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2004 Junior News


5th October 2004: The Briggs Sisters are in the News again

Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) has been  selected for the Scottish Ladies Golf Association's National 2 Squad. Winter Training will take place at Drumoig Driving Range .Six sessions will be held together with a training weekend in February. The highlight is a weeks winter training in Spain to take place in March 2005. Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze), has been selected for the National Support Squad
and Lauren Mackin (Ranfurly Castle) for the Development Sqaud

On Saturday 2nd October
Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) won the West of Scotland Girls Bronze Championship over a very cold and windy Troon Portland 


7th September 2004: Campbell Clock and Junior Results:

Alison Howie of Whitecraigs Golf Club won the Campbell Clock Junior Stableford Competition  on Sunday 5th September with 42 points. Alison was presented the trophy by Elizabeth Simpson Captain of Whitecraigs Golf Club. Runner Up was Kirsty McConnell from Eastwood with 40 points
The 10 Hole Competition was won by Saorcha Warren from Eastwood with 18 points and the Runner up was Kate Morgan from Whitecraigs Golf Clubwith 16 points.
In the Par 3 Competition the event was won by Victoria McIvor from East Renfrewshire and the Putting Competition by Katherine Bingham from Whitecraigs

To see all the results click on this link RLCGA Girls Stableford Results



1st September 2004: Clare Marie wins the Renfrewshire Junior Championship

In an exciting final played last night over Eastwood Golf Course, Clare Marie Carlton the Scottish Schoolgirls Champion and the 2003 County Champion held off the challenge of young Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) to become the 2004 Renfrewshire Junior Champion .
Beth Paterson
has taken some photos so hopefully when I get them I will be put them on the website
Semi Final Final Winner

C M Carlton (Fereneze)
V McCulloch (Elie and Earlsferry)

C M Carlton (Fereneze) C M Carlton (Fereneze) at the 19th

J Rossi (Whitecraigs)
M Briggs (Kilmacolm)

M Briggs (Kilmacolm)


29th August 2004: Girls Championship rained off

The semi-finals of the Girls’ Championship took place today at a wind swept Eastwood Golf Club. The games resulted in Clare-Marie Carlton beating Victoria McCulloch and Megan Briggs beating Jennifer Rossi.
Due to heavy rain and driving winds the final has been rearranged to Tuesday 31st August at 5.15p.m.


5th August 2004: Clare-Marie Misses out in British Girls' Championship Qualifier

Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) who opened with a fine 75 yesterday in the British Girls Championship over Lanark,  just missed out in qualifying for the matchplay stages in a day  that was interrupted by thunderstorms. Young Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) who also did not qualify for the matchplay stages did well today, however,  by improving her 1st round score by 7 shots to have a gross 79.

CHAMPIONSHIP Leaders (Par 73) ---- Over Lanark Golf Club

144 A Munoz (Spain) 70 74, C Ciganda (Spain) 70 74, K Holford (Ingestre Park) 73 71.
Scottish Others
154  75 79, K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 77 77,
155 (Seven-way play-off for last three places)  K  Caithness (St Regulus) 74 81,  S Watson (Elie &  Earlsferry) 77 78.


157  C-M Carlton (Fereneze) 75 82
165 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 86 79


4th August 2004: Megan wins the Tom Lehman Trophy

Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) was the winner of the Tom Lehman Trophy for the best girls scratch with a gross 76 over Lochgreen (par 75,SSS 74).
The competitions were played on Tuesday 3 August 2004 over the Troon Darnley, Lochgreen and Fullerton courses.
The competition was organised by Golf South Ayrshire and sponsered by Bunkered.



Kelly Brotherton (Tulliallan) has withdrawn from this week's British girls' open golf championship at Lanark and also from the Scotland team for next week's girls' home internationals at Strathaven.
Her place in the Scots team goes to first reserve Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze), this year's Scottish schoolgirls champion.


26th July 2005:Birthday Present for Megan

Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) got an early birthday present on Saturday by lifting the Kirkcaldy Ladies Rosebowl played for at Kirkcaldy Golf Club.
Megan who was 15 on Sunday had a gross 77 net 72 in very windy conditions that saw the CSS go up to 75 (SSS 72) Katrine Milne (Dunfermline) won the scratch prize with 74.

