Sunday, August 17, 2008

Scottish Seniors Photos and Videos

To see all the videos and Photographs from the Scottish Senior Championships --- Click on the following link Senior Championship Videos and Photographs

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Scottish Vets are Champions after final day is a wash out

Rain washed out the third and final day of the Veteran Ladies Golfing Association area team championship at Southerness Golf Club.
Scotland, who were leading the table with two wins out of two, after two days' play won the title and the Miller Stirling Salver.
Final placings:
1 Scotland 4pt 14 games, 2 English North 2pt 9 1/2 games, 3 English Midlands 2pt 7 games, 4 English South 0pt 5 1/2 games.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Scottish Vets are still on course to win the Inter Area Championships

Scotland are set to win the title in the Veteran Ladies Golfing Association Inter-area Championship at Southerness Golf Club.They made it two wins out of two today when they beat English Midlands 8-1. West Vets Vice Captain Helen Faulds partnered Kathleen Sutherland in the morning foursomes victory and West vets Champion May Hughes won her singles tie in the afternoon.
Their final opponents on Thursday are English North who have a 1 defeat and 1 win so far
Wednesday details:
Foursomes: L Bennett, F De Vries beat J Collingham, J Ashmore 1 hole; H Anderson, F Hunter beat A Dawson, J Doleman 6 and 4; H Faulds, K Sutherland beat P Parker, J Watter 5 and 4 (3-0).
Singles: Anderson beat P West 3 and 2, Bennett halved with Collingham, P Williamson beat Ashmore 5 and 4, M Hughes beat A Burtt 2 and 1, Hunger halved with Doleman, Sutherland beat Parker 3 and 2 (5-1).

Foursomes: F Anderson, P Wrightson beat C Stirling, S Stradling 1 hole; C Kirk, R Lindley beat R Watters, C Armstrong 5 and 4; E Elliott, H Smyth lost to I Brien, J O'Keefe 2 holes (2-1).
Singles: Anderson beat S Ellis 3 and 1, Wrightson halved with Stirling, Kirk lost to J Ballard 1 hole, B Laird beat Brien 1 hole, S Paul beat Watters 7 and 6, Lindley beat O'Keefe 3 and 2 (4 ½-1 ½).

1 Scotland 2 wins.
2 English Midlands 1 win, 1 defeat.
2 English North 1 win, 1 defeat.
4 English South 2 defeats.

Video of the Scottish Seniors Matchplay Final at Deeside

Here is a video of the Final of the 2008 Scottish Seniors Matchplay Championship at Deeside Golf Club at the beginning of August. West Vets Alex Glennie is in the 2nd Flight Final To see the video Click Here
You need to be on broadband . --- If you connection is too slow try clicking on watch in standard quality

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Scotland win against England South at Southerness

Scotland, rallied after losing the foursomes 2-1, to make a winning start to the Veteran Ladies Golfing Association inter-area championship at Southerness Golf Club today.
The Scots beat England South 6-3 while England Midlands beat England North, also by 6-3.
Foursomes - P West, P. Parker bt P. Wrightson, F. Anderson 2 and 1; A. Burte, J Walter lost to E. Elliott, H. Smyth 6 and 5, J. Collingham, J. Ashmore bt C. Kirk, R. Lindley 2 holes (2-1).
Singles - J. Doleman lost to Wrightson 3 and 2, A. Dawson lost to Anderson 5 and 4, West bt Elliott 4 and 3; Collingham bt Smyth 8 and 6, Ashmore bt S. Paul 3 and 2, Walter beat Lindley 2 and 1 (4-2).

Foursomes: L. Bennett and F. de Vries beat C. Stirling, S. Stradling 2 and 1; H. Anderson and F. Hunter lost to R. Watters, C. Armstrong 3 and 2; H. Faulds and M. Hughes lost to I. Brien, J. O'Keeffe 4 and 3 (1-2)
Singles - Anderson lost to Stirling 3 and 2, Bennett beat S. Ellis 5 and 3, De Vries beat J. Ballard 4 and 3, P. Williamson beat O'Keefe 1 hole, Hunter beat Stradling 2 and 1, K. Sutherland beat Armstrong 1 hole (5-1)

Highland Vets retain Lyon Trophy over Northern at Lossie

Highland retained the Lyon Trophy beating Northern 6-3 in the annual Scottish Veteran Ladies Golfing Association area representative match over the Moray Old Course, Lossiemouth.
To read all the results Click Here

Vets Jamboree at Southerness Golf Club

The Scotland team for the Veterans' Jamboree against England North, England Midlands and England South at Southerness Golf Club are playing from August 12th to 14th 2008

Heather Anderson (Northern).
Lorna Bennett (Midlands).
Fiona de Vries (Midlands).
Helen Faulds (West).
Fiona Hunter (East).
Kathleen Sutherland (Northern).
Margaret Tough (Midlands). Has Withdrawn due to injury
Pamela Williamson (East).
May Hughes (West) - Now in team to replace Margaret Tough (Midlands).who has withdrawn due to injury

Monday, August 11, 2008

West Vets win against the East Vets at Gullane

Elise Guy East Vice Captain and Fiona Roger West Team Captain -- Click to enlarge
The Annual Foursomes match between the West and East Vets was played over Gullane today. The West Vets Team won 3 - 2 to win the the ASP Trophy (Amicitia Semper Palma) ---- Friendship Always The Prize. The match was played in not to bad conditions except for one exceedingly heavy shower.
A gorgious evening meal was enjoyed back in the clubhouse afterwards.
East Vice Captain Elise Guy presented West Vets Team Captain for the day Fiona Roger with the trophy and the day was enjoyed by all
Match Results:(West Players 1st)
C Fell and F Roger halved with M Lauder and S King
J Graham and R Henderson won 7/6 against G Thomson and B Redwood
E Young and G Campbell won 5/3 against D Mitchell and J Roberts
S Macfarlane and C Dingwall halved P Early and V Hallam
A Dunn and M Stewart lost 3/2 against E Smith and C Ross

To see some photos click on the small photo below:
The 2008 West v East Vets (Foursomes Match)

May Hughes in the Scottish Team

Margaret Tough has had to pull out of the Scotland team for the Veteran Ladies Golfing Association Jamboree at Southerness whch begins tomorrow. She has a back complaint.
West Vets Champion May Hughes (Lanark) takes her place and joins West Vets Vice Captain Helen Faulds (Douglas Park) in the team

Monday, August 04, 2008

Alex Glennie and Anna Telfer do well at the Scottish Seniors

Anna Telfer, Suzanne Cadden and Alex Glennie
Congratulations go to West Vets Anna Telfer (Milngavie) and Alex Glennie (Kilmarnock Barassie)in their recent success at the Scottish Seniors at Deeside last week
Alex, Suzanne Cadden (Cardross)-- Hopefully joining the West Vets next season and Anna pictured above from right to left were the best from the West.
Anna and Alex qualified for the matchplay stages. Anna reached the quarter final stages to be beaten by the eventual winner Lorna Bennett (Ladybank) and Alex lost in the final of the 2nd flight to the 2007 Scottish Strokeplay Champion Kathleen Sutherland (Montrose)
Alex who also won the best net aggregate prize over the 2 day qualifying rounds was selected as 3rd reserve for the Scotland squad for the European senior women's amateur team championship at Wouwse Plantage Golf Club, the Netherlands from September 2nd to 5th.
To read all the results, reports, photographs and videos go to the West of Scotland Website