14 December 2016
26 October 2016
Following close of business, the Prize-giving took place. Proceedings were rounded off by the Midland Vets 2016 Champion, Lorna McKinley who gave a very kind vote of thanks.
|Bronwen Godley, winner of the Allan Cup and Captain's Prize with Shelagh Quinn, winner of the Owl Trophy||.|
|New Captain, Lizee McGraw, winner of the Senior Vets Cup|
|Lorna McKinley 2016 Midland Vets Champion|
|2016 Prize Winners|
|Lyn Fleming & Miriam Wilson, winners of the Stableford Salver and Fiona de Vries, winner of the Patrick Rosebowl.|
|Vice-Captain Lorna Bennett|
17 October 2016
* Please advise the Secretary of any special dietary requirements!
13 October 2016
Funeral service in Kirkcaldy Crematorium, on Friday, October 21, at 10.15 a.m., to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only, please, but donations, if so desired, may be made at the Crematorium for Cancer Research U.K Scotland
4 October 2016
Ireland, Scotland and Wales finished with 1pt apiece. After a long involved three-stage countback, European champions Ireland were declared the runners-up with Wales third and Scotland last of four, which means Scotland "won" the Wooden Spoon. Oh well, there's always next year....
24 September 2016
|Photo courtesy of Kirkwod Golf|
Lorna Bennett Ladybank
Fiona de Vries St Rule
Alex Glennie Kilmarnock Barassie
Gillian Kyle East Renfrewshire
Lesley Lloyd Hayston
Lorna McKinlay Dunnikier Park
Mary Smith Tain
Sheena Wood Aberdeen Ladies
Tuesday's opening matches at Alyth:
We wish the team well and encourage our Midland Vets to go along and add their support.
22 September 2016
* The Minutes of the 2015 AGM can be accessed by clicking on the link on the right hand column of the Blog.
20 September 2016
|Ruth McConkey, Midland Captain Shelagh Quinn & Christine Steedman|
1st Ruth McConkey & Christine Steedman 84 - 10.2 = 73.2
2nd Alison Houston & Emma Wilson 84 - 10 = 74
3rd Liz Fertacz & Jacqui Landsburgh 88 - 13.4 = 74.6
Scratch : Susie Arbuckle & Mary Summers (North) 80
|MIDLAND WINNERS! Alison Houston, Emma Wilson, Christine Steedman, Captain Shelagh Quinn, Ruth McConkey, Liz Fertacz and Jacqui Landsburgh|
|Janice Lang with the Past President's Quaich and Midland Captain Shelagh Quinn with the Lyon trophy|
Congratulations to Christine Steedman who won the Allen Plate for best Scratch in the 65-69 years section, with a score of 83, and also the Buchanan Cup for best Handicap score in the same section with a 72.
Christine just missed out on the Patrick Rosebowl by the bih to Alex Glennie, but she wins the Smith Medal for 2nd place.
Janice Lang won the Past President's Quaich (70 +) and Midland Captain Shelagh Quinn came 3rd in the Patrick Rosebowl.
Midland also share the Lyon Trophy, for the Division with best three nett scores : Midland (72,74,76) & West (72,75,75)
WINNER Scroggie Cup Jennifer Bryans (East)
Runner Up Cecil Leitch Brooch Sheena Wood (North)
Winner Alex Glennie (West) 73 - 3 = 72 bih
Second Christine Steedman (Midland) 83 - 11 = 72
Third Shelagh Quinn (Midland) 82 - 8 = 74
Lyon Picture (Scratch)
Alex Glennie (West) 75
Catherine Corstorphine Salver (Best Nett Bronze)
Sheila Hunter (East) 98 - 23 = 75
Wee Course Competition for the Small Cup
Carol Fell (West)
18 September 2016
|Lorna and Gillian on the 1st tee on Lansdowne|
Sheena Wood (North - holder) won 1 up against Alison Bartlett
Gillian Kyle (West) won 6 & 5 against Lorna McKinlay (Midland)
Jennifer Bryans (East) w.o.
Fiona Hunter (Galloway) won 5 & 4 against Venetia Scott (Borders)
The semi-finals take place tomorrow at 9.05am.
Sheena Wood v Gillian Kyle
Jennifer Bryans v Fiona Hunter
Early bird supporters welcome!
16 September 2016
|Lizee, Shelagh and Winifred|
This weekend the final stages of the SVLGA Championship take place over the Lansdowne course at Blairgowrie.
The Champions of the eight divisions within the SVLGA meet for the match play stages on Sunday and Monday. We wish our Midland Champion
Lorna McKinley all the best.
Sunday 18th September
1:30pm Alison Bartlett (Highland) v Sheena Wood (North - holder)
1:40pm Gillian Kyle (West) v Lorna McKinlay (Midland)
1:50pm Jennifer Bryans (East) w.o. (Dumfrieshire : no competitor)
2:00pm Fiona Hunter (Galloway) v Venetia Scott (Borders)
Monday Semi-finals at 9:05am and 9:15am and Final at 1:30pm.
