Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Closing date reminder

The closing date for entry to the West of Scotland Championship is this Sunday, 28th April.

It's a win for Kirsten

Kirsten Brown, Strathaven, won the County championship by beating Fiona Norris, Hamilton 6&4 this afternoon.
 Champion Kirsten Brown

Bronze Champion Mel Watt

Some excellent golf was played this afternoon.  Fiona, in spite of having birdies at the 6th, 10th & 12th holes, lost to Kirsten who had birdies at the 2nd, 4th, 8th, 11th and 12th holes.  Kirsten was 4 under after 13 holes.  Fiona conceded the match on the 14th after losing her ball.

Championship Semi Finals Results

 Fiona Norris and Alyson Hendry
Susan Wood and Kirsten Brown
Fiona Norris bt Alyson Hendry 2 and 1
Kirsten Brown bt Susan Wood 1 hole
Both games were close. Fiona was 2 up after three but Alyson squared the match after 9. Fiona won the 13th and 17th to win 2 and 1.
In the other match there was never more than 1 hole in it. 

Mel wins Bronze Championship

Jan McMillan and Mel Watt
Jan had a great start and was 5 up after 8 but Mel fought back to square the match after 16, won the 17th and 18th to win by 2 holes.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Sunshine and snow for Quarter Finals

Fiona Norris beat Ruth Hunter 5&4
Alyson Hendry beat  Allison Bell 4&2
Susan Wood beat Lesley Lloyd 1hole
Kirsten Brown beat May Hughes 6&5
Lesley Lloyd was  2 down after 14 but won the 15th and 16th to level the match then losing the 18th by just narrowly missing her putt. 
Semi Final Draw
9.30 am Fiona Norris v Alyson Hendry
9.40 am Susan Wood v Kirsten Brown
The final will tee off at 2.00pm

Quarter Final Draw

2.00 Alyson Hendry v Allison Bell
2.07 Susan Wood v Lesley Lloyd
2.15 May Hughes v Kirsten Brown
2.22 Fiona Norris v Ruth Hunter (bt Angela Devine at 20th)
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Photographs from 1st Round of Match Play

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Photographs from Championship Qualifying round

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Monday, 24 April 2017

Fiona is Leading Qualifier

On a dry, sunny but very windy day today the championship qualifying round was played on the Cawder Course at Cawder Golf Club. 
Congratulations to the leading qualifier Fiona Norris of Hamilton with a sore of 80.
 Kirsten Brown, Strathaven, was second qualifier with 81 while defending Champion, Susan Wood, Drumpellier qualified in third place with 82.
Also many congratulations to Jan McMillan leading qualifier in the Bronze Championship and to Kirsten Brown, winner of the Centenary Salver with the best net score of 78, BIH from Fiona Norris.

The Bronze Final between Jan and Melanie Watt will take place on Wednesday morning at 9.50am.
Championship draw
F Norris W.O
9.37 A Devine v  R Hunter
9.45 A Hendry v S Halley
9.52 M Scott v A Bell
10.00 S Wood v M Brodie
10.07  K Cherrie v L Lloyd
10.15 M Hughes v K Graham
10.22 K Brown W.O

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Draw for Championship Qualifying Round on Monday 24 April

Time Player Club H'cap
9.30 Susan Wood Drumpellier 0
Fiona Norris Hamilton 2
9.37 Kirsten Brown Strathaven 3
Lesley Lloyd Hayston 4
9.45 Alyson Hendry Hamilton 5
Ruth Hunter Lanark 5
Allison Bell Strathaven 6
9.52 May Hughes Lanark 5
Justine Fulton Hayston 8
Angela Devine Hamilton 7
10.07 Adelia McEwan Hayston 12
Susan Greenshields Drumpellier 13
Margaret Flynn Hamilton 15
10.15 Margaret Reid Lanark 14
Katie Graham Hamilton 14
Ann Roulson East Kilbride 14
10.22 Patti Chalmers Hayston 15
Pat Casey Mt Ellen 15
Joan Allan Hamilton 15
10.30 Anne Mungall Airdrie 15
Joan Anderson Wishaw 16
Shirley Dalrymple Hayston 16
10.35 Aileen Woodland Strathaven 17
Fiona McWhirter Cathcart Castle 17
Pauline Super Hamilton 18
10.45 Kay Cherrie Mt Ellen 18
Anne Cameron Strathaven 19
Dawn Warnock Bothwell Castle 19
10.52 Susan Halley Strathaven 20
Anne Sillars Hayston 19
Heather Stewart Hamilton 19
11.07 Marion Brodie Strathaven 20
Jan McMillan Hayston 21
Ray Wilson Carluke 20
11.15 Lesley Neill Hamilton 17
Mari Scott Strathaven 20
Margaret Porteous Drumpellier 22
11.22 Ann Pardoe Strathaven 21
Margaret Marshall Wishaw 23
Enid King East Kilbride 22
11.30 Melanie Watt Strathaven 21
Pam Rice Strathaven 23
Ann Gracie Carluke 25
11.37 Jean Allan Strathaven 24
Esther Lillie Carluke 24
Louisa McCartney Dullatur 25
11.45 Ann Robertson Hamilton 26
Marie Hamilton Dullatur 25
Barbara Brown Strathaven 27
11.52 Margaret Allan Hollandbush 28
Winifred Cossar Drumpellier 29
Frances Stobo Strathaven 32
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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Scottish Girls Open Championship starts today

A number of Lanarkshire girls are competing in the 54 hole Championship which is being held at Montrose GC, medal Course, from today until Thursday. We wish them well.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Scottish Vets defeat Irish Seniors for first time in 8 years

Victorious Scottish Vets Team
Back L to R: Ashley Rose, Lorna McKinlay, Fiona de Vries, Donna Jackson, 
Lesley Lloyd, Gillian Kyle, Meg Sievwright, Sheena Wood
Front sitting L to R: Ellie Whyte (Vice-Captain) Kathleen Sutherland (Captain), Emma Wilson (President)

The Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association team beat the Irish senior women's team 6.5 to 5.5 at Murcar Links Golf Club today to win the Mary McKenna Trophy for the first time since 2009.
Scotland took a 1pt lead in the first-day foursomes and just managed to hold on to that advantage by drawing the singles 4-4.
The Irish had won the last seven years in this fixture in which the venue alternates between Scotland and Ireland.
The vital Scottish victories in the singles came from Lorna McKinlay (Midland), Gillian Kyle (West) and Aberdeen Ladies stalwart Sheena Wood (Northern).
Donna Jackson (West) and Buckpool's Meg Seivwright (Highland) halved their singles.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Scottish Vets lead Irish Seniors after First Day Foursomes

Scottish Vets lead the Irish Seniors team, current European Champions, by 2.5 to 1.5 after the first day's Foursomes at Murcar today.  Eight singles will be played tomorrow.
Sheena Wood and Meg Sievwright halved with Mary Sheehy and Laura Webb A/S
Lorna McKinlay and Fiona d Vries bt Suzanne Corcoran and  Pat Doran 1 hole
Lesley Lloyd and Ashley Rose lost to Maria O' Reilly and Sheena McIlroy 3 & 1
Donna Jackson and Gillian Kyle bt Marilyn Henderson and Margaret McAuliffe 5 & 4