30th August 2005- 1st September 2005 : SCOTTISH SENIOR WOMEN'S
CLOSED AMATEUR STROKE-PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP
Mack (Haggs Castle)
managed to qualify
for the matchplay stages after having a gross aggregate of of 158
today. However with daughter Sarah having just produced her
second son she had to withdraw and
take off to Aberdeen the next morning. Fiona
Roger (Ranfurly Castle) missed out on a
handicap prize by one shot but was delighted with her play over the 2
days. Carol Fell (Ranfurly Castle)
wished she could putt but was pleased
to be in her buffer zone on the second round !
had a bit of bad luck in the first round and had to NR but she enjoyed
the week as will be shown when I get round to producing some photos.
The other house mates at Fiona's Boat of Garton home ---
Noreen Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh)
Anna Telfer (D&A),
Helen Faulds (D & A)
and Janice Gardner (Lanarkshire) all qualified
for the matchplay stages.
All won through to the last 8. Noreen beat F Neish,
Anna beat Fiona De Vries,
beat Ann Smart in the morning ties.
the afternoon quarter finals to Rose Anderson
(Huntly) and Janice
won against Helen
Grantown on Spey
Par 72 CSS 71 71
LEADING TOTALS IN THE STROKEPLAY QUALIFIER
147 P Williamson (Baberton) 73 74.
148 E Campbell (Torwoodlee) 75 73.
149 M Thomson (North Berwick) 74 75.
151 F De Vries (St Rule) 74 77.
152 R Anderson (Huntly) 76 76.
153 L Bennett (Ladybank) 80 73, A Smart (Banchory) 78 75.
154 N Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) 82 72.
155 F Neish (Murcar) 80 75, C McAndrew (Nairn Dunbar) 77 78, J Gardner (Drumpellier)
156 R Brown (Lothianburn) 78 78.
158 J Mack (Haggs Castle) 80 78, A
Brownie (Lothianburn) 79 79, A Telfer (Milngavie) 76 82.
159 L Terry (Cruden Bay) 79 80.
160 H Faulds (Douglas Park) 75 85.
162 P Hutton(Lanark) 78 84.
162 K Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park) 83 80.
164 P Wilson (Murcar) 85 79, J Slater (Aboyne) 82 82, E Miskimmin (Dunblane
New) 80 84.
165 I McIntosh (Inverness) 84 81.
166 J Cumming (Inverness) 82 84
167 N Smith (Downfield) 82 85, E Simpson (Murrayfield) 80 87.
168 S Bain (Aberdeen ladies) 88 80.
169 E Fisken (Nairn) 85 84, F Roger (Ranfurly
Castle) 84 85.
170 I Harvey (St Rule) 86 84, R Dee (Kingsknowe) 85 85, J French (Alyth)
171 C Fell (Ranfurly Castle) 87 84,
S Travers (Alloa) 86 85, P Morrison(Muir of Ord) 85 86
28th August 2005: Away to Grantown on Spey
|I am off to
Grantown on Spey, therefore there will be no news
published this week. To see all the updated news of the event go to
Gillian Kirkwood website (28th August - 2nd September) and also go to the Junior News section for
the result of the Junior Championship played over
23rd August 2005: Lauren Mackin wins the Challange
Cup at the County Golf Meeting at Cardross
|The County Golf Open Meeting took place
today at Cardross Golf Club in
torrential rain and what you might say not easy conditions.
Despite the weather and even an 8 on her card 13 year old
Renfrewshire County Member Lauren Mackin (Ranfurly
Castle) had a gross 85 net 70 to win the handicap
prize of the day. Lauren who started the season with a handicap of 18
has now reduced her handicap to 13. The SSS 75 CSS 76 meant that
Lauren was 6 under on the day. Claire Hargan (Mortonhall
-- Midlothian) had a gross 76 to win the Scratch Award.
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22nd August 2005: Dorothea has been through an Back
|I have just heard from
Captain Aileen that Past Scottish
Champion Dorothea Hastings (Haggs Castle) has been through an
operation to her back.
click on her photo on the
RHS you will see the get well card we
have sent to her.
-- All the county are wishing you all the best
Dorothea -- and hopefully we may see you on the golf
course again in the near future.
