Monday, July 27, 2009

Eilidh wins the best Scratch Under 18 Award in the 2nd Round at the Girls' Scottish Under 21

Congratulations to Eilidh on her prize at the Scottish Girls' Under 21 Strokeplay at Nairn Golf Course last week in the 2nd Round when she won the:
Best scratch Under 18 - Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) 75.
To read all the prizewinners go to the Gillian Kirkwood Website


There are still places available in the West Kilbride Girls' Open to be played next Thursday, 6th August. There are three Divisions:-

Pre handicap (The June Kerr Trophy)
Handicap (The Kandy Bar Cup)
and Scratch (The Nancy Chisholm Trophy)

In addition we are running a short game challenge- including parents- and shall have a snack bar around the turn.

Entries accepted by email to Tee times from 10am

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Clare-Marie Carlton wins Mackie Bowl

Clare- Marie Carlton -- With Mackie Bowl -- courtesy of Anne Brownlie (Click to enlarge)

Renfrewshire's Clare-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) won the Mackie Bowl by 4 shots at Gullane 1 today with scores of 74 and 72 for 146.

FINAL Leading Totals ---- Par 148 (2 x 74)

146 Claire-Marie Carlton (Fereneze) 74 72
150 Laura Murray (Alford) 74 76.152 Louise Kenney (Pitreavie) 75 77.
153 Ann Ramsay (Kirriemuir) 76 77.

Clare-Marie who had the best scratch score of 75 to win the Wallace Williamson Bowl in June of this year and also, less her handicap of had the best net score of 73 to win the Silver Division LGU Challenge Bowl has certainly had a terrific season


Friday, July 24, 2009

Megan and Eilidh do well at The Scottish Junior - Under 21 Girl Strokeplay Championships

Nairn Dunbar’s Kelsey MacDonald, playing over her home course, beat English mid-amateur champion Lucy Williams (Mid Herts) with a birdie at the second hole of a sudden-death play-off to win the Scottish Under-21 girls’ open amateur stroke-play championship today
Scottish and Renfrewshire ChampionMegan Briggs (Kilmacolm) was the leading West of Scotland player
She tied for sixth place on 227. Her 2nd round was 1 under par and the 3rd round was level par -- which was fantastic scoring over a very difficult Nairn Dunbar Golf Course. Her younger sister Eilidh was the next best finishing 5 shots behind in 12th place
Carly Booth (Comrie), winner of the Under-21s title at Auchterarder two years ago and unable to defend it last year at Powfoot, finished joint ninth on 230.
Leading Scores:
Par 222 (3x74)
220 Lucy Williams (Mid Herts) 75 70 75, Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbar) 70 76 74 (MacDonald won sudden-death play-off at second extra hole).
224 Katy McNicoll (Carnoustie Ladies) 73 76 75, Roseanne Niven (Crieff) 72 77 75.
226 Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth) 73 74 79.
227 Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) 80 73 74, Jane Turner (Craigielaw) 78 75 74.
228 Jenna Birch (Royal Lytham) 75 78 75.
230 Kate Whitmore (Sandiway) 73 81 76, Carly Booth (Comrie) 76 77 77, Emma Fairnie (Dunbar) 75 75 80.
232 Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) 80 75 77.

Other RLCGA:

248 Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 79 84 85.
250 Linsey Stevenson (Elie & Earlsferry/ Whitecraigs) 81 84 85.
258 Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) 88 89 81,
331 Alexandra Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 115 111 105.

To see all the results Click Here
--- Then click on the players name to see where the good and the bad holes are !!

