Saturday, 29 June 2013

Draws for Morison and Blackjack Cups

To view draws please click on the link below. Please keep checking draw for any changes. Please arrive early in case of any changes on the day.

Thursday, 27 June 2013

A chance to work in golf

A post as an administrator at the SLGA offices in Perth is being advertised. To view the advert please click on the link below.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Lanark Open Day

Lanark Golf Club’s Ladies Open Day is being held on Sunday 14th July from 10am until 2pm. It is a fourball better ball and costs £12.50 and you enter with a partner. Closing date is Monday 1st July and entries can be emailed directly to the club on 

Monday, 24 June 2013

Entry Date Reminder

If you wish to enter the Morison Cup, Blackjack Cup or Junior Championship  Competitions please contact Jean Macintyre by Friday of this week.

Spaces available at Wishaw Open Day

 Wishaw Open Day  is being held  on Monday 1st  July. Entry fee  is £10. It is a strokeplay  competition. The selected charity this year is Macmillan Cancer Care. Tee times can be obtained by contacting the professional Stuart Adair at  01698 358247.

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Pamela finishes top Scot in Slovakia

Pamela Pretswell finished joint 40th on +9 after rounds of 75,73,72 and 77 in the Allianz Ladies Slovak Open which was won by Gwladys Nocera.

Friday, 21 June 2013

4 Rounds in a day for charity

County members, Jane Lees, Carol MacKinnon, Michelle Molloy and a friend, Jules McDermott are attempting to play 4 rounds of golf on 28th June at Cathkin Braes GC in aid of MacMillan Nurses. They would very much appreciate your support for this worthy cause. To donate please use  the following link:

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Photographs from Inter County Matches

To view more photographs of the Inter County matches at Bothwell Castle from 17-19 June please click on the link below. Click on individual photographs to enlarge.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Renfrewshire retain the West Inter County Matches Trophy

 Renfrewshire won the Inter County Matches today at Bothwell Castle by beating Lanarkshire 6 1/2- 2 1/2 and will represent the West  at the finals at Stirling Golf Club from September 20-22. Both teams went into the last day with 100 per cent records and the decisive contest was closer than the overall scoreline would suggest.
Renfrewshire, the defending champions, edged ahead 2-1 from the morning foursomes and took the singles 4 1/2-1 1/2, three of the games going to the 18th green.
Renfrewshire's Alyson McKechin (Elderslie), the Scottish champion, was four down after 13 holes to Emma Caldow but won the last five holes for a one-hole victory.
The Briggs sisters, Megan and Eilidh, again provided the backbone of the Renfrewshire
campaign, winning all their matches, foursomes and singesl.
Last-day results:


Foursomes: M Briggs and C Whyte bt S McGrenaghan and S Wood 5 and 4; A McKechin and E Briggs bt R Cassidy and L Lloyd 5 and 4, G Kyle and G McGinlay lost to F Norris and J Potter 2 and 1 (2-1).
Singles: McKechin bt E Caldow 1 hole, M Briggs bt R Rankin 4 and 3, E Briggs bt Norris 3 and 2, I Stephen bt Potter 2 holes, Whyte halved with Wood (4 1/2-1 1/2) Donna Jackson lost to Lesley Lloyd 1 down.

Foursomes; J Linklater and M McKay bt N Ferguson and J Meldrum 3 and 1; C Jaffrey and A Thompson bt A Baker and S McDonald 3 and 1, R Purdom and K McGarva lost to A Laing and C Skinner 3 and 2 (2-1).
Singles: Jaffrey lost to Meldrum 1 hole, McKay lost to L Campbell 1 hole, E Hale bt Ferguson 5 and 4, McGarva bt L McGeachy 6 and 4, Linklater bt McDonald 5 and 4, Thompson bt Laing 1 hole (4-2).

