Sunday, August 31, 2008

The Renfrewshire Team for the Scottish County Finals is announced

The 2008 Renfrewshire County Finals Team - Click to enlarge
The Renfrewshire County Team to take part in the Scottish County Finals at Inchmarlo Golf Resort (near Banchory) from 19th to 21st September, 2008, has just been announced -- Click on the photo above to enlarge

Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm )
Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) Donna Jackson (Cochrane Castle)
Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) Sara McCorkell (Williamwood )
Gillian McGinlay (Cochrane Castle) Liz Stewart (Cochrane Castle)

Reserve: Alyson McKechin (Elderslie)

The draw is as follows:

Friday, 19th September: Perth & Kinross v Renfrewshire : Fife v Borders
Saturday, 20th September: Borders v Perth & Kinross : Renfrewshire v Fife
Sunday, 21st September: Renfrewshire v Borders: Perth & Kinross v Fife

Gillian into Final of the County Rosebowl and Where Eagles Dare Final

Renfrewshire County Team Member Gillian McGinlay did her celebrity bit after winning her County Rosebowl semi final tie against Vivien Young by posing for the Sunday Mail
Vivien who has shared this news for us said "The photographer was sent by the paper after she sent in a scorecard with two consecutive eagles at our 3rd and 4th holes and she has been awarded a place at St, Andrews Bay for the 'Eagles' Final."
Well done Gillian --- To read the Newspaper Report if you have not bought today's paper which has a very good photograph of Gillian then click on the following link Sunday Mail Report

Friday, August 29, 2008

Draw for the Autumn Meeting at Cathcart Castle

The draw for the County Autumn Meeting has been updated by our Results Secretary Freda Tuck
To see the draw for the day Click Here

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Some Putting Practice for everyone !!

Some light relief !!??

Monday, August 25, 2008

Megan is selected for the Home Internationals

Congratulations go to Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) who has just been selected for the Home Internationals next month:
Women's Home Internationals, Wrexham GC, September 10-12: Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm), Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar), Laura Murray (Alford), Emily Ogilvy (Auchterarder), Pamela Pretswell (Bothwell Castle), Michele Thomson (McDonald Ellon), Kylie Walker (Buchanan Castle), Sally Watson (Elie & Earlsferry Ladies).
Reserves: Louise Kenney (PItreavie), Jane Turner (Craigielaw), Rachael Livingstone (Musselburgh), Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth).

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Renfrewshire Junior Final's Day -- Eilidh Briggs is the Champion

Alyson McKechin and Eilidh Briggs -- Click to enlarge

Alyson and Eilidh -- Click to enlarge
Played over Old Ranfurly Golf Course
Semi Finals:
Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) beat Lesley Cosh (Cowglen) 2 and 1
Alyson McKechin ( Elderslie)beat Natasha Qayum ( Ranfurly Castle) 2 and 1
Very Close matches:
Lesley played great golf to push Eilidh right down the wire. Lesley had about 13 pars in her round, won the 15th to go 1 down -- lost the 16th to a birdie 2 to go 2 down -- then hit the pin at the 17th which did not drop and therefore a par was enough for Eilidh to win her match 2 and 1
Alyson and Natasha -- also a close match -- Natasha 2 down going to the 15th -- sank a good putt to go 1 down. Alison won the 16th -- Natasha fired a brilliant shot into the 17th but was unable to get a birdie to allow the match to go down the 18th

Eilidh defeated Alyson 2/1

The golf throughout the final was of a very high standard. The quality of ball striking from both girls was excellent. After an early exchange of holes Alyson edged 2 ahead at the turn going 3 ahead at the next.
Eilidh responded to this making birdie at two of the next three holes to level the game after 13 holes. A couple of errors allowed Eilidh to edge ahead by 2 with two holes to play and a solid 4 at seventeen saw her take the title for the THIRD year in a row.
Congratulations to all four girls who played today as many fine golf shots were witnessed over the day's play.
Wilma Leburn -- RLCGA Junior Secretary

To see some photos from the day click on the small picture of Eilidh and Alyson --- Thanks go to Christeen Finlayson for the afternoon photographs

RLCGA 2008 Junior Championship

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Remember 1981 --- The British Open

Renfrewshire congratulate D&A's Kylie Walker who was runner up to Roseanne Niven (Crieff) in the British Open Strokeplay Championship at Malone near Belfast this week.
+For older followers of Scottish ladies' golf, the Roseanne Niven v Kylie Walker play-off brought back memories of the 1981 final of the British women's open amateur championship at Conway, where D & A's Belle Robertson beat Renfrewshire's Wilma Aitken at the 20th hole. For the younger golfers Wilma Aitken is Wilma Leburn -- our Renfrewshire Junior Secretary
For the full report go to theWest of Scotland Website