Follow the RLCGA Girls at the Scottish Ladies Junior Strokeplay

Click on the following link to get --- LIVE SCORING from the 3rd Round of the Scottish Ladies' Junior Open Stroke Play Championship at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Megan is the leading Renfrewshire Player after 2 rounds at the Scottish Junior Stokeplay

Par 148 (2x74)
145 Lucy Williams (Mid Herts) 75 70.
146 Kelsey MacDonald (Nairn Dunbr) 70 76.
147 Rebecca Wilson (Monifieth) 73 74.
149 Katy McNicoll (Carnoustie Ladies) 73 76, Roseanne Niven (Crieff) 72 77.
150 Emma Fairnie (Dunbar) 75 75.
153 Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) 80 73, Jane Turner (Craigielaw) 78 75, Laura Murray (Alford) 78 75, Carly Booth (Comrie) 76 77, Rachael Watton (Mortonhall) 76 77, Jenna Birch (Royal Lytham) 75 78.
154 Kate Whitmore (Sandiway) 73 81.
155 Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) 80 75.

Other RLCGA Players
163 Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle)79 84.
165 Linsey Stevenson (Elie & Earlsferry / Whitecraigs) 81 84.
177 Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) 88 89.
226 Alexandra Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) 115 111.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

County Open Meeting at Dullater -- Why not enter

The entries for the County Open Meeting at Dullatur on 18th August are very disappointing especially as it was chosen for D&A's Centenary. The SLGA have extended the closing date to Monday 3rd August and times are available between 12 noon and 3.00 pm.
Click on the following link to get your updated entry form from the SLGA by clicking here

Monday, July 20, 2009

Junior Open Strokeplay

The Scottish Ladies' Junior Open Stroke Play Championship is taking place at the Dunbar Course, Nairn, on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th July. This competition is open to any amateur girl with a handicap of 34 or less who is under 21 on 1st January in the calendar year of the event.

Renfrewshire is delighted that Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm), Alyson McKechin (Elderslie), Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) and Linsey Stevenson (Whitecraigs) are competitng and we wish them well.

If any juniors are interested in taking part in the Under 14's, Under 18's or Unders 21's next year please contact Maureen Mitchell, our Junior Secretary.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Anita McMillan is into the County Rosebowl Final

Anita McMillan (Erskine) and Marion Stewart (Kilmacolm) played on Thursday 16th July at Erskine. Despite being down all the way round Anita managed to half the match at the 18th. They then went down the 19th and 20th. Anita won on the 20th by holing a 15ft putt (which she had missed all day) and Marion missed a 5ft putt (which she had been holing all day). So congratulations to Anita for getting herself into the Final. Commiserations to Marion for obviously playing well and just missing out at the end

Friday, July 17, 2009

Eilidh and Alyson are selected for the Girls Home Internationals

Alyson and Eilih - Click to enlarge Alyson McKechin and Eilidh Briggs

Many Congratulations go to Renfreshire County Team members Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) and Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) who were both selected for the Girls Home International Team to represent Scotland which was announced today, Friday 17 July, at Lanark Golf Club
Eilidh has also been selected to represent Scotland at the British Open Amateur Championship and Alyson is a reserve

For today's Scottish Girls Final Result --- Go to the West of Scotland Website


Team Selections:
Girls Home International Matches, Fairhaven GC, 4-6 August 2009
Team: Lesley Atkins (Minto), Ailsa Bain (Peebles), Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Sammy Leslie (Westhill), Alyson McKechin (Elderslie), Rachael Taylor (Bad Griesbach), Sammy Vass (Tain), Rachael Watton (Mortonhall)
Reserves: 1 Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus), 2 Gemma Dryburgh (Beaconsfield), 3 Ailsa Summers (Carnoustie Ladies), 4 Gabrielle Macdonald (Craigielaw)

Girls' British Open Amateur Championship, West Lancs GC, 10-14 August 2009
Team: Lesley Atkins (Minto), Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Rachael Watton (Captain) (Mortonhall)
Reserves: 1 Sammy Vass (Tain), 2 Alyson McKechin (Elderslie)

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Eilidh is beaten at the 20th in the Scottish Girls Quarter Finals

Renfrewshire's Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), the No 2 seed, was beaten at the 20th by Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus) in this morning's quarter-finals of the Scottish Girls (close) Championship at Lanark Golf Club.
No 1 seed Rachael Watton (Mortonhall) progressed to the last four with a 2 and 1 win over Lesley Atkins (Minto). She was then beaten by Ailsa Bain (Peebles) who as a Borders representative had progressed to the afternoon's semi-finals with a one-hole win over Rachael Taylor (Bad Griesbach).
Sammy Vass (Tain), the North standard-bearer, beat the surprise packet of the championship, 30th qualifier Jessica Meek (Carnoustie) by 2 and 1 in the morning and then won by 1 hole against Rachael Hanlon in the afternoon.

