29th June 2005: Renfrewshire win against D & A
and Lanarkshire win the Inter County Jamboree
| In today's matches against
D&A the RLCGA
Team were outstanding.
Highlight of the morning was that
Donna and Gillian were 4 down after 8 and finally managed to
win on the 18th hole.
In the afternoon singles Clare Marie and
Gillian Kyle both had wonderful victories against the odds
and this year with a great team spirit we had the best
result for a long time
The Renfrewshire youngsters
Megan Briggs and
Clare-Marie Carlton were outstanding
over the three days. Megan took 5
1/2points out of
six while Clare -
Marie gained 5 points
Todays Final Results:
DUNBARTONSHIRE & ARGYLL 2
Foursomes: C-M Carlton & J Jenkins beat
S Bishop & L Ruane 3 and 1;
M Briggs & K O'Sullivan beat
K Walker & C McNeil 2 and 1;
D Jackson & G McGinlay bt
G Webster & J Foggo 1 hole (3-0).
Singles: Clare- Marie
S Bishop 3
and 2, M Briggs
L Ruane 8 and 6,
lost to H Faulds 2 and 1,
G Kyle beat
K Walker 1
hole, J Jenkins
Foggo 6 and 5,
D Jackson lost to
J Webster 2
and 1 (4-2).
Foursomes: C Queen & J Wilson
Hendry & L Williamson 7 and 5;
L Lloyd & R Rankin
lost to C Malcolm & L Keohone
6 and 5;
A Young & S Wood beat
A Glennie & M McQueen 3 and 2
D Watt 5 and 3,
J Wilson beat
2 and 1, M Hughes lost to
2 and 1, A
Young halved with
E Cuthill beat
L Keohone 5 and 4,
R Rankin beat
2 and 1
therefore win the West Division
They now go forward to the Scottish county finals at
Ranfurly Castle from September 16
to 18 but, unless the dates are changed,
Lanarkshire will be without the services of their two
international players, Clare Queen and Jenna
Wilson, at least for the first day of the county finals.
28th June 2005 : Renfrewshire win against Ayrshire
and Lanarkshire are now favourites to win Inter-County Championship
|Gillian Kyle (East
Renfrewshire) and Julie Wilson (Williamwood)
played in both sessions of play against
They teamed up to get a square game against
Ayrshire's Lesley Hendry and Liz Keohone in the foursomes.
Then Julie lost by 3 and 2 to
Lesley Williamson but
Liz Keohone 3 and 2.
Renfrewshire, who led by 2 points
after the foursomes, got 3 more wins in the
afternoon singles from
Donna Jackson, who beat Ayrshire
champion Lesley Hendry 2 and 1, young
Megan Briggs and Kate O'Sullivan.
LANARKSHIRE beat title-holders
Dunbartonshire & Argyll 5 ˝-3 ˝
to be the only team with two wins out of two going into today's
final programme of the West Division women's inter-county team
championship at Lanark Golf Club.
C-M Carlton & J Jenkins beatt
D Watt & C Malcolm 3 and 2
G Kyle & J Wilson halved with
L Hendry & L Keohone;
M Briggs & K O'Sullivan
McQueen & S Lambie 3 and 2
(Renfrewshire 2˝ -
D Jackson beat
L Hendry 2
lost to A Glennie
4 and 2,
M Briggs beat
4 and 2,
Wilson lost to
L Williamson 3 and 2,
G Kyle beat
3 and 2,
beat S Lambie
3 and 2 (4-2).
DUNBARTONSHIRE & ARGYLL 3˝,
S Bishop & H Faulds lost to C
Queen & J Wilson 6 and 5;
K Walker & C McNeil halved with E
Cuthill & A Young;
G Webster & J Foggo beat R Rankin
& S Wood 3 and 2 (1˝-1˝).