Well done Megan and HAPPY BIRTHDAY


22nd July 2004: Eilidh Briggs wins again

In the Janice Moodie Trophy held at Windyhill yesterday Eilidh Briggs  (Ranfurly Castle) won the  10 to 14 years section with a net 68. Well Done


8th July 2004: Eilidh Briggs wins Under 12 Girls Award in the Scottish Under 14 Open Stroke Play Championships and sister Megan makes it to the Bank of Scotland Finals in October

Fraser Ogston (St Andrews) and Mhairi Johnstone (Northern) were the individual winners of the Scottish boys and girls under-14 open stroke-play championships, in association with Loretto School Golf Academy, at Ralston Golf Club yesterday (Wednesday).
Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) won the Under-12 years' girls award with a net 73 off 23 and was also 5th overall in the main event.
Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) has managed to qualify  for the grand final of the Bank of Scotland Junior Masters at Milngavie on Monday the 5th July.
She said she did not
play particularly well but got there in the end! The final is on 10th October over the Queens Course,Gleneagles.
She is asking the question as to what  happened to all other Renfrewshire girls ---- Did their clubs forget about this competition ? The only other Renfrewshire  girl playing in the event  was Catherine Conejo from  Williamwood who unfortunately did not make it .
Megan Briggs



1st July 2004: More Success for Renfrewshire Juniors last week

The West of Scotland Girls Jean McCulloch foursomes over West Kilbride on Sunday was won by Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) playing with Carol McMillan of Airdrie.  Megan played with two partners since there was an uneven number of girls and came second with little sister Eilidh.
At the West Girls Medal on Monday over Cawder, Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) won the bronze award with a gross 93 net 65. Lauren Mackin (Ranfurly Castle) won second silver with a gross 94  net 74.
In the Weetabix regional age group finals that were played over Bellshill on Tuesday Megan won the under 15 age group with a gross 75.
The under 14 age group was won by Lauren with Eilidh second.  Eilidh had to play in the under 14 age group as there is no under 12 age group in the girls competition, unlike the boys which has an under 13 group.

The winners in each age group qualify for the grand final at Forest of Arden in August.




The Janice Moodie Open will take place at Windyhill Golf Club on Wednesday 21st July  The categories are 10 - 14;  15 - 17  and 18 - 21.  The trophy will be awarded to the best overall net score.

 To enter, put your name, address, age, handicap and club on paper and send to:

Celia White
98 Hillfoot Drive
Bearsden, Glasgow G61 3QG

or directly to Windyhill Golf Club.  (Ladies Section) Entry fee is £5, please send with your entry.   Cheques to Windyhill Ladies Section.

This will be a great day so get your entries in as soon as possible.

Janice Moodie


24th June 2004: Kennedy Salver-- Renfrewshire lose to Lanarkshire in Final

The four West Counties competed for the Kennedy Salver at a wet Largs Golf Club today.
A very young Renfrewshire team captained by non-playing captain
Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) won in the morning, beating Dunbarton & Argyll by 4 games to 1.

Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) after having been 4 down in to Debbie Neilson (Hilton Park) squared the game at the 18th. Lucy Bannerman (Eastwood) beat Laura Jane Erunlu (Windyhill) by 2/1.

Katie Robinson (Ranfurly Castle) beat Kirsty McAllister (Carradale) 4/2. Catherine Conejo (Williamwood) beat Kerrie Differ (Dullatur 5/3) and Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) Renfrewshires - youngest team member at aged 11 – halved her game against Nicola McNeil (Vale of Leven).

Lanarkshire won in the other match overcoming Ayrshire by 3 games to 2.

The afternoon games were cut to 12 holes due to the weather conditions. In the play off for 3rd and 4th place Dunbarton & Argyll beat Ayrshire by 3 ½ games to 1 ½.

In the reserve game Renfrewshire's Laura Johnston (Eastwood) beat D & A’s Chloe Freeburn (Dullatur) 5/3.

Lanarkshire won the final, played in dry conditions. The young Renfrewshire team put up a good fight but was beaten by 4 games to 1. The final results are as follows: -

Megan Briggs beat Allison Lewis (Airdrie) 2 up.

Lucy Bannerman lost to Gillian McMann (Bothwell Castle) 1 down.

Katie Robinson lost to Debbie Swan (Carluke) 3/1.

Catherine Conejo lost to Carol McMillan (Airdrie) 2/1.

Eildh Briggs lost to Marsha Hull (Strathaven) 3/1.

(Thanks go to Beth Paterson for the report. Hopefully a photo of the team will follow next week)



 14th June 2004: Clare-Marie wins Scottish Schoolgirls Title

Clare-Marie Carlton, (The 2003 Renfrewshire County Champion ) won the Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish schoolgirls' individual championships over the Murrayshall courses, Perth today (Monday).She had scores of 76 and 73 for 149 to take the title by one shot from Rachael Livingston (East Lothian).
Renfrewhire were 3rd in the Team award with Clare-Marie and Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) representing the County.
The Scottish Schools Golf Association selection committee have also selected Renfrewshire's Clare - Marie Carlton (Winner of the Scottish Schoolgirls - pictured left) as one of the  short leet of girls for the schools international match against England at Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club on Monday, September 6:

(Photograph Courtesy and Copyright © Cal Carson Golf Agency]


2nd June 2004: Kennedy Salver Team for 2004

The team has been announced for this year’s Kennedy Salver to be held at Largs Golf Club on Thursday 24th June - Please note that this is a re-arranged date.

