18 July 2017

WELL DONE DIANNE...

Congratulations to Midland Vet Dianne Watson who won the Silver Division of the Revive Active Scottish Women's Regional Medal Grand Final  at Crieff on Sunday 16th July on a countback that went down to the very last hole.
Catherine & Diane ( picture courtesy of Kirkwood Golf)
Dianne, who plays of 4 at Leven Golfing Society, and Catherine Duncan (Stonehaven), who has 11 of a handicap, had tied with net scores of 75.

Lizee McGraw Captain

2 July 2017

ON TO BUCHANAN CASTLE

Our next meeting is at Buchanan Castle Golf Club on Thursday, August 3rd (closing date 27th July). This is a Stableford Greensomes and entries should be made in pairs.  If you don't have a partner, let the Secretary or any Committee member  know and we'll try and find you one.  It's 20 years since the Vets played at Buchanan Castle in the Autumn Meeting.

30 June 2017

FINAL DAY OF THE SCOTTISH SENIOR WOMENS MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to
Fiona de Vries
Scottish Senior Ladies Match Play Champion 2017




What a great 2 weeks for Fiona. Midland Champion and  Scottish Senior Womens Match Play Champion
 Congratulations to
Gillian Wallace
 
Match Play Nett Champion
Gillian on the 18th green on Rosemount
  Who would believe it, the Semi-finals of the Scottish Senior Womens Match Play Championship got underway at Blairgowrie this morning in DRY  weather, with  3 Midland members in action. In the Championship game Lorna McKinley had a  titanic tussle  against defending champion Sheena Wood, with the Match finally being won with a birdie by Sheena on the 19th hole. Fiona de Vries  also had a close Match against Gillian Kyle,  and won  on the 18th by 1 hole.

In the Nett Match Play, Gillian  Wallace  won 7&6   over Marjorie Ahern,  and Sue Holwell won  by 2 holes over Diane Moncrieff.
The weather held for the Finals with Fiona de Vries  up against the defending champion Sheena Wood.  Fiona got off to a flying start and held on to her lead, winning 5&4 on the 14th green. It was a closer game for the nett championship,  with the Match going to the 18th green, with Gillian Wallace winning by 2 holes.  Well done, Midland!




29 June 2017

UPDATE FROM THE SCOTTISH SENIOR WOMENS MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

The Scottish Senior Women's Match Play Championship reached the Matchplay stages today, with mixed fortunes for Midland members.
The morning games were played in relentless rain, making conditions very tough.  Heather Anderson (Blairgowrie) won 4&2 over Lynne Fraser (Fortrose & Rosemarkie), Fiona de Vries (St Rule) won 5&4 over Anne McGregor (Ladybank), Lorna McKinley (Dunnikier Park) won 4&3 over Alison Bartlett (Dornoch),  Aileen Baker (Crail) lost  2&1 to Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire)

Brollies were the order of the day over Rosemount

In the Nett Matchplay games  Gillian Wallace (Blairgowrie) won 3&2 over Louise Graham (Carnoustie),  but Sandy Bushby lost 3&1 to  Diane Moncrieff (Carrickvale), Christine Steedman (Pitreavie) lost 6&5 to Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle), Mary Miller (Blairgowrie) lost 4&2 to Sue Howell (Lingdale) and Millie Douglas (Aberdour) lost 4&3 to Karen Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park).

The afternoon  Quarter-finals brought no respite as the heavy rain continued unabated. 
Fiona de Vries won 5&4 over Mary Smith (Tain), Lorna McKinley won 2 up over Anne Ryan (Tain), but Heather Anderson lost 2&1 to Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire)
In the Nett Matchplay  game  Gillian Wallace won 3&2 over Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle)

The results mean Midland will be well represented in the Semi-finals.

08:30am  Sheena Wood (Aberdeen Ladies v Lorna McKinley
08:40am  Fiona de Vries v Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire)
Nett
09:00am  Diane Moncrieff (Carrickvale) v Sue Holwell (Lingdale)
09:10am  Gillian Wallace v Marjorie Ahern (Lahinch)