Sunday 30 September 2007

Clare Queen is 5th in the UNIQA Ladies Open where Laura Davies is a winner

Laura Davies produced a vintage performance to end a 13-month wait for a title at the UNIQA Ladies Open near Vienna in Austria today.
The 43-year-old from England added a final day six-under-par 66 to her previous rounds of 69 and 65 - (which was a new course record) – to claim her 36th Ladies European Tour title and her 68th in total.
Laura finished on 16-under-par 200 after 54 holes, four strokes ahead of Sweden’s Sophie Gustafson in second.

Clare Queen (The Carrick (Loch Lomond) shot a third-round 68, one of her best rounds of the season. She had 16 birdies and one double bogey over the 54 holes. In her final round she reached five-under-par 211 with birdies at the second, seventh, ninth, 10th, 14th and 15th. Clare bogeyed the 13th and 17th. Her cash prize amounted to 8,750 Euros.
Inverness-based New Zealander Liz McKinnon had one of her better finishes of the season - joint 12th on two-under-par 214 with rounds of 70, 70 and 74 to earn 3,771 Euros. Her late birdies at the 15th and 16th came just at the right time to boost her finishing position

Saturday 29 September 2007

Scottish Mixed Foursomes --- New Date

The Scottish open amateur mixed foursomes tournament, washed out at Deer Park Golf Club on Sunday, September 16, has been rearranged for the same Livingston venue on Sunday, October 21.
An entry form for late entries is available on the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association website - SLGA Website

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

Greenlees Result: Bothwell Castle 8 Old Ranfurly 1

Friday 28 September 2007

Stroke Competition - Douglas Park

Played 28th Sept 2007, SSS 72, CSS 73, Entries 28,
Silver: 1st C. Fell (10) 75 acb, 2nd G. Hendry (14) 75, 3rd E. Grant (11) 75
Bronze: 1st G.Rennie (25) 70, 2nd C. Rankin (35) 73 acb, 3rd M.Bryce (23) 73
Scratch: C.Fell 85

Greenlees Result -1st Division

Greenlees Result: Prestwick St Nicholas 8 Cochrane Castle 1

Thursday 27 September 2007

Coronation Medals and Medal Finals - D&A

Played at Dullatur G.C. on Wednesday 26th September 2007 SSS73 CSS 76 - Reduction only.
Scratch : Anna Telfer (M'gavie) 82
1st Silver and Coronation Medal Winner : Cherry Jamieson (Hilton Park.) 89-14-75
2nd Silver : Anna Telfer (M'gavie) 82-5-77
1st Bronze and Coronation Medal Winner : Denise Harrow (Hilton Park.) 102-24-78
2nd Bronze : Eleanor Starling (Balmore) 102-23-79
MEDAL FINALS : Silver : Cherry Jamieson, Bronze : Denise Harrow

Charity and 5 Club Competition - Ranfurly Castle

Played 19/09/07 Charity 4 ball best Ball Winners: V.Howe H.Crichton M. Muirhead S. Crawford
Played 26/09/07 5 Club SSS 73 25 entries Scratch L.Brown 87 [bih]
Silver: P.MacKenzie 74 [13] L.Brown 76 [11]
Bronze: DMR Hardie 74 [21] [bih] A. Williamson 74 [22]

Wednesday 26 September 2007

Greenlees Trophy 2007 Presentation

The presentation of trophies will take place on Monday 8th October 2007 at Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club. A glass of wine or soft drink will be served from 12:30pm and a 2 course lunch and coffee will be served at 1:00pm costing £10. Please let your own Greenlees Captain know if you wish to attend

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cathcart Castle 6.5 Lenzie 2.5

Monday 24 September 2007

September Stableford - Erskine Golf Club

September Stableford (Combined) 19 September 2007
18 entries SSS 73 CSS 73 (Alt 76)
Silver: L Pearson (19) 34; K Kane (20) 33
Bronze: M Williamson (27) 39; M McLeod (26) 34;
J Stewart (23) 32

Helen Faulds loses in Semi Final of Scottish Vets at Blairgowrie

Heather AndersonNorth champion Heather Anderson (Downfield) pictured left is the new Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association champion. In the tightest of finals over the Blairgowrie Rosemount course today (Monday), Heather beat Christine McAndrew (Nairn Dunbar), the Highland veteran women's title-holder, by one hole.
Heather was never in arrears but, at the same time, she was never more than a hole up. Christine got a birdie 2 at the ninth to square the contest but Heather regained her lead at the next hole.
Christine drew level again with a concesssion at the 13th. Heather went ahead for the last time at the 16th before two halves ended a enthralling contest.

Semi-finals - H Anderson (North) bt J Brydson (Galloway) 2 holes, C McAndrew (Highland) bt H Faulds (West) 2 and 1.
Final - Anderson bt McAndrew 1 hole.

Sunday 23 September 2007

Helen Faulds beats the Border Champion

Downfield’s Heather Anderson, the North area champion, knocked out Midlands title-holder Lorna Bennett from Ladybank by one hole in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association championship at Blairgowrie today.
West champion Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) is also in that team and she was in good form in reaching the semi-finals at Blairgowrie with a 6 and 4 win over former champion Liz Campbell (Torwoodlee), the Borders title-holder.
Christine McAndrew (Nairn Dunbar), the Highland champion, also played well to win by 4 and 2 against Ruth Brown (Lothianburn), the East title-holder.
Jean Brydson (Galloway) won at the 21st hole in her quarter-final against Pearl Beattie (Dumfries-shire).

The semi-final line-up on Monday morning is:
9am Anderson v Brydson.
9.10 McAndrew v Faulds.
Final will tee off at 1.30pm.

H Anderson (North) bt L Bennett (Midlands) 1 hole.
Jean Brydson (Galloway) bt P Beattie (Dumfries-shire) at 21st.
Christine McAndrew (Highland) bt Ruth Brown (East) 4 and 2.
Helen Faulds (West) bt Liz Campbell (Borders) 6 and 4

Saturday 22 September 2007

Sophie Gustafson wins the De Vere Scottish Open Championship at the Carrick, Loch Lomond

