Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Helen Faulds selected for the Scottish Vets Team

The Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association team to play a “Mary McKenna Seniors Selection” from Ireland at Southerness Golf Club on the Solway Firth on April 15-16 is:
Lorna Bennett (Midlands), Liz Campbell (Borders), Fiona de Vries (Midlands), Helen Faulds (West), Noreen Fenton (East), Kathleen Sutherland (North), Moira Thomson (East), Margaret Tough (Midlands), Pamela Williamson (East).
The first-day programme will consist of four-ball matches with singles on the Monday.
At stake is the Mary McKenna Perpetual Trophy. The annual match was not held last year because of reorganisation of senior women’s golf within Ireland.
To see further details click on this link The New Scottish Vets

Friday, February 23, 2007

Janice Paterson is the best West Vet in Spain

All the Scots at The Spanish Seniors 2007--- Click to enlarge
Congratulations goes to Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) who was 15th in the at Spanish Open Senior Ladies Championships at Golf Bonalba today and also 2nd in the handicap section. In a field of 90 entrants it was a terrific achievement. Many congratulations also go to Honorary RLCGA Member Maureen Richmond (Kilmacolm) on her fantastic 2nd place position.

List of Prizewinners

Final Results
1 - Fran├žois Colmant (ITA) 157 (78+79)
2. - Maureen Richmond (SCO) 158 (77+81)
3. - Ana Vilella (SPA) 161 (80+81)
Other Scots:
13 - P Williamson (Baberton) 166 (83+83)
15 - J Paterson (Drumpellier) 167 (83+84)
21 - H Faulds (Douglas Park) 171 (87+84)
57 - B Biggart (Kilmacolm) 181 (93+88)
63 - F Roger (Ranfurly Castle) 184 (94+90)
75 - J Mack (Haggs Castle) 192 (97+95)

Congratulations also go to Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) who was in Scotland's A team who were runners up in the Team Awards

Leading totals

319 Spain A (C Marsans, M Yanes, A Vilella).
324 Scotland A (H Faulds, M Richmond, P Williamson), Sweden B.
326 Sweden A.
353 Scotland B (B Biggart, J Mack, J Paterson).

Team Scores

Here is a wee slideshow thanks to Fiona Roger for her photos:

Alternatively if here is another slideshow --- Thanks Fiona again for the photos:

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

The Spanish Seniors Foursomes/Better ball Results

The Spanish partnership of Marta Estany and Vicky Pertierra won the Senior Womens "Doubles" Championship today at the Club of Golf of Bonalba, in Alicante. On a day that was cloudy and very windy the scoring was exceedingly difficult. Congratulations go to RLCGA's Maureen Richmond and Barbara Biggart on their tremendous achievement in just missing out on the big win by 1 or 2 shots and ended up being 3rd overall 1 shot behind the Spanish winners

FINAL Scores. - Marta Estany (ESP) /Vicky Pertierra (ESP) 156 (75+81)
2. - Cristina Marsans (ESP) /Beatriz Ramirez de Haro (ESP) 157 (77+80) (Better 2nd round)
3. - Barbara Biggart (SCO) /Maureen Richmond (SCO) 157 (75+82)
4- Erika Annison (SWE) /Edeltraut Jacob (GER) 157 (73+84)

Other Scots:

7 - Pamela Williamson and Diane Williams (Can) 161 (80+81)
12 - Helen Faulds and Janice Paterson 164 (80+84)
29 - Jennifer Mack and Fiona Roger 175 (87+88)

Sunday, February 18, 2007

The Spanish Seniors 2007 Draw Sheets

Helen Faulds (Douglas Park), Janice Paterson (Drumpellier),Jennifer Mack (Haggs Castle), Fiona Roger (Ranfurly Castle are flying out to Spain today to play in the Spanish Open Senior Ladies Championships (20th - 23rd February 2007)at Golf Bonalba.
The tournament consists of 2 rounds of foursomes and Jennifer and Fiona are partners and Helen and Janice are teamed together. This is then followed by 2 rounds of singles and the lowest aggregate scratch score is the Spanish Seniors Champion. Fiona who plays off 11.2 is the highest handicapped player in the field of 90 accepted players for the singles event. However, with a handicap prize on offer Fiona who is the holder of the 2006 Handicap prize will be out to retain the trophy.
To see the Foursomes Partnerships
Click here

To see the Singles Draw
Click Here

The other Scots in the field are Barbara Biggart (Kilmacolm), Maureen Richmond (nee Wlaker)(Kilmacolm)--- Past Curtis Cup Team Member who lives in England now, and Pamela Williamson (Baberton)
We wish them all every success and an enjoyable week in Spain
To see where they are off to
Click Here
(Can see a video if on broadband)

 I think that even if the golf is not good they will still have a great time !!