Saturday, 24 October 2015

Winter Foursome Result

In the last match of the first round of the Winter Foursomes at a blustery Cathkin Braes Golf Club Pauline Warlow and Carol McKinnon beat Jean Maddock and Edna Taylor at the 17th.
The closing date for the next round is 15th December.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Minutes of 2014 AGM and 2015 Prizewinners

To view the minutes of last year's AGM please click on the link below.
AGM 2014 Minutes

2015 Prizewinners
Winter Foursomes 2014/2015
Runners Up: Pauline Warlaw  & Carol McKinnon, Cathkin Braes      
Winners: Irene Morton & Lynne Williamson, Kirkhill             
2014 Spoon Finals
Winner:  Anne Roulston, East Kilbride  
Spoon Competitions:           
                                                         Handicap        Scratch              
May            1st Class    Lesley Lloyd , Fiona Norris
                   2nd Class  Lesley Neill , Lesley Neill
June )        1st Class    Irene Morrison ,Fiona Norris 
                  2nd Class  Marie Hamilton, Fiona McWhirter                                         
July           1st Class    Molly Richmond, Susan Wood  
                  2nd Class   Marcia Stirling,  Marcia Stirling
September 1st Class Fiona Scott,  Fiona Scott 
                    2nd Class Dawn Warnock , Dawn Warnock
Centenary Rosebowl: (best net score in September Spoon) Dawn Warnock
Coronation Medal: Best Net Score in Spoons (-2 BIH) Dawn Warnock     
IMF Brooches: Best score in all competitions 
gross: (0) Susan Wood  Net score: (-4) Molly Richmond
Inter County Foursomes: Qualifying Round – Mount Ellen GC
Scratch:     1. Jane Lees, Cathkin Braes, & Gail Campbell, East Kilbride.
                       2. Irene Morton & Lynne Williamson, Kirkhill                   
Handicap: 1. Joan Anderson & Margaret Marshall, Wishaw
                   2. Anne Sillars & Jan McMillan, Hayston
                   3. Pat Casey, Mount Ellen & Anne Lloyd, Hayston
                   4. Kay Cherrie, Mount Ellen & Heather Stewart, Hamilton
Stevenson Trophy: (Senior Competition) – aggregate of two best net scores from spoons.              
Winner : Joan Anderson                                                                  
Nancy’s Cup: Molly Richmond, Strathaven                                                              
Junior Championship Salver: Molly Richmond, Strathaven            
Junior Scratch Cup: Kirsten Brown, Strathaven                                                      
Blackjack Cup: Runner Up: Shirley Dalrymple, Hayston 
Winner: Marion Brodie  Strathaven
FJ Morison Cup: Runner Up: Kirsten Brown, Strathaven
Winner: Molly Richmond, Strathaven Handicap Prize: Katie Scott   Strathaven  
Centenary Salver: (Best net score in championship or Bronze Trophy) Jean Allan, Strathaven
Bronze Championship: Runner Up: Margaret Marshall, Wishaw;                       
Winner: Nora Wilson, Strathaven                                                                                                   
Joan Norris Memorial Trophy: (leading qualifier in championship): Susan Wood, Drumpellier      
Allan Trophy: (Runner up to champion): Fiona Norris, Hamilton                                       
Maitland Trophy (County Champion 2015): Lesley Lloyd, Hayston                  
Prizes already awarded:  Semi finalists in championship: Susan Wood and Janice Paterson

 Leading qualifier in Bronze Championship: Jean Allan, Strathaven.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Winter Foursome Results

In a first round match at East Kilbride Golf Club Roxy Brown and Kay Cherrie defeated Gail Campbell and Moray Meechan.
They will now play Winnie Cossar and Margaret Porteous who at Drumpellier GC  defeated Dawn Warnock and Shirley Dalrymple. 
Remember the closing date for the first round is 30th October.

