Saturday, 16 December 2017

Closing date for Winter Foursomes semi-finals

Due to the bad weather over the last couple of weeks and course closures the closing date for completion of the semi-finals has been extended until Sunday 11 February. 

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Winter Foursome Result

On a very cold but sunny day at Wishaw GC today Joan Anderson and Margaret Marshall beat last year's winners, Roxy Brown and Kay Cherrie, 4&3, in the last Quarter Final tie of the Winter Foursomes Competition.  

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

AGM and Prizegiving held last night

The AGM and prizegiving was held at Cambuslang Golf Club last night.
Pictured below is new captain, Alyson Hendry pinning badge on new vice- captain Fiona Norris.

Pictured below are some of last night's prizewinners.

 Pictured below is next year's committee.
Back Row left to right: Allison Bell, Junior Secretary, Anne Mungall, Jean Maddock, Marion Craig. Anne Lloyd, secretary, Kay Cherrie, Morag Macdonald
Front Row left to right: Christine Main, Treasurer, Fiona Norris, vice-captain, Alyson Hendry, captain, Pat Hutton, President, Roxy Brown, past captain.
Missing from photograph: Irene Morrison.
Some more photographs from last night.

 Roxy receiving her Past Captain's Brooch. Does she trust Alyson?
 Margaret Marshall, Blackjack Cup Winner,
Eva O'Commor, runner up in Morrison Cup, Mel Watt,  Bronze Championship winner.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Winter Foursome Quarter Final Result

Today at Wishaw GC on a lovely sunny but cold day, Mairi Lowson and  Joanne Holley, Strathaven, beat Jean Maddock and Edna Taylor, Wishaw, on the 19 th hole.

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Winter Foursomes Results

On a lovely sunny day today two Quarter Final Winter Foursomes ties were played.
In an all East Kilbride match Sheila Sergenson and Ann Roulston beat Enid King and Karen Ward 2 up.
At Cambuslang GC Jo Clark, Bothwell Castle, and Katie Burden, Cambuslang, beat Irene Cooper and Anne Clark, Drumpellier, 3&1.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

West Vets' AGM and Prizegiving held today

Lesley Lloyd who was presented wth the Heather Anderson Trophy for the leading qualifier in the West Vets' Championship is pictured with West Vets' Champion Lz Stewart.
May Hughes, Lanark G C was elected to committee.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Match v East Lothian

It was a lovely sunny  but cold day at Gullane for the match against East Lothian today. 
Unfortunately the sun affected the quality of the photograph of the team above.
The match finished in a nice friendly half. Each team won 2 and halfed 1 match.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Winter Foursome result.

Yesterday at Carluke, GC  Margaret Marshall and Joan Anderson, Wishaw GC, beat Esther Lillie and Anne Gracie, Carluke 2 up.
The first round of the competition is now complete.

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Minutes of 2016 AGM for 2017 AGM and 2017 Prizewinners

To view the minutes of the 2016 AGM please click on the link below.
2016 ABM Minutes

LLCGA Prizewinners 2017

Winter Foursomes 2016/2017
Runners Up: Ann Roulston & Sheila Sergenson   East Kilbride     
Winners: Kay Cherrie Mount Ellen & Roxy Brown, Hamilton             

 2015 Spoon Finals      Winner:     Barbara Brown, Strathaven           

Spoon Competitions           1st Division                                      2nd Division
                        Handicap            Scratch             Handicap            Scratch
May (EK)         Fiona McWhirter       Fiona Norris      Nora Wilson    Ray Wilson
                Cathcart Castle           Hamilton             Strathaven       Carluke
June (Cathkin        Fiona McWhirter        Eva O’Connor     Susan Halley    Anne Cameron                                             Cathcart Castle           Bothwell                             Strathaven
July (Bothwell)      Susan Woodhouse    (H&S)                         Kay Cherrie    (H&S)
                             East Kilbride                                                    Mount Ellen
Sept (Lanark)          Abandoned due to adverse weather.
Centenary Rosebowl: (Best net score in September Spoon)    Competition abandoned   

Coronation Medal:   (Best Net Score in Spoons)       Fiona McWhirter   Cathcart Castle