The Carrick at Cameron House, Loch Lomond.
213 (3 x 71)
+Prizemoney in Euros.
210 Sophie Gustafson (Swe) 71 68 71 (30,000).
215 Danielle Masters (Eng) 75 72 68, Kirsty Taylor (Eng) 75 69 71, Sofia Renell (Swe) 72 68 75 (15,033 each).
217 Lynn Kenny (Archerfield Links) 72 76 69, Karen-Margrethe Jule (Den) 72 75 70, Janice Moodie (Sco) 76 70 71, Jade Schaeffer (Fra) 69 71 77 (6,620 each).
218 Sophie Walker (Eng) 72 74 72 (4,480).
219 Rebecca Hudson (Eng) 77 71 71, Johanna Westerberg (Swe) 74 73 72, Elisa Serramia (Spa) 71 71 77 (3,706 each).
220 Antonella Cvitan (Swe) 73 75 72, Marina Arruti (Spa) 74 74 72, Carly Booth (Comrie) (am) 74 74 72, Isabella Maconi (Ita) 77 73 70, Gwladys Nocera (Fra) 74 72 74, Asa Gottmo (Swe) 74 70 76 (2,992 each, except Carly Booth who is an amateur).
221 Becky Brewerton (Wal) 76 74 71, Catriona Matthew (North Berwick) 73 75 73, Ana Larrateta (Spa) 75 73 73, Johanna Head (Eng) 77 70 74, Mhairi McKay (Sco) 73 74 74, Sally Watson (Elie & Earlsferry Ladies) (am) 70 75 76, Anna Tybring (Swe) 78 76 67 (2,553 each,) except Sally Watson who is an amateur).
222 Caroline Hall (Eng) 75 74 73, Marta Prieto (Spa) 77 71 74, Helena Alterby (Swe) 72 75 75.
223 Dana Lacey (Aus) 74 73 76, Sara Beautell (Spa) 76 71 76, Stefanie Michl (Aut) 76 76 71, Martina Eberl (Ger) 74 71 78.
224 Nathalie David-Mila (Fra) 78 73 73, Karen Lunn (Aus) 78 76 70.
225 Rebecca Coakley (Ire) 77 71 77, Felicity Johnson (Eng) 72 75 78, Karin Borjeskog (Swe) 75 77 73.
226 Martina Gillen (Ire) 76 74 76, Frederique Seeholzer (Swi) 74 76 76, Sarah Nicholson (NZ) 75 75 76, Kirsty S Taylor (Eng) 73 79 74, Clare Queen (The Carrick at Cameron House) 72 74 80, Laura Terebey (US) 83 71 72.
227 Maria Verchenova (Rus) 74 77 76, Jenni Kuosa (Fin) 78 73 76, Melodie Bourdy (Fra) 79 74 74.
228 Laurette Maritz (SAf) 76 73 79, Lill Kristin Saether (Nor) 74 77 77, Natalie Claire Booth (Eng) 74 77 77, Lee-Anne Pace (SAf) 76 76 76, Ursula Wikstrom (Fin) 77 77 74.
229 Natascha Fink (Aut) 77 74 78, Elisabeth Esterl (Ger) 76 75 78, Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) (am) 78 73 78, Emma Zackrisson (Swe) 75 77 77, Elin Ohlsson (Swe) 80 72 77, Nicole Gergely (Aut) 81 71 77, Elizabeth McKinnon (NZ) 78 75 76.
230 Lynn Brooky (NZ) 75 74 81, Mette Buus (Den) 74 73 83, Georgina Simpson (Eng) 75 77 78.
231 Maria Boden (Swe) 81 71 79, Anna Rossi (Ita) 79 75 77, Christine Hallstrom (Swe) 76 78 77.
235 Stefania Croce (Ita) 79 75 81.
236 Melanie Holmes-Smith (Aus) 74 79 83.

Friday 21 September 2007

Scottish Ladies Open Play delayed

The second day’s play at the De Vere Ladies Scottish Open was halted due to bad light at 7.10pm.
Heavy rainfall on Thursday night meant that tee times were pushed back three hours while officials assessed the course.
Sweden’s Sofia Renell leads the field on two-under-par 140 after shooting a three-under 68.
South Queensferry 16-year-old amateur Sally Watson had another good day with a 75 for 145, a 36-hole total which puts her ahead of professionals of the calibre of Janice moodie (146), Catriona Matthew (148) and Lynn Kenny (148).
Quite a few players have still to complete their second rounds which means that the third and final round will start late on Saturday.

Erskine Girls get coaching from Clare Queen and Catriona Matthew

Erskine girls were invited to attend a coaching clinic with Catriona Matthew and Clare Queen at the beautiful Carrick course prior to The Scottish Ladies Open this week. The girls were all smiles as you can see despite the awful weather. Catriona and Clare spent an hour with them giving some hints and tips and after signed autographs on hats, books etc. This was a unique and very rewarding experience for the girls aged between 9 and 13 who are all enjoying ClubGolf coaching at Erskine. There are now 11 girls participating in weekly coaching sessions at the club thanks to the volunteer coaches who make it all possible. Pictured with the girls are Janette McCartney, Sandra Littlejohn and Patricia Davidson all level 1 coaches and RLCGA members.
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Noreen Fenton the best Scot at the British Seniors

Edinburgh's Noreen Fenton finished a gallant fourth behind runaway winner Alison Murdoch from Canada in the British senior women's open amateur golf championship which ended at Copt Heath Golf Club, Solihull today.
Noreen was consistency personnified with three rounds of 79 for a total of 18-over-par 237 over a punishing ladies' course with a testing par of 73, which no player, not even the new champion, equalled in any of the rounds.
Noreen had no birdies in her final round and did well to hang on in there after a double bogey 6 at the fourth threatened to derail her steady effort. She was out in 40 and home in 39 in comparison with her earlier halves of 40-39 and 39-40.
Pamela Williamson (Baberton), who won the recent Canadian senior women's open amateur championship's "Super-seniors" (over-60) title, finished joint 11th with Fiona de Vries (St Rule) on 241. Pamela signed off with a 78 (37-41) and Fiona with an 80 (42-38).

RLCGA's Honorary Member Maureen Richmond (Kilmacolm) the 1974 Curtis Cup player and now a GP in Lancashire, came joint 15th on 244 - which was quite an achievement, considering she started with a first round of 92. After that she had a 74 and then a 78 today
Give Maureen, winner of the Spanish open seniors title earlier in the year, an 82 instead of a 92 in the first round and she would have finished runner-up for the title!
Dundee's Heather Anderson birdied the fourth, 14th and 15th in closing halves of 41 and 40 for an 81 and jt 27th place with Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) on 248. Helen unfortunately had three double bogeys in a closing 84.