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Molly and Kirsten play well in Junior Champion of Champions

Molly Richmond and Kirsten Brown competed in the Junior Champion of Champions at the Dukes yesterday . This was won by the Scottish Girls Champion, Fiona Liddell.
Par 71 SSS 71 CSS 72
73 F Liddell (Schloss Vornholz)
74 K Brodie (Strathmore)
75 C Robertson (Carnoustie Ladies)
76 J Free (Gullane), M Richmond (Strathaven)
77 J Mackintosh (Hazlehead), K Brown (Strathaven), L Duncan (West Kilbride)
78 C Goadby (St Regulus), J Rankine (Haggs Castle), J Allan (Glenbervie), E Morrison (Craigmillar Park)
80 A Walker (Glenbervie)
81 F Rattray (Douglas Park), M Linton (Craigmillar Park)
Withdrew: E Hale (Troon Ladies)

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Scotland finish 10th in Texas Spirit International

Scotland, represented by Ewen Ferguson, Grant Forrest, Jess Meek and Rachael Taylor, finished tied 10th overall in a field of 20 countries at The Spirit International better-ball tournament which ended at Whispering Pines Golf Club, Texas yesterday.
Ferguson and Forrest had better-ball rounds of 73, 66 and 67 for a total of 206. They finished joint 14th in the men's section.
Jessica Meek and RachaelTaylor finished tied 10th on 204 in the women's section with scores of 69, 69 and 66. (par 72) 
United States were overall champions - by one stroke from Mexico and also headed the men's section.
Mexico won the ladies' title by four shots from England who came with a last-day surge to finish second.

Monday, 12 October 2015

Champion of Champions played yesterday

Yesterday Lanarkshire Champion, Lesley Lloyd, and Kirsten Brown , West Champion, competed in the Scottish ladies Champion of Champions at Glasgow Gailes. The Championship was won by Gabrielle Macdonald, Craigelaw, who won the centenary Scottish Championship two years ago at Prestwick.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Sad death of young golfer

Extremely sorry to hear of the death on Tuesday of Heather Neilson, a Junior member of the County until 2 years ago and a full member last year. Heather was a keen and very able golfer and a very nice girl. She was studying Forensic Science at the University of the West of Scotland. This is a sad loss of a young girl and only daughter and we send our deepest sympathy to her parents.
Heather's funeral is on Wednesday 14 October at 2.00pm in Carstairs Village Church.

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Katie wins West Girls Championship

Congratulations to Katie Scott, Strathaven ,who won the West Girls Championship at Troon today by beating Jennifer Rankine, Haggs Castle, 2&1 in the final.
Photograph by Allison Bell

Friday, 2 October 2015

England win Senior Home Internationals

Overall Standings
TeamIndividual Matches
Yesterday Scotland lost 6 1/2  - 1 1/2 to England, Lesley Lloyd and Sheena Wood winning their foursome match. Ireland beat Wales 6-2
Today Scotland lost  5-3 to Wales, Lesley and Sheena again winning their foursome. England beat Ireland 5-3.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Sad News

I am very sad to announce the death today of former County Secretary Helen Heggie  at the Marie Curie Hospice.
Helen  was  a very able secretary from 1998 to 2005 and  until recently, when unable to  due to injuries, was a regular player in county competitions.
Helen was also a Past Captain and Handicap Secretary of Sandyhills Golf Club  and a member of Drumpellier Golf Club. She will be missed.
We send our sincerest sympathy to her husband and family.
Funeral is on Thursday at 10.00am at Daldowie Crematorium.

A Historic Day for Scottish Golf

Scottish Golf, the new unified governing body for the sport in Scotland, has teed off its first day by securing a major sponsorship deal with Aberdeen Asset Management as the organisation unveiled its new look.
At an historic day in St Andrews, the Home of Golf, the new body – an amalgamation of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association (SLGA) – was launched in the company of a number of Scotland’s leading tour professionals and amateurs, joined by local youngsters from the ClubGolf programme.
Aberdeen Asset Management global golf ambassadors, former Open champion Paul Lawrie, Scotland’s highest-ranked player Marc Warren and Ladies European Tour duo Pamela Pretswell and Carly Booth, teamed up with Walker Cup star Ewen Ferguson and last year’s Scottish Ladies Amateur champion, Gabrielle Macdonald, to celebrate the occasion.
The link to the new look Scottish Golf Website is
Follow Scottish Golf on facebook  or @Scottish Golf on Twitter.To view a video of an interview with new Chair, Eleanor Cannon with messages from others including Paul Lawrie, Mark Warren and Pamella Pretswell go to the following link