Inter County Foursomes: Qualifying Round – Crowwood GC
Scratch:         1. Marie Scott & Allison Bell, Strathaven.
              2. Shirley Dalrymple & Adelia McEwan, Hayston

Handicap:     1. Joanne Holley & Marie Lowson, Strathaven
                       2. Margaret Allan, Hollandbush & Susan Greenshields, Drumpellier
                       3. Aileen Woodland, Strathaven & Joan Anderson, Wishaw
                       4. Anne Lloyd, Hayston & Pat Casey, Mount Ellen

Stevenson Trophy: (Senior Competition – aggregate of two best net scores from spoons)                            Winner:  Fiona McWhirter, Cathcart Castle

Nancy’s Cup:                             Susan Woodhouse, East Kilbride        
Junior Championship Salver     Susan Woodhouse, East Kilbride  
Junior Scratch Cup:                   Kirsten Brown, Strathaven

Blackjack Cup:     Runner Up:   Susan Halley, Strathaven           
                               Winner:         Margaret Marshall, Wishaw     

FJ Morison Cup:    Handicap Prize:     Susan Woodhouse, East Kilbride             
               Runner Up:            Eva O'Connor, Bothwell Castle         
                                Winner:                  Kirsten Brown, Strathaven                                   

Centenary Salver: (Best net score in C'ship or Bronze Trophy) Kirsten Brown, Strathaven

Bronze Championship: Runner Up: Jan McMillan, Hayston                 
                                        Winner:        Mel Watt, Strathaven        

Joan Norris Memorial Trophy: (Leading qualifier in C'ship): Fiona Norris, Hamilton   

Allan Trophy: (Runner up to champion): Fiona Norris, Hamilton
Maitland Trophy: (LLCGA County Champion 2017):  Kirsten Brown, Strathaven     

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

More Foursomes Results

Yesterday at East Kilbride GC Sheila Sergenson and Ann Roulston, East Kilbride, beat Winnie Cossar and Margaret Porteous, Drumpellier, 5 and 3.
Also yesterday at Strathaven GC  Irene Cooper and Anne Clark, Drumpellier, beat Anne Cameron and Susan Halley, Strathaven 8 and 6.

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Winter Foursomes Results

Today at Bothwell Castle, Jo Clark , Bothwell, and Katie Burden, Cambuslang, beat Moray Meechan and Gail Campbell , East Kilbride, 1 up.
Mairi Lowson and Joanne Holley, Strathaven, beat Ray Wilson and Anne Morrison , Carluke,  2 and 1  today at Carluke.  

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Ireland win Senior Home Internationals

 Ireland won the Senior Home Internationals in Newport, Wales after beating England 4.5-3.5.Scotland drew 4-4 with Wales
They finished equal on points with Wales but, as a result of winning half a game less Scotland finished bottom of the table.
S Wood and G Kyle lost to J Rees and C Harries 2 holes.
L McKinlay and D Jackson bt S Roberts and D Richards 1 hole.
F De Vries and L Lloyd bt A Lewis and P Fernon 4 and 3.
Sheena Wood bt Anne Lewis 3&2
Gillian Kyle bt Pat Fernon 8&7
Frances  Millar lost to Jane Rees  5&3
Lesley Lloyd lost to Chris Harries 2&1
Donna Jackson lost to Sharon Roberts, 

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

England too strong for Scottish Seniors

Scotland lost 5.5- 2.5 with Lesley Lloyd scoring one of the points in the Senior Home Internationals at Newport, Wales.
Ireland beat Wales 6-2.
Scotland play Wales tomorrow.
England names first
F Christine and J Foster bt S Wood and G Kyle 6 and 5.
L Housman and C Berry bt L McKinlay and D Jackson 6 and 5.
A Greenfield and J Brown bt F De Vries and L Lloyd 3-2. 
J Foster bt Fiona De Vries 1 hole
C Berrie lost to Sheena Wood 4&2
F Edmund halved with Gillian Kyle
C Felicity bt Frances Millar 4&3
L Houston lost to Lesley Lloyd 2 & 1

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Seniors lose to Ireland

Scotland were beaten 6-2 by Ireland while England beat Wales 5-3 on the opening day of the Senior Women's Home Internationals at Newport Golf Club, Wales.
Scotland lost the morning Foursomes 3-0.
Fiona De Vries and Sheena Wood won their afternoon singles but Ireland won the three other ties to complete a comfortable win.
England won the foursomes 2-1 and the singles 3-2 for their 5-3 win over Wales.