Stableford - Haggs Castle

Played 20 SEPT 2007 Number of entries: 13 SSS: 73 CSS: 73

Lanarkshire Pair are runners Up in the Commonwealth Spoons Final at Tain

Fiona Scott and Lesley Lloyd
At Tain Golf Club yesterday, Aberdeenshire President Mary Robinson and her Aberdeenshire partner Sheila McCrae were the recipients of the SLGA's Commonwealth Spoons trophy.
They won the national final against qualifiers from all over Scotland with a net 76 - three over par - off 16.
They won by two shots from Lesley Lloyd and Fiona Scott of Lanarkshire and Amme Smith and Rena Canavan (Stirling & Clackmannan) who both had net 78s. Lloyd and Scott were playing off four, Smith and Canavan off 14. Lloyd and Scott were placed second on the better inward half.
Leading net returns
Mary Robinson & Sheila McCrae (Aberdeenshire) (16) 76; Lesley Lloyd & Fiona Scott (Lanarkshire) (4) (better inward half), Anne Smith & Rena Canavan (Stirling & Clackmannan) (14) 78; Maggie Thurston & Thelma McInroy (Angus) (19) 79; Joan Blyth & Diane Watson (Fife) (7 1/2) 79 1/2 (better inward half).
To see some photos from the event --- slightly RLCGA orientated but has got all Ayrshire, D&A and Lanarkshire represntatives --- click on the following link

Photos from Tain

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Troon 6.5 Erskine 2.5

Round 1 Scores from the Ladies Scottish Open

Par 71
69 J Schaeffer (Fra).
70 S Watson (Sco) (am).
71 E Serramia (Spa), S Gustafson (Swe).
72 F Johnson (Eng), C Queen (Sco), S Walker (Eng), H Alterby (Swe), K-M Juul (Den), L Kenny (Sco), S Renell (Swe).
73 M McKay (Sco), A Cvitan (Swe), C Lundgren (Nor), K S Taylor (Eng), C Matthew (Sco).
Other scores:
74 C Booth (Sco) (am) (jt 17th).
76 J Moodie (Sco), B Brewerton (Wal) (jt 43rd).
78 K MacDonald (Sco) (am), K Imrie (Sco) (jt 65th).
79 H MacRae (Sco), J Wilson (Sco) (am) (jt 78th).
81 V Laing (Sco).

Thursday 20 September 2007

Helen Faulds makes the cut in the British Seniors

Noreen Fenton and Pat Hutton were sharing fourth place at the beginning of the second day of the British senior women's open amateur golf championship at Copt Heath Golf Club, Solihull.
At the end of it, Noreen, from the Merchants of Edinburgh Club had hung on to a share of third place with a repeat 79 for 158.
But Pat unfortunately had a disaster day with a 90 for 169 - and missed the cut which reduced the field to the 40 players who will play Friday's third and final round.
Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) had halves of 37 and 42 for a 79 and 164 to make the cut and Maureen Richmond, who, as Maureen Walker (RLCGA and Kilmacolm) was a Curtis Cup player in 1974, made the biggest improvement between rounds .... from a 92 to a 74, which was more like the player who won the Spanish senior women's open title earlier this year. Maureen had an eagle 2 at the sixth and birdies at two par-5s, the seventh and the 16th in halves of 35 and 39, compared with 49-43 on Wednesday.

Par 146 (2 x 73)
154 A Murdoch (Can) 80 74.
157 S Dye (Delamere Forest) 76 81.
158 D Williams (Can) 82 76, C Quinn (Hockley) 82 76, R Adams (Addington Court) 80 78, N Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) 79 79, G Bray (Littlestone) 79 79.
159 M McKenna (Donabate) 83 76, P West (Spalding) 81 78.
160 C Kirk (Ganton) 81 69.
161 J Doleman (Rushcliffe) 85 76, B Laird (Sandiway) 83 68, S O’Brien-Kenney (Grange) 83 78, F De Vries (St Rule) 83 78, B Arenas (Gua) 81 80, P Wrightson (Huddersfield), C Watson (Beaconsfield) 80 81.
162 V Hoff (Swe) 84 78, S Westall (Copt Heath) 83 79, G Ekman (Swe) 83 79, R Lindley (Hartlepool) 83 69, M Henderson (West Rhine) 82 80, E Cooper (Calcot Park) 82 80, B Ljung (Swe) 81 81.
163 P Williamson (Baberton) 83 80, A-C Sveningson (Swe) 79 84.
164 J Ballard (Littlestone) 86 78, H Faulds (Douglas Park) 85 79, C Lindberg (US) 80 84.
165 G Snelson (Branston) 83 82, C Birke (Swe) 83 82, A Lewis (Royal St David’s) 81 84.
166 M Richmond (Royal Liverpool) 92 74, B Belcher (Olton) 87 79, R Farrow (St Neots) 83 83, J O’Connor (Newport Gwent) 83 83, E Jacob (Ger) 78 88.
167 A Dawson (Copt Heath) 87 80, M-B Heden (Swe) 81 86, H Anderson (Downfield) 80 87.
168 F Anderson (Formby Ladies) 81 87.
169 J Mack (Haggs Castle) 85 84, P Hutton (Lanark) 79 90.
174 K Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park) 88 86.
175 L Terry (Cruden Bay) 88 87,
177 A MacGregor (Lingdale) 86 91.
178 J Paterson (Drumpellier) 90 88,
190 E Black (Dunbar) 93 97.

Wednesday 19 September 2007

The British Seniors ---Begins today

Top women golfers gather at Copt Heath for British Senior's Championship which begins today at Copt Heath Golf Club.
There is a strong home challenge for the title, including the three times Scottish Seniors Champion and newly crowned Canadian Super Seniors Champion, Pamela Williamson and Fiona De Vries, The 2006 Scottish Senior Match play Champion
From the West of Scotland we have Helen Faulds (Douglas Park), Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle), Pat Hutton (Lanark) and Janice Paterson (Drumpellier).
Other Scots in the field are Heather Anderson (Downfield), Karen Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park), Eleanor Black (Dunbar), Noreen Fenton ( Merchants of Edinburgh), Anne Macgregor (Lingdale), Maureen Richmond (Royal Liverpool)and Lynne Terry (Cruden Bay)

-- We wish them every success

Competitors play 18 holes on each of the first two days and the lowest 40 and ties play a further 18 holes on Friday 21 September.
For all the scores go to the LGU WEBSITE

The De Vere Ladies Scottish Open Begins tomorrow

De Vere Ladies Scottish Open Poster -- Click to enlarge
After an 11 year absence the Ladies European Tour has announced the return of the Ladies Scottish Open. De Vere has become title sponsor making the De Vere Ladies Scottish Open one of the most hotly anticipated ladies golf events in the Golfing calendar.

The chosen course, The Carrick at Cameron House is named after the award winning Canadian golf architect Douglas Carrick. The course is a traditional Scottish heathland course in design, using long grasses, gorse, heather, deep bunkers and water features amidst the undulating landscape. The 18-hole par 71 course straddles the Highland Boundary Fault line - the front 9 holes are played in the Lowlands and the back 9 holes in the Highlands.