S Bishop beat
C Queen 3
halved with J Wilson,
lost to M Hughes 2 holes,
L Ruane lost to
R Rankin 5
halved with E Cuthill,
lost to A Young
6 and 4 (2-4).
HOW THEY STAND
Lanarkshire 2 wins,
Dunbartonshire & Argyll 1 win each,
Ayrshire 0 wins.
Dunbartonshire & Argyll v
Lanarkshire v Ayrshire.
27th June 2005: Renfrewshire lose to
Lanarkshire in the West Division Inter County Finals opening day at Lanark
The 2005 RLCGA County Team
|In an exciting opening day of the
Inter County Jamboree at Lanark Golf Club,
Renfrewshire were beaten 5 - 4
by Lanarkshire. The morning
foursomes ended up in a draw with 1˝
- 1˝ .
Ruth Rankin was the
outstanding player in Lanarkshire's 5-4 win.
Ruth hit a driver off the fairway at the 15th to within a foot of the
hole in the morning foursomes - which were shared - and then was
three under par in beating Gillian McGinlay
by 7 and 6.Jenna Wilson, first reserve for the Vagliano
Trophy team, was two under par for the inward holes in winning by
a 3 and 2 over US college student
was five up after eight holes against
Alexandra Young who then proceeded to win five holes in a row
to square the match. Young Megan kept her nerve and won the 14th and
18th to finish two up.
Clare-Marie Carlton won the final
singles for Renfrewshire by beating Susan Woods
by 6 and 5. Clare-Marie, drove the green at the 250yd fifth.
Donna Jackson, 10 times Renfrewshire
champion, halved her match with Elaine Cuthill
after being two down at the 16th.
The singles ended
up with Lanarkshire winning
3˝ - 2˝
The Full results for today were:
Jenna Wilson & May Hughes
lost to Clare-Marie Carlton & Jennifer
Jenkins 3 and 2; Elaine
Cuthill & Alexandra Young beat
Donna Jackson & Gillian McGinlay
2 and 1; Lesley Lloyd & Ruth
Rankin halved with Megan
Briggs & Kate O’Sullivan.
Clare Queen won against
5 and 4
Jenna Wilson won against
Kate O'Sullivan 3 and 2
Ruth Rankin won against
Gillian McGinlay 7 and 6
Elaine Cuthill halved against
lost to Megan Briggs 2up
Susan Wood lost to
Clare-Marie Carlton 6 and 5
Dunbarton and Argyll
The Full results for today were:
AYRSHIRE 1 ˝,
DUNBARTONSHIRE & ARGYLL 1 ˝
Debbie Watt & Catherine Malcolm beat
Gemma Webster & Louisa Ruane
Glennie & Sharon Lambie lost to Sara
Bishop & Helen
Faulds 7 and 5;
Lesley Hendry & Lesley Williamson
halved with Kylie Walker & Claire McNeil.
AYRSHIRE 4, DUNBARTONSHIRE
& ARGYLL 2
Lesley Hendry beat Sara Bishop
3 and 2
Debbie Watt lost to Kylie Walker
3 and 2
Liz Keohone lost to Gemma Webster
2 and 1
Lesley Williamson lost to
Jill Foggo 3 and 2
lost to Claire McNeil 2 holes
Catherine Malcolm beat
Louisa Ruane 3 and 2
26th June 2005: My adopted Mum at 89 Years young
still out on the course
Gillies (Past member of the county) celebrated her 89th
birthday this month.
Janet has not been too well recently but was able to enjoy
her day out at the Past Captains outing at
Ranfurly Castle. Click on each photograph to see an enlargement
Janet at the 18th Green
Some more golfing stars on the
Janet on the Putting Green
Ranfurly Castle Captain Carol Reid and Janet
24th June 2005: GOOD LUCK TO THE RLCGA TEAM WHO
HEAD OFF TO LANARK
Team go to Lanark this weekend
to prepare for the Jamboree which begins on Monday. Please click on this
link for our Good Luck Card .
