Monday, April 21, 2008

Scotland win the Mary McKenna Trophy

The 2009 Scottish Vets Team -- Click to enlarge
Scotland retained the Mary McKenna Perpetual Trophy by a 1pt (6 1/2-5 1/2)margin over their Irish veteran women rivals in a thrilling finish to the annual two-day match at St Margaret's Golf Club, Dublin
Irish names first:
Mary Madden & Carmel Cahill lost to Heather Anderson & Margaret Tough 4 and 2.
Valerie Hassett & Pamela Morgan lost to Lorna Bennett & Fiona de Vries 3 and 2.
Marilyn Henderson & Nano Brennan beat Helen Faulds & Fiona Hunter 2 and 1.
Sheena O'Brien-Kenney & Violet McBride beat Pamela Williamson & Kathleen Sutherland 1 hole.

Ireland 3 1/2- Scotland 4 1/2)
Mary McKenna lost to Kathleen Sutherland 1 hole..
Mary Madden halved with Margaret Tough.
Eileen MacMullen lost to Pamela Williamson 2 and 1.
Sheena O'Brien-Kenney beat Helen Faulds 3 and 2.
Pamela Morgan lost to Fiona De Vries 1 hole.
Violet McBride halved with Lorna Bennett.
Marilyn Henderson halved with Fiona Hunter.
Valerie Hassett beat Heather Anderson 7 and 6.

Thanks go to Gillian Kirkwood and Colin Farquharson for all the results and the photograph

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Draw for the 2008 West Vets Championship

The West Vets Championship for 2008 takes place at Renfrew Golf Club on the 6th - 7th May 2008. The first 8 Silver and 4 Bronze in the Spring Meeting at Largs have qualified for the Divisional Championship.
The draws are as follows:

West Vets Championship:
Alex Glennie (Kilmar. Barassie) v May Myers (Clober)
Janette McCartney (Erskine) v Linda McDougall (Greenock)
Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) v Helen Faulds (Douglas Park)
Pat Hutton (Lanark) v May Hughes (Lanark)

Bronze Championship:
Moira McCartney (Milngavie) v Pat Kerr (Haggs Castle)
Avril Berry (Douglas Park) v Sandra Carruthers (Whitecraigs)

Friday, April 11, 2008

Augusta --- Spring Meeting at Largs Kelburne !!

The Winner Alex Glennie -- Click to enlarge
The Spring Meeting took place at Largs Kelburne yesterday and the 1st Hole was the downfall of many a player. The Scores ranged from a birdie 2 to about a fourteen with the green as fast if not faster than at Augusta !!
The best score of the day was by Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) who had an Gross 82 net 77. The SSS 73, CSS 76 (Reduction Only)

SCRATCH : Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) 82

SILVER: 1 Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie) 82-5=77
2 May Hughes (Carluke) 83-5=78
3 Janice Paterson (Drumpellier) 85-6=79

Bronze: 1 Moira McCartney (Milngavie) 106 - 22 = 84.0
2 Sandra Carruthers (Whitecraigs) 108-23=85
3 Maureen Thompson (Old Ranfurly) 111-22=89

The full list of results are available if you click on the Competition results link on the RHS of this web page or at this LINK

To print out a copy of your handicap exchange letter Click Here . Please note the clubs are not necessarily in handicap order --- however find your own and print out that page
Cock Pheasant embedded in car grill --- click to enlarge
Gill Campbell (Bearsden) scored a spectacular Birdie before she even arrived at the course on Thursday.
A cock pheasant flew into her radiator grill and was so deeply embedded that the AA had to remove the front of her car to get it out.
Thanks go to Sheila Goudie for the gruesome photo ---- click to enlarge

Some Photos taken on the day --- Click on the picture to see what it is.