2007 Junior News
2007 County Rosebowl
RLCGA Winter Foursomes 2007
Saturday 30th September 2007: Late Entries for postponed Scottish
|The Scottish open amateur mixed foursomes tournament,
washed out at Deer Park Golf Club on Sunday, September 16, has been
rearranged for the same Livingston venue on Sunday, October 21.
An entry form for late entries is available on the Scottish Ladies
Golfing Association website -
Friday 29th September 2007: Winter Foursomes Draw
Saturday 22nd September 2007: No RLCGA success at the Commonwealth
Spoons Finals at Tain ( A wee video )!!
McKnight / Valerie MacKinnon (Old Ranfurly), Maureen Cook (Lochwinnoch)
/ Jane Thomson (Whitecraigs) and Fiona Roger / Carol Fell (Ranfurly
Castle) -- pictured left represented Renfrewshire in the
Commonwealth Spoons Finals at Tain Golf Course on Thursday.
On an exceedingly difficult course and on reflection a practice round
required, unfortunately none of the representatives for Renfrewshire
were prizewinners. The scoring was high by everyone with the
winners being Mary Robinson and Sheila McCrae from Aberdeenshire with a
However, we all had a great time and stayed overnight in Dornoch and
dined out the evening before. Shirley and Valerie were accompanied
by their husbands and ate at the Eagle Hotel where we were staying. The
rest of us met up with Kay Black and her husband Peter and dined
in Kay's sisters restaurant --- The Sutherland House Restaurant
---- A MUST FOR YOU TO GO TO IF YOU ARE EVER IN DORNOCH
all the results and see some photos from our trip ---
includes all the West of Scotland County representatives go to
West of Scotland WebSite --- However we did not listen to Fiona's
advice --- so sorry we were not better !!
Friday 21st September 2007: Maureen Richmond is 15th in the British
|RLCGA's Honorary Member Maureen Richmond (Kilmacolm)
the 1974 Curtis Cup player and now a GP in Lancashire, came joint 15th
on 244 in the British Seniors at Copt Heath Golf Club today.- This was
quite an achievement, considering she started with a 92 in the 1st
round. After that she had a 74 and then a 78 today
Give Maureen, winner of the Spanish open seniors title earlier in the
year, an 82 instead of a 92 in the first round and she would have
finished runner-up for the title!
The title however was won by Alison Murdoch (Canada) who has family
connections to south west Scotland, wins her third seniors title this
year, with scores of 80-74-75, (+10) 229.
Noreen Fenton (Merchant of Edinburgh) was the best Scot with 3
steady rounds of 79 each and finished in 4th place on 237
229 A Murdoch (Can) 80 74 75.
236 C Quinn (Hockley) 82 76 78, R Adams (Addington
Court) 80 78 78.
237 N Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) 79 79 79.
Other Scots that qualified for final round
241 P Williamson (Baberton) 83 80 78, F De Vries (St
Rule) 83 78 80,
244 M Richmond (Royal Liverpool) 82 74 78,
248 H Anderson (Downfield) 80 87 81, H Faulds
(Douglas Park) 85 79 84,
RLCGA's Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) unfortunately missed the cut
for the final day by 2 shots
Wednesday 19th September 2007: Jennifer Mack and Maureen Richmond play
in the British Seniors
|Honorary RLCGA member Maureen Richmond (Kilmacolm)
whose home course is now Royal Liverpool and Past Captain
Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) are both playing in Senior Ladies’
British Open Amateur Championship which begins today at Copt Heath
Other Scots in the field are Heather Anderson (Downfield), Karen
Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park), Eleanor Black (Dunbar), Helen Faulds
(Douglas Park), Noreen Fenton ( Merchants of Edinburgh), Pat Hutton
(Lanark), Anne Macgregor (Lingdale), Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) and
Lynne Terry (Cruden Bay)
To see all the scores of the day go to the
Competitors play 18 holes on each of the first two
days and the lowest 40 and ties play a further 18 holes on Friday 21
The Ladies Scottish Open which begins tomorrow ---
Click Here for the draw sheet. Also for
live scoring for the next 2 days go to
European Tour Website
Monday 17th September 2007 : Whats next ? ---- The De Vere Ladies Scottish Open
an 11 year absence the Ladies European Tour has announced the return of
the Ladies Scottish Open. De Vere has become title sponsor making
the De Vere Ladies Scottish Open one of the most hotly anticipated
ladies golf events in the Golfing calendar.
The chosen course, The Carrick at Cameron House is named after
the award winning Canadian golf architect Douglas Carrick. The course is
a traditional Scottish heath land course in design, using long grasses,
gorse, heather, deep bunkers and water features amidst the undulating
landscape. The 18-hole par 71 course straddles the Highland Boundary
Fault line - the front 9 holes are played in the Lowlands and the back 9
holes in the Highlands.