Please give it time to load and once opened enlarge the window so
you can find the Book of Spells !!------------
RLCGA Good Luck Card
22nd June 2005: Kennedy Salver Junior News
|The Kennedy Salver was played
at Clober Golf Club yesterday . To
see a full report go to the
Junior News Section. Thanks go to Gillian
Kyle (Junior Secretary) for the report and the photos from
Anna Telfer (D&A Captain)
21st June 2005: Clare- Marie and Megan do well in
the Munross Trophy
and Donna and Clare- Marie in SLGA top 20 Player
|MUNROSS TROPHY WOMEN'S OPEN
Links (Sunday 19th June)
LEADING SCORES: (Par
71, CSS 73 73)
141 J Wilson (Strathaven) 69 72.
144 G Webster (Hilton Park) 73 71, K Caithness (St Regulus) 73 71.
146 E Ogilvy (Muckhart) 74 72.
147 C Booth (Auchterarder) 75 72, L Kenney (Pitreavie) 75 72, C Queen (Drumpellier)
148 C Hargan (Mortonhall) 76 72, K MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) 74 74.
150 P Pretswell(Bothwell Castle) 75 75.
151 A Laing (Vale of Leven) 81 70, C-M Carlton
(Stirling Univ) 74 77.
152 J Carthew (Ladybank) 80 72, L Murray (Alford) 75 77.
153 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 83 70.
154 M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) 76 78, C Gruber (Royal Dornoch) 74 80.
156 L Walker (Nairn Dunbar) 80 76
WELL DONE TO OUR 2 COUNTY
TEAM MEMBERS CLARE-MARIE AND MEGAN.
Latest top 20, based on their scores against CSS
in SLGA-designated tournaments:
1 Clare Queen (Drumpellier) -1.89.
2 Jenna Wilson (Strathaven) +0.4.
3 Krystle Caithness (St Regulus) +0.44.
4 Emily Ogilvy (Muckhart) +0.75.
5 Fiona Lockhart (St Regulus) +0.89.
6 Anne Laing (Vale of Leven) +0.9
7 Claire Hargan (Moretonhall) +1.
8 Carly Booth (Auchterarder) +1.13.
9 Kelly Brotherton (Tulliallan) +1.25.
10 Louise Kenney (Pitreavie) +1.43.
11 Sara Bishop (Windyhill) +1.5.
12 Gemma Webster (Hilton Park) +1.6.
13 Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle) +2.
14 Martine Pow (Selkirk) +2.13.
15 Katy McNicoll (Carnoustie Ladies) +2.3.
16 Heather MacRae (Dunblane New) +2.4.
17 Cara Gruber (Royal Dornoch) +2.5.
17 Clare-Marie Carlton (Stirling Univ) +2.5.
19 Donna Jackson (Cochrane Castle) +2.6
20 Roseanne Niven (Crieff) +2.67.
The next counting tournament is the Mackie Bowl 36-hole
tournament at Gullane on Sunday,
20th June 2005: A MESSAGE FROM YOUR COUNTY CAPTAIN
|Congratulations to all members who have won
competitions, reduced handicaps
and played good golf- see our Results page
for further information.
TEAM MEMBERS are
now looking forward to the Jamboree
(West Division Inter County Matches) at Lanark
Golf Club on Monday 27th June to Wednesday 29th June 2005.
The caddy posts have all been taken- my thanks to all
those that have
volunteered - it is greatly appreciated by the Team.
I hope that most members will come to Lanark
and bring friends to watch,
support and encourage OUR players.
Although it is quite a journey I hope you
would think of it as a pleasant outing and a great 'AWAY DAY' where I
you will see some great players including some of the top Scottish if
British players around.
The Renfrewshire Team play as follows:
Monday v Lanarkshire 9am and 1.30pm
Tuesday v Ayrshire 9.30am and 2.15pm
Wednesday v Dunbartonshire
9.30am and 2.15pm.
