Tuesday, January 26, 2010

We have the Semi- finalists for the Winter Foursomes

All the quarter finals of the Winter Foursomes have been completed and the Semi finals have 3 couples from Whitecraigs Golf Club. The top half of the draw has Hazel Hamilton and Lorna Howie (Whitecraigs) and they now meet Christeen Finlayson and Sheila Robson(Whitecraigs).
The bottom half of the draw is Sandra Gilchrist and Jennifer Chuwen(Whitecraigs)against Jackie MacDonald and Denise Cowan (Cochrane Castle)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Christeen and Sheila win their Winter Foursomes Tie

Despite the recent weather, on a suprisingly dry course yesterday, the Ranfurly Castle pairing of Mary Hardie and Evy MacGregor enjoyed their visit to Whitecraigs although they lost to the Home Club pairing of Christeen Finlayson and Sheila Robson.

The game was all about "you drive for show and putt for dough" with the demon putter, Sheila, sinking putts on all the temporary greens from every angle!

The Whitecraigs girls were 3 up at the turn and managed to hold on till the short 16th which they halved in four to win 3 and 2.
They now progress to the Semi-final stages.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Past Captain Beth Paterson with the rest of the 2010 SLGA Board

SLGA Board - click to enlarge Back Row L to R: Winifred McCallum, Fiona Cowan, Sandy Bushby, Helen Cuthbertson, Janet Wake, Dawn Butchart, Lorna Bennett
Front Row: Lynne Terry, Douglas Connon (SGU Chairman in attendance), Shona Malcolm (SLGA Chairman), Emma Wilson (President), Beth Paterson

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Past Captain Christeen gives the Vote of Thanks at the SLGA AGM

Christeen Finlayson and Beth Paterson - Click to enlarge Past RLCGA's Captains, Christeen Finlayson and Beth Paterson (SLGA) - Click to enlarge

The Annual General Meeting of Scottish Ladies' Golfing Association Ltd took place on Saturday 16 January 2010 in the Gannochy Suite, Dewars Centre, Perth.
Renfrewshire Ladies' County Golf Association was well represented with Christeen Finlayson (Past Captain) Maureen Woodhead (Vice-Captain), Morag Turner (Secretary)and Maureen Mitchell (Junior Secretary) all attending the meeting.
Emma Wilson was elected as the new President with the retiral of Ethel Jack.
Catriona Matthew was elected as a Vice-President of the SLGA.
All the proposals at the AGM were passed.
Renfrewshire's Past Captain, Christeen Finlayson gave an excellent Vote of Thanks at the end of the meeting with a very humorous true story about breaking her handicap when she started to play golf. --- Ask Christeen that one !!


To read the full report go to the West of Scotland Website

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Centenary Book Preview

RLCGA Centenary Book --- Click to see Preview of book
The RLCGA Centenary Book, which is to be launched on Wednesday 3rd March, at a coffee morning at Haggs Castle Golf Club, is in the process of being published.

If you click on the picture on the LHS you can see a PREVIEW of the book -- the first 15 pages. ---- Give time to load and then click on the page corners to turn over the pages.
The book preview includes the front and back covers (Please note photos and text are much sharper in the printed book than they appear in the low resolution preview)

The first one hundred pages are of first 99 years and the second 100 pages are of the Centenary Year both in Renfrewshire and many events in Scotland.

(If you click on FULL SCREEN you may be able to read the index.)--- Page 4.

The book will be available shortly on line at the original cost of £24.95 plus postage and packaging. (ALL Pre Orders have been taken)

Happy New Year from all the team at Playsport Golf!



Happy New Year from all the team at Playsport Golf!

2010 heralds the first full season at Playsport Golf and were all hoping to get out on the course sooner rather than later – fingers crossed the snow clears in the not too distant future!

Throughout the year we will keep you up to speed with news and events as well as some special offers to keep you in the swing and were starting the year with an offer to members of the Playsport Golf Club.

We will be holding a FREE members only coaching day on Saturday 30th January from 1-4pm which will include swing checks and cover productive practice routines aimed at getting your game in shape for the start of the new season.

The guys in american golf will also be on hand for our members to provide FREE loft and lie checks on your clubs and perhaps some special offers on the day...

All members should have received a call by now to let you know about this event however if not, then don't worry – just give reception a buzz to let us know if your coming.

If your not a member but would like to come along then why not take out a membership now!

Memberships are available for a one-off annual payment of £450 however as our memberships are renewable in November each year then you can join in January for a one-off annual payment of £412.50. Direct debit payment option is also available with an annual £60 initial fee payment followed by monthly instalments of only £35.

Some great news for our younger golfers is that we will be starting our new clubgolf coaching programmes from February onwards for stage 2 & 3 levels with an intake of stage one beginners from April. This will be available for all children 9 years old and over – more info available from reception.

clubgolf is the National Youth Development Programme for golf and Playsport Golf is the only golf centre where coaching at all levels will be delivered by the PGA coaching team!

Here's to a great 2010 – see you soon at Playsport Golf.

All the best

Colin McEwan
General Manager




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