Rachael Watton (Mortonhall) beat Lesley Atkins (Minto) 2 and 1.
Ailsa Bain (Peebles) beat Rachael Taylor (Bad Griesbach) 1 hole.
Sammy Vass (Tain) beat Jessica Meek (Carnoustie Ladies) 2 and 1.
Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus) beat Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) at 20th.
Bain beat Watton 1 hole.
Vass beat Hanlon 1 hole.

To see the all the results -- Click Here

To print out the results for the Scottish Under 18 matchplay results --- Click Here

Wednesday, July 15, 2009


PGA professional Karyn Burns of Mearns Castle Golf Academy (pictured above) is organising an all-women pro-am on August 21 at the exclusive venue of the Fidra Course at Archerfield Links Golf Club.
There will be 10 teams consisting of 10 Scottish lady professionals, including the seven who are currently members of the Ladies European Tour, and 30 lady amateurs.
"There are still a few team spots available," says Karyn. "I believe this is this first event of its kind in Scotland although I believe that Jane Connachan held a ladies' pro-am at some point.
"The 10 professionals are likely to Karyn Dallas, Heather MacRae and myself, who are PGA professionals, and from the Ladies European Tour: Krystle Caithness, Pamela Feggans, Lynn Kenny, Vikki Laing, Clare Queen, Michele Thomson and Jenna Wilson."
Kathryn Imrie may get involved if home from USA.
The price per team of three amateurs is £495 which is inclusive of morning rolls/tea on arrival, a short clinic/Q&A session, the 18-hole competition followed by a three-course dinner and viewing of the Solheim Cup match which starts that day.
If you break that down to a cost per individual, it works out at £165 a head.
Are there any husbands/partners/boy friends of lady amateur golfers out there who might like to give their loved ones a treat by buying them a place on a team for what is certainly going to be a day to remember?
Overnight stays can be arranged at an additional cost. More information is available from and entries can be made to Karyn Burns, PGA (AA) Professional by emailing Email: or Mobile: 07720 442492.

Eilidh through to the last 8 of the Scottish Girls Championship

Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) is the only Renfrewshire player to reach the quarter finals of the Scottish Under 18 Matchplay Championships at Lanark Golf Club today. The other qualifiers, Alyson McKechin, Natasha Qayum, and Linsey Stevenson all won in the mornings first round but unfortunately did not quite make it to the next round. To read the full report on today's play go to the Gillian Kirkwood Website
Rachael Watton (Mortonhall) beat Louise Smith (Monifieth) 6 and 4.
Jill Meldrum (Dullatur) beat Jennifer Hide (Royal Norwich) 1 hole.
Connie Jaffrey (West Kilbride)beat Ailsa Summers (Carnoustie Ladies) 4 and 3.
Lesley Atkins (Minto) beat Gillian Simpson (Murrayfield) 3 and 2.
Gemma Dryburgh (Beaconsfield) beat Jordana Graham (Southerness) at 19th.
Rachael Taylor (Bad Griesbach) beat Jemma Chalmers (Monifieth) 4 and 2.
Ailsa Bain (Peebles) beat Sophie Alexander (Deeside) 1 hole.
Linsey Stevenson (Elie & Earlsferry + Whitecraigs) beat Samantha Leslie (Westhill) 2 and 1.
Jessica Meek (Carnoustie Ladies) beat Hannah McCook (Abernethy) 3 and 2.
Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) beat Alison Goodwin (Glenbervie) at 20th.
Sammy Vass (Tain) beat Mhairi McKay (West Kilbride) 4 and 3.
Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) beat Eleanor Tunn (Reay) 6 and 5.
Rachael Hanlon (St Regulus) beat Tara MacTaggart (Minto) 4 and 3.
Kirstin Scott (Milngavie) beat Lauren Duncan (Aboyne) 3 and 2.
Gabrielle MacDonald (Craigielaw) beat Rachel Polson (Peterculter) 2 and 1.
Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) beat Julie Vass (Tain) 6 and 5.