Established Team players Donna, Jenny,
Clare-Marie, Kate and Gillian McGinlay
along with our great newcomers Megan Briggs,
Gillian Kyle and Julie Wilson
would really welcome your support. This is very much part of WHAT THE
COUNTY IS ABOUT and I hope to see YOU and friends at
Lanark full of
enthusiasm for whatever time you can manage.
19th June 2005: MOIRA HOGG WINS COUNTY ROSEBOWL TIE
Moira Hogg (Old Ranfurly) is into the semi finals of the
County Rosebowl by beating
Sheilagh Osborne (Fereneze)
I also apologise at the moment if there are problems with the website
as I seem to be having difficulties with the server at the moment.
Hopefully it will be back to normal as soon as possible
15th June 2005: West Vets Summer Meeting at
The West Vets Summer Meeting was
played at Bothwell Castle yesterday
(Tuesday 14th June. The SSS 72 CSS 75 (Reduction only)
Anna Telfer Milngavie 78
Sandra Gilchrist, Whitecraigs , (11) 73
Joan Gemmell, Douglas Park, (6) 75 bih
Christine Richmond, Erskine, (21) 78 bih
Dorothy Simpson, Ranfurly Castle, (28) 78 bih
7th June 2005: Gillian McGinlay is the star
performer at the County Medal at Greenock
McGinlay had a terrific round today in the June Medal
played over Greenock Golf Course.
Her Gross 73, net 67 was the best of the day.
Gillian was out in 38 -- one over
par and back in 35 also one over par --- Well done Gillian --- Her
playing partners Carol Whyte (Windyhill)
and Dorothy Yates (Cowglen)
said she was awesome !!!!!
Maureen Cook (Lochwinnoch) won the
the 13 and upwards handicap award with a net 72 despite having a
quadruple bogey 7 at the Par 3 -- 197 yard 7th hole. With the
19.8 adjustment rule this is converted to a 5 at that hole and for
handicap purposes Maureen is now 1 under the css of 71 and has cut her
handicap. -- Well done Maureen
The Medal also incorporated the Medal Finals and
Carol Fell (Ranfurly Castle) off a
handicap of 11 had a net 71
Looking for all the scores click on the
howdididido icon at the top of the page and to see the main winners
click here Greenock Results
To all who did not play at Greenock -- Click
on each of the pictures to see an enlargement of what you missed !!---
Unlike my sunshine link on the 2nd June -- We all had a great day
View from just before the 7th tee
Moira Cameron (Whitecraigs) at
Police Helicopter -- Watching the RLCGA Players !!
Gillian McGinlay (Overall Winner)
2nd of June 2005: So far you would hardly call it
"Flaming June" !
|It is the
2nd of June and it is supposed to be summer !!! The West
Vets match against Midlands Vets at
Falkirk Tryst was cancelled today since the course was
closed. Numerous other competitions and medals thro'out the West of
Scotland are postponed ---- Why not click on the Sunshine that we
should have and see what it is really like ----- Please give it
time to load
Last Wednesday was one of these days in the
Inter County Foursomes Finals at
Meantime I am off to Edinburgh for the weekend so no news until
the County Medal at Greenock on Tuesday. Lets hope the sun shines !!
1st June 2005: Pro Exhibition Match at Ranfurly
|On Monday (30th May) was the
Ranfurly Castle's Centenary Course Pro
It was such a good match I have put some
photos of the day that I have taken with a few also taken by David Cunningham (PAST
CAPTAIN) of Ranfurly Castle.
The match was between Tartan Tour Professionals
Scott Henderson and Jason
McCreadie against Ranfurly Pro Tom
Eckford and Club Champion Ian
Colquhoun. It was a terrific game with the visiting pros
winning the match. The visiting pros were out in 32 and Tom and Ian 34.
The inward half the visitors were back in 31 and Tom and Ian also 31
The best ball out of the 4 was 13 under par . A feast for all to see