Foursomes (3-0)
G McMullen and S Corcoran bt S Wood and G Kyle 2 and 1
L Webb and S McElroy bt F De Vries and F Millar 3 and 2.
C Reilly and M McAuliffe bt L McKinlay and D Jackson 1 hole.
Singles (3-2)
Corcoran lost to De Vries 4 and 3.
M MacLaren lost to Wood 5 and 5.
McMullen bt Kyle 3 and 2.
Webb bt Millar 7 and 5.

McElroy bt McKinlay 4 and 3.

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Well done West Girls

The West  Girls' Finals took place today in very challenging conditions at Troon Porttland. The winner was Lorna McClymont, Milngavie, with Susan Woodhouse, East Kilbride, runner up. Lorna won by 1 hole.
In their semi-final tie Susan Woodhouse beat Megan Docherty, Bishopbriggs, 4&3.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Lovely day for Rescheduled Autumn Meeting

Very lucky that in spite of yet more overnight rain the rescheduled Autumn Meeting was played in sunshine and the course at Strathaven GC was in good condition considering the very wet summer and autumn weather.
We also enjoyed a nice meal afterwards.
The winners with an excellent score of 76 (net 71.2) were Lesley Lloyd, Hayston, and May Hughes , Lanark.
Runners Up were local members, sisters  Marie Scott and Agnes McCall with a net 74.4. 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Winter Foursomes Results

Yesterday on a lovely autumn evening, before the rain arrived,  Jean Maddock and Edna Taylor, Wishaw, beat Taylor White , Cathkin Braes, and Susan Woodhouse, East Kilbride, 2 and 1, Jean said that the girls were a pleasure to play with. 
Due to injury Marion Brodie and Francis Stobo have conceded their match to Karen Ward and Enid King, East Kilbride.
Also due to injury Irene Cooper has changed her partner. She is now playing with Anne Clark.  

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Draw for Autumn Meeting

Draw for Autumn Meeting is shown below.
Entry Fee of £12 per person includes meal.
If unable to play please contact Allison Bell.

Anne Lloyd
Christine Main
Lesley Lloyd
May Hughes
Kay Cherrie
Mount Ellen
Roxy Brown
Nora Wilson
Pam Rice
Jean Macintyre
Irene Nisbet
Margaret Allan
Ann Prentice
Bothwell Castle
Lesley Neill
Mairi Lowson
Anne Morrison
Margaret Marshall
Mari Scott
Agnes McCall
Alyson Hendry
Margaret Porteous
Susan Halley
Mel Watt
Elizabeth Nelson
Fiona Norris

Sunday, 10 September 2017

September Spoon abandoned

Today's September Spoon at Lanark GC fell victim to this summer's atrocious weather and was abandoned.
18th Green 10 minutes after rain stopped

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Scottish Senior Ladies win Flight B

In the flight B final of the Senior Ladies European Team Championships in Slovakia Scotland beat Italy 4-1.
Lesley Lloyd and Frances Millar beat Elisa Tirante and Carlotta Borini 2 and 1
Gillian Kyle halved with Francesco Christillin
Lorna McKinlay beat Guenda Maevero 3 and 2
Sheena Wood beat Emanuela Gumiroto 3 and 2
Fiona de Vries halved with Silvia Valli ,
In Flight A France beat England 3.5-1.5 and so won the Championships

Friday, 8 September 2017

Another good win for Scottish Seniors

In the European Senior Team Championships today Scotland beat Finland 4,5 to 0.5. Tomorrow in the Final of Flight B Scotland play Italy.
Scotland  v Finland 
Lesley Lloyd and Frances Millar beat Huotari Satu and Pirjo Sopronen -- 2 holes
Gillian Kyle beat Haattaja Virpi 4 and 2
Lorna McKinlay beat Anna-Maria Lehtonen 3 and 2
Sheena Wood halved Havukainen Pirkkowith 
Fiona de Vries beat Saraste Erja 3 and 2 
In the Flight A  final England will play France.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Autumn Meeting to Go Ahead

The rescheduled Autumn Meeting will take place on Friday 29th September  from 10am at Strathaven GC.
Closing date is 25th September. Entries to Allison Bell or online. Entry Form is on sidebar.

