Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Scottish Senior Women's Open Championship Blairgowrie 27th June 2017

The first round of the Scottish Women's Senior Championship took place today at a very wet Blairgowrie Golf Club.   Despite the very wet and difficult conditions there were some very good scores.
The top seven scores were as follows :-

Wendy Nicholson (Baberton) 77
Alison Bartlett (Royal Dornoch) 78
Heather Anderson (Blairgowrie) 79
Gillian Kyle (East Renfrewshire) 79
Donna Jackson {Troon} 80
Sheena Woiod (Aberdeen) 80
Sue Howell Lingdale) 80

The top seven East Vets scores were:-

Jennfer Bryans {Harburn) 85
Anne Hanson (Glencorse) 85
Karen Ballantyne (Craigmillar Park) 86
Sue Penman (Gullane) 86
Dawn Young (North Berwick) 86
Joyce Hunnan (Gullane ) 86
Barbara Biggart (North Berwick) 87

  A full list of all scores can be viewed by clicking here here

Good luck to all competitors for the second round tomorrow. Hopefully the weather will improve .

Friday, 23 June 2017

Rearranged Summer Meeting at Haddington Golf Club Tuesday 23rd June 2017

31 members took part in the rearranged Summer Meeting today at Haddington Golf Club. The weather was a great improvement on the abandoned Summer Meeting held on the 6th June. There were a couple of heavy spells of rain and a strong wind.The greens were tricky and a few bunkers proved to be difficult for some, and ruined a few score cards.
A few really good scores were returned. Congratulations to the four with scores under their handicaps.

The CSS was 75, an increase of 2 on the SSS 73 PAR 73 and a counting competition for handicaps.

Winners were as follows

Silver Division
Scratch Jennifer Bryans 79
1st  Handicap Vivien Mitchell 87 - 17 net 70
2nd Handicap Louise Campbell 84-13 net 71
3rd Handicap Jane Nelson 88-15 net 73 BIH
4th  Handicap Anne McKenzie 92-19 net 73

Bronze Division
Scratch Moira Stratham 101
1st  Handicap Molly Woolgar 107-23 net 84
2nd Handicap Irene Grey 108 - 21 net 87

The scores can be viewed by clicking here

There were 2 two's
Jennifer Bryans. Hole 8
Louise Campbell. Hole  17

Championship Qualifiers
1. Jennifer Bryans 79
2. Anne Brownie 83 on count back
3. Morag Wardrop 83
4. Barbara Biggart 84 BIH
5. Louise Campbell 84
6. Karen Ballantyne 85 BIH
7. Jane Herd 85
8. Vivien Mitchell 87
The Championship draw can be viewed by clicking here

Four Ladies missed out on qualifying with scores of 88
Jane Nelson, Sal Sheppard, Sue Penman and Sophia Spiewak
Many thanks to Haddington Golf Club for their assistance in rearranging the competition. The course was in great condition and everyone seemed to enjoy their round

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Rearranged Summer Meeting 23rd June 2018 at Haddington Golf Club

The draw for the rearranged Summer Meeting may be viewed by clicking on the Draws Tab above.
Hopefully the weather will be kinder than on the original date. Best wishes to all ladies taking part.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Summer Meeting at Haddington 6th June 2017

Regretfully the Summer Meeting at Haddington today had to be abandoned when the green keeper declared the course unplayable and closed it. Unfortunately by this stage, a handful of ladies had managed to complete their round.  The Committee has been able to re-arrange a new date for the Summer Meeting and it is Friday 23rd June, at Haddington, with tee times from 8am to 12 noon. This will now be our Championship Qualifier.

To enter please email Dulcie on dulcie@jsbarnes.myzen.co.uk by 5pm on Thursday 15th June. Those ladies who are unavailable to play on this new date and who paid for today's competition, will have their £12 refunded in due course. The new draw will be emailed to all competitors no later than Sunday 18th June.

Any member who was not available on 6th June may enter on 23rd June.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

East Vets win the Elise Duncan Trophy at Mortonhall Thursday 1st June 2017

East Vets Team

West Vets Team

The singles match for the Elise Duncan Trophy against the West Vets took place today at Mortonhall Golf Club.The weather was dry, warm and windy.The course was in excellent condition with very tricky greens.
The match was played in a great friendly manner with the East managing to win by five games to four (a hat trick of three years in a row).
Thanks to the West Captain June Lockhart and her team for their contribution to a very enjoyable day.
Thanks also are due to Mortonhall Golf Club for courtesy of the course and to David the Club Steward for the wonderful catering and looking after us so well.
Results: East named first

1 Jennifer Bryans won against Donna Jackson 2/1
2 Anne Hanson halved with Gillian Kyle
3 Sue Penman lost to Lesley Lloyd 5/4
4 Carol Brown halved with Nicky Henderson
5 Dawn Young lost to Roz Purdom 4/3
6.Anne Brownie won against May Hughs 1 up
7 Sophia Spiewak lost to Robina Gilbertson 9/7
8 Linda Grieve won against Jennifer Mack 1 up
9 Hazel Saunders won against Annabel Kane 4/3
Congratulations to the East Ladies. It was a pleasure to watch the fabulous golf

West Vets Captain June Lockhart presenting the Trophy to East Vets Captain Caroline Kinnaird

 Photos from the match can be viewed by clicking here