Monday 23rd June 2003: Kennedy Salver
The West of Scotland Junior Girls Inter-County competition
for the Kennedy Salver took place at Williamwood Golf Club today in glorious
overhead and underfoot conditions. The results were as follows: -
Semi-final – Renfrewshire 4 Lanarkshire 1
Ayrshire 3 Dunbartonshire & Argyll 2
Final – Renfrewshire 3 Ayrshire 2
3rd/4th playoff – Lanarkshire 3 Dunbartonshire & Argyll 2
The final was a tense affair. Renfrewshire’s Linzi Graham (Ralston) and
Gillian Mullen (Paisley) came back from dormie down to half their matches with
Roslyn Fleming (Ballochmyle) and Fiona Williamson (Barassie). There were wins
for Megan Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) and Dawn Bell (Whitecraigs) while Sarah
Hutton (Troon Bentinck) was Ayrshires only winner against Williamwood player
Sunday 22nd June 2003: Munross Trophy
Jennifer Jenkins is 6th in the Montrose Links Trust 36-hole women open
138 A Laing (Vale of Leven) 68 70.
140 C Queen (Drumpellier) 70 70.
141 L Kenney (Pitreavie) 74 67.
145 J Carthew (Ladybank) 72 73.
147 L Devenish (Cruden Bay) 77 70.
148 J Jenkins (Ralston) 77 71.
150 L Wells (Dumfries &Co) 75 75.
151 R Rankin (Lanark) 76 75, D Dewar (Monifieth) 77 74.
152 J Wilson (Strathaven) 79 73, A Shamash (Kirkcudbright) 75
77, F Gilbert (Carnoustie) 81 71.
Thursday 19th June 2003
OPERATION PUTS CLARE-MARIE OUT OF SCOTS GIRLS' TRIP TO WALES
16-year-old Fereneze member Clare-Marie Carlton, Renfrewshire Ladies County
Champion has had to withdraw from a Scottish Ladies Golfing Association squad
of 12 girls who are bound for South Wales on a 48hr familiarisation trip next
week. Claire- Marie is having surgery on ankle injury.
The squad will be accompanied by team captain Lindsey Anderson (Gullane) and
SLGA national coach, Karyn Dallas, the Kirriemuir GC professional.
Kate O'Sullivan (Cochrane Castle), is one of the squad members
Wednesday 18th June 2003
INTER COUNTY JAMBOREE AT BRUNSTON CASTLE - (FINAL DAY)
ARE THE WEST OF SCOTLAND COUNTY CHAMPIONS FOR 2003
NEXT YEARS JAMBOREE WILL BE PLAYED OVER MILNGAVIE GOLF
COURSE ON THE 28TH - 30TH JUNE 2004
Renfrewshire 3 Ayrshire 6
Dunbartonshire and Argyll 5 Lanarkshire 4
K Fitzgerald and J Jenkins lost 3 and 1 to P Feggans and G Lockhart
M Skinner & G McGinlay won 3 and 2 against S Lambie and M McQueen
D Jackson and C Whyte lost 2 down against L Moffat and L Hendry
Donna Jackson won 4 and 3 against Charlie Taylor
Jennifer Jenkins won 5 and 4 L Keohan
Gillian McGinlay lost 3 and 2 G Lockhart
Maureen Skinner lost 7 and 5 P Feggans
Karen Fitzgerald lost 4 and 3 L Moffat
Carol Whyte lost 4 and 3 L Hendry
Final Match Standings: Ayrshire 2 ; Lanarkshire 11/2;
Dunbartonshire and Argyll 11/2; Renfrewshire 1
The Renfrewshire County Team
ADDI SHAMASH ( RLCGA PLAYER) PLAYS THE BEST GOLF OF
Addi Shamash, 22-year-old from Kirkcudbright and Bonnyton scored
the best open win of her golfing life so far when she lifted the
Irish women's open intermediate championship over 54 holes at Charlesland
Golf Club, 18 miles south-east of Dublin, yesterday
Tuesday 17th June 2003
INTER COUNTY JAMBOREE AT BRUNSTON CASTLE - (DAY 2)
Renfrewshire drew against Lanarkshire in a very close and
exciting match. Gillian McGinlay was 2 down with 3 to play in the singles and
managed to win the last 3 holes to win the match against Lesley Lloyd to
secure the halved match against Lanarkshire.