Scotland have win against Iceland

In the Senior Ladies European Championships Flight B today in Slovakia Scotland beat Iceland 4-1 with wins for Lorna McKinlay, Sheena Wood and Gillian Kyle and half matches by Lesley Lloyd and Frances Millar.
Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-2
Finland beat Austria 3-1
Tomorrow in the semi final Scotland play Finland.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Scottish Seniors Qualify for Flight B

Scotland Seniors finished in 10th place in the European Seniors Team Championships in Slovakia today. England finished 1st with a total score of 744 - (best 5 scores to count each day) , Ireland on 757 and Scotland on 773.
In flight B tomorrow Scotland play Iceland.
Scottish players'

Individual Scores: 
Gillian Kyle 75,77- 152 
Lorna McKinlay 79,78 - 157 
Lesley Lloyd 81,77 - 158 
Fiona de Vries 79,79 -158 
Sheena Wood 84,75 - 159 
Frances Miller 83,76 -159

Winter Foursomes Draw

The draw for the winter foursomes is now on the sidebar.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Seniors in 10th place

After the first day of the Senior European Team Championships in Slovakia Scotland lie in 10th place. Germany lead with England in second place.
To see all the scores click here.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Draw for September Spoon

The draw for the spoon competition on Sunday 10th September is shown below.
Please contact Allison Bell if you have to cancel before Sunday or on the day telephone the county mobile.
Please arrive early in case of any changes to times.

Alyson Hendry
Fiona McWhirter
Cathcart Castle
Anne Lloyd
Fiona Norris
Anne Mungall
Shirley Dalrymple
Fiona Scott
Bothwell Castle
Adelia McEwan
Sheila Sergenson
East Kilbride
Karen Ward
East Kilbride
Lesley Neill
Joan Anderson
Barbara Brown
Joanne Holley
Margaret Allan
Anne Morrison
Pam Rice
Jackie Crossan
Dalziel Park
Anne Pardoe
Ray Wilson
Roxy Brown

European Senior Ladies Team Championships start tomorrow

5 - 9 September - Golf Resort Skalica, Slovakia 
Two rounds of qualifying on the opening days will be followed by 3 days of matchplay to decide who will be crowned the 2017 European Senior Ladies Team Champions.
To follow the results click here.

Saturday, 2 September 2017


Remember tomorrow is the closing date for the September Spoon and centenary trophy at Lanark  Golf Club next Sunday, 10th September. You can enter online or contact Allison Bell.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Competitors wanted for Junior Team Championship

Calling anyone involved with junior golf we are really low on entries for this great event. It offers a great learning environment with some of the countries top coaches in the form of Mark Loftus, Dean Robertson & Stewart Savage, free food, prizes and entry fee. The event is in serious jeopardy of being cancelled . There must be hundreds of local golfers looking for a game? Under 14,16 & 18 age categories 36 handicap limit. for entries.
Format is stableford- teams of 3, 2 to count. You can enter on your own and you will be placed in a team.

Monday, 21 August 2017

Lochview are starting girls only classes

At Lochview in Coatbridge they are starting a girls only class for golf.
The girls only class is on Wednesdays at 7pm starting on Wednesday 6 September.
A six week block costs £24.
To book call 01236 341963.

Times available for Drumpellier Mixed Open on Sunday

There are still times available for Sunday's Mixed Open at Drumpellier GC, To book a time please click o the link below.

Hayston Stag Mixed Open Competition

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.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Winter Foursomes Reminder

Can members please submit entries for winter foursomes by 1 September either online (entry form on sidebar of website) or direct to Irene Morrison. Please state names, golf club, telephone numbers and email address.

