Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Scottish Vets Jamboree at Blairgowrie --- The West Vets do well

West Vet May Hughes and East Vet Karen Ballantyne (Click to enlarge)

Blairgowrie Golf Club was a very busy place on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of this week as 120 Vets from all over Scotland arrived to play in their annual competitions. Weather was kind to us this year and the courses were in very good condition.

The Championship played on the Lansdowne Course features the divisional champions in a knockout competition and May Hughes, our West vets Champion, was runner up in the final losing 2 and 1 to Karen Ballantyne (East).
Karen won the Scroggie Cup.
May won her quarter final and semi final against Lynne Terry (North) and Fiona de Vries (Midland) respectively. Well done May--you represented us very well.

West Vets Captain -- Helen Faulds wins the Lyon Picture for best Scratch -
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In the medal round on Rosemount on Monday the winner of the Rosebowl was Moira Begbie (Midlands) 84-12-72. West Vets Captain Helen Faulds won 4th Handicap 78-5-73 and was also awarded the Lyon Picture for the best scratch 78.

Moyra Gordon - Click to enlarge

West Vet -- Moyra Gordon --- Click to enlarge

The Catherine Costorphine Slaver (for the best Bronze Nett Score) was presented to Moyra Gordon 97-21-76. Moyra was also runner up in the Past Presidents Quaich.

Helen Faulds and Carol Fell - Click to enlarge Helen Faulds and Carol Fell ---
Beddows Quaich and Tony Moffat Memorial Trophy Winners - Click to enlarge

The Greensomes Competition was played over the Lansdowne Course and West had 9 couples playing. Vice captain Fiona Roger took the place of Anne Dunn who unfortunately had a foot injury.

Carol Fell and Helen Faulds won the Tony Moffat Memorial Trophy for the best Scratch Score of 77 (2 over the SSS OF 75)and the Beddows Quaich for 1st handicap 77-7-70.

So all in all a good result for West division Vets at Blairgowrie this year. To read the full list of results go to the Scottish Vets Website

Sally Coster and Isabel McIntosh - Click to enlarge Sally Coster and Isabel McIntosh - Click to enlarge

West Vet Sally Coster was also announced as the new Vice President of the SVLGA Association with Jean Thomas who takes over as President from Isabel McIntosh (who is pictured above in the photos presenting the Trophies)

Thank you to Jean Lambert -Vets Secretary -and her helpers for all her hard work and ensuring such smooth running of all the competions over the 3 days.

Click on the small thumbnail to see some photos from the event AND THEN CLICK ON SLIDESHOW

2010 Scottish Vets Jamboree Blairgowrie