24 September 2016


Photo courtesy of Kirkwod Golf
The Ladies' Senior Home Internationals are being played at Alyth GC on Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 September and Midland Vets are well represented yet again. Our congratulations go to the Scottish team  Captain  Lorna Bennett and the team members Fiona de Vries and Lorna McKinlay.  The full team is :-

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:
Scotland v Wales
England v Ireland.
Foursomes tee off from 08.30am to 09.30am
Singles tee off from 1.10pm to 2.22pm

We wish the team well and encourage our Midland Vets to go along and add their support.

Shelagh Quinn
Midland Captain

22 September 2016


The Midland Vets AGM and Prize Giving will take place at Blairgowrie Golf Club at 11:30 am on Wednesday the 26th of October. To book your place and pay for your lunch  (£12.00) please click the link below. We look forward to seeing you all there.
* 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
What a fantastic way to end the SVLGA Championships.  Midland swept the board today in the Beddows Quaich, taking 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.  Well done to everyone, it was a terrific two days for Midland!
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
The SVLGA Championships  were played  in  BRILLIANT weather at Blairgowrie on Monday 19th  with Midland members well represented in the prize-winners.
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)

SVLGA Championship
WINNER     Scroggie Cup              Jennifer Bryans (East)
Runner Up  Cecil Leitch Brooch     Sheena Wood  (North)

Patrick Rosebowl
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
The quarter finals of the SVLGA Championship took place at Blairgowrie today.  Our Midlands Champion, Lorna McKinlay came  up against  Gillian Kyle (West) who was on top form, and  despite staging a good come-back at the half-way mark,  Lorna lost on the 13th.

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
Captain Shelagh Quinn hosted the committee outing for committee and past officials at Blairgowrie on Thursday 15th September.  Ladies played 2 rounds on the Wee Course,  with Lizee McGraw just pipping Winifred MacCallum for top spot. After play we enjoy  a lively catch-up chat  in the dining room over a  nice meal. 

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.
Supporters welcome!

7 September 2016


We had a great entry for the Autumn Meeting today - and some great scores.  You can find ALL the scores if you click on the Master scoreboard link on the right hand side of the Blog.  The default password is golfer 26, if you have forgotten your   password, email the Secretary and your password will be re-set for you.

Winner of Senior Vets Trophy  :   Lizee McGraw
Winner of the Owl Trophy  :  Shelagh Quinn

Lowest Gross  
77  Fiona de Vries (3)
Division 1
73  Shelagh  Quinn (8)
74  Fiona de Vries (3)
75  Ruth  McConkey (12)
Division 2
75  Janice Pirie (18)
76  Sheila Travers (14)
78  Margaret Ewen (16) bih
Division 3
79  Jean McEwen (21)
81  Susan MacDougall 24
82  Kay Jarvie (21) bih 
* the results for Division 3 have been amended