Monday, 28 July 2014

Closing date for Tri Am extended

 The closing date for the Tri Am at Cambuslang GC on Friday 8 August was 29 July but has been extended to Friday 1 August. Entries can be made online on the website or by contacting Morag Macdonald.  

Susan wins for seventh time in a row

At a warm and sunny Colville Park today Susan Wood, Drumpellier, won the 36 hole Morison Cup for the seventh year in a row with a 3 over par total of 145 (72,73). The runner up was Kirsten Brown, Strathaven with a total of 148 (75,73) . In third place was Emma Caddow, Strathaven, with a total of 151( 76,75 ). Kirsten also won the handicap prize with rounds of 70, 68.
Susan also won the Blackjack Cup with a net 70, BIH from Margaret Marshall, Wishaw.
Ellie Bryce, Strathaven, won the Junior Championship Scratch Cup with a gross 75 by the better inward half from Kirsten Brown. Emily Glencorse won the Championship Salver with a net 68.
SS 71 CSS Morison Cup 71,71. Blackjack Cup and Junior Championship 72. As the Morison Cup is a 36 hole competition it has a separate CSS.

Friday, 25 July 2014

India Clyburn wins Junior Open Strokeplay Champonship

India Clyburn, Woodhall Spa, had a 9 under par round of 65 today to win the under 21 Championship with a three round total of 207( 71,70,65) 12 strokes ahead of second placed Gabrielle Macdonald.
Molly Richmond won the best  under 15 Nett score (3 under par 71 )  in round 3. Well done, Molly.

Lanarkshire Results CSS 74, 74, 74
Molly Richmond 81,86,78
Kirstin Brown 88, 85,81
Ellie Bryce 90,84,84
Eva O'Connor 84,87, 88
Katie Scott 81,84,98
Heather Neilson 90, 83, 93


Thursday, 24 July 2014

Junior Open Strokeplay Championship Day 2

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India Clyburn, Woodhall Spa, is now leading the under 21  Championship with rounds of 72, 70 for a 6 under par total of 142.
Katie Scott is the leading Lanarkshire player.
Lanarkshire Results
Katie Scott 81,84
Molly Richmond 81,86
Eva O'Connor 84,87
Heather Neilson 90,83
Kirsten Brown 88,85
Ellie Bryce 90,84
Emily Glencorse Retired injured


Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Open Days

Spaces are still available in Strathaven Golf Club Mixed Open Day on Sunday. Please contact the club.
Times are also available for Drumpellier Golf Club Ladies Open Greensome on Tuesday 12 August. Times from 9- 2.30. Cost £15. 

Junior Open Strokeplay Championship First round

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 On a warm sunny day at Alloa Golf Club the first round of the under 21 Championship was held today. A number  of Lanarkshire girls are competing.
Hannah McCook, Grantown on Spey, is leading after a 4 under par round of 70.
Lanarkshire Results Par 74
81 Katie Scott, Molly Richmond
84 Eva O'Connor
88 Kirstin Brown
90 Ellie Bryce, Heather Neilson
98 Emily Glencorse
Lauren D'Ambrosia withdrew.
There are two more rounds of strokeplay on Thursday and Friday.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

New Draw for Morison and Blackjack Cups and Junior Championship

Please check changes to these draws. To view click on the link below.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Lesley selected for Scottish Vets

Many congratulations to Lesley Lloyd who has been selected  for the Scottish team for the Vets Jamboree at the Wallasey Golf Club, Wirral Peninsula from Tuesday 5 August to Thursdays 7 August. This is the first year Lesley has been eligible for the team.
  We wish Lesley and the team well.
 Scottish Team 
Alison Bartlett
Lorna Bennett
Fiona De Vries
Alex Glennie
Lesley Lloyd.  
Anne Ryan
Mary Smith
Sheena Wood

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Draw for Morison & Blackjack Cups and Junior Championship

Please arrive early in case of changes to times.
To view the draws for the Morison & Blackjack  Cups and Junior Championship at Colville Park Golf Club on Monday 28th July please click on the link below.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Scottish Girls Championship concluded today

Fiona Liddell, Gutersloh, is the new Scottish Girls Champion after beating Heather Monroe 2 and 1 at Dumfries and County Golf Club today.
Jillian Farrell, Cardross, won the Ansley Reid Salver. She beat Jennifer Saxton, Kinross, 1 up

Thursday, 17 July 2014

!st and 3rd qualifiers beaten in Scottish Girls Championship

Leading qualifier Clara Young lost in the first round to Claire Robertson. Connie Jaffrey lost in the Quarter Finals to Mirren Fraser.
The Lanarkshire girls all played very well but have failed to get through to the final day.  In the first round Ellie Bryce was defeated on the 18th by Shannon McWilliam.  Molly Richmond lost 7&5 to the number 2 qualifier, Fiona Liddell.
Eva O'Connor lost 6&5 to Jennifer Saxton who then defeated Kirstin Brown in the semi final by 3&2. In her first round tie Kirstin beat Andrea Walker 1 up.
The Championship semi finals are: Joanne Free v Heather Munro and Mirren Fraser v Fiona Liddell.
The final of the Ansley Reid Salver is: Jennifer Saxton v Jillian Farrell.
Our girls did well, gained experience and will be eligible to compete in this Championship for a few more years. 