The player field will be 126 players, playing in a 54 hole championship spread over three days, each day playing in a 3 ball. The prize fund currently stands at €200,000

The event takes place on the 20th - 22nd September 2007 official website and read all about the players,the course and book on line then click on this link Ladies Scottish Open Website

To see tomorrows draw --- Click here for 1st Round Draw

Tuesday 18 September 2007

Stableford and Trophy Winners- Eastwood Golf Club

Guide Dogs for the Blind/Stableford Played 18/9/07 SSS 72 CSS 71 Entries 15
Winner: L Hay 15 35
Runner Up: M Jack 19 34 acb
Eclectic Winner :- C Morton
Foursomes Trophy :- Winners J.Green & M. Fraser
Runners up E .Drysdale & W. McCallum
Singles Trophy :- Winner A. Fergusson
Runner up I. Longbottom

Jenna Wilson selected for the 2008 LGU Curtis Cup Training Squad

Rachel Bell, Ganton
Liz Bennett, Brokenhurst Manor
Carly Booth, Comrie
Henrietta Brockway, Yeovil
Krystle Caithness, St Regulus
Tara Delaney, Carlow
Naomi Edwards, Ganton
Jodi Ewart, Catterick
Sahra Hassan, Vale of Glamorgan
Rachel Jennings, Izaak Walton
Breanne Loucks, Wrexham
Danielle McVeigh, Royal County Down
Florentyna Parker, Royal Birkdale
Melissa Reid, Chevin
Kerry Smith, Waterlooville
Michele Thomson, McDonald Ellon
Sally Watson, Elie & Earlsferry Ladies
Jenna Wilson, Strathaven


Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Milngavie 9 Cawder 0

Past Lady Captains' Annual Lunch --- Milngavie

Past Lady Captains -- Milngavie
The Past Lady Captains of Milngavie Golf Club held their annual Lunch on Friday, September 14th.
14 Past Captains attended, with the longest serving Captain having been in office in 1975.
There was a competition played over 15 holes for the Silver Sweet Dish, and this was won by Anna Telfer (who is the current Club Captain) with 29 pts. Anne Byiers was runner up with 26 points.
After golf, the ladies had a very enjoyable lunch and spent a happy couple of hours renewing friendships and reminiscing on past, very happy experiences.

September/ Autumn Meeting - Ranfurly Castle

September Medal 2/9/07 and 12/9/07 SSS 73 CSS 73/73 entries 24
Scratch L.Robertson 82
Silver: R.Ogilvie 72 [18] bih M.Parrott 72 [20]
Bronze: A.Robertson 69 [28] J.Will 70 [26]

Autumn Meeting Played 12/9/07 31 entries SSS 73 CSS 73
Scratch E. MacGregor 81
Silver E.MacGregor 67 [14] R. Ogilvie 72 [18]
Bronze H.M. Irving 68 [23] H.Dunn 75 [31]

Monday 17 September 2007

West of Scotland Girls` Championships, AGM and Prizegiving

Saturday 6th October Troon Portland
Silver and Bronze Championships will be played on above date. Spectators welcome.
The semi finals will tee off at 9.30am . The committee will then meet for their AGM and watch the finals in the afternoon teeing off at approx 2pm. The Prizegiving will follow as soon as possible after the conclusion of the golf.

The Bronze Championship 2007
Connie Jaffrey v Mhairi McKay
Saorcha Warren v Emma Hale

West of Scotland Girls` Championship
Megan Briggs v Lauren Meldrum
Jill Meldrum v Pamela Pretswell

Greenlees Result -1st Division

Saker Falcon
Greenlees Result: Kilmarnock (Barassie) 6 Ranfurly Castle 3
Kilmarnock Barassie had a very good team out today -- with the leading 4 players all past/present Ayrshire County Team players or even one of them being a Past Scottish Champion. With all these good golfers there were many birdies --- but the best of all was a saker falcon that had escaped and was flying over all our games --- Eventually it was caught and it was the BEST BIRDIE OF THE DAY.

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Paisley Golf Club Results

Fall Foursomes: 05/09/2007; Entries 16;
Winners - M Kennedy & L Forsyth (20) 76;
Runners-up - A McPherson & G Steel (31) 77.

September Medal & LGU Pendant 12/09 & 15/09/2007;
Entries 22; CSS 74/77
1st Class P Buttar(19) 78; 2nd Class A McPherson(29) 73
LGU Pendant A McPherson

Mrs JB Black Greensomes Trophy: 14/09/2007;
Entries 16;
Winners - L Forsyth & P Buttar (15) 73;
Runners-up - A McPherson & B Adam (28) 79.

Gillian Kyle is The Champion at East Renfrewshire for the 11th time

Gillian Kyle retained East Renfrewshire Championship on Sunday 2nd September (11th time) beating Susan Garety.

The Scottish Mixed Foursomes --- Postponed

The Scottish Mixed Foursomes at Deer Park was postponed yesterday due to the bad weather.The early starters managed about 6 holes before the greens flooded. It will be re scheduled probably for Sunday 21st October. SLGA to confirm. We got soaked getting the clubs out of the car and checking in but fortunately did not have to play --- Thanks go to Janette McCartney (Erskine) for the report

Saturday 15 September 2007

Anna Telfer wins the Scratch award at the West Vets Autumn Meeting

The West Vets Autumn Meeting was at Strathaven Golf Club on Thursday 13th September. Anna Telfer (Milngavie) was the Scratch winner and Cathy Morton (Eastwood) was the best Net Score of the day by virtue of the better inward half. To see all the winners and the scores from the day --- plus even print out your handicap exchange letter --- Go to the West Vets Website

Friday 14 September 2007

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cardross 7 Kilmacolm 2

Stableford - Douglas Park

Played 14.09.07 SSS 72 CSS 71 Entries 30
Silver 1st J Gemmell (7)40pts 2nd H Robertson (12) 39pts 3rd R Reith (16) 36pts
Bronze 1st C Baird(26)43pts 2nd K Morse (32)41pts 3rd A White (25)36pts

Scotland beat Wales and are Runners Up in the Home Internationals

The 2007 Scottish Ladies Golf Team
England won the women’s home international golf series at Dunbar Golf Club today for the third year in a row. They finished with a 100 % record at the end of the three-day programme, clinching the championship by coping with some stout resistance from Ireland who were eventually beaten 5 ½-3 1/2.
And England did it without the services of one of their key players, Melissa Reid, who had an injured wrist. The English had the "MVP" of the tournament in young Rachel Jennings who gained 5 1/2pt out of a possible six. Next best for England were Naomi Edwards, Kerry Smith and Elizabeth Bennett, all with 4 1/2pt each.
Scotland, who have not won the title since 1991 at Aberdovey, finished runners-up by beating Wales 6-3. The Scots won the foursomes 2-1 but at one stage in the afternoon trailed in five of the six singles. However, they finished strongly and eventually won four of the singles.
Scottish champion Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) lost for the fourth session of play in a row, going down by 2 and 1 to Tara Davies in the top singles tie. Jenna, who had been three down at the turn before getting a bit of a recovery going, finished with 1 1/2pt out of a possible six.

Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle) went down by 4 and 3 to Lucy Gould after winning the fourth and fifth but trailing by two holes at the turn. Pamela finished with 2pt out of a possible four.
Friday details:

Foursomes: J Wilson, M Thomson lost to S Evans, T Davies 2 and 1; L Murray, P Pretswell bt S Hassan, R W Thomas 6 and 4, E Ogilvy, C Booth bt L Hall, L Gould 2 and 1 (2-1).
Singles: Wilson lost to Davies 2 and 1, Booth bt Hassan 1 hole, Murray bt R Harries 2 and 1, Ogilvy bt Hall 3 and 1, Pretswell lost to Gould 4 and 3, Thomson bt Evans 2 holes (4-2).

IRELAND 3 1/2, ENGLAND 5 1/2
Foursomes: T Delaney, N Kitching lost to N Edwards, K Smith 6 and 5; D McVeigh, M Riordan halved with R Bell, E Bennett; M Morrin, G O’Leary lost to R Jennings, D Montgomery 6 and 4 (1/2-2 ½).
Singles: K Delaney bt Edwards 2 and 1, T Delaney bt Bell 3 and 1, McVeigh lost to Smith 3 and 2, Riordan lost to Bennett 3 and 2, O’Leary bt Montgomery 3 and 2, Morrin lost to Jennings 7 and 6.

1 England 3pt, 2 Scotland 2pt, 3 Ireland 1pt, 4 Wales 0pt.
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Thursday 13 September 2007

September Medal -- D & A -- Helensburgh

Played Thursday 13th September 2007. SSS 72 CSS72
Scratch Margaret Kinvig (Vale of Leven) 80
1st Silver Fiona Gilchrist (H'burgh) 84-15-69
2nd Silver Ann Trail (H'burgh) 91-19-72(after countback)
1st Bronze Lindsay McCubbin (H.P.) 94-23-71(after countback)
2nd Bronze Dinah Buchanan (Cardross) 95-24-71

Renfrewshire County Autumn Meeting over Ralston

Played 13th September 2007, 29 entrants, SSS:71 CSS:73
Scratch: Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm) 81
Scratch - 12 Handicap
1st Fiona Roger (Ranfurly Castle) 84-12-72
2nd Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm) 81-7-74
3rd Patricia Davidson (Erskine) 83-8-75 bih
13 Handicap upwards
1st Sheila Shaw (Lochwinnoch) 85-15-70
2nd Vivien Young (Cochrane Castle) 89-18-71
3rd Linda Hay (Eastwood) 92-15-77

Scotland well beaten by England in the Home Internationals

Even a draw against Ireland would see England win the women’s home amateur international golf championship for the third year in a row at Dunbar Golf Club tomorrow.
The English snuffed out the challenge of Scotland’s young team with a 7 1/2-1 1/2 victory while Ireland, beaten by the Scots on the opening day, bounced back with a 7-2 win over Wales.
The writing was on the wall in capital letters for the Scots when England made a 3-0 clean sweep of the morning foursomes.
The 2 young players from the West of Scotland, Megan Briggs, 17, from Kilmacolm lost five holes in a row from the eighth to the 12th in losing by 4 and 2 to Elizabeth Bennett and Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle) lost 3 and 2 to C Aitken

England names first
Foursomes: N Edwards, K Smith bt J Wilson, M Thomson 2 and 1; R Jennings, D Montgomery bt L Murray, K MacDonald 6 and 5; R Bell, E Bennett bt E Ogilvy, C Booth 2 holes (3-0).
Singles: Edwards bt Wilson 1 hole, Bell lost to Booth 3 and 2, Bennett bt Briggs 4 and 2, Smith bt Murray 2 and 1, C Aitken bt P Pretswell 3 and 2, Jennings halved with Thomson (4 1/2-1 ½).

Wales names first
Foursomes: S Hassan, R H Harries lost to N Kitching, T Delaney 2 and 1; L Hall, L Gould lost to D McVeigh, M Riordan 4 and 2; S Evans, T Davies lost to M Morrin, G O’Leary 3 and 2 (0-3)
Singles: Davies lost to T Delaney 3 and 2, Hassan lost to McVeigh 2 and 1, Harries lost to O’Leary 2 holes, Hall bt V Bradshaw 4 and 2, Gould lost to Kitching 1 hole, Evans bt Morrin 2 holes (2-4).

1 England 2pt, 2 (equal) Ireland 1pt, Scotland 1pt, 4 Wales 0pt.

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cowglen 5.5 Greenock 3.5

Wednesday 12 September 2007

Thistle Brooch --- Ayrshire County - Ballochmyle Golf Club

Played 11th September CSS 72 PAR 71
SCRATCH Lesley Williamson (Kilmarnock Barassie) 79
1st Isabel Jackman (Ballochmyle) 87 (18) 69
2nd Jill West (Troon Welbeck) 87 (16) 71 BIH
3rd Jess Blackwood (Kilmarnock Barassie) 84 (13) 71
1st Elspeth Neill (Largs) 95 (23) 72
2nd Joyce Hancock (Largs) 99 (25) 74
3rd Irene Tasker (Loudoun) 97 (22) 75

