Wednesday, April 20, 2016


The draw for the Summer Meeting at Caldwell on Monday 9th May has now been done and is available by clicking here or in the Entries and draw page 

The summer meeting is the S.V.L.G.A. (West ) Championship qualifier and as the draw is done on Handicap it has not been possible to accommodate requests for travelling together.

Any problems contact June Lockhart - 07956142619

Tuesday, April 19, 2016


Irish Senior Ladies Team v Scottish Vets Ladies Golf Association
Annual Match For The Mary McKenna Salver


2000 Royal Portrush Golf Club Ireland
2001 Gleneagles Golf Club Ireland
2002 Royal County Down Golf Club Ireland
2003 Old Prestwick Golf Club Scotland
2004 Hermitage Golf Club Scotland
2005 Gullane Golf Club Scotland
2006 No Match
2007 Southerness Golf Club Scotland
2008 St Margarets Golf Club Scotland
2009 Cruden Bay Golf Club Scotland
2010 Portmarnock Links Hotel & Golf Club Ireland
2011 Craigielaw Golf Club Ireland
2012 Templepatrick Golf Club Ireland
2013 West Kilbride Golf Club Ireland
2014 Donabate Golf Club Ireland
2015 Dunbar Golf Club Ireland
2016 Lahinch Golf Club Ireland

Ireland, with their 10-2 triumph at Lahinch on Sunday, now lead 10-6 overall in the Mary McKenna Salver series which began in the year 2000
It was the seventh Irish victory in a row, surpassing Scotland's six consecutive wins from 2003 to 2009.

Mary McKenna MBE, has provided all the statistics on display here.

Scottish players (West Vets in Bold) who have played in the Mary McKenna Salver Annual Match 2000- 2016
Name Club
1 Elaine Allison Stirling GC
2 Heather Anderson Alyth GC
3 Rose Anderson Huntly GC
4 Heather Anderson Troon Ladies GC
5 Karen Ballantyne Craigmillar Park GC
6 Alison Bartlett Royal Dornoch
7 Lorna Bennett Ladybank GC
8 Ruth Brown Lothianburn GC
9 Liz Campbell Torwoodlee GC
10 Fiona deVries St Rule GC
11 Nancy Duncan Brechin GC
12 Helen Faulds Douglas Park GC
13 Noreen Fenton Dunbar GC
14 Jane Finnie Troon Ladies GC
15 Alex Glennie Kilmarnock Barassie GC
16 Jill Harrison Cruden Bay GC
17 May Hughes Lanark GC
18 Fiona Hunter Baberton GC
19 Pat Hutton Lanark GC
20 Celia Kenny Dunblane GC
21 Gillian Kyle East Renfrewshire GC
22 Frances Liddle Dunblane GC
23 Lesley Lloyd Hayston GC
24 Jenny Lowden Nairn GC
25 Jennifer Mack Haggs Castle GC
26 Joan Marshall Baberton GC
27 Christine McAndrew Nairn Dunbar GC
28 Lorna McKinlay Dunnikier Park GC
29 Liz Miskimmon Dunblane GC
30 Anne Ryan Tain GC
32 Meg Sievwright Buckpool GC
33 Mary Smith Tain GC
34 Kathleen Sutherland Royal Montrose GC
35 Anna Telfer Milngavie GC
36 Lynne Terry Cruden Bay GC
37 Moira Thomson Gullane Ladies
38 Margaret Tough Falkirk Carmuirs GC
39 Linda Urquhart Banchory GC
40 Carol Whyte Milngavie GC
41 Pam Williamson Baberton GC
42 Pat Wilson Murcar :Links GC
43 Aileen Wilson Haggs Castle GC
44 Emma Wilson Elie GC
45 Sheena Wood Aberdeen Ladies GC

Monday, April 18, 2016


Winners of the Scratch and Handicap awards - Liz and Jean

Par 71 SSS 71, CSS 74 RO

On a VERY BLUSTERY but mostly dry day 78 ladies played in the the Spring Meeting at Hayston Golf Club.
The course was in good condition despite the inclement weather we have had recently. Thanks go to Anne Sillars the Lady Captain of Hayston who welcomed the players and started the competition. Thanks also to Lesley Lloyd who helped set up the competition.