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Lanarkshire Girls Qualify for Matchplay Championship

Congratulations to Ellie Bryce and Molly Richmond, both Strathaven, who have qualified for the Matchplay Championship and to Eva O'Connor, Bothwell Castle, and Kirsten Brown, Strathaven, who qualified for the Ansley Reid Salver. Eva was the top qualifier.
The conditions for the first round were difficult with wind and heavy rain but fortunately it was dry and sunny for the second round in the afternoon.
 Par 144 (2x72 CSS 74,72
145 Clara Young (North Berwick) 72 73
147 Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) 74 73
148 Heather Munro (Monifieth) 77 71
149 Shannon McWilliam (aboyne) 76 73
153 Mirren Fraser (Powfoot) 78 75
155 Hazel MacGarvie (Troon Ladies) 80 75, Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) 79 76
156 Joanne Free (Gullane) 79 77, Charlotte Munro (Gullane) 78 78
157 Danielle Ker (Roxburghe) 78 79
158 Ellie Bryce (Strathaven) 81 77
159 Emily Dalgetty (Glencorse) 80 79
160 Molly Stewart (Murcar Links) 85 75, Molly Richmond (Strathaven) 82 78
161 Claire Robertson (Carnoustie Ladies) 81 80.
Other Scores
Eva O'Connor 86,76
Kirstin Brown 83,80
8.30 Young v Robertson
8.38 Free v Hale
8.46 McWilliam v Bryce
8.54 Dalgetty v H Munro
9.02 Jaffrey v Stewart 
9.10 Ker v Fraser
9.18 MacGarvie v C Munro
9.26 Richmond v Liddell.
9.34 Eva O'Connor (Bothwell Castle) v Jennifer Saxton (Kinross)
9.42 Andrea Walker (Glenbervie) v Kirsten Brown (Strathjaven)
9.50 Jillian Farrell (Cardross) v Jennifer Allan (Glenbervie)
9.58 Jasmine Mackintosh (Hazlehead) v Nicola Callander (Mill Green)


Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Scottish Girls Championship starts tomorrow

A number of our Lanarkshire girls are competing in the Scottish Girls Championship which starts tomorrow at Dumfries and County Golf Club. To view live scoring click on the link below.
live scoring
Some of the girls at the Practice Day

Resignation of Vice Captain

I am sorry to report that Lesley McTaggart has decided that she no longer wishes to continue as vice captain. I would like to thank Lesley for all the time and effort she has given to that post since November.

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Great win for Scotish Ladies but Narrow loss for Girls

Scottish Ladies team beat Austria 5-0 in their last Flight B match in the European women's team championship at Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Alyson McKechin and Scottish champion Gabrielle MacDonald set the tone with a 3 and 2 victory in the lead-off tie.
That was quickly followed by victories in the singles for Curtis Cup players Gemma Drybuyrgh (5 and 4) and Eilidh Briggs (3 and 2).
Jess Meek and Connie Jaffrey wrapped up a splendid Scotland finale, both winning by 3 and 2
France beat Finland 4 1/2-2 1/2 in the Championship Final while England were trounced 5 1/2-1 1/2 by Switzerland in the third place play-off.
In the European girls' team championship at Skalica, Slovakia Scotland lost 3-2 to Czech Republic in Flight B while England were heavily defeated, 4 1/2-1/2, by Spain in their closing Flight A match.
Shannon McWilliam and Nicola Callander lost the foursomes by one hole to their Czech opponents and that proved to be the decisive match as the singles were shared 2-2.
Clara Young (2 and 1) and Lauren Whyte (4 and 3) were Scotland's winners in the singles.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Lanarkshire Members are winners in Banff

In the Duff House Royal five day Open Susan McGrenaghan ( Mount Ellen) was the Scratch winner for the third year in a row.
Christine Main ( Hayston ) won the  Low Handicap while Ann McFarlane (Cathkin Braes) won the High Handicap.
Semi finals
Susan McGrenaghan (Mount Ellen) bt Louise Myles (Duff House Royal) 5 and 4
Mhairi Hall (Bathgate) bt Jane Lees (Cathkin Braes) 2 and 1
McGrenaghan bt Hall 3 and 2.
Semi finals
Rae Topping (Duff House Royal) bt Val Souter (Duff House Royal) 1 hole
Christine Main (Hayston) bt Christine Rodgers (Dunnikier Park) 5 and 4
Main bt Topping 2 and 1
Semi finals
Wilma Halas (Tulliallan) bt Irene Gray (Musselburgh) 7 and 6
Ann McFarlane (Cathkin Braes) bt Lesley Purdie (Bathgate) @ 20th
McFarlane bt Halas 4 and 2

Scottish Girls and Ladies Teams are both winners

Scotland teams won their Flight B ties today (Friday) in the European women's and  girls' team golf championships respectively
Scotland's women beat Austria 4 1/2-1/2 at Ljubljana, Slovenia with Eilidh Briggs, Jess Meek, Gemma Dryburgh, and the foursomes pairing of Alyson McKechin and Gabrielle MacDonald providing the wins.
Connie Jaffrey had a halved match.
Scotland's girls beat Belgium 3-2 at Skalika, Slovenia.
The Scots winners were Hazel McGarvie, Lauren Whyte and Heather Munro.