Watton beat Meldrum 3 and 2.
Atkins beat Jaffrey 9 and 7.
Taylor beat Dryburegh 3 and 2.
Bain beat Stevenson 5 and 4.
Meek beat Qayum 2 and 1.
Vass beat McKechin 1 hole.
Hanlon beat Scott 5 and 4.
Briggs beat MacDonald 1 hole.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Eilidh is 2nd qualifier at the Scottish Girls Strokeplay at Lanark

Eilidh Briggs - Click to enlarge
Rachael Watton, 17-year-old Mortonhall member, earned the top seed status in the match-play stages of the Scottish Girls (close) Amateur Championship with a five-over-par total of 153 in the 36-hole qualifying test at Lanark Golf Club today.
Rachael had rounds of 77 and 76 with playing the last eight holes in two under par to finish three shots clear of Renfrewshire's Eilidh Briggs (Kilmalcolm),
Eilidh (pictured right) had a roller-coaster first round of 77 which included an eagle 3 at the long 11th and a birdie at the long 14th as well as a double bogey sixth at the fifth. She had nothing better than par in her second round.
Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) who led the 1st round with a one over par 75 did not do so well in the 2nd round but ended up being the 6th best qualifier for the matchplay stages tomorrow. Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) and Linsey Stevenson(Whitecraigs and Elie and Earlsferry) both qualified
1 WATTON, Rachael Mortonhall 77 76 153
2 BRIGGS, Eilidh Kilmacolm 77 79 156
3 MCCOOK, Hannah Abernethy 77 79 156
4 LESLIE, Samantha Westhill 78 81 F 159
5 DRYBURGH, Gemma Beaconsfield 82 78 160
6 MCKECHIN, Alyson Elderslie 75 85 160
7 HANLON, Rachel St Regulus 83 78 161
8 ATKINS, Lesley Minto 82 79 161
9 SUMMERS, Ailsa Carnoustie Ladies 81 80 161
10 DUNCAN, Lauren Aboyne 87 75 162
11 VASS, Sammy Tain 79 83 162
12 TAYLOR, Rachael Bad Griesbach 85 78 163
13 ALEXANDER, Sophie Deeside 80 83 163
14 GOODWIN, Alison Glenbervie 84 81 165
15 MACDONALD, Gabrielle Craigielaw 82 84 166
16 HIDE, Jennifer Royal Norwich 83 84 167
17 MELDRUM, Jill Dullatur 76 91 167
18 POLSON, Rachel Peterculter 88 80 168
19 QAYUM, Natasha Ranfurly Castle 85 83 168