The player field will be 126 players, playing in a 54 hole championship
spread over three days, each day playing in a 3 ball. The prize fund
currently stands at €200,000
The event takes place on the 20th - 22nd September 2007 and the
Ticket Hotline is 0870 272 0013
To go to the official website and read all about the
Ladies Scottish Open Website also here is a list of all the
Sunday 16th September: Campbell Clock Postponed due to bad weather
|The Renfrewshire Stableford Competition has been
postponed due to adverse weather conditions and it is hoped that it will
be played on Sunday 7th October at Whitecraigs at 2.30p.m.
Saturday 15th September 2007: Please come and help tomorrow -- Plus
Draw for all the Competitions
Friday 14th September 2007: Scotland are Runners Up to England
|England won the women’s home international golf series
at Dunbar Golf Club today for the third year in a row. They
finished with a 100 % record at the end of the three-day programme,
clinching the championship by coping with some stout resistance from
Ireland who were eventually beaten 5 ˝-3 1/2. Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm)
did not play on the final day
SCOTLAND 6, WALES 3
Foursomes: J Wilson, M Thomson lost to S Evans, T Davies 2 and 1; L
Murray, P Pretswell bt S Hassan, R W Thomas 6 and 4, E Ogilvy, C Booth
bt L Hall, L Gould 2 and 1 (2-1).
Singles: Wilson lost to Davies 2 and 1, Booth bt Hassan 1 hole, Murray
bt R Harries 2 and 1, Ogilvy bt Hall 3 and 1, Pretswell lost to Gould 4
and 3, Thomson bt Evans 2 holes (4-2).
IRELAND 3 1/2, ENGLAND 5 1/2
Foursomes: T Delaney, N Kitching lost to N Edwards, K Smith 6 and 5; D
McVeigh, M Riordan halved with R Bell, E Bennett; M Morrin, G O’Leary
lost to R Jennings, D Montgomery 6 and 4 (1/2-2 ˝).
Singles: K Delaney bt Edwards 2 and 1, T Delaney bt Bell 3 and 1,
McVeigh lost to Smith 3 and 2, Riordan lost to Bennett 3 and 2, O’Leary
bt Montgomery 3 and 2, Morrin lost to Jennings 7 and 6.
HOW THEY FINISHED
1 England 3pt, 2 Scotland 2pt, 3 Ireland 1pt, 4 Wales 0pt.
go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report
Thursday 13th September 2007: Sheila Shaw wins the Autumn Meeting at
Ralston. --- England too good for the young Scots Team
|The overall winner of the County Autumn
Meeting played earlier today at Ralston Golf Club was Sheila Shaw,
(Lochwinnoch) who returned an 85 less handicap of 15 for a nett
score of 70.
Barbara Biggart, (Kilmacolm) returned the best scratch score of
To see all the winners and print out your handicap exchange letter go to the
Results Page and for all the scores go to the
How Did I Do Website
ENGLAND 7 1/2, SCOTLAND 1 1/2
Megan Briggs, 17,
from Kilmacolm lost five holes in a row from the eighth to the 12th
in losing by 4 and 2 to Elizabeth Bennett.
2nd Day Details : England names first
Foursomes: N Edwards, K Smith bt J Wilson, M Thomson 2 and 1; R
Jennings, D Montgomery bt L Murray, K MacDonald 6 and 5; R Bell, E
Bennett bt E Ogilvy, C Booth 2 holes (3-0).
Singles: Edwards bt Wilson 1 hole, Bell lost to Booth 3 and 2, Smith bt
Murray 2 and 1, C Aitken bt P Pretswell 3 and 2, Bennett bt Briggs
4 and 2, Jennings halved with Thomson (4 1/2-1 ˝).
Wednesday 12th September: Megan halves her match at Dunbar in the Home
internationals -- Plus see a video from the Scottish
Scotland, fielding one of
their youngest-ever teams, made a great start to the women's home
amateur golf internationals at Dunbar Golf Club today.
They beat Ireland 6-3 after sharing the foursomes 1 1/2-1 1/2 and taking
the singles 4 1/2-1 1/2.
England, bidding to win the title for the third year in a row, beat
Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) showed her match-play
skills that won her the RLCGA county title earlier this season.
She got a square match against the experienced Marian Riordan
SCOTLAND 6, IRELAND 3
Foursomes: J Wilson, M Thomson halved with K Delaney, T Delaney; L
Murray, K MacDonald lost to D McVeigh, M Riordan 1 hole; E Ogilvy, C
Booth bt M Morrin, N Kitching 3 and 1 (1 1/2-1 1/2).