7 September 2016
Winner of Senior Vets Trophy : Lizee McGraw
Winner of the Owl Trophy : Shelagh Quinn
77 Fiona de Vries (3)
73 Shelagh Quinn (8)
74 Fiona de Vries (3)
75 Ruth McConkey (12)
75 Janice Pirie (18)
76 Sheila Travers (14)
78 Margaret Ewen (16) bih
79 Jean McEwen (21)
81 Susan MacDougall 24
82 Kay Jarvie (21) bih
* the results for Division 3 have been amended
31 August 2016
Update : The Draw has been changed several times due to cancellations, those affected have been advised. There are still spaces for any late entries. Please contact the Secretary if you would like to play. Any last minute cancellations on the day/ adjustments to the Draw will be dealt with at the registration desk.
(CLICK ON THE DRAW SHEET TO ENLARGE)
* It is with much sadness we have to record the death of Midland member Pat Hebner who died on Friday 26th August, after a very short and sudden illness. Pat's funeral will take place on Tuesday 6th September at St Johns Catholic Church in Melville Street Perth at 10am then on to Perth Crematorium.
17 August 2016
If you have any trophies to return, please bring them with you to the Meeting or make arrangements to have them returned to any member of the committee as soon as possible.
* You can check entries to date, by clicking on the link at the right hand side of the Blog
3 August 2016
|Meriel Walker (2nd) with Lyn Fleming (1st)|
1st Lyn Fleming & Miriam Wilson 37 pts Overall Winners
2nd Carolyn Haddow & Meriel Walker 37 pts Overall Runners-Up
3rd Joyce Murdoch & Dorothy Peterson 35pts
Dianne Watson & Fiona Hill 30pts
To view the full results please click on the Master Scoreboard link at the right hand side of the Blog, and you will see Competition Results. You can then click on Gross or Nett to view all scores. If you have forgotten your password, please email the secretary and it will be be re-set for you.
*Our last Meeting of the season is at Ladybank on Wednesday August 7th. If you have any trophies to return, please bring them with you to the Meeting or make arrangements to have them returned to any member of the committee as soon as possible.
1 August 2016
Congratulations to Midland players Fiona de Vries and Lorna McKinlay on being selected to represent Scottish Vets at the SVLGA Vets Jamboree at Panmure Golf Club, Barry, on Tuesday 2nd, Wednesday 3rd, and Thursday 4th August
Spectators most wecome. Good luck, Scotland!
27 July 2016
Late cancellation : Due to injury, we now have a spare slot at 9.55am. Please advise if you know of anyone who would like to play. Thanks.
6 July 2016
* Kate Carruthers (Kirkcaldy) is looking for a partner.
17 June 2016
14 June 2016
|Semifinalists Lorna Bennett, Lorna McKinley, |
Emma Wilson and Aileen Baker
|Vice Captain Lizee McGraw, Emma Wilson, |
Midland Vets Champion Lorna McKinley and Captain Shelagh Quinn
|Captain Shelagh Quinn presents Lorna with the Trophy.|
|Lorna proudly holding the trophy.|
13 June 2016
The Summer meeting was played at a rather damp Crieff Golf Club today with the clouds hanging over the tree tops. The early morning drizzle cleared and the day improved with blue skies eventually appearing.The best score of the day wen to Carol McMichael, Auchterarder whose 72 won the Donaldson Trophy.
The Poppy Paperweight for the 70+ went to Aileen Miller, Auchterarder with a net 77 on the better inward half from Linda Somerville and Olive O’Sullivan.
The CSS today was 75, the SSS 74. Due to a hiccup with the notebook, the scores have not yet been posted to Scottish Golf. If members require an updated handicap ASAP please submit your own score to your club.Gross
1 Dianne Watson 79
2 Kay Knight 81
Division 1 net
1 Dianne Watson 79-4=75 (BL6)
2 Kay Knight 81-6=75
3 Emma Wilson 87-10=77
Division 2 net
1 Carol McMichael. 92-20=72
2 Hazel Gibson 92-18=74 (BIH)
3 Helen Ewan 89-15=74
Division 3 net
1 Linda Somerville98-21=77
2 Angela Crossland. 109-30=79
3 Catherine Peebles. 101-21=80 (BIH)
The top 8 scores today qualify for the Midland Vets Championship and the quarter finals were played this afternoon.
Kay Knight (Pitlochry) lost to Emma Wilson (Elis and Earlsferry Ladies) 2&1
Heather Anderson (Blairgowrie) lost to Aileen Baker (Crail) 4&3
Linda Dyball (Pitreavie) lost to Lorna McKinlay (Dunnikeir Park) 5&3
Gillian Wallace (Blairgowrie) lost to Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) 4&2
The semi-finals start at 9.00 tomorrow followed at 14.00 by the final. Spectators welcome!
11 June 2016
The Draw was made on the 7th June, in handicap order on that day, if there are changes/cancellations, these will be dealt with on the day at the desk.