20 BAIN, Ailsa Peebles 84 84 168
21 CHALMERS, Jemma Monifieth 88 81 169
22 MCKAY, Mhairi West Kilbride 85 84 169
23 SCOTT, Kirstin Milngavie 84 85 169
24 JAFFREY, Connie West Kilbride 86 84 170
25 SIMPSON, Gillian Murrayfield 89 82 171
26 MACTAGGART, Tara Minto 80 91 171
27 TUNN, Eleanor Reay 89 83 172
28 GRAHAM, Jordana Southerness 89 83 172
29 STEVENSON, Linsey Elie & Earlsferry 87 85 172
30 MEEK, Jessica Carnoustie Ladies 87 85 172
31 VASS, Julie Tain 87 86 173
32 SMITH, Louise Monifieth 88 86 174
33 BEVERIDGE, Kimberley Aboyne 85 89 174
34 REID, Katie Monifieth 93 82 175
35 MUNRO, Samantha Aberdour 90 85 175
36 MUNRO, Heather Monifieth 86 89 175
37 AIRD, Megan Strathmore 87 89 176
38 TAYLOR, Nicola Dunnikier Park 93 84 177
39 WILSON, Gail Monifieth 90 87 177
40 MCGUIRE, Shannen Canmore 89 88 177
41 CLYNE, Megan Deeside 82 95 177
42 FULLERTON, Fiona Meldrum House 93 85 178
43 YOUNG, Clara North Berwick 91 87 178
44 PROUSE, Claire Hazlehead 92 87 179
45 HUTTON, Alexis Falkirk Tryst 90 89 179
46 MCCRACKEN, Katie Powfoot 88 91 179
47 WARD, Keren Glen 90 90 180
48 KENNEDY, Katlyn Inverrary Country Club 92 89 181
49 MCINTOSH, Kate Broomieknowe 92 89 181
50 WATSON, Eilidh Muckhart 88 93 F +33
51 MCGARVA, Katie Troon Ladies 88 93 181
52 AIRD, Emily Strathmore 93 89 182
53 SCOTT, Hannah Broomieknowe 91 91 182
54 MACCALLUM, Kirsten Newburgh-on-Ythan 87 95 182
55 MCGILLIVRAY, Louise Banchory 87 95 182
56 COSH, Lesley Cowglen 91 93 184
57 ALSTON, Ashley Ann Royal Montrose 89 98 187
58 HALE, Emma Troon Bentinck 90 98 188
59 NIVEN, Annabel Crieff 95 94 189
60 GOODWIN, Helen Glenbervie 104 88 192
61 ANDERSON, Seren Deeside 101 93 194
62 MILLAR, Erin Pitlochry 95 99 194
63 SIMPSON, Kirsty Murrayfield 105 91 196
64 SMALL, Catherine Craigielaw 109 89 198
65 GLIKSTEN, Abigail Strathaven 104 95 199
66 TAYLOR, Amy Kirriemuir 95 104 199
67 D'AMBROSIO, Lauren Carluke 99 101 200
68 IRVINE, Rachel Largs 104 97 201
69 MCWILLIAM, Shannon Aboyne 110 106 216
70 QAYUM, Alexandra Ranfurly Castle 113 108 221
71 GOODWIN, Catherine Glenbervie 156 131 287
RTD VANNET, Kristina Peterculter 86 +6 4 RTD