Singles: Wilson bt K Delaney 3 and 2, Booth bt McVeigh 1 hole, Ogilvy
lost to T Delaney 3 and 2, M Briggs halved with
Riordan, P Pretswell bt G
O'Leary 3 and 1, Thomson bt Morrin 1 hole (4 1/2-1 1/2).
ENGLAND 6, WALES 3
Foursomes; N Edwards, K Smith halved with S Hassan, R H Harries; R
Jennings, D Montgomery bt L Hall, L Gould 5 and 4; R Bell, E Bennett
lost to S Evans, T Davies 3 and 2 (1 1/2-1 1/2).
Singles: Edwards bt Hassan 2 holes, Bell bt R W Thomas 5 and 4, Bennett
bt Hall 3 and 2, Smith lost to Evans 3 and 2, C Aitken halved with
Davies, Jennings bt Harries 2 and 1 (4 1/2-1 1/2).
I have made a 5 minute video of some of
the antics at the Scottish Seniors dinner at Glenbervie
last week. To see it go to the
West of Scotland Website
Monday 10th September 2007: Vice Captain Christeen thanks everyone for
their best wishes
|Vice Captain Christeen Finlayson would like to
thank everyone for their best wishes to her and Sandy for their Ruby
Anniversary. If you check out the Guest Book
she has left a message there to you all.
Missed looking at her card --- here it is again
Sunday 9th September: Lorraine Morrow wins the County Rosebowl and Scottish Seniors Final Day
The Rosebowl Final was played today at a windy and deserted
In a closely fought match Lorraine Morrow (Erskine) pictured left
beat Lindsay Mathie (Cochrane Castle) 2/1.
Ladybank’s Lorna Bennett, a Scotland
women’s international team player from 1987 to 1991, won the Scottish
senior women’s amateur match-play golf championship for the first
time at Glenbervie Golf Club today.
-- to see all the photos from the event go to
The West of Scotland Website
Saturday 8th September: Barbara and Jennifer both lose matches at the
|Both Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) and Barbara
Biggart (Kilmacolm) wer beaten in the 1st round of the Scottish
Seniors Match play Championships at Glenbervie today. To see all the
results go to the
West of Scotland Website.
Friday 7th September 2007: Barbara Biggart and Jennifer Mack qualify
for the match play stages of the Scottish Seniors and many congrats to
Vice Captain Christeen
go to Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm) and Jennifer Mack (Haggs
Castle) who both qualified for the matchplay stages of the
Scottish Seniors Championship today at Glenbervie Golf
Barbara also won the 2nd prize for her net aggregate score
over the 2 qualifying rounds
Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) won the stoke play
championship by 4 strokes.
With rounds of 76 and 77 for a total of 153, she had four shots to
spare at the finish from Fiona Hunter (Baberton) with rounds of
79 and 78.
Defending champion Ruth Brown (Lothianburn) tied with Lorna
Bennett (Ladybank) and Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) for
third place on 158.
The players with the 16 best 36-hole aggregates now go forward to
contest the seniors’ match-play title at the same venue over the
To see some photos of the Winners plus the Social dinner --
the click on the photo below:
FINAL TOTALS (and qualifiers for
Par 144 (2 x 72)
153 K Sutherland (Royal Montrose) 76 77.
157 F Hunter (Baberton) 79 78.
158 L Bennett (Ladybank) 82 76, H Faulds (Douglas Park) 81 77, R Brown
(Lothianburn) 79 79.
160 E Campbell (Torwoodlee) 82 78, M Thomson (North Berwick) 80 80.
161 P Williamson (Baberton) 82 69.
162 M Tough (Falkirk) 78 84.
163 H Anderson (Downfield) 79 84.
164 B Biggart (Kilmacolm) 80 84, N Fenton (Merchants of
Edinburgh) 80 84, A Telfer (Milngavie) 79 85.
165 J Mack (Haggs Castle) 84 81, M Hughes (Lanark) 81 84.
166 A Kennedy (Harburn) 82 84.
Automatic match-play draw:
Sutheerland v Kennedy, Tough v Williamson, Brown v Fenton, Telfer v
Faulds, Bennett v Mack, Biggart v Campbell, Thomson v H
Anderson, Hughes v Hunter.
167 R Anderson (Huntly) 86 81, P Hutton (Lanark) 80 87.
168 L Terry (Cruden Bay) 86 82.
169 A Brownie (Lothianburn) 86 83.
170 A Bowman (McDonald Ellon) 87 83, S Quinn (Stirling) 87 83, J
Paterson (Drumpellier) 84 86, S Bushby (Strathmore) 83 87.
