Golf Club defeated Anna Telfer who is captain of Milngavie Golf Club to become at 14 the youngest ever winner of this event. Milngavie golf course was in super condition and the spectators were treated to a feast of excellent golf.
The bronze winner was Eleanor Starling of Balmore Golf Club who defeated Denis Harrow of Hilton Park

RLCGA County Foursomes - Elderslie

Maureen Skinner and Gillian McGinlay (1st Scratch)

1st: Gillian McGinlay (Cochrane Castle) and Maureen Skinner (Gourock) 78
2nd: Donna Jackson and Alison McGinngle (Cochrane Castle) 80
3rd: Pearl Orr and Paula McBride (Cochrane Castle) 81

Vivien Howe and Sheila Gray (1st Handicap)

1st: Vivien Howe and Sheila Gray (Ranfurly Castle) (19) 67.5
2nd: Pearl Orr and Paula McBride (Cochrane Castle) 81 (11) 70
3rd: Shirley McKnight and Valerie McKinnon (Old Ranfurly) (13) 73 bih
4th: Kay Black (Paisley) and Jane Biggart (Ranfurly Castle) (20) 73

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: East Renfrewshire 6.5 Erskine 2.5

Tuesday, 1 May 2007

D & A County Championships and Marion Anderson Salver (Bronze)

Results from Milngavie Golf Club - morning
Jill Meldrum beat Margaret Stirling
Jill Foggo beat Kay Macaulay
Babs Robertson Beat Lynn McColl
Margaret Kinvig w/o Karen Maxwell (Karen went over on her ankle during the match)
Anna Telfer beat Annabel Struthers
Laura McGeachy beat Ann Sinclair
Enid Young beat Isobel Harvey
Helen Faulds beat Leanne Johnston

Meldrum beat Foggo
Robertson beat Kinvig
Telfer beat McGeachy
Faulds beat Young

Semi finals will be played Wednesday - all welcome