CLICK ON THE DRAW TO ENLARGE
7 June 2016
|Captain Shelagh Quinn with the Midlands Team|
We had a few new faces playing for the team today and I think they are all looking forward to their next match. Today's players were: Shona Leighton, Moira Lumby, Kathleen Duncan, Emma Wilson, Winifred McCallum, Mary Hope, Lizee McGraw, Brenda Clough, Moira Begbie, and Liz Fertacz. The golf was very sociable and much enjoyed by all and we were well entertained by the West Vets.
Shelagh Quinn, Captain
(Click on the pix to enlarge)
RESULTS : WEST PLAYERS FIRST
Jennifer Mack (Haggs) beat Shona Leighton (Alyth) 4 and2
Helen Faulds Douglas Park lost to Moira Lumby (King James V1) 4 and 2
Linda McDougall (Greenock) beat Kathleen Duncan (Pitlochry) 4 and 3
Anabel Kane (Kilmacolm) beat Emma Wilson (Elie and Earlsferry) 3 and 2
June Lockhart (Gleddoch) lost to Winifred McCallum 5 and 4
Karen Maxwell (Milngavie) lost to Mary Hope (Blairgowrie) 1 up
Liz Hale (Caldwell ) beat Lizzie McGraw (Auchterarder) 2up
Anne Judge (Ranfurly Castle ) beat Brenda Clough (Blairgowrie) 7 and 5
Lynn McColl (Bearsden) beat Moira Begbie (Ladybank) 2 and 1
Enid Young (Balmore) lost to Liz Fertacz ((Blairgowrie) 2 up
5 June 2016
The Team is as follows :
Emma Wilson (Elie) 9.7
Winifred McCallum (Falkirk) 10.5
Mary Hope (Blairgowrie) 11.4
Lizee McGraw (Auchterarder) 11.4
Brenda Clough (Blairgowrie) 11.5
Moira Begbie (Ladybank) 12.0
Liz Fertacz (Blairgowrie)12.5
Under 10 handicaps
Shona Leighton (Alyth) 7.0
Moira Lumby (King James V1) 9.2
Kathleen Duncan (Pitlochry) 9.3
See you all at Kilmacolm!
SHELAGH QUINN Captain
* The closing date for the Crieff Meeting on Monday 13th June is Monday 6th June. Please remember the draw is handicap order.
17 May 2016
Kay Knight lost 4&2 to Sue Penman
Elsie Hutcheon lost 3&2 to Anne Brownie
Aileen Baker won 2&1 over Hazel Saunders
Dorothy Ford won 3&2 over Carol Brown
Sarah Walker won 6&4 over Ruth Brown
Fiona Hill lost 2 holes to Dawn Young
Tricia Chillas won 5&3 over Dulcie Barnes
Shelagh Quinn, Captain
(CLICK ON THE PIX TO ENLARGE)
|Midland Captain Shelagh Quinn is presented with the Liz Miskimmin Friendship Quaich by East Vets Captain Anne Brownie|
|The Midlands Team with Captain Shelagh Quinn...well done everyone.|
Our final Match (handicaps 10 +) will be against West Vets at Kilmacolm on Tuesday June 7th.
12 May 2016
Fiona de Vries (St Rule) lost to Sheena Woods (Aberdeen Ladies) 5&4
Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) bt Lynne Fotheringham (Grange Monifeith) 2&1
Lorna McKinlay (Dunnikier Park) halved with Susan Arbuckle (Panmure Barry)
Dianne Watson (Leven) bt Jill Harrison (Cruden Bay) 4&3
Linda Dyball (Pitreavie) bt Ann Smart (Banchory) 7&6
Heather Anderson (Blairgowrie) halved with Kim Watt ( Aberdeen Ladies)
Elaine Allison (Stirling) bt Pat Wilson (Murcar) 9&8
Shelagh Quinn, Captain
(Click on the Pix to enlarge)
7 May 2016
The draw will be made on the 7th of June and will be in handicap order which means we can't accommodate travelling requests for this Meeting. We look forward to seeing everyone there and hope for some flaming
30 April 2016
Scottish Golf has been working on creating a Senior Womens Order of Merit and a Senior Womens selection policy for 2016 which will cover selection for the European Team Championships and the Home Internationals. You will be able to access these documents by clicking the links on the right hand side of the website.
22 April 2016
Lorna Bennett (2.7) Ladybank
Fiona de Vries (3.0) St Rule
Lorna McKinlay (3.5) Dunnikier Park
Dianne Watson (4.1) Leven
Elaine Allison (4.7) Stirling
Heather Anderson (4.8) Blairgowrie
Linda Dyball (4.9) Pitreavie
RESERVES : Margaret Tough, Karen Burns & Gillian Wallace
The Team for the Match against East Vets at Turnhouse on
Tuesday 17th May.
Kay Knight (5.5) Pitlochry
Dorothy Ford (6.2) Scotscraig
Elsie Hutcheon (6.3) Ladybank
Sarah Walker (6.4) Braehead
Aileen Baker (6.5) Crail
Fiona Hill (7.2) St Regulus
Tricia Chillas (8.1) Stirling
RESERVES : Kathleen Duncan & Moira Lumby
SHELAGH QUINN, CAPTAIN