Monday, December 23, 2019

P&K COUNTY GOLF - HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2019

What a great year for Perth & Kinross County Golf. Lots to shout about, with some amazing performances from our Juniors and Seniors at County, National and International level. 

For a selection of this year's highlights click on the slideshow below.


Have a wonderful festive season and a very happy New Year when it comes.

GIRLS' GOLF HUBS - REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Scottish Golf has launched 60 new Girls' Golf Hubs across Scotland.


Building on the success of this year's Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, the aim of the new Hubs is to introduce girls to golf in a friendly and fun environment.

There are six Hubs in Perth & Kinross. They are located at:

- Blairgowrie Golf Club
Crieff Golf Club
- Dunning Golf Club
- Murrayshall Golf Club
- Milnathort Golf Club
- Strathmore Golf Club

To find out more, and how to register your interest, click on the link below:
Scottish Golf: Girls' Golf Hubs

Monday, November 18, 2019

P&K COUNTY SENIOR SQUAD - WINTER COACHING

The first Session of Winter Coaching for 2019/20 took place yesterday at Strathmore Golf Club. Nine of our Senior Squad attended. The weather was cold, but sunny and dry.


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



Thursday, November 14, 2019

THE SOLHEIM CUP - MATTHEW GOES FOR THE DOUBLE

Congratulations to Catriona Matthew who has been reappointed as the European Solheim Cup Captain for 2021.

Gleneagles 2019

Catriona Matthew, who led Europe to a sensational win by 14½ to 13½ at Gleneagles this year, has been handed the chance to complete the double on USA soil in two years time.

Her appointment was announced at Gleneagles today. You can read the full Ladies European Tour Press release here

Matthew said "I'm thrilled and honoured to Captain Team Europe again..." "Winning the Solheim Cup in Scotland was a dream come true, but backing that up with a win in America would be even better." You can read more about her own personal reaction to the appointment here

The 17th Solheim Cup is to be played from Tuesday 31 August to Monday 6 September 2021 at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Monday, November 11, 2019

P&K COUNTY SENIOR SQUAD - ANNOUNCED

Our Match Secretary, Caroline Henderson, has confirmed the P&K Ladies' County Senior Squad for 2019/20.  The full squad is listed below.

GOLFSIXES LEAGUE - REGISTRATION

Registration for next year's GolfSixes leagues is now open!


How does it work? Scottish Golf confirmed as follows:

"Run in partnership with the Golf Foundation, the leagues provide junior beginner golfers who have no handicap or 37 and above the opportunity to represent their club in team-based playing opportunity that is fast and fun." 

"This is an inter-club competition where local clubs work collaboratively to provide a positive playing experience through simple points scoring that will retain the children’s interest in the sport." 

"Teams take part in a standardised format which can be easily organised and administered by the PGA Professional or Club Volunteer."

To find out more, and how your club can get involved, click on the link below:
☛ Scottish GolfSixes Leagues 2020

The closing date is 6th December 2019.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

EAST LOTHIAN GIRLS WIN KINGSBARNS GIRLS CLASSIC

Congratulations to East Lothian County Girls, Abercrombie Nisbet and Lucy Hall, who along with Scottish Professional Gabrielle Macdonald won the 2019 Kingsbarns Girls Classic last Saturday.


Every County in Scotland was invited to send two girls to play in the event. After a quick warm up on the driving range and putting green, each of the County pairs was joined by a Scottish Professional or Internationalist to play in a Texas Scramble over the Kingsbarns Golf links. There was lunch for all the competitors in the clubhouse afterwards.

28 girls travelled from all over Scotland to play at Kingsbarns

The Perth & Kinross County Girls' duo of Katy Alexander (Blairgowrie) and Kirsten Miller (Strathmore) were partnered by Jasmine Mackintosh (Hazelhead) and came third. Well done girls!

Saturday, November 02, 2019

KINGSBARNS GIRLS CLASSIC

Good luck to Katy Alexander (Blairgowrie) & Kirsten Miller (Strathmore) who are playing in the Kingsbarns Girls Classic today.


The Scottish Junior Girls event was set up in 2018 as a legacy of the 2017 British Women's Open, which was held at Kingsbarns Golf Links.

Each County in Scotland was invited by Scottish Golf to select two girls to take part. This year the girls will be joined by a Scottish female PGA Professional, Ladies European Tour Player or Scottish Internationalist to play as a team in a Texas Scramble format.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

AGM & PRIZE GIVING - SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER

The Perth & Kinross Ladies' County Golf Association AGM was held at Blairgowrie Golf Club today.


Above is a selection of photos of our prize-winners.

Ladies' County Captain, Jillian Milne, chaired the meeting, which saw some changes to the Committee.

Retiring this year:
We are sad to announce that after five years as President Pam Drysdale has decided to retire. Our Captain, Jillian Milne, paid tribute to all the hard work and support she has given to the County over the years. Pam's last duty was to present the trophies at the prize-giving.

Fiona Johnston also retired after serving 3 years on Committee.

New Additions:
We are delighted to announce that Dawn Butchart (Strathmore) is our new Honorary President. Pam Drysdale proposed her appointment at the AGM. It was unanimously agreed. A former Team member, Secretary and Captain for our County, Dawn brings a wealth of experience to the post.

We also have two new Committee members, Kathleen Duncan (Pitlochry) and Gwen Tate (Milnathort).

Honorary Membership:
Our Captain, Jillian Milne, proposed that Honorary membership be given to Pat Colquhoun. A former Treasurer and Captain, Pat has been a long and faithful supporter of the County and the County Team. This was unanimously agreed.

She joins our three existing Honorary Members; Fiona AndersonPam Drysdale and Audrey Scott.

Fixtures:
Our County Secretary, Jane Yellowlees, is finalising our meetings for 2020. We will publish details of the fixtures as they are arranged.

Prize-winners:
Below is the full list of prize winners. Click to enlarge.