Jennifer Jenkins was 4 under par to win against Clare Queen,
and Donna Jackson having lost the 9th to a birdie went on a birdie blitz
herself and won 4/3 against May Hughes
Karen Fitzgerald and Jennifer Jenkins halved with Clare Queen and Fiona Prior
M Skinner & G McGinlay lost to M Hughes and J Wilson 2 Down
D Jackson and G McGinlay won 3 and 2 against Fiona Scott and Susan Wood
Jennifer Jenkins won 3 and 2 Clare Queen
Donna Jackson won 4 and 3 against May Hughes
Carol Whyte lost 5 and 4 against J Wilson
Karen Fitzgerald lost 1 hole Susan Wood
Gillian McGinlay won 1 hole Lesley Lloyd
Lesley Robertson lost 4 and 3 Fiona Prior
Ayrshire beat Dunbartonshire and Argyll 5 and 4
Tomorrow's Final ties:
Ayrshire v Renfrewshire, Lanarkshire v Dunbartonshire.
Monday 16th June 2003
INTER COUNTY JAMBOREE AT BRUNSTON CASTLE - (DAY 1)
Dunbartonshire & Argyll and Renfrewshire drew 4 1/2-4 1/2, sharing the
foursomes and the singles.
Dunbartonshire & Argyll's top player, Anne Laing, a Vagliano Trophy team
choice beat Donna Jackson by 5 and 4 in the lead-off singles
In the end, everything hung on the final singles in which D&A's Sara Bishop
beat Carol Whyte by 2 and 1.
DUNBARTONSHIRE & ARGYLL 4 1/2, RENFREWSHIRE 4 1/2
A Laing & S Bishop halved C Whyte & D Jackson.
L Ruane & J Galbraith lost to M Skinner & G McKinlay 3 and 2.
C McNeil & F McLean beat K Fitzgerald & J Jenkins 3 and 1 (1 1/2-1 1/2).
Donna Jackson lost 5 and 4 against Anne Laing
Maureen Skinner halved with L Ruane
Jennifer Jenkins halved against C McNeil
Karen Fitzgerald won 5 and 3 against Fiona McLean .
Lesley Robertson won 3 and 2 against J Galbraith
Carol Whyte lost 2 and 1 against Sara Bishop
(Singles Renfrewshire 3 Dunbartonshire and Argyll 3)
Lanarkshire beat Ayrshire 6-3
Lanarkshire v Renfrewshire, Ayrshire v Dunbartonshire.
Sunday 15th June:
LGU MEDALS SCOTTISH GRAND FINAL
Crieff GC (CSS 73)
Deborah Barton (Elderslie) and Gillian Gowers (Annanhill Ladies) won the
leading prizes at the LGU Medals Scottish Grand Final at Crieff Golf Club
today . Deborah's net 70 off a handicap of 16 won her the Silver Division top
award by one shot from Addi Shamash (Kirkcudbright and
Bonnyton) and RLCGA member who plays off two.
County Champion Clare- Marie Carlton has had to withdraw
with a foot injury from the Inter County Jamboree which starts tomorrow at
Wednesday 11th June:
87th BIRTHDAY JANET
Janet Gillies a past RLCGA member and still an active
playing member of Ranfurly Castle and Troon Ladies is 87 today. She is
pictured here with the William Allison McLachlan Cup which she and her partner
Moyra Gordon (Ranfurly Castle) won when she was 86 !!.
Janet has had an operation and been in hospital for over a week and is now
hoping to be discharged soon to recuperate at her daughter's home in Kilmacolm
Her "adopted daughter" Carol Fell and all friends wish her a speedy
recovery and look forward to seeing her out on the course in the not too
It is with great pleasure that Mearns Castle 9 Hole Golf Course will open
for play on Wed 11th June 2003. Being a registered user of Mearns Castle Golf
Academy allows you to pre book tee times and they urge you to do this
immediately to avoid disappointment. Remember, the course is only open to
Initially they will be opening up the course with limited tee times to help
prevent undue wear and tear to the new grass with a view to being fully
operational in August 2003. Prices will range from £9 weekdays to £10 on the
weekend with a reduced rate of £7 weekdays and £8 weekends for Seniors (over
65) and Juniors (under 12).
The course, which has all USGA spec greens and tees, has four par 4’s four
par 3’s and one par 5 and has been designed to challenge both the novice and
the low handicapper alike. They are sure that you will thoroughly enjoy your
game at Mearns Castle Golf Course and that you will become a regular user.
Thursday 5th June 2003:
The June County Medal was played over Ralston today with the SSS71 ending
up being a CSS 74 (Reduction only). Marion Munro (Ranfurly Castle)
was the only person to get below the CSS and was the overall Medal Winner plus
the Winner of the Medal Finals. Maureen Skinner (Gourock) was
the best Scratch .
Tuesday 3rd June 2003
West Vets Summer Meeting at Erskine 2nd June
SSS 73 CSS 76 Red. only
Scratch Heather Anderson 80 who also won the handicap section with a net 74
(WELL DONE HEATHER)