Non Playing Captain - Clare-Marie Carlton, Fereneze
Megan Briggs, Kilmacolm
Lucy Bannerman, Eastwood
Katie Robinson, Ranfurly Castle
Catherine Conejo, Williamwood
Eilidh Briggs, Ranfurly Castle

Reserve: Laura Johnston, Eastwood

The draw and tee off times for the 24th June are as follows:

Morning: Dunbarton & Argyll v Renfrewshire 9.45a.m.

Lanarkshire v Ayrshire 10.20a.m.

Afternoon: Play-off for 3rd and 4th place 2.30p.m.

Final 3.15p.m.


28th May 2004 :Clare-Marie is selected for the Scottish Girls Team.

The Scottish Ladies Golfing Association is to send a squad for the first time to compete in the European girls' team championship at Golf National, Paris from July 6 to 10. Clare Marie Carlton
The team of four is: Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze), Gemma Webster (Hilton Park), Roseanne Niven (Crieff), Krystle Caithness (St Regulus). Reserves: 1 Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle), 2 Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar).
Clare-Marie  spent most of last season on crutches after an ankle complaint required surgery and she missed the girls' home internationals after starting the season in a blaze of glory by becoming, at the age of 16, one of the youngest ever Renfrewshire women's champions. A trip to Paris is a delayed reward for the outstanding early season form of 2003.


24th April 2004: Clare- Marie is the Non Playing Captain for the Kennedy Salver

Clare- Marie Carlton (Fereneze), the 2003 County Champion is the Non Playing Captain for the Kennedy  Salver at Largs Golf Club on Thursday 24th June. Please note that the original date had been Tuesday 22nd June and this has now been changed to the 24th.


8th and 9th April 2004: The Briggs sisters do well in the  SLGA St Leonards Under 16 Girls Open Stroke Play

Krystle Caithness(St Regulus)  won the SLGA St Leonards Under-16 girls' open stroke-play championship yesterday with a level par total of 136
The Murray Donald and Caithness Cup for the best net aggregate was won by 11-year-old Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) with a total of 110 off 36.  Eilidh, who had earlier in the week won the Under-12 Skills Test sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland, had two gross scores of 91. Sister Megan playing off 10 had two very good rounds of 78 and 76.
Leading Scores
SLGA ST LEONARDS Under-16 girls' open stroke-play championship
Strathtyrum course, St Andrews
136 Krystle Caithness (St Regulus) 69 67.
137 Carly Booth (Auchterarder) 70 67.
139 Henrietta Brockway (Yeovil) 71 68.
140 Roseanne Niven (Crieff) 72 68, Emilee Taylor (Gainsborough) 71 69.
154 Emma Fairnie (Minto) 77 77, Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) 78 76.
182 Eilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle) 91 91


Renfrewshire Junior Girls’ Squad 2004

The squad for 2004 is as follows:

bulletAlison Mitchell (Ranfurly Castle)
bulletMegan Briggs (Ranfurly Castle)
bulletJennifer Rossi (Whitecraigs)
bulletVictoria McCulloch (Williamwood)
bulletSarah Paterson (Eastwood)
bulletNisha Purewal (Bonnyton)
bulletKatie Robinson (Ranfurly Castle)
bulletLauren Mackin (Ranfurly Castle)
bulletLucy Bannerman (Eastwood)
bulletEilidh Briggs (Ranfurly Castle)
bulletCatherine Conejo (Williamwood)

The squad is receiving coaching at the Mearns Golf Academy from Karyn Burns.

Junior Girls’ Conveners Meeting

A Meeting is being held at Haggs Castle Golf Club on Wednesday 24th March at 7.30p.m. for the Junior Girls’ Convenors of clubs in Renfrewshire.

2004 Fixtures

Sunday 29th Squad Coaching Mearns Castle Golf Academy
Sunday 14th Squad Coaching Mearns Castle Golf Academy
  Sunday 28th Squad Coaching Mearns Castle Golf Academy
Thursday 15th Team Match v Lanarkshire Girls (East Renfrewshire)  
Thursday 24th Kennedy Salver (Largs Golf Club)
TBA Team Match v Lanarkshire Girls (Bothwell Castle)
  Sunday 29th Girls Championship (Eastwood)
Sunday 5th Renfrewshire Girls Stableford (Whitecraigs)

For Scottish and West of Scotland Girls fixtures see SLGA JUNIOR FIXTURES
and Gillian Kirkwood' s Web WEST OF SCOTLAND GIRLS


Due to the Child Protection procedures we now need parental consent if girls require us to transport or attend golf matches or any other events organised by the Renfrewshire County Ladies’ Golf Association.

If you do not have a form or sent one back you can have an available copy here
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