Scotland beat Ireland in the Home Internationals

Scotland, fielding one of their youngest-ever teams, made a great start to the women's home amateur golf internationals at Dunbar Golf Club today.
They beat Ireland 6-3 after sharing the foursomes 1 1/2-1 1/2 and taking the singles 4 1/2-1 1/2.
England, bidding to win the title for the third year in a row, beat Wales 6-3.
Scotland's line-up, average age just over 18 years, responded well to the pressure. All bar Scottish champion Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) are playing in the home internationals for the first time.
Jenna led by example by winning the top singles 3 and 2 against Irish champion Karen Delaney. Carly Booth, the 16-year-old Comrie player, followed that with a one-hole over over Danielle McVeigh.
Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder) lost by 3 and 2 to Tara Delaney, who, alongwith sister Karen had flown back from Kent State University, Ohio to play for their country this week.
Teenagers Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) and Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle) showed the match-play skills that won them their county titles earlier this season. Megan got a square match against the experienced Marian Riordan while Pamela Pretswell won by 3 and 1 against Gillian O'Leary, another very experienced player at this level.
It was left to Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon to produce Scotland's shot of the day to win the final singles against Maura Morrin. Michelle strayed on to the first fairway with her drive off the 18th tee but she hit a glorious toweing eight iron that came to a stop only a foot for a hole ... a birdie 3 that gave her the Aberdeenshire champion a one-hole victory.
Scotland skipper Jayne Smith said:
"I am so proud of them. We have such a young team and they have been fantastic. The team spirit is great. We are taking each day as it comes but I am hoping for more of the same on Thursday."
Welsh player Tara Davies had a hole in one with a nine-iron at the 135yd 16th hole in her singles tie with Rachel Jennings. The ace squared the match which finished on level pegging.
First-day details:
Foursomes: J Wilson, M Thomson halved with K Delaney, T Delaney; L Murray, K MacDonald lost to D McVeigh, M Riordan 1 hole; E Ogilvy, C Booth bt M Morrin, N Kitching 3 and 1 (1 1/2-1 1/2).
Singles: Wilson bt K Delaney 3 and 2, Booth bt McVeigh 1 hole, Ogilvy lost to T Delaney 3 and 2, M Briggs halved with Riordan, P Pretswell bt G O'Leary 3 and 1, Thomson bt Morrin 1 hole (4 1/2-1 1/2).
Foursomes; N Edwards, K Smith halved with S Hassan, R H Harries; R Jennings, D Montgomery bt L Hall, L Gould 5 and 4; R Bell, E Bennett lost to S Evans, T Davies 3 and 2 (1 1/2-1 1/2).
Singles: Edwards bt Hassan 2 holes, Bell bt R W Thomas 5 and 4, Bennett bt Hall 3 and 2, Smith lost to Evans 3 and 2, C Aitken halved with Davies, Jennings bt Harries 2 and 1 (4 1/2-1 1/2).
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Video from the Scottish Seniors at Glenbervie

Glenbervie Golf Club hosted the most magnificent dinner at the Scottish Seniors Ladies Championship last week. After the meal entertainment was given by numerous players and officials. Here are a few extracts from the evening (including Anna Telfer (Milngavie)and Jenny McGahan (Douglas Park) --- Click on the Play arrow -- Sorry broadband users only and make sure your sound is turned on.

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cochrane Castle 6 Cathkin Braes 3

Tuesday 11 September 2007

Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

Greenlees Result: Milngavie 8.5 Cathcart Castle 0.5
Janey McFarlane of Cathcart Castle had a hole in one at the 2nd!!!

Monday 10 September 2007

Autumn Meeting - Erskine

Autumn Meeting 9 September 2007 22 entries SSS 73; CSS 72
Silver: B Campbell (18) 71; F Campbell (8) (72 bih); S Littlejohn (16) 72 (bih)
Bronze: M McKechnie (26) 69 (bih); R Chalmers (25) 69; G Peters (31) 70
Scratch: F Campbell 80
DJ Davidson Putter: M McKechnie
SLGA Brooch: P Davidson

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Old Ranfurly 4.5 Haggs Castle 4.5

Rhona and Ronnie are married - Douglas Park

Many congratulations go to Rhona Wilkie and Ronnie Murison who got married at New Kilpartrick Church on Saturday 8th September. The reception was held at Oran Mor, Great Western Road Glasgow
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Autumn Meeting - Haggs Castle

Date Played : 8 September Number of entries: 23 SSS: 73 CSS: 73
1st Handicap CAROL KERR (BIH) 92 17 75
2nd Handicap MARJORIE WALKER 90 15 75

Bronze 1
1st Handicap MARION HUNTER 99 27 72
2nd Handicap REGINA QUINN 105 32 73

Sunday 9 September 2007

Lorna Bennett wins the Scottish Seniors Match Play Championship and Helen Faulds is selected for the Home Internationals

Lorna Bennett
Ladybank’s Lorna Bennett, a Scotland women’s international team player from 1987 to 1991, won the Scottish senior women’s amateur match-play golf championship for the first time at Glenbervie Golf Club today.
It is not her first over-50s national title. She won the Scottish veteran women’s match-play championship at Blairgowrie in 2004.
Lorna beat Margaret Tough (Falkirk) by 2 and 1 in an entertaining final.
Two down after six holes, Margaret won the seventh, eighth and ninth to be one up at the turn.
Then Lorna regained the initiative and the lead by winning the 10th and 11th. Then followed five closely-fought halved holes. Lorna then clinched victory by winning the 17th.
The second-flight match-play for early-round losers ended in a Kathleen Sutherland v Fiona Hunter final, which ended in a 2 and 1 win for Fiona Hunter.

Weekend results:
Semi-finals – Margaret Tough bt Ruth Brown 5 and 4, Lorna Bennett bt May Hughes 4 and 3.
Final – Bennett bt Tough 2 and 1.

Second Flight
Semi Final: K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) bt Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) , Fiona Hunter (Baberton) beat Elizabeth Campbell (Torwoodlee)
Final – F Hunter (Baberton) bt K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 2 and 1.

May Hughes and Helen Faulds

After the match play stages the Team was announced for Senior Ladies' Home International Matches and Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) was selected as a member of the team .
May Hughes (Lanark) pictured above with Helen is the 1st reserve for the team

The Team for the Senior Ladies' Home International Matches to be played at Royal Tara Golf Club, 2 to 4 October is:-

Captain Joan Marshall
Lorna Bennett Ladybank
Fiona de Vries St Rule
Helen Faulds Douglas Park
Fiona Hunter Baberton
Kathleen Sutherland Royal Montrose
Margaret Tough Falkirk
Pamela Williamson Baberton

1st Reserve: May Hughes (Lanark)

To see some photos from the days events click on the small photo below

Scottish Seniors 2007 Finals Day

Missed the Stroke play winners and the Social dinner photographs -- then click on the picture of Kathleen Sutherland

The Ladies Scottish Seniors 2007

Saturday 8 September 2007

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Old Ranfurly 5½ West Kilbride 3½

May Hughes gets to the semi finals of Scottish Seniors

Top seed Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose), the new Scottish senior women’s amateur stroke-play champion, fell at the first hurdle in the senior women’s match-play championship at Glenbervie Golf Club today.
Kathleen lost by one hole to the last of the 16 qualifiers for the match-play stages, Aileen Kennedy (Harburn).
But giant-killer Kennedy was herself cut down to size in the afternoon quarter-finals. She lost by 3 and 2 to Margaret Tough (Falkirk) who had knocked out a former champion, Pamela Williamson (Baberton) by 3 and 2 in the morning.
Sunday morning’s semi-finals will see Tough play Ruth Brown (Lothianburn) and Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) play May Hughes (Lanark).

First round – A Kennedy (Harburn) bt K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 1 hole, M Tough (Falkirk) bt P Williamson (Baberton) 3 and 2, R Brown (Lothianburn) bt B Biggart (Kilmacolm) 3 and 2, A Telfer (Milngavie) bt H Faulds (Douglas Park) 2 and 1, L Bennett (Ladybank) bt J Mack (Haggs Castle) 4 and 3, N Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) bt E Campbell (Torwoodlee) 4 and 3, M Thomson (North Berwick) bt H Anderson (Downfield) 3 and 2, M Hughes (Lanark) bt F Hunter (Baberton) 4 and 2.

