Sunday 27 August 2017

R&A New Rules Proposals

With only 5 days remaining to give feedback on the proposed new Rules, go to CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE R&A WEBSITE to have your say.

Friday 25 August 2017

Wednesday 23 August 2017


Pamela and Ryan 
Ladies European Tour member Pamela Pretswell and Ryan Asher tied the knot in a romantic Scottish wedding at Crutherland House Hotel in East Kilbride on Friday 18th August.

Fellow Scottish LET member Kylie Henry was a bridesmaid, along with two of Pamela's best friends from school. Pamela said: "We had the best day; everything went so well and it was so good to have everyone together to see us getting married.

We are just back from our honeymoon in Arran which was absolutely beautiful." The 28-year-old fifth year LET member will now play on Tour as Pamela Pretswell Asher and she tweeted:


The Wedding Team -- Bridesmaid Kylie Henry - 2nd from left

Tuesday 22 August 2017

West of Scotlands Lorna McClymont and Emma Kennedy playing in the English Open Amateur Championship

Aboyne's Shannon McWilliam was the leading Scot, in a share of 21st place with a two-over-par 75, at the end of the first round of the English women's open amateur stroke-play championship at Woodhall Spa's Hotchkin course, Lincolnshire.
Hannah McCook (Grantown on Spey) was the next best Scot with a 76 for T28 position.
England's Annabell Fuller (Roehampton) and Ireland's Jessie Ross (Clandeboye) set the pace with four-under-par 69s.

Woodhall Spa GC Hotchkin course, Lincolnshire

Par 73. CSS 76. CSS 76.
69 A Fuller (Roehampton), J Ross (Clandeboye).
70 D Sverdloff (Thorpe Hall).

75 S McWilliam (Aboyne) (T21)
76 H McCook (Grantown on Spey) (T27)
78 L McClymont (Milngavie) (T42)
79 G MacDonald (Craigielaw) (T52).
81 E Kennedy (Paisley) (T67)
82 Jennifer Saxton (Muckhart) (T76)

For all Scores - CLICK HERE -- a couple of bad holes spoiled both of West players scores -- click on player to reveal


Aimpoint Express Clinic with Karyn Burns AimPoint Certified Instructor
By kind invitation of Alastair Forrow PGA Professional
Whitecraigs Golf Club, 30th August 2017, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Limited Spaces Available
2 Hour Clinic
Cost = Adult £99 (£79 under 18's)
To Book YOUR Place contact Karyn: Email:

Mobile: 07720442492


The Hayston Stag Mixed Open Foursomes Competition will be held on Sunday 17th September. To book a tee time please click on the link below.

Monday 21 August 2017


The  Drumpellier Golf Club Mixed Foursomes is being help on Sunday 27th August 2017 from 10:00 am to 3pm
Entry can be done on-line by Clicking Here

Sunday 20 August 2017


The Scottish Senior Ladies team for the European Team Championships at Golf Resort, Skalica in Slovakia 5th - 9th September and the Senior Home Internationals at Newport in Wales from 3 – 5 October

European Team Championships:

Fiona deVries (St Rule Club)
Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire)
Lesley Lloyd (Hayston)
Lorna McKinlay (Dunnikier Park)
Frances Millar (Carnoustie Caledonia)
Sheena Wood (Aberdeen Ladies)

Team for Home Internationals 

Fiona deVries – St Rule Club
Donna Jackson – Troon Ladies
Gillian Kyle – East Renfrewshire
Lesley Lloyd – Hayston
Lorna McKinlay – Dunnikier Park
Frances Millar – Carnoustie Caledonia
Sheena Wood – Aberdeen Ladies

Monday 7 August 2017

Lorna McClymont (Milngavie) wins the St Andrews University schoolgirls invitational tournament

Lorna McClymont 
Lorna McClymont (Milngavie) won the St Andrews University schoolgirls invitational tournament over 54 holes, playing the New Course, Strathtyrum and the Jubilee in that order, over the weekend.
She had rounds of 73, 70 and 75 for an aggregate of 218, winning by four strokes from Susan Woodhouse (East Kilbride) who had scores of 75, 67 and 80.