HOW THEY FINISHED1 Renfrewshire 6pt, 2 Lanarkshire 4pt, 3 Ayrshire 2pt, 4 Dunbartonshire and Argyll 0pt.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire win on day 2 of the Inter County Matches

The stage is set for a last-day title decider between defending champions Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire in the West Division women's inter-county team golf championship at Bothwell Castle tomorrow.
Both teams have played twice and won twice. Lanarkshire followed up their 6-3 win over Ayrshire by beating Dunbartonshire and Argyll 5 1/2-3 1/2 The foursomes were shared 1 1/2-1 1/2.
The decisive singles victory for Lanarkshire came from Susan McGrenaghan who drove the 17th and holed her 3ft putt to beat Aileen Baker 2 and 1.
McGrenaghan had been four up after 13 but Baker won three holes in a row to slash her deficit to only one hole.
Renfrewshire, big-margin wins over Dunbartonshire and Argyll in their first match, had a tougher time of it against Ayrshire before winning 6-3.
Former Scottish champion Megan Briggs was four down after 10 to Ayrshire's Roz Purdom but rallied so well that she won on the 18th green to give Renfrewshire a 4-2 lead in the singles after taking the morning fursomes 2-1.

Foursomes: Rachel Cassidy and Lesley Lloyd halved with Laura McGeachy and Jill Meldrum; Fiona Norris and Jenny Potter bt Anne Laing and Nichola Ferguson 2 and 1; Susan McGrenaghan and Susan Wood lost to Lorraine Campbell and Aileen Baker 2 holes (1 1/2-1 1/2)
Singles: Fiona Norris bt Anne Laing 2 holes, Emma Caddow lost to Nichola Ferguson 6 and 5, Rachel Cassidy lost to Jill Meldrum 6 and 5, Ruth Rankin bt Laura McGeachy 3 and 2, Susan McGrenaghan bt Aileen Baker 2 and 1, Lesley Lloyd bt Lorraine Campbell 7 and 6 (4-2).

Foursomes: Alyson McKechin and Eilidh Briggs bt Connie Jaffrey and Audrey Thompson 4 and 3; Donna Jackson and Gillian Kyle lost to Emma Hale and Alex Glennie 4 and 3; Megan Briggs and Carol Whyte bt Jenny Linklater and Mhairi McKay 3 and 1 (2-1)
Singles: Alyson McKechin bt Connie Jaffrey 3 and 2, Eilidh Briggs bt Katie McGarva 7 and 6, Megan Briggs bt Roz Purdom 1 hole, Iona Stephen lost to Audrey Thompson 6 and 5, Gillian McGinlay lost to Alex Glennie 4 and 3; Carol Whyte bt Emma Hale 6 and 4 (4-2)

Lanarkshire 4pts, Renfrewshire 4pts, Ayrshire 0pt, Dunbartonshire and Argyll 0pt.

Monday's Inter County Matches Results

West Division title-holders Renfrewshire made a winning start to this week's campaign at Bothwell Castle. They beat Dunbartonshire and Argyll 7 1/2-1 1/2 after taking the foursomes 2-1 and the singles 5 1/2-1/2.
Lanarkshire were 6-3 winners over Ayrshire in the other match. Lanarkshire won the foursomes 2 1/2-1//2 and the singles 3 1/2-2 1/2

1 1/2
Foursomes: Alyson McKechin, Eilidh Briggs bt Laura McGeachy, Jill Meldrum 7 and 5; Donna Jackson, Iona Stephen lost to Anne Laing, Nichola Ferguson 3 and 2; Megan Briggs, Carol Whyte bt Aileen Baker, Lorraine Campbell 5 and 3 (2-1).
Singles - McKechin bt McGeachy 65 and 5, Megan Briggs bt Sheena McDonald  8 and 7, Eilidh Briggs bt Laing 5 and 3, Gillian Kyle bt Cathy Skinner 3 and 2; Whyte halved with Ferguson; Gillian McGinlay bt Meldrum 1 hole (5 1/2-1/2).

Foursomes: Rachel Cassidy / Lesley Lloyd halved with Audrey Thompson/ Connie Jaffrey; Fiona Norris/ Jenny Porrter bt Alex Glennie/ Jenny Linklater 6 and 4; Susan McGrenaghan/ S Wood bt Roz Purdom/ Emma Hale 2 and 1 (2 1/2-1/2).
Singles: Emma Caddow lost to Connie Jaffrey 4 and 3,Fiona Norris halved with Hale, Susan Wood bt Jenny Linklater 5 and 4,Jenny Potter lost to AlexGlennie 1 hole, Ruth Rankin bt Katie McGarve 5 and 3, Rachel Cassidy bt Mhairi McKay 4 and 3 (3 1/2-2 1/2).
Photographs later.


Friday, 14 June 2013

Results of Inter County Foursomes Finals

The results of the finals played at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club yesterday are shown below.

