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June 2007

Friday 29th June 2007: Eilidh Briggs is the best RLCGA player at the Scottish Under 21 Strokeplay Championships

Carly Booth from Comrie won the Scottish Under-21 girls’ open amateur stroke-play championship by nine strokes at Auchterarder Golf Club today.

Despite dropping three shots late on in her final round, including a double-bogey at the par-3 last where she was plugged in a bunker, Carly won by the runaway margin of nine strokes from Robert Gordon University student Laura Murray (Alford) and Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle).
Par 210 (3 x 70) CSS 73 72 72
207 C Booth (Comrie) 70 68 69.
216 L Murray (Alford) 76 71 69, K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 75 69 72.
Other RLCGA Players:
231 E Briggs (Kilmacolm) 76 77 78.
234 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 87 72 75, C-M Carlton (Fereneze) 76 75 83.
260 A McKechin (Elderslie) 88 85 87,
265 N Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 87 93 85.


Thursday 28th June 2007: Clare Marie is the best RLCGA Player in the Scottish Under 21 Championships

Comrie’s Carly Booth streaked six shots clear of the field after 36 holes of the Scottish Under-21 girls’ open stroke-play championship at Auchterarder Golf Club, Perthshire today.

First Round Leading Scores
Par 140 (2 x 70). SS 72. First round CSS 73.

138 C Booth (Comrie) 70 68.
144 K Walker (Buchanan Castle) 75 69.
147 L Murray (Alford) 76 71.
150 E Alonso (France) 75 75, M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) 76 74, K MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) 77 73, E Muirhead (Pitlochry)
151 C-M Carlton (Fereneze) 76 75.

Others RLCGA Scores:

153  E Briggs (Kilmacolm) 76 77.
159 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 87 72,
165 A McKechin (Elderslie) 88 85,
180 N Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 87 93



Wednesday 27th June 2007: Our Glenmuir Representative is getting married on Saturday

Sarah Kirby


RLCGA's Sarah Kirby, our Glenmuir Representative (pictured left at her "Hen Night" last Sunday ) ---- is getting married on Saturday to Tom Eckford (The Pro at Ranfurly Castle ).

Sarah supplies the County with our sweaters etc --- CLICK ON THE LINK TO SEE ALL THE AVAILABLE STOCK


We all wish Tom and Sarah every happiness for the future --- Click Here to see Your card of Congratulations


Saturday 23rd June 2007: County Team is announced for Jamboree at Prestwick St Nicholas

The team to represent Renfrewshire at the forthcoming West of Scotland Inter County Matches 9th – 11th July, at Prestwick St. Nicholas Golf Club has been announced.

Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm)
Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm)
Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze)
Donna Jackson (Cochrane Castle)
Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire)
Gillian McGinlay (Cochrane Castle)
Lesley Robertson (Ranfurly Castle)
Julie Wilson (Williamwood)

The draw is as follows:

Monday 8th July
Lanarkshire v Dunbartonshire & Argyll
Renfrewshire v Ayrshire

Tuesday 9th July
Lanarkshire v Ayrshire
Dunbartonshire & Argyll v Renfrewshire

Wednesday 11th July

Ayrshire v Dunbartonshire & Argyll
Lanarkshire v Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire is 2nd Flight each day and will tee off 9.30am – 9.50am in the morning and 2.15pm – 2.50pm in the afternoon.
Please come along to support the team wearing your County colours.


Sunday 17th June 2007: Jennifer Graham eventually wins her quiz prize and please come and support the Juniors tomorrow

Jennifer Graham receives her competition prize from your webmaster Caro Fell

In the March Club News Section I had a quiz to keep you amused  : (I think you needed to be on broadband tho' to see the quiz -- sorry) and then you had to answer some questions --- The winner then would  receive a "golf ball" from your webmaster --   --- So our winner was Jennifer Graham (Haggs Castle) --- She received her golf ball at the West Vets v Midlands Match on Monday 11th June.
Thanks go to all who entered and after a random draw for all of you that had the correct answers -- Jennifer was our winner.

To see the quiz again --- click on the link Quiz / puzzle--- GUESS WHO ARE IN THIS  PICTURE  -- CLICK HERE 

LHS: Brenda Stewart,  Centre: Jane Thomson,  RHS : Freda Tuck
The RLCGA County Team win the 2006 County Jamboree at East Renfrewshire Golf Club

I hope to put an another quiz on in the near future -- so please keep a look out-- It is a good golf ball you win !!