16th August 2005: WEST VETS WIN THE FOURSOMES
|The Wet Vets won 4/1 against the East at
Troon Portland on
yesterday 15th August. In doing so they
regain the Friendship Trophy which they have now won twice since
it was presented three years ago.
WELL DONE and thanks to Sheila Goudie for the news
13th August 2005: Lynda Brabender reaches final of
the Strathyrum Trophy plus a Message is sent in from up North
(Greenock and past RLCGA County Member and Player) knocked out
the in-form Scotland senior and veteran team international player
Helen Faulds (D &A, Douglas Park
and guest speaker at our County Dinner at Williamwood) at the 24th
after an epic match in the semi finals of the
Strathyrum Trophy. Helen had beaten Pamela Williamson (Baberton)
earlier in the tournament. In the final, however,
Lynda lost at the 20th hole (44 holes in one day !!)
Marilyn Henderson (West Rhine) beat Ann Ramsay
(Kirriemuir) 2 and 1.
Lynda Brabender (Greenock) beat
Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) at 24th.
Henderson beat Lynda
Brabender at 20th.
MESSAGE FROM UP NORTH
is in charge of the Ness
Open on 28th August
2005 at Inverness
It is a 36 hole stroke play for Silver
players, She is
still taking entries AT 41
Tel 01667 453392 -- WHY
NOT ENTER AND HAVE A GOOD DAY OUT
9th August 2005: Denise Cowan is the star at
Gourock on a beautiful day
( Cochrane Castle ) - picture right had a terrific round over
Gourock today in the August County
She had a gross 79 net 68 to be 6 under the CSS of 74.
Carol Whyte (Windyhill) won the Scratch Award with a gross 78
and Moira Cameron (Whitecraigs)
continued her season of excellent golf by winning the 13 handicap and
upwards with a net 73.
It was a day
where the sun shone and the scenery was magnificent. ---- Everyone who
did not come to Gourock missed a terrific day out .
5th August 2005: England win the Girls Home
|England won the Girls Home International
Series at Worplesdon today when they trounced
Ireland 9 - 0. They were the
only team to win two matches.
Megan & Roseanne Niven
lost to Lydia Hall & Becky Harries
4 & 3 in the morning foursomes and
Wales and Scotland
went on to halve
their match 4.5 - 4.5, and
shared second spot with 1.5 matches each. However,
Wales took the runner-up position due to their superior total of games
Ireland took the wooden spoon.
4th August 2005: Girls Home internationals -
Scotland lose to England
|Scotland 1 England 2 after the
Megan again teamed with Roseanne Niven
and were Scotland's only winners beating Henni
Brockway and Florentyna Parker by 3 and 1.
The singles were shared 3-3 with Sally Watson (Elie & Earlsferry),
Roseanne Niven and Krystle Caithness (St Regulus) winning their ties for
Scotland. Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar), Rebecca Watson (Elie &
Earlsferry) and Megan
lost their ties
Result: Scotland 4 England 5
Ireland, beaten by the Scots
yesterday, surprisingly won 5-4 against
Wales who had trounced England, the favourites and defending
That means that all four teams have identical records - one win, one
defeat - going into the final day's play in which Scotland will play
Wales and England meet Ireland.
If the Scots can finish with a win, they a draw
between England and Ireland would make them champions for the first time
3rd August 2005: Girls Home internationals -
Scotland win against Ireland
started their campaign against
Ireland in the
Girls Home Internationals Matches at
Worpelsdon, Surrey, today and are ahead 2 games to
1 after the morning foursomes.
Megan teamed up with Roseanne
Niven to win 4 and 3.Krystal Caithness and Sally Watson
lost , but there was
a win for Carly Booth and Michelle Thompson.
They then added to the solid morning
foursomes by adding a further 4 and a half points to their
morning's tally. Ireland are in 3rd place after adding 1 and a half
points. Megan did not play in the afternoon singles.
However, all the team have now had a game before they meet England
Result : Scotland 6.5 Ireland 2.5
An excellent performance in the singles saw Wales finish the
first day on 8 points to claim the first day's lead, in contrast England
struggled on day 1 finishing with only 1 point.
Result : Wales 8 England 1