Tuesday, July 16, 2019

PITLOCHRY LADIES' HIGHLAND OPEN

Good luck to all our Perth & Kinross County members and friends who are playing in the Pitlochry Ladies' Highland Open this week.


The main competition starts today with two rounds of 18-hole stroke-play, one on Tuesday and one on Wednesday, to qualify for the match-play stages on Thursday and Friday.

The 16 players with the lowest aggregate scratch scores will qualify for the Atholl Cup. From the remainder of the field, the 16 players with lowest nett scores in the Silver Division will qualify for the Pecairn Cup and the 16 players with lowest nett scores in the Bronze division will qualify for the Craigower Trophy.

Monday, July 15, 2019

NORTH OF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP - DAY 1

Well done to Perth & Kinross Squad member Emily Aird (Blairgowrie) who qualified comfortably for the North of Scotland Championship scratch match-play at Elgin today. Emily finished in joint 5th place with a gross 78.


Stroke-play Results
Carinne Taylor (Nairn) was the leading qualifier with a one-over-par gross score of 75. The runner-up was Gillian Mackenzie (Banchory) with a gross score of 76. Megan Robb (Banchory) was third on 77 just one ahead of Emily Aird (Blairgowrie) and Kimberly Beveridge (Aboyne) who both finished on 78.

Match-play 
The top 16 scratch players and the next 16 handicap players progress to the scratch and handicap match-play finals, which start tomorrow.

NORTH OF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP

Good luck to Perth & Kinross Squad member Emily Aird (Blairgowrie) who is playing in the North of Scotland Championship this week.


The championship will take place at Elgin Golf Club from Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th July.

One qualifying round of stroke-play on Monday (today) before the players with the top 16 gross scores progress to the scratch match-play on Tuesday and Wednesday. From the remainder of the field the players with the top 16 nett scores will qualify for the handicap match-play.

The qualifying round on Monday will count towards the Girls' Championship.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

JESSIE VALENTINE DISPLAY - INVITE TO THE OPENING

To coincide with the Solheim Cup, Perth Museum is hosting a display about Perth's much loved golfer Jessie Valentine from 23 July to 12 October 2019.

Tickets for the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday 23 July are free and available from Eventbrite until Wednesday 17 July. For details see below.

"Wee Jessie", who in 1937 was number one in the world.
Jessie Valentine Display in Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Opening Ceremony 

Tuesday 23 July, 12.00am – 13.30pm

Tickets (free) - Click Here

To be opened by special guest: Iain Valentine
(Son of Jessie Valentine)


With special guest speaker:
Dr. Eve Soulsby
(A friend of Jessie and author of Jessie Valentine’s biography)

Perth Museum and Art Gallery, 78 George Street, Perth, PH1 5LB


Monday, July 08, 2019

MURRAYSHALL MEETING - LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES

A wee reminder that our next Perth & Kinross Ladies' County meeting is at Murrayshall Golf Club on Monday 22 July.


So, if you want to enjoy a game on the Murrayshall Course, you need to get your entries in now! The Convenor is our Junior Secretary, Laura Walker

The entry form and all the details you need are in your Fixture Book.

Sunday, July 07, 2019

KATY ALEXANDER WINS COUNTY GIRLS' CHAMPIONSHIP

Huge congratulations to Katy Alexander (Blairgowrie) who won the Perth & Kinross County Girls' Championship at Alyth Golf Club today. She shot a superb scratch score of 71 (level par) to take the title.


Megan Ashley (Strathmore) won the Handicap trophy. Amy Mitchell (Strathmore) was the runner-up.
Congratulations also go to Isla Johnston (Pitlochry) who played to her handicap in her first ever 18-hole County competition. Well done Isla.

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

P&K COUNTY JUNIOR GIRLS' CHAMPIONSHIP

The Perth & Kinross County Junior Girls' Championship is being held at Alyth Golf Club this Sunday, 7th July, 12:04 start. There is also an opportunity for girls with no handicap to come along and play some fun golf over 9-holes.


Please let Laura Walker our Junior Secretary know if you want to play.

DUNKELD & BIRNAM LADIES' 4BBB


NORTH OF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP - DRAW

This year’s North of Scotland Ladies' Championship is being held at Elgin Golf Club from Monday 15 July to Wednesday 17 July.  A copy of the draw is below - click to enlarge


The low entry this year is partly due to a clash with other events.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

KIMBERLY BEVERIDGE WINS SCOTTISH AMATEUR

Huge congratulations to Kimberly Beveridge (Aboyne) who won the 2019 Scottish Women's Amateur Championship at Kilmarnock (Barrassie) today. She beat Chloe Goadby (St Regulus) by 1 hole in the final. 


Fellow County Team member Megan Robb (Banchory) won the Clark Rosebowl to make it an Aberdeenshire double.

Results

Championship Semi-final
Kimberly Beveridge (Aboyne) bt Tara MacTaggart (Minto) 2&1
Chloe Goadby (St Regulus) bt Louise Duncan (West Kilbride) 3&2

Championship Final
Kimberly Beveridge bt Chloe Goadby 1 hole


Clark Rosebowl Semi-final
Megan Robb (Banchory) bt Jennifer Rankine (Haggs Castle) 3&1
Carinne Taylor (Nairn) bt Ellie Docherty (Moray) 22 Hole

Clark Rosebowl Final
Megan Robb bt Carinne Taylor 2 holes