Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Merry Christmas Everybody 

Friday, 21 December 2018

Rachael just misses out

Rachael Taylor finished tied 27th in the Final of the European tour qualifying after a final round of 75, one stroke out of a qualifying place of 26th.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Rachael Playing well in Final Qualifying

After the third round of Final Qualifying for the Ladies' European Tour in Morocco, Rachael Taylor lies in 11th place with rounds of 71,70,70 for a total of 211. Bronte Law, England leads with a total of 203. 
There is one more round to go before the field of 115 players will be cut to the leading 60 and ties. The final round will be played at Amelkis Golf Club on Thursday, when positions will determine playing categories for the 2019 Ladies European Tour.
After 90 holes (five rounds), the leading five will earn Category 5c membership of the LET and those finishing from 6th to 15th will gain Category 8 membership.

Monday, 10 December 2018

Rachael Taylor has qualified for the final Tour Qualifying

Hannah McCook (Grantown-on-Spey) covered her last 36 holes in nine under par with scores of 68 and 67 and a total of 285 to qualify for the Final Qualifying School of the Lalla Aicha Tour from December 16 to 20 at Marrakesh, Morocco.
Other Scots to come through the final eliminator at Amelkis Golf Club, also in Morocco, were amateur Alison Muirhead (280), Rachael Taylor (283) and Heather Stirling (285).
But Aboyne's Kimberley Beveridge missed the cut by 12 strokes with scores of 79, 74, 75 and 75 for 303.
Par 288 (4x72)
265 L Strom (Swe) 66 69 62 68.
271 Leona Maguire (Ire) 70 66 68 67
275 D Dagar (India) (am) 70 762 64 69, N Dreher (Austria) 66 68 71 70.
280 AMuirhead (am) 68 70 72 70 (T8)
283 R Taylor 66 72 74 71 (13th)
285 H McCook 73 77 68 67, H Stirling 72 72 71 70 (T17)
286 S Lamb (Eng) 74 69 72 71 (T22)
290 S-J Boyd (Eng) 71 76 72 71 (T31) 
MISSED THE CUT (291 and better qualified)
293 Lisa Maguire (Ire) 74 75 71 73
303 K Beveridge (Sco) 79 74 75 74

Final finalists now decided in Winter Foursomes

At Kirkhill Golf Club on Sunday 9th December Lynne Williamson and Irene Morton beat Roxy Brown and Kay Cherrie 4 &2. They were very lucky with the  weather and all the greens were on.
Lyn and Irene will play Anne Cameron and Susan Halley at a neutral venue in the final. 

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Rachel Taylor set to qualify for Final Qualifying for European Tour

Scots Hannah McCook, Alison Muirhead, Heather Stirling and Rachael Taylor look set to qualify for the Final Stage of the Lalla Aicha Tour Qualifying School over five rounds from December 16 to 20 in Morocco.
McCook , Muirhead, Stirling and Taylor should figure among the leading 38 and ties who will advance from the current pre-qualifying eliminator at Amelkis Golf Club after Monday's final round.
Muirhead is joint ninth on 210; Taylor T15 on 212; Stirling T21 on 215 while McCook shot one of the third day's best rounds - a six-under-par, seven-birdie 66 - for joint 30th place on 216.
par 216 (3x72)
197 L Strom (Swe) 66 69 62
204 Leona Maguire (Ire) 70 66 68
205 N Dreher (Aut) 66 68 71.

210 A Muirhead (Sco) 68 70 72, G Price (Eng) 72 70 69 (T9).
212 R Taylor (Sco) 66 72 74, C H Leathem (Eng) 68 68 76 (T15).
215 H Stirling (Sco) 72 72 71, S Lamb (Eng) 74 69 72 (T21)
216 H McCook (Sco) 73 77 66 (T30)
219 S-J Boyd (Eng) 71 76 72 (T35)
221 Lisa Maguire (Ire) 74 71 75 (T39)
228 K Beveridge (Sco) 79 74 75 (T55)
235 A Plumb (Eng) 76 82 77.

Please Note Date of Next Year's Championship

Due to Easter being late next year the County Championship at Cathkin Braes is being held one week later than normal from Monday 29th April to Wednesday 1st May 2019.

Monday, 26 November 2018

First Finalists decided in Winter Foursomes

In a semi final tie at Strathaven Golf Club today Susan Halley and Anne Cameron beat Pauline Warlow and Carol McKinnon 1 up. 