Quarter-finals – Tough bt Kennedy 3 and 2, Brown bt Telfer 5 and 3, Bennett bt Fenton 7 and 6, Hughes bt Thomson 1 hole.


Tough v Brown at 8am.
Bennett v Hughes at 8.10am.
FINAL AT 13.00.

The 1st round losers play in the second flight draw and Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) now meets Kathleen Sutherland in tomorrows semi final

Sutherland beat Williamson 4 and 2,Faulds beat Biggart 7 and 6, Campbell beat Mack at the 20th, Hunter beat Anderson 3 and 2

Sutherland v Faulds at 8.20am.
Campbell v Hunter at 8.30am.
FINAL AT 12.45.

Friday 7 September 2007

Medal 11 - Douglas Park

Medal 11 incorporating LGU Brooch Played 7/09/07 SSS 72 CSS 72 Entries 42
Silver 1st S. Donald (17) 67 2nd G. Hendry (14) 72 3rd S. Griffin (12) 73 acb
Bronze 1st I. Orr (23) 68 2nd P. Slane (26) 69 3rd V. Hamilton (25) 70
Scratch S. Donald 84 acb
Winner of LGU Brooch S. Donald

5 West of Scotland Players qualify for the Scottish Seniors Matchplay Stages

West of Scotland Qualifiers
Congratulations go to Helen Faulds (Douglas Park), Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm), May Hughes (Lanark), Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) and Anna Telfer (Milngavie) who have all qualified for the match play stages of the Scottish Seniors Championship at Glenbervie Golf Club today.

To see some photos of the winners and the Social dinner -- click on the picture of Kathleen Sutherland

The Ladies Scottish Seniors 2007

Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) led from start to finish to win the Scottish senior women’s amateur stroke-play golf championship at Glenbervie Golf Club today.
It was her second win in the event which she also won in 2004. Miss Sutherland is also holder of the Scottish veteran women’s match-play championship.
With rounds of 76 and 77 for a total of 153, she had four shots to spare at the finish from Fiona Hunter (Baberton) with rounds of 79 and 78.
Defending champion Ruth Brown (Lothianburn) tied with Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) and Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) for third place on 158.
Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm) won the 2nd net aggregate prize
The players with the 16 best 36-hole aggregates now go forward to contest the seniors’ match-play title at the same venue over the weekend.

FINAL TOTALS (and qualifiers for match-play championship)
Par 144 (2 x 72)
153 K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 76 77.
157 F Hunter (Baberton) 79 78.
158 L Bennett (Ladybank) 82 76, H Faulds (Douglas Park) 81 77, R Brown (Lothianburn) 79 79.
160 E Campbell (Torwoodlee) 82 78, M Thomson (North Berwick) 80 80.
161 P Williamson (Baberton) 82 69.
162 M Tough (Falkirk) 78 84.
163 H Anderson (Downfield) 79 84.
164 B Biggart (Kilmacolm) 80 84, N Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) 80 84, A Telfer (Milngavie) 79 85.
165 J Mack (Haggs Castle) 84 81, M Hughes (Lanark) 81 84.
166 A Kennedy (Harburn) 82 84.
Automatic match-play draw:
Sutherland v Kennedy, Tough v Williamson, Brown v Fenton, Telfer v Faulds, Bennett v Mack, Biggart v Campbell, Thomson v H Anderson, Hughes v Hunter.
Other West of Scotland scores:
167 P Hutton (Lanark) 80 87.
170 J Paterson (Drumpellier) 84 86,
178 D Gray (Lanark) 88 90, F Roger (Ranfurly Castle) 88 90,
180 M Neilson (Greenock) 87 93.
181 E Grant (Douglas Park) 92 89, C Fell (Ranfurly Castle) 92 89,

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cathkin Braes 6 1/2 Prestwick St Nicholas 2 1/2

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Kilmarnock (Barassie) 6 Cardross 3

September Medal/ Autumn Foursomes - Erskine

September Medal (Combined) 5 September 2007 30 entries
SSS 73; CSS 72 (73 alt day)
Silver: B Campbell (20) 66; M Doherty (16) 71;
P Davidson (8) 73
Bronze: K Kane (21) 70; J Richardson (23) 72; S Robb (29) 74
Scratch: P Davidson 81

Autumn Foursomes. 26 August 2007 12 pairs.
Winners S Littlejohn & R Crawford

September Medal/LGU Pendant - Eastwood Golf Club

Played 4/9/07 sss72 css 72
1st C. McConnell (20) 71, 2nd M Jack (19) 73
1st A. Fergusson (24) 71 2nd A. Russell (33) 72
Scratch: C. Morton 87

LGU Pendant - Winner - C. McConnell 71 bih

Tuesday 4 September 2007

September Medal - Windyhill Golf Club

Played 2nd September, 2007. Par 72 CSS 72 14 Competitors
Silver : 1st Tracy Cochran 86 (14) 72, 2nd Christine Kelly 89 (15) 74
Bronze: 1st Margaret Paterson 90 (23) 67, 2nd Joyce McGregor 104 (22) 82
Scratch Tracy Cochran 86

Greenlees Result -1st Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Kilmarnock (Barassie) 5 Cochrane Castle 4

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Douglas Park 7 Erskine2


The Ladies' Home International matches, one of the oldest of international team contests, breaks new ground when the four home countries meet at Dunbar Golf Club from 12-14 September.
To read who are all in the teams CLICK HERE

Monday 3 September 2007

Photographs from Day 3 at the County Finals and Jean Campbell thanks all at D&A

Congratulations to Midlothian who were the winners of the 2007 County Finals at TulliallanMidlothian County - Winnners of the 2007 County Finals
Here are some photos taken on the last day at the County Finals at Tulliallan ---- D&A orientated

Plus here is a link to all the Past County Winners (Sorry RLCGA orientated)

Thanks a Bunch (D&A)
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Jean I found the squirrel that ran up your trouser leg ---- Here it is !!!!