171 I Harvey (St Rule) 87 84, A Smart (Banchory) 84 87.
173 R Dee (Kingsknowe) 85 88.
174 E Hill (Dumfries & Co) 89 85.
175 N Smith (Downfield) 90 85.
176 K Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park) 80 86, E Wilson (Elie & Earlsferry
Ladies) 80 86, S Copland (Falkirk Tryst) 87 89, M Clapperton (Banchory)
177 I McIntosh (Inverness) 89 88, A Moffat (St Regulus) 92 85, D
MacKinnon (McDonald Ellon) 90 87, C Whicher (Aberdeen Ladies) 85 92.
178 M Joss (Alford) 91 87, J French (Alyth) 91 87, D Gray (Lanark) 88
90, W MacCallum (Falkirk) 88 90,. F Roger (Ranfurly Castle) 88 90,
N Duncan (Brechin) 87 91.
179 E Fisken (Nairn) 86 93, S Hodge (Aberdeen Ladies) 87 92.
180 P Wilson (Murcar Links) 90 90, P Gordon (Inverness) 99 81, H Kelly
(Ladies Panmure Barry) 88 92, M Neilson (Greenock) 87 93.
181 E Grant (Douglas Park) 92 89, A Freeman (Ladies Pamure Barry) 91
90, C Fell (Ranfurly Castle) 92 89, G Kirkwood (Broomieknowe)
182 S Bain (Aberdeen Ladies) 89 93.
183 J Slater (Aboyne) 93 90.
184 J Wheeler (Aberdeen Ladies) 95 89.
185 A Stalker (Aberdeen Ladies) 89 96, C Bryce (Ballater) 94 91, M
Clark (Banchory) 92 93, D Dunn (Dunblane New) 91 94.
186 A Ellen (Nairn) 92 94, M Donald (Aberdeen Ladies) 94 92.
187 S Hartley (Braehead) 95 92, F Johnston (Alyth) 89 98.
189 E Thomson (Aberdeen Ladies) 91 98.
190 S Reid (Aberdeen Ladies) 95 95.
194 G Haines (St Regulus) 95 99.
195 M Laycock (Lees Hall) 94 101.
196 H Edon (Banchory) 100 96.
198 E Munro (Moray) 99 99, P Twinn (Aberdeen Ladies) 98 100.
202 E Barrack (Aberdeen Ladies) 107 95, E Webster (Aberdeen Ladies)
All at RLCGA would like to
congratulate Vice Captain Christeen Finlayson and her husband
Sandy who are celebrating their Ruby Anniversary today. Here is
a wee card from us all TO WISH YOU BOTH A HAPPY DAY
TO SANDY AND CHRISTEEN
Wednesday 5th September 2007: Megan is playing in the Home Internationals next week
|The Ladies' Home International matches,
one of the oldest of international team contests, breaks new ground when
the four home countries meet at Dunbar Golf Club from 12-14
September. Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) is in the Scottish team
To read who are all in the teams
Tuesday 4th September: Morag Turner wins the September County Medal
over Greenock and Karyn has got her next Golf Tip for you all
|Morag Turner, (Kilmacolm) was the overall
winner of the September Medal played over Greenock today . Morag
returned an 81 less handicap 11 for a net score of 70. The best scratch
score was a 79 returned by Maureen Woodhead (Gourock Golf Club)
--- formally Skinner before getting married this summer . She won
the scratch award from Beth Paterson (Eastwood) and then Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle)
by virtue of
the better inward half
The SSS was 71, CSS 71. To see all the winners go to the
Also get your
|We are now into September and how the summer has just
raced by ! Karyn has got another tip for us so to read all about it go
to the Golf Tips page
Monday 3rd September 2007: Midlothian County win the 2007 County
Finals and see some photos and a video from the final day
|Renfrewshire County congratulate Midlothian County
for winning the 2007 County Finals yesterday by the narrowest of
margins over Aberdeenshire.
On the third and final day at Tulliallan Golf Club, Midlothian
beat Dumfries-shire while Aberdeenshire beat Dunbartonshire & Argyll 6
That meant that Midlothian and Aberdeenshire, both with two wins and one
draw to their credit, tied on 2 1/2pt each.
The tie-break was a countback of individual games won and Midlothian
secured the title by having won one more game than Aberdeenshire.
Final placings: 1 Midlothian 2 1/2pt (champions on countback of
individual games won), 2 Aberdeenshire 2 1/2pt, 3 Dunbartonshire &
Argyll 1pt, 4 Dumfries-shire 0pt.
To see some photos from the last days play and a short video of
D&A's Webmaster Jean Campbell go to the
West of Scotland Website
LIST OF ALL
COUNTY FINAL WINNERS
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Friday January 04, 2008 14:09