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Winter Foursomes now at Semi-Final Stage

All the Quarter Final Ties have now been completed. The semi-final ties are to be completed by 27th January.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Some Photographs from Tonight's AGM

Some of this year's prizewinners

New President Mary McKay

Next Year's Committee
Back row L to R: Moray Meechan, Anne Mungall, Jean Maddock, Marion Craig, Allison Bell (Junior Secretary), Kay Cherrie
Front Row Lto R: Christine Main (Treasurer), Fiona Norris (Vice captain),Alyson Hendry (Captain), Mary McKay (President), Anne Lloyd (secretary)

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Lanarkshire win friendly match v East Lothian

It was a beautiful day for our annual match against ELLCGA at Hamilton GC after the terrible rain yesterday. The course held up well and they all enjoyed their  games although the greens were very inconsistent. The results are as follows
Susan Wood.                          Halved with            Kay Lannin
Susan McGrenaghan.                                            Gail McKill
Eva O'Connor.                         Lost 3/2.                Susan Penman
Justine Fulton.                                                       Alyssa Balding
Fiona Scott.                             Won 3/2.               Sharon Lynch
Katie Graham.                                                        Dulcie Barnes
Ruth Hunter.                            Won 1 up.             Marylou Watkins
Angela Devine.                                                      Dianne Brown
Jennifer Reilly.                         Halved with.         Ala Garda
Leah Bryce.                                                           Annie Wilson
We were very pleased to say we won the match and they look forward to hosting us through in East Lothian next year. Thanks have to be given to Hamilton Golf Club for the courtesy of the course and the catering we had today.

Resuls of Inaugural Kingsbarns Classic

Stirling and Clackmannan won the inaugural Kingsbarns Classic.
Final Positions:
1st: Stirling and Clackmannan
T2: Dumfriesshire and Galloway
T4: Dunbartonshire/Aberdeenshire and Midlothian
T6: East Lothian and Renfrewshire
8th: Ayrshire
9th: Lanarkshire
10th: Northern
11th: Perth and Kinross
12th: Fife
NS : Borders

Lindsay Main, Christine Main, Megan Docherty, Anne Lloyd

Friday, 2 November 2018

Lanarkshire Girls will participate in Inaugural Kingsbarns Girls Classic

Scottish Golf were delighted to invite each County to nominate two girls to participate in the inaugural 'Kingsbarns Girls Classic', a free to enter development golf event hosted at one of the world's finest venues, on Saturday November 3rd. 

Professional Heather Macrae will host a clinic on the day and the girls will play in a 4ball better ball stableford format. 

The girls representing Lanarkshire are Megan Docherty, Bishopbriggs, and Lindsay Main, Strathaven. 
We wish them well.

May is West Vet's Vice captain

Following the West Vet's AGM at Cowglen GC yesterday May Hughes, Lanark, took over as Vice captain.
May is pictured on the right  along with Past captain June Lockhart and Captain Chris Fowler, Cowglen.
Photograph by Carol Fell

Winter Foursome Result

At Kirkhill Golf Club in another Quarter Final tie Lynne Williamson and Irene Morton beat Esther Lillie and Ann Gracie.

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Winter Foursomes Result

Today at East Kilbride, Susan Halley and Anne Cameron, Strathaven beat Enid King and Karen Ward, East Kilbride 2 up .It was a great game and the sun shone for them.

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Winter Foursome Result

In a quarter final tie on Wednesday at Cathkin Braes GC Pauline Warlow and Carol McKinnon beat Ray Wilson and Anne Morrison, Carluke 5 &4. The weather was bad but the company was good.

Sunday, 21 October 2018

In the West of Scotland Girls Championship Final at Troon Portland toda between Lorna McClymont. Milngavie and Megan Docherty. Bishopbriggs both girls played very well.with Lorna Winning 4&3.
Megan receiving her runner up trophy

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Information for AGM on Monday 12th November

To view the minutes of last year's AGM please click on the link below.
Minutes of 2017 AGM

Letters containing the notice with information for the AGM have now been sent out.    Some of them have been left up at your Golf Club for you.