List of Challenge Trophy Winners ---- Sorry -- RLCGA orientated

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division


Greenlees Result - 3rd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Cowglen 5.5 Milngavie 3.5

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Whitecraigs 4.5 Bothwell Castle 4.5

Greenlees Result -1st Division

Greenlees Result:Prestwick St Nicholas 4.5 Lanark 4.5

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Haggs Castle 4½ Old Ranfurly 4½

Sunday 2 September 2007


Midlothian are the new Scottish women's county champions - by the narrowest of margins over Aberdeenshire.
On the third and final day at Tulliallan Golf Club, Midlothian beat Dumfries-shire while Aberdeenshire beat Dunbartonshire & Argyll 6 1/2-2 1/2.
That meant that Midlothian and Aberdeenshire, both with two wins and one draw to their credit, tied on 2 1/2pt each.
The tie-break was a countback of individual games won and Midlothian secured the title by having won one more game than Aberdeenshire.
Midlothian last won the title in 2005. Aberdeenshire still have not been champions since Powfoot in 1986.
Third day results:
Foursomes; L Kirkwood & F Macgregor lost to C MacDonald & J Turner 3 and 2; T Lilly & J Graham lost to K Marshall & R Livingstone 3 and 2; D Macdonald & M McGregor lost to C Hargan & W Nicholson 3 and 2 (0-3).
Singles: Kirkwood lost to Livingstone 6 and 4, D Macdonald bt Turner 1 hole, Graham lost to Hargan 9 and 8; F Macgregor lost to Marshall 3 and 2; Lilly lost to Nicholson 3 and 1; M McGregor lost to B Murphy 7 and 4 (1-5).
Foursomes: A Laing & J Meldrum bt L Murray & M Thomson 5 and 3; S Cadden & H Faulds lost to D Pocock & S Wood 5 and 4; J Galbraith & L Ruane lost to J Harrison & C Wilson 1 hole (1-2).
Singles: Laing bt Thomson 6 and 5, Meldrum lost to Murray 1 hole, J Foggo lost to Pocock 3 and 2, Galbraith halved with L McLardy, Ruane lost to S Thomson 2 and 1, Cadden lost to Wood 6 and 5 (1 1/2-4 ½).

Final placings: 1 Midlothian 2 1/2pt (champions on countback of individual games won), 2 Aberdeenshire 2 1/2pt, 3 Dunbartonshire & Argyll 1pt, 4 Dumfries-shire 0pt.

Most successful players:
Midlothian: C Hargan 4 1/2pt, C Macdonald 4pt, J Turner 4pt, W Nicholson 4pt, R Livingstone 4pt.
Aberdeenshire: S Wood 5 1/2pt, D Pocock 5pt, L Murray 4pt.
Dunbartonshire & Argyll: A Laing 5pt, J Galbraith 3 1/2pt.
Dumfries-shire: L Kirkwood 2 1/2, F Macgregor 2pt.

Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

September Stroke - Douglas Park Golf Club

September Stroke(incuding SLGA Brooch) 02.09.07 SSS 72 CSS 74 Entries 20
Silver 1st K Brodie (16)75acb 2nd S Donald (17)75 3rd P Kennedy(20)77
Bronze 1st A Terry (25)73 2nd S Rattray (21) 75 3rd K Morse (32) 76
Scratch K Brodie 91
Winner of SLGA Brooch A Terry

Saturday 1 September 2007

D&A Lose against Midlothian - Day 2

The stage is set for a “photo-finish” to the Scottish women’s county golf championship at Tulliallan Golf Club tomorrow.
Dunbartonshire & Argyll were knocked off the top of the table at the end of the second day by Midlothian who beat them 7-2, thanks to winning five of the singles and halving the other.
Aberdeenshire, who drew with Midlothian on the opening day, had an even bigger-margin win, 7 ½-1 ½, over Dumfries-shire. Shire laid the foundation for their victory by making a 3-0 clean sweep of the foursomes
Midlothian and Aberdeenshire are now joint table leaders with one win and one draw each. It would seem there is not much between them.
Midlothian finish with a match against Dumfries-shire while Aberdeenshire play Dunbartonshire & Argyll. If both Midlothian and Aberdeenshire win, then they will be level on points and it will go down to a countback of individual wins over the three days.


Foursomes: D Macdonald & M McGregor lost to D Pocock & S Wood 1 hole; F Macgregor & L Kirkwood lost to L Murray & M Thomson 6 and 4; T Lilly & J Graham lost to J Harrison & C Wilson 4 and 2 (0-3).
Singles: Macdonald lost to M Thomson 5 and 4, Kirkwood bt L McLardy 4 and 3, Graham lost to Wood 2 and 1, F Macgregor halved with S Thomson, Lilly lost to Pocock 7 and 5, M McGregor lost to Murray 1 hole (1 ½-4 ½).


Foursomes: C MacDonald & J Turner bt J Fogfgo & J Meldrum 7 and 6; C Hargan & W Nicholson halved with S Cadden & H Faulds; K Marshall & R Livingstone lost to J Galbraith & A Laing 2 holes (1 ½-1 ½).
Singles: Livingstone bt Meldrum 5 and 4, Turner bt Foggo 7 and 5, Hargan bt Laing 1 hole, Marshall bt Galbraith 5 and 4, B Murphy halved with Cadden, MacDonald bt Faulds 3 and 2 (5 ½ - ½)

How they stand
Midlothian 1 1/2pt, Aberdeenshire 1 1/2pt, Dunbartonshire & Argyll 1pt, Dumfries-shire 0pt.
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Jenna Wilson is in top 20 of the European Women's Amateur Championship

Scottish champion Jenna Wilson from Strathaven had her worst round of the four days - a five-over-par 77 - to finish joint 19th on 299 in the European women's amateur individual golf championship at Golf National Club near Paris on Saturday.
After three 74s in a row, Jenna was looking to get closer to par and she reached the turn in level 36 only to have a nightmare inward half of 41. She ran up a triple bogey 7 at the 10th, birdied the 11th, bogeyed the 12th and double-bogeyed the 13th before dropping her final shot at the 17th.
Jenna was the only one of four Scots who started the championship to survive the 54-hole cut. Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle), Gemma Webster (Hilton Park) and Clare-Marie Carlton (Stirling University) were eliminated.

Par 288 (4 x 72)
283 C Hedwall (Swe) 74 70 68 71, C Ciganda (Spa) 70 70 75 65 (Hedwall beat Ciganda in a three-hole aggregate play-off: 10-11).
288 A Bonetti (Fra) 70 74 74 70.
289 C Boeljon (Net) 73 72 69 75.]
290 S Gall (Ger) 74 72 72 72, M Reid (Eng) 72 73 70 75.
292 T Hoffmesiter (Ger) 76 70 73 73, E Cabrera (Spa) 71 71 66 84.
Other totals:
294 R Bell (Eng) 74 73 72 75 (jt 12th).
299 J Wilson (Sco) 74 74 74 77 (jt 19th).
301 K Smith (Eng) 78 78 72 73 (jt 23rd).
302 F Parker (Eng) 78 67 76 81 (jt 27th).
304 S Hassan (Wal) 77 77 73 77 (jt 35th).
305 N Edwards (Engt) 75 75 77 78 (jt 42nd).
310 E Bennett (Eng) 77 77 75 81 (jt 59th).
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Greenlees Result - 2nd Division

GREENLEES RESULT: Erskine 9 Haggs Castle 0