Saturday, August 25, 2007

Megan wins the Leading Team Score in Belgium

Megan Briggs in Belgium
Scottish golfing teenagers Kelsey and Megan played brilliantly in the Belgian Junior International Championship which ended at the Royal Golf Club of Belgium in Brussels today.
First, Kelsey MacDonald, a 16-year-old from Nairn, finished runner-up in the girls’ championship – and won the Girls’ International Team Trophy in partnership with Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm).
RLCGA's Megan Briggs, beaten by Carly Booth in the final of the Scottish Under-18 girls match-play championship at Peterhead last month, had scores of 80, 75, 75 and 77 for 307. She finished tied 16th.
Kelsey and Megan’s combined scores gave them winning total of 600 in the girls’ international team trophy event. They finished two shots ahead of South Africa’s Kim Williams & Monique Smith

284 Alessia Knight (Ita) 72 69 72 71.
293 Kelsey MacDonald (Sco) 75 73 72 73.
295 Rebecca Huber (Swi) 76 72 73 74.
299 Lorena De Lope (Spa) 76 76 76 71.
300 Kim Williams (SAf) 75 71 76 78.
Other scores:
307 Megan Briggs (Sco) 80 75 75 77 (jt 16th).
318 Ciara Butler (Ire) 82 76 78 83 (jt 26th).
319 Lucy Simpson (Ire) 82 76 78 83 (28th).

600 Scotland (Kelsey MacDonald & Megan Briggs).
602 South Africa (Kim Williams & Monique Smith).
606 Belgium (V Gevers & L Gonzalez-Escallon).
Other placing:
637 Ireland (Ciara Butler & Lucy Simpson) (7th).

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Megan Briggs selected for Home Internationals at Dunbar

Ther Scotland team for the Women's Home Internationals at Dunbar Golf Club from September 12 to 14 is:

MEGAN BRIGGS (Kilmacolm)
PAMELA PRETSWELL (Bothwell Castle)
JENNA WILSON (Strathaven
1 Louise KENNEY (Pitreavie)
2 Sara BISHOP (Cochrane Castle)
3 Rachael LIVINGSTONE (Musselburgh Old)

Friday, August 17, 2007

Megan selected for LGU Squad

The LGU has named a squad of eight juniors to compete at North Berwick from 12 to 14 October against a selection of the players who were in the recent Vagliano Trophy match at St Andrews.
Scotland are represented by their Under-18 girls’ champion Carly Booth, Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) the losing finalist in that championship at Peterhead, Sally Watson, 16, who played all four rounds in the recent Ricoh British Women’s Open, and Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell) the Lanarkshire women's champion.
Lisa Maguire, a 12-year-old Irish twin and one of the semi-finalists in the Girls’

Carly Booth, Scotland
Megan Briggs, Scotland
Henrietta Brockway, England
Ellie Givens, England
Lisa Maguire, Ireland
Pamela Pretswell, Scotland
Kelly Tidy, England
Sally Watson, Scotland

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Natasha Qayum wins the Dunfermline Building Society Junior Masters

Natasha Qayum
RLCGA's Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) won the Dunfermline Building Society Junior Masters west regional final at Ralston on Sunday. Her impressive tally of 36 points takes her to the Gleneagles final in October. Well done Natasha. More info and photos can be viewed on the SGU Web Site

Monday, August 13, 2007

Eilidh Briggs Wins the Tom Lehman Trophy

Recently Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) won the Tom Lehman trophy played over Troon Lochgreen Golf Course. Eilidh scored a 77 against the CSS of 74. This result is one better than last year when Eilidh won the best nett prize. This trophy already has the name of Briggs on it with Megan having lifted the trophy 3 times. As Eilidh is only 13, the name Briggs could be on this trophy for several years to come.

The photo shows Eilidh with other prize winners and South Ayrshire Council's Provost, Winifred Sloan.

Monday, August 06, 2007

August Medal - Caldwell

Played 6th August 2007, 27 Entrants, SSS72, CSS72
Scratch: Heather Anderson (Troon Ladies) 76
Scr - 12 Handicap
1st Heather Anderson Troon Ladies 76 6 70
2nd June Lockhart Gleddoch 84 11 73
3rd Mo Neilson Greenock 84 10 74 bih

13 Handicap upwards
1st Julie Dickson Whitecraigs 93 19 74
2nd Irene Stewart Kilmacolm 91 16 75 bih
3rd Mary Gildea Caldwell 93 18 75