1 Rachel Watton v 32 Louise Smith.
17 Jill Meldrum v 16 Jennifer Hide.
9 Ailsa Summers v 24 Connie Jaffrey.
25 Gillian Simpson v 8 Lesley Atkins.

5 Gemma Dryburgh v 28 Jordana Graham.
21 Jemma Chalmers v 12 Rachael Taylor.
13 Sophie Alexander v 20 Ailsa Bain.
29 Linsey Stevenson v 4 Sammy Leslie.

3 Hanna McCook v 30 Jessica Meek.
19 Natasha Qayum v 14 Alison Goodwin.
11 Sammy Vass v 22 Mhairi McKay.
27 Eleanor Tunn v 6 Alyson McKechin.

7 Rachel Hanlon v 26 Tara McTaggart.
23 Kirstin Scott v 10 Lauren Duncan.
15 Gabrielle MacDonald v 18 Rachel Polson.
31 Julie Vass v 2 Eilidh Briggs.

SCOTTISH GIRLS -- Alyson leads after Round 1

Alyson McKechin - Click to elarge
Renfrewshire's Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) (pictured right) set the clubhouse target of one-over-par 75 in the first qualifying round of the Scottish Under-18 girls (close) amateur championship at Lanark Golf Club today.
Alyson had birdies at the first, long 11th, 13th and 17th which almost offset a double bogey at the sixth and other shots dropped at the long fourth, ninth and short 18th in halves of 41 (three over par) and 34 (two under par).
Lying second among the early first-round returns is Jill Meldrum (Dullatur) with a 76. Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) and Rachael Watton (Mortonhall) come next with 77s.
The leading 32 players on the gross scoreboard at the end of 36 holes will go forward to the match-play stages.
Par 74
75 Alyson McKechin (Elderslie).
76 Jill Meldrum (Dullatur).
77 Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Rachael Watton (Mortonhall), Hannah McCook (Abernethy).
78 Sammy Leslie (Westhill).
79 Sammy Vass (Tain).
80 So[phie Alexander (Deeside).
81 Ailsa Summers (Carnoustie Ladies).
82 Gemma Druburgh (Beaconsfield), Lesley Atkins (Minto), Gabriella MacDonald (Craigielaw).
83 Jennifer Hide (Royal Norwich), Rachel Hanlon (St Regulus).
84 Ailsa Bain (Peebles), Kirstin Scott (Milngavie).
85 Rachael Taylor (Bad Griesbach).
87 Louise McGillivray (Banchory),
89 Gillian Simson (Murrayfield), Jordana Graham (Sotherness).
90 Keren Ward (Glen).
92 Kate McIntosh (Broomieknowe), Katlyn Kennedy (Inverrary).
93 Emily Aird (Strathmore).


Sunday, July 12, 2009


Best wishes to Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm), Lesley Cosh (Cowglen), Alyson McKechin (Elderslie), Alexandra Qayum (Ranfurly Castle), Natasha Qayum (Ranfurly Castle) and Linsey Stevenson (Whitecraigs) who are all competing in the Scottish Girls' Under 18 Championship held over Lanark from Tuesday 14th to Friday 17th June.
Two qualifying rounds of stroke play shall be played on one day and the 32 competitors returning the lowest scores over 36 holes shall qualify for match play.

Renfrewshire is very proud to have such a good crowd of up and coming young players.

Click on the following link to see all the Starting Times -- then Round 2 for the 2nd round

Friday, July 10, 2009


Alexandra Qayum - click to enlarge
Alexandra Qayum, (the only girl representative from Renfrewshire), aged 12, was playing in the Under 14's at Largs today.

Alexandra (pictured right) is a member of Ranfurly Castle Golf Club, has a handicap of 30 and has been attending Renfrewshire coaching at the Mearns Castle Golf Academy over the winter months. She did well today on a difficult Golf Course --- Well done from all at RLCGA

For all todays results go to the WEST OF SCOTLAND WEBSITE

Tuesday, July 07, 2009


The overall winner of the July medal over East Renfrewshire to-day was Lindsay Mathie (Windyhill) with a net 67 (13) - a better inward from half from Jean Irvine (Ranfurly Castle) 67 (21). The best scratch was won by County Team Member Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) with an excellent 72 closely followed by Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) who had 73

SSS 71 CSS 71 43 entrants

Handicap 0 - 12
1st Eilidh Briggs (Kilmacolm) 72 (3) 69
2nd Alyson McKechin (Elderslie) 73 (3) 70
3rd Carol Fell (Ranfurly Castle) 81 (10) 71 a.c.b.

Handicaps 13 - 28
1st Lindsay Mathie (Windyhill) 80 (13) 67 a.c.b.
2nd Jean Irvine (Ranfurly Castle) 88(21) 67
3rd Moira Cameron (Troon Ladies) 92 (17) 75

Click on the following link and print out your appropriate Home Club Page Number to take back to your handicap Secretary HANDICAP EXCHANGE LETTER
Click on the following link for all the results HOW DID I DO

West of Scotland Girls Medal -- RLCGA Winners

Congratulations go to Eilidh, Lesley, Megan and Alexandra who were all winners yesteday at the 3rd West of Scotland Girls Medal Medal played over Cawder (Keir)on Monday 6th July ----CSS 71