The Kennedy Salver takes place at Cowglen tomorrow --- Please come and Support


Saturday 16th June 2007: European Seniors --- Maureen has great round to finish

Maureen RichmondHonorary RLCGA member Maureen Richmond (nee Walker) --- Kilmacolm --- (pictured left) had a very good last round to be the best Renfrewshire Player in the European Seniors Ladies Amateur Championship at the Old Course Vilamoura - Portugal.
Fiona De Fries (St Rule) the 2006 Scottish Seniors Champion finished 6th and was the best placed Scot

Scottish Results:

231 Fiona De Fries (St Rule)78,75,78.
238 Helen Faulds (Douglas Park)82,77,79
238 Maureen Richmond (Kilmacolm)78,84,76
240 Pamela Williamson (Babrerton) 80,74,86
244 Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) 82,83, 79
245 Sheilagh Quinn (Stirling)82,82,81
260 Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm)86, 87,87
261 Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) 88,89,84

To see all the scores click on the link below (Also click on the underlined players to see their hole by hole scoring) --- clever stuff !!!
European Final Scores


Friday 15th June 2007: Draw for July Medal

Maureen Cook (Lochwinnoch) has completed the draw for the July County Medal that is to be played on Wednesday 4th July at Whitecraigs. To see the draw Click Here
Why not also enter my test on line competition --- its just a trial so the more entrants the merrier --- click on the link above and fill in the details


Tuesday 12th June: Your Webmaster and Computer have returned !!  --- and Karyn Burns has your June Golfing Tip

Just to let you all know that normal service has resumed --- I think. My computer has been fixed and I have returned from my holidays. I hope you all managed to keep up to date by using all the links that I left you --- RLCGA Hot Club News
West Scotland Ladies Golf News and the West Vets Website.

Thanks go to Fiona Roger (Ranfurly Castle) and Lorraine Morrow (Erskine) for contributing  while I was away.

Karyn Burns has given you all a new golfing tip for June . It is all about pitching --- a critical part of you game. Read all about it in the Golf Tips Page


Monday 11th June : Some RLCGA members play in Mid West Vets match

Carol Fell (Ranfurly Castle) Jennifer Graham (Haggs Castle) Sandra Gilchrist (Whitecraigs) Anne Mackellar (Whitecraigs and Sheila Shaw (Lochwinnoch) all played in the West Vets v Midlands match today at Alloa Golf Club. Midlands were the winners 4-3 in a closely contested match. To read all about and see some photos of the day,  go to the West Vets Website


Sunday 10th June 2007: Megan wins the Munross Trophy

RLCGA County Champion Megan Briggs, (Kilmacolm) became one of the youngest winners of the Munross Trophy  over the Montrose Links medal course today.
Megan, had scores of 70 and 73 for a total of 143 against a combined CSS of 146 (73 both rounds) to win the SLGA Order of Merit event by two shots from another teenage county champion from the West, Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle), the Lanarkshire women’s title-holder.
Pamela, three shots behind Megan after the first round, could make up only one of them with a second-round 72 for 146.
Lesley Hendry (Routenburn) won the best second-round gross award with a 74 (better inward half).

143 M Briggs (Kilmacolm) 70 73.
145 P Pretswell (Bothwell Castle) 73 72.
146 M Thomson (McDonald Ellon) 74 72.
149 J Carthew (Ladybank) 76 73, K Harper (Inverness) 73 76, C MacDonald (Gullane Ladies) 75 74.
153 E Fairnie (Dunbar) 79 74.
156 E Lowery-Gold (Eaton) 77 79, A Hunter (Monifieth) 80 76, L Hendry (Routenburn) 80 76.
158 J Jenkins (Ralston) 81 77.
159 A Bushby (Strathmore) 77 82, D Dewar (Monifieth) 78 81, F Blair (Monifieth) 84 75.
162 L Rolland (Dunfermline) 80 82.
163 R Rankin (Lanark) 82 81, J Grubb (Montrose Mercantile Ladies) 83 80.
164 J Linklater (Largs) 81 83, J Meldrum (Dullatur) 84 80.
167 M Easton (Dalmahoy) 81 86.
170 A Niven (Crieff) 82 88.
172 F Sinclair (Carnoustie Caledonia) 86 86.
178 C Easton (Dalmahoy) 89 89.


Thursday 7th June : Dorothy Belch wins the June Medal at Lochwinnoch and Lorraine Morrow is the Medal Finals winner

The June Medal was played today over Lochwinnoch Golf Course.
 Cathy Morton (Eastwood) was the winner of the Handicap Scr - 12 group with a net 75 and Dorothy Belch (Skelmorlie) was the winner of the handicap 13 and upwards group and overall winner of the June Medal with a net 74
Lorraine Morrow (Erskine) had the best scratch of the day and was also the Medal Finals Winner
To see all the winners  and print off your handicap exchange letter go to the Results Page

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