Saturday, January 20, 2007

The 2007 SLGA AGM

Ethel Jack
The SLGA AGM took place at the Quality Hotel in Perth today.
The meeting opened with a minutes silence in memory for Jessie Valentine and Kathleen McNeil who both passed away in the last year

The AGM was very long with the audience being informed of all the changes to the SLGA who are now a Limited Company

Belle Robertson and Toni Moffat were both elected as Vice Presidents to the SLGA for services rendered to golf

A detailed explanation of the current financial situation and future projection by Finance Director Dr Lynne Terry, resulted in a majority voting for an increase in annual subscription to £10 per club member.

Ethel Jack, from Midlothian was elected President and Aberdeenshire's Margaret McNaughton took over as Chairman of the Board. Winfred McCallum from Stirling and Clackmannan replaced Margaret Rodgers, and Helen Cuthbertson from Borders replaced Isobel Fairlie as Board members.
At the end of the meeting LGU Deputy Councillor, Shona Malcolm, gave a status report of the One Plan for Golf and Club Golf initiatives.

Also of note was that the SLGA has appointed the highly respected PGA professional KEVIN CRAGGS as their new national coach as they aim to further improve the skills of their talented young stars.
Kevin, who also doubles as the Daily Record’s Golf Doctor, a teacher for Bunkered Magazine and a commentator for BBC Radio Scotland, can’t wait to get to work helping Scotland’s best women golfers to lower their score on the course.
Kevin, who has coached several top professional golfers and was recently voted one of the top 25 golf coaches in the UK and Ireland by Golf Monthly, said: “I am thrilled to be joining the SLGA.
People can find out more about Kevin Craggs on his website at Kevin Craggs Website
Captain Beth Paterson and Vice Captain Christeen Finlayson represented RLCGA at the meeting