If Susan had parred the last three holes at the Jubilee Course she would have matched McClymont's total but, instead, she had a double bogey 7 at the 16th and bogeys at the 17th and 18th for an inward half of 43.
McClymont had an eagle 3 in round one and a total bag of nine birdies over the three rounds. Woodhouse has eight birdies.
Kirsten Brown (Strathaven) finished third on 233 - 11 shots adrift of runner=up Woodhouse - with scores of 83, 71 and 79.

New Course,  Strathtyrum, Jubilee.

218 Lorna McClymont (Milngavie) 73 70 75.
222 Susan Woodhouse (East Kilbride) 75 67 80.
233 Kirsten Brown (Strathaven) 83 71 79.
235 Victoria Hart (Hadden Hill) 78 73 84.
240 Jodie Taylor (Downfield) 84 73 83.
244 Adele Flett (Orkney) 83 74 87.
248 Danielle Storton-Sey (Letchworth) 85 71 92.
250 Ellen Caton (St Regulus Ladies) 85 70 95.
251 Taylor White (Cathkin Braes) 82 76 93.

Saturday 5 August 2017

School Girls Championship 2017 - Milngavie's Lorna McClymont leads after the first round

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August New, Strathtyrum & Jubilee Courses, St Andrews Links 

The championship runs as a Strokeplay competition for golfers with handicap of 12 and below and Stableford competition for golfers with handicap between 12.1 and 24, ensuring that girls of all standards will be competitive.

After today's first round Lorna McClymont (Milngavie) is the leader after the 1st round with a 73 (2 UNDER) with Susan Woodhouse (East Kilbride) lying 2nd


Wednesday 2 August 2017

Kirsten Brown and Fiona Rattray lose in the quarter finals of the St Andrews Junior Ladies Open

The final of the St Andrews Junior Ladies Open is bound to be a Scotland v England affair as the two English survivors, Eloise Healey (West Lancs) plays compatriot Katie Jane Stanley (Manchester) in the first semi-final (7.10am) over the Old Course while Jennifer Saxton (Muckhart) meets Kimberley Beveridge (Aboyne) in the second tie (7.20am).
Healey KO'd top seed Kirsten Brown (Strathaven) by 2 and 1 in the quarter-finals.
The final of the handicap section will be contested (tee off 12.20) by two English players, Adel Watt, who plays off eight at Cookridge Hall, Leeds, and Isla McDonald O'Brien, a 12-handicapper at Lilleshall Hall.

1st Round 
Kirsten Brown (Strathaven)  bt Susan Woodhouse (East Kilbride) 1 hole
Eloise Healey (West Lancashire) bt Jess Baker (Gosforth Park Ladies) 4&3
Caterina Mora (Spain) lost to  Katie Jane Stanley (Manchester) 3&2
Fiona Rattray (Douglas Park) bt Nicole Bond Lorup (Denmark) 2&1
Megan Ashley (Strathmore) bt Ellie Doherty (Moray) 4&3
Jennifer Saxton (Muckhart) bt Jessica Bailey (Kirby Muxloe) 2 holes
Mirren Fraser (Powfoot) bt Meghan Hopkins (Shifnal) 4&3

Jennifer Rankine (Haggs Castle) lost to Kimberly Beveridge (Aboyne) 5&4


E Healey (West Lancs) bt K Brown (Strathaven) 2 and 1.
K J Stanley (Manchester) bt F Rattray (Douglas Park) 4 and 2.
J Saxton (Muckhart) bt M Ashley (Strathmore) 7 and 6.
K Beveridge (Aboyne) bt M Fraser (Powfoot) 4 and 3.