Entry fee is £6 per couple. This can be paid direct to county bank account quoting your name  and winter 4s . Alternatively please send a cheque to Treasurer Pam Rice.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Lesley in Scottish Senior Ladies Team

Many congratulations to Lesley Lloyd who has been selected for the Senior Ladies Team for the European Team Campionship at Golf Resort Skalica in Slovakia from 5-9 September and also for the Senior Home Internationals at Newport in Wales from 3 – 5 October. 
Well done Lesley.
Team for Europe
Fiona deVries – St Regulus
Gillian Kyle – East Renfrewshir
Lesley Lloyd – Hayston
Lorna McKinlay – Dunnikier Park
Frances Millar – Carnoustie Caledonia
Sheena Wood – Aberdeen Ladies
Team for Home Internationals
Fiona deVries – St Regulus
Donna Jackson – Troon Ladies
Gillian Kyle – East Renfrewshire
Lesley Lloyd – Hayston
Lorna McKinlay – Dunnikier Park
Frances Millar – Carnoustie Caledonia
Sheena Wood – Aberdeen Ladies

Monday, 14 August 2017

Autumn Meeting cancelled

This afternoon's Autumn Meeting at Strathaven Golf Club has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Friday, 11 August 2017

It's a win for the Scotland Teams against Wales

Both the Scottish Girls and the Scottish Ladies Teams beat Wales 6.5-2.5 today in the Home Internationals at Little Aston.
Molly Richmond again won her Foursomes match. She did not play this afternoon.
England Girls beat Ireland 6.5-2.5 to end with 3 wins. Ireland were second with 2 wins and Scotland finished third with 1 win with Wales  fourth..
In the Ladies International Ireland finished first after beating England 5-4 today. England with 2 wins finished second and Scotland with 1 win finished third with Wales fourth.  

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Scottish Seniors lose 7-2 to England South

At the Senior Jamboree at Ffilford Heath G C today Scotland had 1 win in the Foursomes from Frances Miller and Jennifer Bryans and a win in the singles by Fiona De Fries. Lesley Lloyd did not play in the afternoon.
Midlands won the Miller Stirling Salver with 2 points and 16.5 games.
North were runners up with 2 points and 16 games followed by South with 1 point and 13.5 games.
Scotland had 0 points and 8 games.

Scotland Teams lose to England

The Scottish girls lost to England 7-2. Molly Richmond won her foursomes match but lost her singles match by 1 hole.
The Ladies team lost 5.5-3.5.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Scottish Girls lose to Ireland

In the Girls' Home Internationals today at Little Aston GC Ireland beat Scotland 6-3 and England beat Wales 8-1
Hazel MacGarvie & Jillian Farrell lost to Valerie Clancy & Sara Byrne 1 hole
Louise Duncan & Hannah Darling beat Lauren Walsh & Beth Coulter 2&1
Kirsty Brodie & Molly Richmond lost to Rachel Thompson & Maeve Rooney 4 & 3
Hazel MacGarvie beat Lauren Walsh 2 holes
Jillian Farrell halved with Beth Coulter
Hannah Darling Halved with Sara Byrne
Jasmine Mackintosh lost to Valerie Clancy 1 hole
Louise Duncan lost to Emma Forbes 4&2
Molly Richmond lost to Rachel Thompson 1 hole


Scottish Vets lose to Midlands

Scottish Vets lost 2.5-6.5 but Lesley Lloyd won her Foursome and halved her single.
Scotland vs Midlands
           Scotland                                            Midlands
Sheena Wood & Lorna Mckinlay lost to Julie Brown & Debbie Warren 3 & 2
Donna Jackson & Gillian Kyle lost to     Helen Lowe & Mary Maclaren 4 & 3
Fiona de Vries & Lesley Lloyd beat     Sue Spencer & Caron Harrison    3 & 2
Foursomes Result 1 Foursomes Result 2
Frances Millar lost to     Helen Lowe 3 & 2
Jennifer Bryans beat Tracy Bourne     4 & 3
Lorna Mckinlay lost to Debbie Warren 4 & 2
Lesley Lloyd  halved with  Mary Maclaren
Donna Jackson lost to  Carol Wild 3 & 2
Gillian Kyle lost to Sue Spencer 3 & 2 1
Singles Result Singles Result
Scotland Total Midlands Total
North beat South 6-3