Glennis Rintoul managed to park her car on a tree stump and had to get the green keepers to rescue her by jacking the car up and putting sandbags underneath - -  she still however managed to play and won the Bronze section with a nett 78.

Liz Stewart (Greenburn) had an excellent round of 76 and won the Scratch event .

Jean Irvine (Ranfurly Castle) also had an excellent round and won the Silver handicap division and the Super Vets Trophy with a nett 73.

There were 6 2's -- Patricia Richmond, Maureen.Woodhead, Anita McMillan, Helen Burnett, Liz Wilson and Patricia Davidson.

SSS 71 CSS 74 (Reduction only)

Thanks go to Marion Stewart  of the report


Scottish and Irish Vets Team

Scottish players, back row, left to right: Fiona De Vries, Lorna McKinlay, Carol Whyte, Meg Sievwright, Kathleen Sutherland (capt), Lesley Lloyd, Lorna Bennett, Alison Bartlett, Sheena Wood
Irish players, front row, left to right: Gertie McMullen, Carol Wickham Mary Dowling, Pat Doran, Pauline Walsh, Capt, Sheena McIlroy, Laura Webb, Mary MacLaren, Suzanne Corcoran

Ireland's senior women's team beat the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association Select 10-2 in the annual two-day match for the Mary McKenna Trophy at Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare.
The Irish went into the second day leading 3-1 from the four-ball matches and then took the singles - played over 14 holes so that the Scots could be sure of catching their flights homes - by a 7-1 margin.
Scotland's only winner in the singles was Lorna Bennett who had a bag of five birdies as she beat Mary Dowling 3 and 2

(Irish names first)
Carol Wickham and Pat Doran beat Sheena Wood and Meg Sievwright 3 and 2
Laura Webb and Mary MacLaren beat Lorna Bennett and Lesley Lloyd 6 and 5
Susanne Corcoran and Sheena McIlroy lost to Lorna McKinlay and Carol Whyte 1 hole
Mary Dowling and Gerty McMullen beat Fiona de Vries and Alison Bartlett 1 hole
(played over 14 holes)
Wickham beat Sievwright 2 and 1
Webb beat Wood 2 and 1
Corcoran beat Lloyd 2 and 1
MacLaren beat Whyte 3 and 2
Dowling lost to Bennett 3 and 2
McIlroy beat Bartlett 1 hole
Doran beat McKinlay 1 hole
McMullen beat De Vries 6 and 5

Sunday, April 17, 2016


Ireland's senior women's team go into the final day of the annual Mary McKenna Trophy match against the Scottish Veteran Ladies Golf Association Select with a 3-1 lead from the four-balls at Lahinch Golf Club today (Sunday).

(Irish Names first)
Carol Wickham and Pat Doran bt Sheena Wood and Meg Sievwright 3 and 2
Laura Webb and Mary McLaren beat Lorna Bennett and Lesley Lloyd 6 and 5
Susanne Corcoran and Sheena McIlroy lost to Lorna McKinlay and Carol Whyte 1 hole
Mary Dowling and Gerty McMullen bt Fiona de Vries and Alison Bartlett 1 hole

Scottish Vets debutante West Vets Carol Whyte and Lorna McKinlay were the visitors' only winners.
The match ends Monday with singles ties.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


The Team representing the SVLGA for the annual contest for the Mary McKenna Perpetual Trophy at Lahinch on the 17th and 18th of April is:

Alison Bartlett ( Royal Dornoch )
Lorna Bennett ( Ladybank )
Fiona de Vries ( St Rule )
Lesley Lloyd ( Hayston )
Lorna McKinley ( Dunnikier Park )
Meg Sievwright ( Buckpool )
Carol Whyte ( Milngavie )
Sheena Wood ( Aberdeen Ladies )