30 September 2009

Senior Women's Home Internationals

Wednesday 30 September - Scotland are ahead after the second day of the Senior Home Internationals at Newport Golf Club, Wales. Top scorer is Midland Vet Fiona de Vries with 4 wins from 4. Unfortunately Lorna Bennet, who was selected for the team, had to withdraw for family reasons. The final matches are tomorrow (Thursday) when Scotland plays Wales. For a full report see Gillian Kirkwood's web site.

22 September 2009

SVLGA Blairgowrie - Patrick Rosebowl

The only Midland Vet to feature in the prize-list of the Patrick Rosebowl, the medal round played at Blairgowrie on Monday 21 September, was Margaret Tough (Falkirk) who scored an excellent nett 72 (77-5=72) to gain second place and the Smith Medal. Our congratulations to Margaret, and commiserations on being beaten for the Rosebowl on the better inward half by Alex Glennie of West Vets. For those who played, the CSS was 75

21 September 2009

Lorna Wins Scottish Vets Championship

Lorna Bennett is the new Scottish Vets Champion. Lorna beat Moira Thomson from East Vets at the 19th hole.

Today's results (Monday 21 September) from the Scottish Veteran Ladies championship over the Blairgowrie Lansdowne course were:
Moira Thomson (East) bt Lynne Terry (North) 5 and 4.
Lorna Bennett bt Sheila Cuthbertson(Borders) 4 and 3.
Lorna beat Moira Thomson at the 19th
For a detailed account of the championship, see Noreen Fenton's report on the East Vets website.

20 September 2009

Blairgowrie - SVLGA Championship & Open Meeting

Midland Vet champion Lorna Bennett won through to the Semi-Finals of the Scottish Vets Championship at Blairgowrie today (Sunday) beating Helen Faulds (west) by 4 and 3. The semi-finals and finals will be played on Monday (21st September).Other results.
Lynne Terry (N) beat Christine Brown (G) 6/4
Moira Thomson (E)beat Pearl Beattie (D) 6/4
Lorna Bennett (M) beat Helen Faulds (W) 4/3
Sheila Cuthbertson (B) Mary Smith (H)7/6

For results of our Midland Vets representatives in the Open Competition(Monday 21) and Greensomes (Tuesday 22), check this web page in due course. For information about the competitions, check out the SVLGA website

17 September 2009

Lorna is top Scot in Senior Women's British Open

Midland Vet Lorna Bennett achieved a top-10 finish in the Senior Women’s British Open golf championship for the second year in a row at Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club, South Wales today (Thursday 17 September). Lorna's rounds of 83, 82 and 77 for a total of 20-over-par 242 gained her a share of eighth place.

Fiona de Vries finished 2nd Scot and joint 15th with 83, 83 and 81 for 245.

For further details go to the Kirkwood Golf Web site

11 September 2009

Results from Autumn Meeting at Falkirk Tryst

Midland Vets played their Autumn Meeting today (Friday 11th September) in glorious sunshine - such a welcome change from the recent rain! The CSS was 74 (reduction only) despite a marvellous score from Elinor Arkley!

Winner of the Patrick Rosebowl (1st Scratch) - G Wallace (Glenisla) - 83

Winner of the Owl Trophy (1st nett) - E Arkley (Falkirk Tryst) - 85-19=66

Winner of the Senior Trophy - J Mulgrew (Stirling) - 89-14=75 bih

Division 1:
1st - B Brown (St Rule) - 87-11=76
2nd - S Bushby (Strathmore) - 84-7=77 bih
Division 2:
1st - E Arkley (Falkirk Tryst) - 85-19=66
2nd - D Davidson (Stirling) - 89-16=73
3rd - S Mitchell (Murrayshall) - 90-16=74
Division 3:
1st - P Cockshoot (Stirling) - 104-25=79 bih

Remember the MIDLAND VETS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and PRESENTATION OF PRIZES at Balbirnie Park Golf Club on Wednesday 28 October. Phone Jean Bald on 01383 860427 to book your place

1 September 2009

European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship

The European Senior Ladies’ Team Championship is taking place this week at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club in Ireland. Midland Vets Fiona de Vries and Lorna Bennett are part of the Scotland Team which has qualified for the matchplay stages in 5th place and is drawn to play England tomorrow (Wednesday 2 September). For a full report of the event check Gillian Kirkwood's website - www.kirkwoodgolf.co.uk . Live scoring is available on the Irish Ladies Golf Union site www.ilgu.ie.