Girls Championship Final's Day

Girls championship takes place at Old Ranfurly on Sunday 24th August 2008 (tomorrow)
Draw is as follows:
Eilidh Briggs v Lesley Cosh
Alison McKechin v Natasha Qayum
Semi finals at 9.30 and 9.40 , Final at 1.30

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Megan playing in the British Open Strokeplay Championships and just misses the cut

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship began yesterday at Malone Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
Renfrewshire County Champion Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) had a very creditable 76 in the 1st round and a 77 in the 2nd round and just failed to make the half way cut by 1 shot. To read the full report go to Gillian Kirkwood Website
To keep up to date with all the the live scoring go to the LGU Website
For all the reports go to the West of Scotland Website

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Renfrewshire Players do well in the Mail on Sunday

Congratulations go to all the Kilmacolm Team for reaching the 8th round of the Mail on Sunday.
To read who all the Renfrewshire County Members that are in the team including our RLCGA secretary Morag Turner, County Champion Megan Briggs and Runner Up Eilidh Briggs then go to the West of Scotland Website

Sunday, August 17, 2008

County Champion Megan wins her Club Championship

Megan Briggs - the 2008 Kilmacolm Champion -- click to enlarge
Congratulations go to Megan Briggs the Renfrewshire County Champion who won her Club Championship title at Kilmacolm today against younger sister Eilidh
-- The Cup was presented by Ian Morrice, the Kilmacolm Captain -- Click on the photo above for an enlargement

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Campbell Clock Help Please

Dear all
This is a plea for helpers to assist with this year's Campbell Clock event. Assistance is required with registration, par 3 course and putting, 10hole competition and scoreboard. I know it is a Sunday afternoon (14th September 2008), however I would appreciate any time you were able to give to assist with the girls
Please let me know asap if you are able to help and if you know of anyone else who would be willing to come along
Wilma Leburn (RLCGA Junior Secretary)
If you would like to help please email Wilma Leburn

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Scottish Seniors at Deeside

The Scottish Seniors Stroke play and the Match play stages were at Deeside a couple of weeks ago. The Scottish Vets Inter County Jamboree reports from Southerness are this week To read all the results, reports, photographs and videos (so far) then go to the Renfrewshire "Sister Website" BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Hayfever victim Eilidh Briggs drops out of Scots' line-up

Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) had to withdraw from Scotland's line-up for this morning's foursomes against England on the second day of the Girls' Home International matches at a wet and overcast Panmure Golf Club, Barry near Carnoustie.
Her place as partner to Annabel Niven (Crieff) in the third foursomes off the tee against Kelly Tidy and Alex Peters was taken by Lesley Atkins (Minto), winner recently of the Scottish Under-14 girls championship at The Glen, North Berwick.
"Eilidh has suffered a bad attack of hayfever over the past day or so and she is simply exhausted," said Susan Simpson, the Ladies Golf Union Director of Championships.
"It is too early to say if she will be able to play again before the three-day programme ends on Thursday."
Eilidh was selected and played against England in the singles on the aftenoon of the second days play and lost and then did not play against Ireland on the last day.
England regained the Stroyan Cup, Scotland finish third
To read the full 3 day reports reports then click on the following links
Day 3 --- Scotland v Ireland
Day 2--- Scotland v England
Day 1 --- Scotland v Wales

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

August County Medal -- Cancelled

The County Medal to be played over Paisley Golf Club today has been cancelled due to heavy over night rain, resulting in a couple of the greens being flooded.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Megan is 3rd in the Riccarton Rosebowl

County Champion Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) was 3rd in the Raccarton Rosebowl on Sunday at Hamilton Golf Club. Clare - Marie Carlton (Fereneze)was 4th.
To read the full report go to the West of Scotland Website
Many Congratulations to you both

Sunday, August 03, 2008

County Medal Draw for August Medal over Paisley


In the event of a cancellation or enquiries, contact Kay Black on 0141 884 4190 or 0771 3635061

10:00: L McDougall 7 L Morrow 7
10:07 : D Cowan 8 E Munn 8
10:15: C Morton 9 Roisin Black
10:22: N Qayum 9 N McGadie 10
10:30 M Stewart 10 R Henderson 10
10:37 M Turner 11 S Gilchrist 12
10:45 E Hale 13 Sally Smyth
10:52 M Little 14 S Shaw 14
11:00 M Cook 14 E Buick 14
11:07 D Belch 17 M Cameron 17
11:15 V Lawrence 17 G Rintoul 18
11:22 M Gildea 18 J Irons 18
11:30 M Gray 19 E Spence 19
11:37 E Black 19 S McLean 21
11:45 A Terrey 21 M Robin 21
11:52 M Woodhead (6) C Fell (11)