Thursday, 10 July 2014

Scottish Girls Win while Ladies lose against Denmark

The Scottish Girls Team(captain Susan Wood) beat Denmark 3 1/2-1 1/2 in their opening tie in Flight B of the European girls' team championship at Skalika, Slovakia today. They just missed qualifying for Flight A yesterday
The Scots swinners were Heather Munro (1 hole), Hazel McGarvie (2 holes) and the foursomes partnership of Nicola Callander and Shannon McWilliam (2 holes).
Lauren Whyte halved her match while Clara Young went down by 4 and 2.They play Belgium tomorrow.

The Scottish ladies Team(captain Elaine Cuthill) were beaten 3-2 by Denmark in their first match of Flight B in the European women's amateur team championship at Luubljana, Slovenia.
The Scots winners were Alyson McKechin and Gabrielle MacDonald, by 2 and 1 in the foursomes, and Gemma Dryburgh, one hole in the singles.

Susan McGrenaghan is top Qualifier at Duff House Royal

Susan McGrenaghan (Mount Ellen) was top scratch qualifier for the match-play stages of the Duff House Royal five-day women's open tournament  taking place this week.    Susan McGrenaghan is going for a hat-trick of titles having been victorious in 2012 and 2013.
Susan will play Sheila Sergenson (East Kilbride) in the Scratch Quarter Finals for which Jane Lees also qualified

Scratch quarter finals take place on Thursday morning are as follows:
Susan McGrenaghan (Mount Ellen) v Sheila Sergenson (East Kilbride)
Louise Myles (Duff House Royal) v Linda Dyball (Pitreavie)
Mhairi Hall (Bathgate) v Anne Chree (Ladies Panmure Monifieth)
Jane Lees (Cathkin Braes) vs Susan Rennie (Turnhouse)

Friday, 4 July 2014

Double win in Scottish Seniors Championship

Alison Bartlett, Royal Dornoch, today won the Matchplay Championship to add to her Strokeplay title. She defeated Alex Glennie, Kilmarnock Barassie, 3&1.The Handicap Championship was won by Rita Dee, Kingsknowe.

Semi-finals - Alison Bartlett (Royal Dornoch) bt Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 1 hole; Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) bt Fiona De Vries (St Rule) 2 and 1.
Final - A Bartlett bt A Glennie 3 and 1

Handicap Championship
Semi-finals - Margot Barr(Nairn) (11) bt Marion Stewart (Kilmacolm) (12) 6 and 5, Rita Dee (Kingsknowe) (11) bt Emma Wilson (Elie and Earlsferry) (9) 2 and 1.
Final - R Dee bt M Barr 4 and 3.

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Scottish Seniors Quarter Finals Results

A Bartlett bt M Hughes 2 and 1
K Sutherland bt L Keohone 4 and 2.
A Glennie bt A Brownie 2 holes
F De Vries bt A Ryan 5 and 4.
9.20 A Bartlett v K Sutherland
9.30 A Glennie v F De Vries

Correction to July Spoon Results

Scratch prize in Division 1 was won by Kirsten Brown with a score of 80.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

May qualifies for Scottish Senior Matchplay championship

On a very windy day at Elgin Golf Club today the Scottish Seniors Strokeplay Championship was won by Alison Bartlett, Royal Dornoch,  with a two round total of 154(75,79)
Liz Keohone  (Loudoun)and Alex Glennie  ( Kilmarnock Barassie) were
tied for 2nd on 156, Alex taking third place and Liz 4th after a card countback.
May Hughes qualified in 9th place with a total of 159 (82,77)
Janice Paterson just missed qualifying by 1 stroke with a total of 164 (83, 81).
Leigh Duff of Cathkin Braes qualified for the handicap Championship.
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Lanarkshire members are competing in Scottish Senior Championship

A few members are competing in the Scottish Seniors Championship at  Elgin Golf Club which started yesterday.
To view yesterday's results go to Kirkwood website.

Results of July Spoon

CSS 73
Susan McGrenaghan 75 BL6
Kirsten Brown 75 Bl 9
Joan Anderson 75
Kirsten Brown 80
Roxie Brown 72
Dionne Doricott 74
Kay Cherrie 75
Scratch  Kay Cherrie  92
Nancy's Cup  Dionne Dorricott