Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Helen Faulds to play Fiona De Vries in SVLGA Championship

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association championship at Blairgowrie on Sunday, September 24 has now been finalised.
The eight competitors has each won an area championship final this summer.
The draw is:
1.33 Jean Brydson (Castle Douglas & Galloway) v Noreen Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh & East).
1.40 Margaret McGregor (Dumfries and Co & Dumfries-shire) v Liz Campbell (Torwoodlee & Borders).
1.48 Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose & North) v Vivien Welsh (Elgin & Highland).
1.55 Helen Faulds (Douglas Park & West) v Fiona De Vries (St Rule & Midland).

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Date for Re-scheduled West v East Match

The singles match against the East at Troon Portland was postponed due to impossible weather conditions in June
The match is now re-scheduled for the 18th October

Monday, August 14, 2006

West Vets win foursomes against the East

The West Vets narrowly defeated East Vets by 3 games to 2 in the annual foursomes match for the "Friendship" salver held over Gullane No 2 this afternoon. The match was played in absolutely glorious weather.
The West team was :
Sandra Gilchrist and Moira Cameron, Sally Coster and Merope Dunlop, Fiona Roger and Patricia Brown, Anne Dunn and Sheilagh Osborne and Maureen Mitchell(Old Ranfurly) and Fay Storey.
Moira Cameron and Sandra Gilchrist --Click to enlarge
Fiona Roger and Patricia Brown -- Click to enlarge
Sheilagh Osborne and Co
Moira Cameron and Sandra Gilchrist -- Click to enlarge
The 19th Hole -- Meal afterwards
Thanks go to Pat Walker (Vice Capain) for the photos. ---- Click on the photo to see an enlargement and the click on the back bar on your browser to return to this page

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Pat Hutton's Team wins the SVLGA Area Team Championship

The 2006 Scottish Vets Winning Team
Scotland won the Veteran Ladies Golf Association’s area team championship for the Miller Stirling Trophy at Formby Golf Club today.
The team, captained by Pat Hutton (Lanark and SVLGA -- West Division), clinched the title with a sweeping 7-2 win over North of England, last year’s winners. The victory completed a three wins out of three record over the three days for Scotland.
The Scots had one hand on the trophy when they made a 3-0 clean sweep of the morning foursomes and took the singles 4-2 with wins by Lorna Bennett (Ladybank), Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) and Pamela Williamson (Baberton) plus halved matches involving Moira Thomson (North Berwick) and Fiona De Vries (St Rule).
“It was a wonderful team to captain with such strength in depth,” said Pat


Foursomes: A Wood & E Elliott lost to M Thomson & L Campbell 1 hole; J Rogers & C Williamson lost to P Williamson & M Tough 3 and 2; H Smyth & L Hague lost to F De Vries & K Sutherland 5 and 3 (0-3).
Singloes: Williamson halved with Thomson, Hague lost to Bennett 1 hole, C Kirk lost to Sutherland 3 and 1, Wood lost Williamson 5 and 4, Elliott halved with De Vries, Smith bt N Fenton 2 holes (2-4).
Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the report

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Scotland Vets have a second win at Formby

Scotland are favourites to win the Veteran Ladies Golfing Association’s area team golf championship for the Miller Stirling Trophy at Formby Golf Club, Lancashire.
The Scots, skipper by Pat Hutton (Lanark and West Vets), are the only team left with a 100 % record going into the last day’s play. They followed up their 6 ½-2 ½ win over South by beating English Midlands 5-4 in very windy conditions on Wednesday.
Defending champions North of England, surprisingly beaten 5-4 by South of England on the second day, are Scotland’s final opponents.
The Scots lost the foursomes 2-1 to Midlands and then lost the first two singles which left them trailing 4-1 with four ties to finish.
“The tail wagged splendidly,” said Pat Hutton, “because we won the last four ties through Lorna Bennett, Kathleen Sutherland, Margaret Tough and Noreen Fenton.”



Foursomes: M Thomson & L Campbell lost to P West & P Parker 5 and 4; P Williamson & M Tough bt S Westall & J Snelson 3 and 2; L Bennett & N Fenton lost to D Parker & A Stockdale 4 and 2 (1-2).

Singles: Williamson lost to West 2 and 1, F De Vries lost to P Parker 2 and 1, Bennett beat D Backhouse 3 and 1, K Sutherland beat A Bruce 2 and 1, Tough beat Stockdale 7 and 5, Fenton beat D Parker 5 and 4 (4-2).

Other result:


Scotland 2 wins
North 1 win
South 1 win
Midlands 0 wins
Scotland v North, South v Midlands.

Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the Report

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Scotland Vets make Winning Start

Scotland made a winning start to the Veteran Ladies Golf Association area team championship at Formby Golf Club, Lancashire today.
They beat South of England 6 ½ to 3 ½ after making a 3-0 clean sweep of the foursomes.
“The girls are tired but happy. We had very heavy showers in the morning and a very strong wind in the afternoon so the conditions were physically testing,” said Scotland captain Pat Hutton.
Scotland’s winners in the singles were Pamela Williamson (Baberton), Noreen Fenton (Merchants of Edinburgh) and Margaret Tough (Falkirk). Kathleen Sutherland (Royal Montrose) had a square match.
In the other tie of the opening day, North of England, holders of the Miller Stirling Trophy, beat English Midlands 5½-3½.

Day 1 results:

Foursomes: M Thomson & L Campbell bt J O’JKeefe & R Waters 4 and 3; F De Vries & K Sutherland bt S Ellis & I Brien 6 and 5; L Bennett & N Fenton bt V Morgan & M Maisey 4 and 2 (3-0).
Singles: Thomson lost to O’Keefe 5 and 4, P Williamson beat Brien 2 holes, De Vries lost to Ellis 4 and 3, Sutherland halved with Waters, Fenton beat M Copp 6 and 5, M Tough beat Morgan 7 and 5 (3 ½-2 ½).


Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood for the Report