D Jackson/L Stewart Cochrane C/Greenburn 3/3 RLCGA 79
A Thompson/L Keohone Loudoun Gowf 4/6 ALCGA 84
C Malcolm/D Watt P.St Nicholas/Belleisle 4/3 ALCGA 86
L Campbell/L McGeachy Cardross/Windyhill 6/6 D & A 87
L Lloyd/F Scott Hayston/Bothwell Castle 2/4 LLCGA 90
F Norris/M McDonald Hamilton/East Kilbride 1/15 LLCGA 90
D Cowan/J MacDonald Ranfurly Castle 6/20 RLCGA 91
H Anderson/LHale TroonLadies/Caldwell 7/10 RLCGA 91
S Steele/M Stewart Hilton Park 11/11 D & A 92
F Alexander/C Sim Hilton Park/Balmore 11/16 D & A 95
J Anderson/M Marshall Wishaw 18/27 LLCGA 105
J West/M Miller Irvine Bogside/Troon Ladies 15/17 ALCGA N/R

V Lawrence/B Conway Kilmacolm/Renfrew 14/16 RLCGA 88 15 73 1
J Blackwood/J Stewart Kilmarnock Barassie 14/20 ALCGA 98 17 81 2
H Robertson/J Halley Douglas Park 12/16 D & A 97 14 83 3
S Reid/B Lyle Kilmacolm/Whitecraigs 17/19 RLCGA 103 18 85
A McCall/M Craig Strathaven 21/17 LLCGA 106 19 87
A Aitken/L Giblin Eastwood/Haggs Castle 12/20 RLCGA 106 16 90
M Porter/P Rice Strathaven 20/22 LLCGA 112 21 91
A Gardner/A Campbell Hilton Park 22/27 D & A 116 24.5 91.5
N Choat/A Cumberland Hilton Park 23/21 D & A 113 21.5 91.5
J Glass/I Cooper Drumpellier 25/21 LLCGA 116 23 93
L Wilson/L McDonald Kilmarnock Barassie 7/16 ALCGA N/R

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Closing Date Reminder for Junior Girls

The closing date for the Scottish Girls Championship being held at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, from 16-20th July is Monday 17 June.
The handicap limit is 34.4. This venue is within travelling distance of Lanarkshire. There are age group and handicap prizes as well as scratch prizes.
There are very few entries from Lanarkshire girls at present. Please consider entering. It is a great experience for your future golf.
For more information and to download an entry form please click on the following link. click here 

Monday, 10 June 2013

Dullatur Ladies Open Tri-Am

The Ladies Open Tri-Am at Dullatur Golf Club will be held on Monday 15th July. Entry Fee is £7 per person. To enter please contact Marie Hamilton at Dullatur Golf Club or Roxy Brown. 

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Drumpellier Open Day

Drumpellier Open Day   is being held on Tuesday 9th July. It is a Greensome Competition and the entry fee is £15. Maximum handicap is 35. Playing in this competition would be a good  practice for the County Open Meeting on 22nd August.
Susan Wood will have entry forms for both at the Inter County Matches or you can send an entry for the Drumpellier Open Day to the Ladies Secretary at Drumpellier Golf Club, Drumpellier Avenue, Coatbridge, ML5 1RX. 

Results of June Spoon

The results of the June Spoon held on Monday at Hamilton GC are:
SS 72; CSS 74
Division 1 (16 and under)
Margaret Noblett (15) 73
Fiona Norris (1) 77 acb
Morag Macdonald (15) 77
Lowest Gross: Fiona Norris 78

Division 2(17 and over)
Fiona McWhirter (17) 72 acb
Roxy Brown (25) 72
Joan Anderson (17) 77
Lowest Gross Fiona McWhirter 89

Monday, 3 June 2013

June Spoon

The CSS for the June Spoon at Hamiltonn GC today was 74. Results will be posted tomorrow. 

Junior Inter Division Matches

Two of our Lanarkshire girls competed in the Junior Inter Division Matches at Glenisla GC on Saturday and Sunday. Ellie Bryce played in the West Team and Katie Scott filled in in the South team at the last minute as they were a player short due to a late withdrawal. She played very well for them.
The West team were beaten by the South and North on Saturday but defeated the East 3-0 on Sunday. The North won the trophy after defeating East and West on Saturday and  South by 2 1/2 to 1/2 on Sunday.