On the agenda there is an item regarding Competitions.    The committee feel that some of our competitions are no longer viable in their present form and are looking at alternatives.    We are keen to get the views of our members on this issue so if  you have any ideas regarding competitions, please come along on the night where we can all take part in a productive discussion.https://btmail.bt.com/cp/ext/resources/images/default/s.gifhttps://btmail.bt.com/cp/ext/resources/images/default/s.gif

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Winter Foursomes Result

In a first round match on Friday at Wishaw Golf Club Lynne Williamson and Irene Morton beat Joan Anderson and Margaret Marshall.
Remember now that the first round is finished the closing date for the second round is 25th November.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Winter Foursomes Results

In a first round match on Friday at Carluke Golf Club Ray Wilson and Anne Morrison beat Mairi Lowson and Joanne Holley 6&4.
Also on Friday at Carluke GC Anne Gracie and Esther Lillie beat Edna Taylor and Jean Maddock 6 & 5.
Again on a pleasant  Friday morning, this time at Cathkin Braes GC  in a match played in a very friendly spirit Pauline Warlow and Carole McKinnon beat Mel Watt and Christine Paterson 4&3..

Sunday, 23 September 2018

September Spoon Results

The Results of the September Spoon held on a lovely day at East Kilbride Golf Club are as follows:
CSS: 73
Division 1
Susan Greenshields 86 (14) 72
Susan Woodhouse   75 (2) 73
Susan McGrenaghan 78 (4) 74 acb
Scratch winner - Susan Woodhouse 75
Division 2
Nora Wilson 96 (22)
Christine Paterson 100 (22) 78 acb
Barbara Brown 106 (28) 78
Scratch- Nora Wilson
Centenary Trophy Winner Susan Greenshields 72
Division 2 Winner

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Draw for September Spoon

The draw for the Spoon at East Kilbride Golf Club on Sunday 23rd September is below. Please arrive early in case of changes to times.Should you need to withdraw from the competition please contact Fiona Norris.

Susan Woodhouse   Katie Scott   Alyson Hendry
Irene Morrison  Angela Devine   Justine Fulton
Fiona Norris    Mari Scott     Susan Greenshields
Anne Lloyd     Anne Mungall    Elspeth Inch
Lesley Neill     Pat Casey      Fiona McWhirter
Patti Chalmers    Karen Ward     Anne Cameron
Anne Morrison      Nora Wilson     Christine Paterson
Christine Main    Jackie Crossan     Ray Wilson
Frances Stobo     Ann Houston       Barbara Brown
Pam Rice    Roxy Brown   Mairi  Lowson

Monday, 17 September 2018

Winter Foursome Result

On Saturday in a first round match  at Bothwell Castle Golf Club Anne Cameron and Susan Halley, after being 3 down after 15, won their match against Jo Young and Katy Burden at the 19th.

Aberdeenshire Win County Finals

In a very tight finish to the County Finals at Kilmacolm Golf Club Aberdeenshire, Renfrewshire and Midlothian all finished with 2 wins and hence 2 points.
The competition was decided on the number of match points won. Aberdeenshire finished with 15.5 points, Renfrewshire with 15 and Midlothian with 14.5 points and so Aberdeenshire won the County Final Trophy for the first time since 1986 with Renfrewshire in second place and Midlothian third. Dumfriesshire finished fourth.
Winners Aberdeenshire
Runners Up Renfrewshire




Handicap Limit     Gentlemen 28  -  LADIES  36


Tee times available 9.30am  -  1.30pm  bookable on-line

This Open Competition has been rescheduled from the 26th August, when it was abandoned due to heavy rain and flooding of the greens.

Do you need a partner? Please contact the Lady Captain, Margaret Rose McGroaty on Mob.07548- 557104.


Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Scottish Schoolgirls lost narrowly to English Schoolgirls

Meagan Docherty was a member of the Scottish Schoolgirls Team that lost 5-4 to the English Schools at Lancaster GC, Lancashire, this week.
Scotland schoolgirls (l to r): M Docherty, R Fowlie, L Morrison, K Alexander, M Ashley, L McClymont
FOURSOMES (1.5-1.5)
S Johnson and E Lace halved with L McClymont (Dumbarton Acad) and M Docherty (Turnbull High).
L Bell and A Stevenson lost to M Ashley (Blairgowrie High) and K Alexander (Blairgowrie High) 2 and 1.
G Staroscik and A Curtis bt R Fowlie (Mearns Acad) and L Morrison (Boroughmuir High) 1 hole.

SINGLES (3.5-2.5)
Johnson lost to McClymont 2 and 1.
Lace halved with Alexander.
Staroscik bt Fowlie 6 ad 4.
Bell lost to Docherty 3 and 2.
Curtis bt Morrison 4 and 3.
Stevenson bt Ashley 2 and 1.