Scratch - Eilidh Briggs 73

1st Silver - Lesley Cosh 76-9=67
2nd Silver - Katie McGarva 82-14=68
1st Bronze - Alexandra Duffy 97-33=64
2nd Bronze - Alexandra Qayum 104-30=74

18-21 Section - Megan Briggs 76-0=76

Sunday, July 05, 2009

County Rosebowl Results --- Holder Gillian into Semi Finals

Gillian McGinlay (Cochrane Castle) the 2006 and 2008 winner of the County Rosebowl was in superb form today in her tie against Morag Turner (Kilmacolm). In a very close encounter the match went right down to the last green with Gillian winning 1 up. In Morags words "It was a very close match." "We were all square going down the 18th and basically I made a muck up of it and she played it well."
"It was thoroughly enjoyable match with nice weather and good company - somebody had to win and it was Gillian!! ---- Gillian's putting was superb. She never 3 putted once!! If she did 2 putt the first one was so good that it was always a "gimmie".


Yet another reminder for you all regarding the next Medal. The August Medal is being held at Greenock on Wednesday 5th August. Closing date for this competition is 15th July to June Lockhart (please enclose s.a.e.). The time we have reserved for this competition is 9.30-11.30 a.m. Apparently there should have been a gents medal first thing in the morning but they have delayed it until 11.30 a.m. so I hope you will support this competition and at least we have a decent number playing. If we have the same good weather as we have been having the views from Greenock are superb and so, if you have not played Greenock before, it is well worth a visit.
Hope to see many of you on 5th August.
Regards Morag Turner

Saturday, July 04, 2009

RLCGA July Medal 2009 -- Draw Sheet

Draw for East Renfrewshire Golf Club on Tuesday 7th July 2009

Player 1

Player 2

Player 3


Natasha Quayum (7)



Maureen Hamilton (19)

Kay Black (19)


Christeen Finlayson (19)


Russell Crawford (12)


Sheila Robson (13)

Fay Storey (16)

Anabel Kane (12)


Maureen Cook (14)

Jean Smith (15)

Moira Cameron(17)


Elizabeth Hale (10)

Morag Key (9)

Carol Fell (10)


Joyce Mitchell (19)

June Irons (18)

Lilias Snodgrass(20)


Linda McDougall (8)

June Lockhart (10)

Alyson McKechin (4)


Audrey Barclay (13)

Sally Smith (12)

Marion Munro (11)


Jean Irvine (21)

Anne Terrey (22)

Helen Crichton (27)


Sheila Genders (10)

Morag Turner (10)



Anita McMillan (17)

Dorothy Belch (18)

Kate Thornton (17)


Elaine Munn (8)

Dorothy Fisher (9)

Lindsay Mathie (13)




Friday, July 03, 2009

Final of the Scottish Senior Matchplay -

For all the Results of the Semi Finals and Final of the Scottish Senior Matchplay Championships -- go to the West Vets Website

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Jennifer Mack has a good Second round at the Scottish Seniors

Jennifer Mack - Click to enlarge
Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle) was the best Renfrewshire player at the Scottish Senior Championships over the Montgomerie Course at Kinross today. However, her 78 --- 3 over the CSS OF 75 just was not enough to make the cut after a disappointing 1st round. She was seen to be smiling later on though, when she won the most improved player award on the second day, in another side competition with your webmaster and her golfing housemates !!
To read all the results go to the West of Scotland Website

Photos to follow when available


Midlothian completed the list of four qualifiers for the Scottish women's county team championship finals at Baberton Golf Club, Edinburgh from September 18 to 20 when they clinched the East Division team championship at Falkirk Golf Club today.
Having already beaten Scottish champions and divisional title holders Fife as well as East Lothian, Midlothan completed their 100 per cent success record by outclassing Stirling & Clackmannan 8 1/2- 1/2.
In the other closing match Fife beat East Lothian 5 1/2-3 1/2.
So the line-up in the Scottish county finals will be Midlothian, Renfrewshire, Galloway and Northern Counties.