Tuesday, January 01, 2019

SUE JONES

We have received the funeral arrangements for Sue Jones. It will be held on Wednesday 9th January at 11:30 at the Perth Crematorium. All friends are invited.

Friday, December 28, 2018

SUE JONES

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of county member Sue Jones. Sue took unwell suddenly on Christmas Eve.

Sue was a great supporter of County Golf and was a committee member for P&K and also her home club Milnathort.

Our sincere condolences go to her family and her many friends at this very sad time. As of yet we have no details of funeral arrangements.

Friday, December 14, 2018

SCOTTISH GOLF YOUNG PERSON'S PANEL

Congratulations to Kirsten Miller from Strathmore Golf Club.  Her application to be on the Scottish Golf Young Person’s Panel was successful.

She is one of 12 representatives selected from across the country.

Kirsten Miller, P&K County Senior Squad Member

Launched last month, the Young Person’s Panel is part of a new programme to help drive the future of golf in Scotland.  It aims to offer young people a platform to voice their opinions about the sport.  Identify what issues and barriers they face and share ideas on how to overcome them.

Well done Kirsten.  Everyone in the County is very proud of you.

Monday, December 10, 2018

SPONSORED SPEED GOLF

It proved to be 3rd time lucky for our Sponsored Speed Golf event at Strathmore Golf Club yesterday!

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Postponed twice due to bad weather, the event finally went ahead after the Seniors' Coaching on Sunday.  The Speed Golf Team included seven Senior Squad members and one Match Secretary.  They were as follows:

Katy Alexander, Megan Ashley, Laura Campbell, Jenny Collins, Jen Saxton, Isla Moncrieff, Laura Walker & Caroline Henderson.

With Isla's plan in hand, they raced round the 18 holes in an astonishing 36 minutes & 26 seconds.  And, they almost broke 90!  Well done everyone.  It was a fantastic team performance!

The winners of our competition were:
1st. Jackie Nisbet (35mins 42sec)
2nd. Katie Morrison (30mins)
3rd. Willie Henderson (45mins 26secs)

The event raised:
The great news is that our Speed Golfers raised a total of £311 for our County funds.  Thank you to everyone who sponsored them and also to Strathmore Golf Club for hosting the event.

& Finally:
A slideshow with some photos of the event...

Click on the video above to see the slideshow

SENIORS' WINTER COACHING

The 1st Session of Winter Coaching took place yesterday at Strathmore Golf Club.  Eight of our Senior Squad attended.  The weather was cold, but dry.

The Squad worked on their skills under the guidance of our coach Karyn Dallas.  The focus was on winter practise and short game.


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Monday, December 03, 2018

THE NEW RULES OF GOLF 2019

There's only four weeks to go!  The new Rules of Golf will come into effect on January 1st, 2019.  Are you Rules ready...?

To enlarge &/or download a copy of the R&A top 20 Rules click here

To view a short video and/or to find out more information about the changes click on the link to The R&A website below:

Monday, November 26, 2018

JUNIORS' WINTER COACHING

The last coaching session of the year for our Juniors was held from 1pm to 3pm on Sunday 25 November 2018 at the Gleneagles Golf Academy.

Short game was the focus of the day.  To add to the fun whilst they honed their skills, there was also a little team chipping challenge.

Despite the weather, there was a really good turn out by the Juniors.  Well done girls, keep practising!

KINGSBARNS GIRLS' CLASSIC VIDEO

Scottish Golf Ltd. has posted a little video of the event on YouTube.




The new golf development event for Girls was hosted by Kingsbarns Golf Links and supported by Scottish Golf Ltd & Fife Golf.  All of the Ladies' County Golf Associations in Scotland were invited to send two girls. 

Cathy Lambie (Crieff) & Amy Mitchell (Strathmore) represented our County.

Monday, November 19, 2018

SENIORS' WINTER COACHING

The first Winter Coaching Session for our Senior Squad will be held from 10am to 1pm on Sunday 9 December 2018, at Strathmore Golf Club.

Karyn Dallas will be taking the session on the driving range & practice facilities.

SENIOR SQUAD CONFIRMED

Caroline Henderson, our Match Secretary, has confirmed the Senior Squad for the 2018/19 Season.  A full list of the players is posted below.